4x4x4x4 X’ MAS Presents ANRI (Berlin/Tokyo )
After Joachim Spieth and Alex Bau 4x4x4x4 presents Anri (Chalent ,Berlin) to play the X’MAS party. As the representative of Japan to go abroad to travel in Europe, ANRI start in Berlin is comparable to those in the Bundesliga from Japanese football player, from the Tokyo to Australia then to Techno center Berlin, ANRI took several years to complete the leap, one of the Resident advisor 1000, resident at Chalet Club, promoter her party”Moshi Moshi Techno “Party in Berlin! Bring the dark deep artist like Bnjmn/Reka/Sodeyama and more!
4x4x4x4 electronic music party plant was established in 2013. After the establishment, they promoted the pure electronic dance music culture focused in Shanghai these years, with the music style characterized by Minimal, House and Techno. We do not only dedicate to promoting local outstanding electronic musicians, but also keep good relationships in cultural exchanges with international electronic music party labels, and have artists from both parts for international exchanges on electronic music art. So far,we have successfully invited a series of international musicians such as Arnoud Le Texier/Barnt/ ShinNishimura/ Deepbass/ Freddie Glitch/ Drunken Kong /Audiohell/James What/Basti Grub/Marco Effe/Ron Costa/DoomWork/Yoshi Horino/Elvis.T /Joachim Spieth/ Alex Bauto communicate performance.
A trip to Tokyo in 1999 gave Anri her first taste of electronic music and there was no looking back. Inspired by many techno dj’s in Tokyo she moved there later that year.
In 2010 she moved to Melbourne, after visiting and discovering a flourishing techno scene. There she began a residency on Steve Ward’s Kiss FM radio show “Chameleon Recordings Radio”, where she quickly gained a loyal following. Steve’s Ward’s influence also did not end there, with Anri moving into music production as she delved deeper into the world of Sound Design by enrolling at the Electronic Music Academy. She headlined parties for their events in Australia and Europe.
2014 saw a move to Berlin with a residency at Chalet. Since being based in Berlin she has played shows in Italy, Sweden, Helsinki, Doha, Amsterdam, France, Poland, Kosovo and Switzerland. Anri has also toured Asia several times through Japan, Hong Kong, Macau,Shanghai, Kunming and Beijing.
2014 also saw the first release from Anri with her single “Yume” from TEAM Records in Amsterdam, released on Gem Records (Amsterdam). Different is Different (Spain). Stripped Records (UK) and Chameleon Records (Aus).
With years of experience behind the decks on many stages from clubs to festivals, Anri has honed a unique techno sound that moves from experimental and challenging techno to melodic and deep and takes the dance floor on a journey into inner spaces held by her gentle feminine power.
Max Shen was born in Shanghai. He runs Arkham club and set up electronic music group 4*4*4*4. He carries out the development of house/ techno dance in China and introduces current electronic music artists exchanges and acts as the DJ of Asians Vibes for Asia techno vanguard group. He is also a regular visitor of current art-multimedia activities for interdisciplinary performance artist Tian ZhuoChen, Zhang Ding’s series of “Enter the Dragon”, 021 Art Fair and Madeln etc and music festival for “Strawberry” “Modernsky” “Intro” “Boiler Room China“etc. He will sign Italian music label Digital Traffik and star his new journey in Europe.
Early on, Max was deeply affected by Sasha & John Digweed. He began to show as DJ in 2000 and got crush on British avant-garde of the day for John Digweed’s bedrock label company, Dave Seamman and Steve Lawler etc. Minimalism influnced the music trend of world and Max Shen in 2007 through time and change. He has insisted on the house/Techno music of Germany and Middle Europe combining dark and deep Bass Line and voice of technology into stage from Drity House to Dub Techno for ten years.
Japanese DJ based in Shanghai since 2003. Founder of Asian Vibes. His sets are meant to be effective to techno crowds, they work like a charm, but expect the flawlessly unexpected. Started project “China Debut Series” in 2013, invited many international artists to Shanghai for their debut performance, while keep exploring the Chinese underground electronic scene with local djs.
Date: Friday ,22TH Dec
Address: Ju lu Road No 168( Found 158) Shanghai
Entrance: Pre:70RMB/Door Entrance:100RMB（include 1 shots）