Dance / Electro, Live Reviews — September 28, 2015 at 5:20 pm

Review: Skrillex electrifies Kuala Lumpur (23/9/15)


Over 2,500 fans gathered at KL LIVE on September 23 to see Grammy Award winning electronic music producer, Skrillex, perform for the first time in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Multiple-Grammy Award and MTV Video Music Award recipient, Skrillex, made his much-anticipated debut performance in Malaysia absolutely worth it as fans were kept entertained through his world-class performance. The electronic dance music extraordinaire mesmerized over 2,500 fans at KL LIVE on September 23 alongside his prodigy, Mija, and local DJ, H3.


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“I am really excited to finally be able to play in Kuala Lumpur. I have heard a lot about this beautiful city and I know that there are plenty of amazing fans here as well. I have wanted to come to Malaysia for a while now and I am glad that we finally did”, Sonny Moore or Skrillex said.


With long queues starting to form at the venue as early as 6.00PM, fans of Skrillex were clearly excited to catch a glimpse of their favorite DJ performing for the first time ever in Kuala Lumpur, having previously only been able to see him perform at festivals and clubs outside of Malaysia.


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Opening the show at 8.30PM was local DJ, H3 as he entertained the crowd with his original mixes in his 90-minute set. The local talent performed a variety of pumping music and as H3’s set ended, the roar from the crowd grew louder as fans welcomed, upcoming female DJ, Mija, to the stage. This is the first time that Mija has took the stage in Kuala Lumpur and as Skrillex’s prodigy, she showed off her skills by building up the crowd’s energy even higher, before fans broke out in rapturous applause as Skrillex finally took the stage at KL LIVE.


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The atmosphere at KL LIVE instantaneously turned deafening as Skrillex rose up onto the decks and it was clear that the night had finally begun for his fans. Skrillex did not disappoint as he performed his most popular songs to his enthusiastic fans and throughout the night, the talented artist had no problem keeping the energy level up and had fans dancing along to his 90 minute set.


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The ‘Skrillex Live in Kuala Lumpur’ show organized by The Livescape Group was an entertaining night for all as the Grammy Award winning DJ, Skrillex, brought the house down with his music for the first time ever in Malaysia.