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Goodnws is a dedicated music curator and event organizer, founded in 2010 by like-minded souls Daniel Adisumarta and Reinhold Makasutji. We strive to be Jakarta’s go-to community platform for past-future urban contemporary music culture and serve to be the hub for musical craftsmanship to collaborate, exchange ideas and explore various things related to the progression of our music community.

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JAKARTA-BORN, NOW UTRECHT BASED, ANDRE KNIGHT PLAYS MUSIC FROM THE HEART AND EVERYTHING THAT IS SOULFUL, FUNKY AND DEEP. HAVING ALWAYS BEEN PASSIONATE ABOUT MUSIC, ANDRE KNIGHT BEGAN HIS INTEREST IN DJ AND CLUB CULTURE AFTER SPENDING MOST OF HIS TEENAGE YEARS DISCOVERING ELECTRONIC MUSIC AND UNDERGROUND DANCE PARTIES IN HIS HOMETOWN, JAKARTA. SINCE THEN, HE HAS GONE ON TO PLAY SEVERAL VENUES AND EVENTS IN AUCKLAND AND LONDON. FOLLOWING HIS RETURN TO JAKARTA IN 2014, ANDRE KNIGHT QUICKLY CAUGHT THE EARS OF BOTH LOCAL AND WIDER ASIAN AUDIENCES HAVING BEEN THE GO-TO WARM-UP DJ FOR INTERNATIONAL ACTS SUCH AS COMPUPHONIC, HOUSEMEISTER, BORROWED IDENTITY, TYSON BALLARD, FANTASTIC MAN, DETROIT SWINDLE, FRANCIS INFERNO ORCHESTRA, BEN LA DESH, TESSELA, FRITS WENTINK, CINTHIE, NACHTBRAKER, PABLO VALENTINO, ANDY HART, SAN SODA, AND RAHAAN.

A SERIOUS RECORD COLLECTOR AND CRATE DIGGER WITH BROAD TASTE AND KNOWLEDGE, ANDRE’S PALPABLE PASSION FOR MUSIC EMERGES IN HIS DJ SETS, SHOWING INFLUENCES RANGING FROM JAZZ AND AFRO TO BROKEN BEAT AND TECHNO.

WITH SOME CONSIDERABLE EXPERIENCE UNDER HIS BELT PLAYING IN CITIES SUCH AS BALI, HONG KONG, SINGAPORE, PARIS, MARSEILLE, LYON AND AMSTERDAM, ANDRE KNIGHT HAS DEVELOPED TASTE AND SKILLS BEHIND THE DECKS THAT SET HIM APART FROM HIS PEERS. WHETHER IT’S A DAYTIME BEACH PARTY OR AN UNDERGROUND NIGHT IN A SWEATY DARK BASEMENT, HE NEVER FAILS TO SURPRISE AND DELIGHT HIS LISTENERS WITH HIS CAREFULLY SELECTED MUSIC AND ENERGETIC PERFORMANCE.