It’s time to pull out your Spotify and your worn in sneakers, because Ultra Singapore 2016 is in less than 2 weeks!  We can all agree that the biggest reason we’re heading down would be to catch the headliners (Above & Beyond, Alesso, Deadmau5 just to name a few!). But before you set up camp in front of the Ultra Main Stage, you should be catching some Support and Regional Support acts.

Before you roll your eyes, hear me out!

Support and Regional Support DJs is where music is heading towards, want to know who’s going to be headlining in the next few years? You’re in luck because Ultra Singapore 2016 has brought in some AMAZING Support DJs!

1. Gryffin

1. GRYFFIN(Image credit: Chicago Music)

If you’re an EDM junkie, Gryffin should be no stranger.  Gryffin aka Dan Griffith has risen to international stardom with his house style music with just a splash of indie. Known for his remix of Tove Lo’s “Talking Body” and Maroon 5’s “Animals”, don’t underestimate this New York City based producer, his first original production “Heading Home” featuring Josef Salvat has 26 million plays on Spotify.

Catch him if you like: EDM Anthems, House music, Alesso
When/Where: Saturday, Live Stage

2. Marshmello

2.MARSHMELLO(Image credit: The Music Essential)

If you love a little mystery, look no further cause Marshmello is one enigma. A simple Google search will tell you that EVERYONE wants to know who he is. He’s known for his remixes of  Jack U & Justin Bieber’s “Where are You Now” and Calvin Harri’s “Outside”. His sets are synth and bass-heavy, so if you’re looking to completely lose yourself, his sets are the perfect option. If you love Skrillex, watch out for Mashmello they’re working on a a collaboration!

Catch him if you like: Progressive House, Skrillex,
When/Where: Sunday, Ultra Main Stage

3. W&W

W&W(Image credit: DJ Mag)

Get your dance moves ready for this duo, hailing from the Netherlands ( is it just me or do A LOT of EDM DJs hail from here?), they’re known to have a Progressive Trance/House style, perfect for shuffling! Working with big names like Armin van Buuren and Hardwell, this duo is a force not to be reckoned with!

Catch them if you like: Progressive House, Progressive Trance, Hardwell
When/Where: Saturday, Ultra Main Stage

4. DubVision

3.DubVision

(Image credit: i1os)

Similar to W&W, this duo brings with them a sick set. These brothers are known for their remixes like the EDM anthem “I Could Be The One” and Avicii’s “For A Better Day”. They too have worked with pretty big names like Sander Van Doom, Martin Garrix and Dash Berlin. If you are looking for the perfect mix of melody and synth DubVision is your answer.

Catch them if you like: Progressive House, Electro House, Martin Garrix
When/Where: Saturday, Ultra Main Stage

https://soundcloud.com/dubvisionmusic

5. Florian Picasso

5. Florian Picasso(Image credit: Weraveyou.com)

French born Florian Ruiz-Picasso is making a name of himself, with remixes of Tegan & Sara’s “Closer” and Steve Aoki’s “Flux Pavillion”, he has also collaborated with Steve Aoki on the track “The Shape”. Florian Picasso brings his own sense of style into the tracks, incorporating electro basslines and techy drums to the majority of his set.

Fun Fact: He’s Pablo Picasso’s adopted great-grandson. I guess creativity must run in the family!

Catch them if you like: Progressive House
When/Where: Saturday, Ultra Main Stage

https://soundcloud.com/florianpicasso

6. MOTi

MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 26: MOTi performs live on SiriusXM's "UMF Radio" And Tiesto's Club Life Radio at the SiriusXM Music Lounge at W South Beach Hotel on March 26, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for SiriusXM)(Image credit: Zimbio)

MOTi also known as Timotheus “Timo” Romme hails from (unsurprisingly) Netherlands. It’s surprising he’s not better known amongst the EDM addicted. At the end of 2012, he was officially commissioned to remix Flo Rida, Tiesto and Far East Movement. He’s collaborated with Tiesto on several tracks, Major Lazer and Martin Garrix. His tracks are the perfect mix of mainstream House and synth. If you’re looking for tracks with a great build up and an amazing drop, MOTi is your man.

Catch them if you like: Progressive House, Electro House
When/Where: Saturday, Ultra Main Stage

https://soundcloud.com/motiofficial

7. Myrne

7.MYRNE(Image credit: EDMBoutique)

We saved the best the last! Mryne also known as Manfred Lim is a local born producer who in 2015 got signed with music producer Diplo. Like most aspiring EDM DJs he started mixing tracks at home with only a keyboard, an audio software and a Windows laptop. 4 years later and he’s now playing beside the biggest EDM producers. He brands himself as indie electronica, a sleek combination of future bass, R&B and trap. If you’re looking to support a local talent with talent to boot, watch out for Mryne!

Catch him if you like: Indie Electronica
When/Where: Saturday, Live Stage

https://soundcloud.com/myrne

Let’s be honest most of us are heading to Ultra to catch the big names, but if you’re looking out for some fresh names with talent. Look out for these guys and their sets, because they’re going to be headlining shows in the future!

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