The Catalyst

Zhu

Zhu

Tokimonsta

Tue, September 11, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

The Catalyst

Santa Cruz, CA

Off Sale

This event is 16 and over

This show is sold out, but you can sign up for the waitlist here.

Zhu
Zhu
Steven Zhu, (born 1989) better known by his stage name ZHU (or), is an electronic music producer and singer who has been active since the beginning of 2012, signed to Mind Of A Genius Records. Until mid-2014 Zhu remained anonymous, asking to be judged by his music alone.
Tokimonsta
Tokimonsta
Los Angeles native, TOKiMONSTA (Jennifer Lee) is known for her unique take on electronic,hip hop, and dance
music. Her classical upbringing and eclectic taste in music has allowed her to create vast textural soundscapes—a
reverberation that fuses vintage sensibilities with progressive inclinations. Since 2010, she has released 2 full albums,
2 EPs, 2 vinyl only singles through Ultra Records (US), Sony (Korea), Brainfeeder/Ninja Tune (US/UK), Art Union
(Japan), Black Acre (UK), Ramp (UK), and All City (Ireland).

Her music has been recognized by the very best in tastemaker and mainstream media. TOKiMONSTA has been featured on various worldwide radio programs such as: BBC Radio1 (UK), NPR (USA), BBC World Service (UK), J Wave (JP), Studio Brussels (BE), Radio Nova (FR), KCRW (LA) to name a few. Subsequently, DJ Mag, Pitchfork, The Guardian, XLR8R, Paper, LA Times, Dazed and Confused, SPIN, Wax Poetics, MTV, VIBE, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Sound and Recording and more have covered her. She has been ranked by LA weekly as LA's best female DJ (noting her versatility as a producer). Additionally, Resident Adviser featured her for their "Breaking Through" series, which focuses on the next break through artist. Not only has she caught ears of many as a different dimension of Los Angeles-based music, TOKiMONSTA is notably the first female to join Flying Lotus' crew/label BRAINFEEDER, which is on the forefront of LA music scene.

Recognition of her music has given her the opportunity to tour the world. In a never-ending effort to stay on top of technological and musical advances, she uses cutting edge technology with pieces of musical and multimedia gear. She participated in the prestigious Red Bull Music Academy in London in 2010. In the summer of 2012, she was a part of the Full Flex Express tour, the first electronic music themed train tour that traveled across Canada with Skrillex, Diplo, Pretty Lights, and Grimes. She performed on the very first SS Coachella--Golden Voices' first ocean cruise festival. Some notable past performances were at Coachella, Sonar Barcelona, DEMF, WMC, Electric Zoo, SXSW, Camp Bisco, Decibel Festival. 2014 will include festival plays at Sonar Barcelona (2nd time), Glastonbury, Roskilde, Sasquatch, with more to be announced.
Venue Information:
The Catalyst
1011 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
http://www.catalystclub.com/