[[co founder – home club Singapore]]
:detroit inspired: :schooled by melbourne techno warehouse raves: :hi tek funk advocate in singapore: :DnB cultivated @ HOME:
loopinmotion is Kelvin Tan. Born in Singapore, he was schooled by the warehouse rave scene of Melbourne and is influenced by the sounds and philosophy of Detroit Techno.
Never confining himself to simply being a DJ, Kelvin Tan is a weighted player in the industry. Before returning to Singapore, he worked under then Gasp Entertainment and now The Richard Maher Agency, behind the legendary Innovator series in Melbourne, Australia. This agency was the driving force in exposing cutting edge electronic performances to the Australian-Asian region. Now infamous in promoting and representing leading names in the worldwide electronic music arena, the agency is synonymous with names such as Derrick May, Dave Angel, Kenny Larkin, Stacey Pullen, Tom Middleton, among many others.
After setting his footprints in Melbourne, he moved back to his hometown. Now a true veteran of Singapore’s dance scene, loopinmotion has been actively involved in putting on parties since the very beginning. Joining the very respected Jonathan Yeo in his new company after his 10 years residency in Zouk, Kelvin was integral to the 2 days dance music festival, Sentosa NYE 2001, with 2 equally impressive tents featuring top internationals, John Digweed (UK), Kosheen Sound System Live (UK), Christian Smith (UK), Stacey Pullen (US), Tasaka (JP) and Technasia’s Charles Siegling (FR) and top local jocks, Jonathan Yeo, Ramesh, Case Woo, The Bushmen amongst a host of other names.
Moving on to managing now defunct Kinemat with its director, Donovan Wong, Kinemat is touted to be one of Singapore’s edgiest youth activation, engagement & guerrilla marketing agency ever. During this period, Singapore was introduced to benchmark dance music series: Techno series, Techkroniq with Tresor’s Pacou (GER), DJ Bone (Detroit) and local Techno advocates; or festivals, En Route I & II with Aqua Bassino (UK), Funkstorung (Ger), Darren Price (UK), 4 Heroes (UK), Bad Boys Batucada (Aus/Bra), Currently one of the head honchos of Singapore only underground club for the past 5 years, Kelvin is not about to let up in his effort to make a contribution to shaping Singapore’s local music scene.
A multidisciplinary DJ, loopinmotion has had more than adequate experience working behind the scenes in every aspect of dance music event management and currently holding a residency at Home Club Singapore. A no-nonsense approach to putting tracks down to the floor, loopinmotion will churn out tracks with both speed and composition. Relentless, uplifting and introspective, he brings both rhythm and strings for both your feet and mind. An experience deep and uncompromising, he is a DJ who uses both experience and technical skill.
Having rocked the dancefloors of Singapore’s finest, Session @ Phuture, Sublime @ Liquid Room, Sublime @ Centro, Sublime @ Mad Monks Bar & Home Club, loop @ Home Club and loop @ Zirca Mega Club. He has played alongside a number of renowned international DJs whose styles are spread across varying genres. These include names such as Goldie (UK), LTJ Bukem (UK), Marky (BRA), Simon Digby (Aus), MC Conrad (UK), Storm (UK), Moody G (Swe), The Specialist (UK/BKK), DJ Bee (Futon, Bkk), Bradley Kaos (UK), Not Happy Jan (Aus), Bugz In The Attic (UK), Deetron (Swi), Timothy Raw (NL), Drop The Lime (US) and even Mani (UK, ex Stone Roses/Primal Scream).