Kaiser Souzai is rooted in Berlin, feeling at home on earth, gathering input from every country he is travelling to, most of his work is created while being on tour.
Carving his very own niche of what he calls Progressive Techno, he has defined his sound for many years which has its influences from House and Techno as well as the Prog Bands of the 70ties. This he brings on-stage in his Hybrid Set, jamming with electronic Percussion and playing only Kaiser Souzai material or artists that have released on his Ballroom Record imprint, delivering a unique night of a Kaiser Souzai artist performance.
Making concrete waves throughout the music underground and carving a reputation internationally with his live performance, popular event nights and taste-making record label Ballroom Records, Berlin based Kaiser Souzai is an unstoppable force within the industry. With the creation of his own musical genre of Art-rock Tech, drawing influence from 70‘s greats such as Pink Floyd, Genesis and Yes, yet still keeping his roots of deep and progressive techno, electrifying dancefloors across the globe.
Kaiser Souzai put himself on the electronic map initially with releases such as ‚Girl‘, which became a huge summer tune in 2006 with it‘s Pulp Fiction samples, and their Cloud series, ‚Altocummulus Floccus‘, ‚Stratocumulus‘ and ‚Cirrus‘. Remixing for Booka Shade‘s ‚Love Inc‘ on Blaufi eld and Dave Seaman‘s ‚Everything Comes in Threes‘ on Tulipa Recordings, alongside signature releases on Kinetika, Trapez and Definitive Recordings to name only a few, not to mention support from all the tastemakers including likes of Sven Vath, Joseph Capriati, Steve Lawler, Adam Beyer to name a few, the last years has seen Kaiser Souzai build a unique brand representing and creating that art-rock niche which has had critical reception from all over. Regularly featured in the electronic top 10 of various sales portals as Beatport, Kaiser Souzai has further solidifi ed his name with the creation of Ballroom Records, a label which has grown from strength to strength with a taste-making roster that puts out some of techno‘s best new music alongside vibrant label nights that keep giving and giving.
Kaiser Souzai has introduced his live performance to the world. Each live show incorporates Kaiser Souzai‘s never-ending energy, showcasing his talent as musician with live electronic percussions in front of an eagerly awaiting crowd. He travelled from Belgium to Australia, Thailand to Berlin, gigging at the likes of Womb (Tokyo), Uberhaus (Beirut), Forsage (Kiev), Sullivan Room (NYC) Koi (Singapore), Jungle Experience (Koh Phangan), Circus (Melbourne) and Rhythm & Alps (New Zealand), with the end of their New Zealand tour seeing them headline the Techno Stage alongside the legendary Carl Cox. As well as gracing the stages of Earth Festival in Australia, and the Nation Of Gondwana festival in Germany – He has shot through the Berlin circuit of Sysyphos, Tresor, Wilde Renate, Kosmonaut, Golden Gate, CDV and Chalet to name a few, illustrating their raw passion of dark tech and loaded electronica along the way.