Hernan Cattaneo lands in Mauritius

3 decades of melodic electronic artistry, this musical unstoppable juggernaut is the personification of pure progressive music and over the years, has evolved into becoming one of the most cherished DJs, producer, label owner and has been charted no 1 in the world countless times. With his wit and grit, this Argentinian god of progressive house has influenced the world with his works, namely the epic renaissance masters series, perfecto and a whole lot of astounding mixes, which go down as classics for electronic music lovers. With an impressive list of tour dates and residencies throughout the world, there isn’t one festival that this progressive music ambassador hasn’t performed in. A customary name among the likes of Sasha, John Digweed and deep dish, now gracing us with a unique gig …



The sound of Sudbeat will follow a similar path. Be it the deepest grooves, the most hypnotic progressive or melodic techno, every color of quality modern club music will be represented as Hernan strives to cast light on the many vibrant global sounds he encounters each week.

Blending the most modern and melodic textures, Sudbeat will be presenting releases from names like Danny Howells, Guy J, Henry Saiz & Marc Marzenit as well as Hernan’s own creations alongside producers like John Tonks, Martin Garcia and Soundexile. The first release see’s the legend that is Danny Howells, deliver the fantastic ‘Moon EP’. Renowned for his extended DJ sets, Howells’s own ‘Dig Deeper’ nights have grown to become one of the most anticipated parties around.

Last year he launched his own ‘Dig Deeper’ label, which has already seen release’s from Danny, backed with mix packages from some of his favourite producers.
Whilst the majority of his recent output has seen Howells tread the deeper, tech path, today’s EP features two, euphoric house epics. ‘On The Moon’ and ‘Moonage Dream’ offer our ears a breath of fresh air. Two slices of feel good, powerful, melodic and emotive house also included on Hernan’s forthcoming Renaissance Masters Series compilation out on May 25th.


Aakash K – Our newest upcoming talent, with a thirst for deep & melodic tech house, he has stormed the underground scene, and has played alongside DJs such as Rodriguez Jr, Joachim Pastor, Lee Brinx…


Phil Thevenau – This deck master is pure talent … Dishing out the most complete sets around Mauritius with his own progressive touch, Phil has been an in demand DJ, and has performed with Paul Oakenfold, Manuel De La Mare, etc.


rAin – DJ & electronic live artist, he swears by rhythm & melody. When it comes to crafting sets, rAin’s creativity and live acts have gone down as one of the best around and shows no sign of slowing down. rAin has featured alongside DJs such as Sebastien Leger, Popof, Rodriguez Jr, Oxia, Kiko & Julien Chaptal.


Matias – Young Matias has proved time and time again he is the future of electronic dance music in Mauritius. Well set to become the next big thing, Matias has been showcased in the biggest events around the island.


KAN – Evolution and adaptability … KAN’s perfect musical sense has led him to be one of the most consistent performers around the island. With a pure understanding of different musical genres, KAN has transcended the years, becoming one of the most technically gifted artist around.


Bernard Desmarais a.k.a Ramik17 – Standing the test of time … This electronic music pioneer has influenced many Djs and upcoming artists in Mauritius, and has been instrumental in the proper buildup of the Mauritian underground scene. He has played alongside Tiesto, Funkagenda & Jack de Marseille to name a few …


Tahir – The dynamic Tahir, currently holding residency at Big Willy’s ‘Le Deck’, is an ace when it comes to electronic music. His track selections, his back to back sessions, and his ability to turn up the heat on the dance floor has made him one of the must see young talents on the island.



Avneesh’s eye for moving visuals is rooted in the colours, shapes and textures that transform the ordinary 2D experience into an extraordinary 3D immersion.

Having had a regular fixture as a VJ at Singapore music institution Zouk, he has been the visual co-pilot to numerous acts including Maya Jane Coles, Soul Clap, Agoria and Mount Kimbie, creating the memorable visual backdrop to match every groove, shift and breakdown.

Also one of the key moving visualists for Singapore-based label Midnight Shift, he has put pixel to beat for guests including Xhin + Surgeon, Jerome Sydenham, Mike Huckaby and Deetron. In 2013, he made his debut as VJ for artists KiNK and Green Velvet at Decibel Festival (Seattle).


Unique Contribution Fee at Rs.1200

*VIP Tables available on reservation:
Maximum of 10 people per table.

*Includes contribution fee, assigned hostesses, drinks, and interaction with Hernan Cattaneo.




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