Road to Lights All Night: Meet Chee
Lights All Night has become one of the year’s most anticipated end-of-year gatherings over the past decade. Held annually at Dallas Market Hall in downtown Dallas, TX, the festival has gained a veritable reputation as the South’s premier holiday dance music festival. This year, Diplo, Kaskade, Excision, Tiësto, and REZZ are among the top acts that will draw fans to the twi-day indoor massive. To take a closer look, we’re highlighting some of our favorite acts on the bill’s undercard in our Road to Lights All Night series.
South African producer Chee (real name Lesegeaux Chez) is a swiftly rising act whose been on many people’s radar in the bass music world. Chee has been making music for a decade, although his roots in hip-hop and drum n’ bass have pushed him deep into his “halftime” sound, which he’s described as his “sweet spot.”
First discovered by Noisia, Chee’s forward-leaning, bass-heavy productions have been featured in numerous episodes of their popular radio show. Chee recently made his way into the United States with support from Bassnectar and can be seen opening for G Jones on The Ineffable Truth tour, which was named among our Top Tours of 2018. Chee’s glitchy, downtempo style fits in well amongst folks in the cutting edge bass scene and that’s why he is one undercard to catch at this year’s Lights All Night.
Chee has released two EPs in the last couple of years that have been making statements all across the world. In 2017, he released Eddie Morphine via Noisia’s label, Division Recordings, with a his Aggressive Generosity EP seeing its release on Insomniac’s Bassrush Records this year. Check out his NEST HQ mini mix to get a better sense of his groundbreaking style.
Also, be sure to check out Chee on Friday, December 28, from 9:45-10:45pm on the outdoor Planet Prime stage. Limited Lights all Night tickets remain and can be purchased on their website. Check out the full list of set times and start making your schedules now.
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