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Suspect 44's Debut U.S. Performance Is Here

Friday, August 15, 2014
Matthew Jager

Suspect 44, a collaboration between the three inspiring producers Luke Shepstad, Hoz Sabir, and Zhiar Mahmmoud, are making their Seattle debut as Luke Shipstad, a Pacific Northwest native and one third of the group, comes to Foundation for a night of house and trance music. This will be the first ever performance from Suspect 44 in the U.S., and to have Seattle and Foundation Nightclub be the hosts to such an event is an amazing privilege for the Pacific Northwest. Local support for Suspect 44 will be the amazing talent from Johnny Monsoon, Gravity Lift, and DJ Gotek. With an incredible support lineup, amazing headliner, and intimate club venue, Suspect 44's debut is an event you do not want to miss out on. 10527322_706889706026976_2951879820176184580_n

Suspect 44

Relatively new to the EDM front, the mutli-national trio Suspect 44 have recently been taking massive strides to stardom since their debut on the legendary Anjunadeep label with their monster hits "Japanese Schoolgirls" and "Neon Feel." Their most recent hit release on the Armada powerhouse, "Amazing," not only reached the #1 spot on the Beatport Top 100 (Trance) and then remained in the top 10 for over a month, but showed the world the promise this trio really holds. Now additionally partnered with Enhanced Music, Suspect 44 are on a slew of charting singles with no sign of stopping. Don't miss out on seeing one of the rising stars of the trance world in person at Foundation Nightclub.

Johnny Monsoon

One of Seattle's top local DJs, Johnny Monsoon, is never one to disappoint. Whether he is behind the decks of Foundation Nightclub or the main stage at a major USC festival, Monsoon delivers some of the most masterfully crafted sets featuring a wide variety of genres and tracks that will surely have you getting into the mood. He is the perfect opener for Suspect 44 and will help make the night into something magical. Don't miss one of Seattle's top DJs take you on a journey that ends with the premier of Suspect 44 stateside.

Gravity Lift

Two of Seattle's most innovative and progressive DJs, Gravity Lift, have put on some of the most impressive sets from any local DJ in recent months. Their sets always have impressed those attending their performances and have at times completely caught attendees off guard with the level of skill these two have with music selection and mixing. Getting the chance to see such great local talent open for the debut of Suspect 44 in the United States really is something you will not want to miss.

Dj Gotek

Mark McCarthy, aka DJ Gotek, is a Seattle-based electronic dance music DJ spinning trance, progressive house, techno, deep house, and other assorted electronic beats. DJ Gotek has been playing at a growing list of clubs around the Northwest and is currently a resident DJ for the Mission Trance show at the Whiskey Bar in Portland, OR. DJ Gotek has been opening for some top DJ talent from around the world over the past year such as Ronski Speed, Protoculture, Lange, Cosmic Gate, Alex M.O.R.P.H., and Daniel Kandi and now he can add Suspect 44 to that list. Catch DJ Gotek this Saturday as he opens for the US debut of Suspect 44 at Foundation Nightclub. For more information on this event or on any of the artists performing, check out the link below.

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