Currently, Kyle Watson is becoming a recognizable name in the international house music scene. According to the South African DJ’s bio on his official website, his musical style integrate influences from his career that “blend the dark with the light, sweeping melody and musicality effortlessly amongst the grit and energy of a raw baseline”.
He has produced remixes for the likes of Rudimental, Zhu, Oliver Heldens, Justin Martin, and Malaa. Additionally, prestigious record labels such as Ultra, Dirtybird Records, Atlantic, and This Ain’t Bristol have featured his music. Finally, he is going to perform at Halcyon, one of the most popular San Francisco nightclubs, on August 2, 2019.
Kyle Watson’s Music Summary
Although Kyle Watson’s popularity is increasing daily, his music career began in 2007, two years before he released his debut EP, Fresh & Bouncy. Other EPs that he also released in his career include Vice Versa, Pop Up, and Landmine. Currently, the record labels he is with are Dirtybird, Ultra, Armada, Box of Cats, and This Ain’t Bristol.
It is through his contract with This Ain’t Bristol that he finally released his debut album, Into The Morning. The debut album combines genres such as tech house, trance, and hip-hop to create innovative sounds. The aforementioned sounds are incorporated into the album’s tracks so that anyone can listen at any time and at any location, whether if they’re dancing the night away in a nightclub or grooving solo in their living rooms.
Watson’s Show at Halcyon and Upcoming Plans
As mentioned before, Watson’s show on August 2, 2019 is at Halcyon, a San Francisco nightclub located in the SoMa District, a district well-known for its diverse arts scene. Notably, Halcyon has hosted shows where the event ends right before the sun starts rising. As of this writing, general admission tickets are still on sale for $40 while guests can still pay $25 on the day of the show if they arrive before 11:00 PM. After his performance at Halcyon, Watson will fly out to Los Angeles to perform at the Hard Summer festival.
Meanwhile, Kyle Watson will perform at Electric Zoo Evolved in New York City next month. He is going to be a headlining act at the “All My Friends” stage on September 1. For patrons at Electric Zoo Evolved who have not heard his music, they will be in for a real treat. To clarify, that “real treat” is one that’s filled with bass, drums, and relaxing vocals.