DJ J Morell Makes his Vietnam debut at Park Hyatt Saigon

Switching up the sound and scene, Park Hyatt Saigon welcomes guest DJ J Morell on October 18, 2013 at 9:30 pm in 2 Lam Son Martini Bar. Becoming one of the fastest rising DJs in Asia, J Morell makes a special appearance for one night only bringing the techno beats of the Electronic movement.

J Morrell, otherwise known as Romel Johan, was born in Malaysia and started his spinning career at the tender age of 15. Playing in local underground parties around Kuala Lumpur, Juice magazine named him as the Finest Underground DJ in Malaysia and Singapore. He began to gain momentum to dance music and found his love for the sound of Techno.

In September 2003, J Morell entered the First Heineken Juice DJ Quest as the youngest contestant to participate. He successfully finished as 1st Runner Up, thus permanently engraving his name into the industry and becoming a familiar face behind the decks of some of the finest clubs in Malaysia. In addition, he was offered to host his own weekly radio show on ‘Red 104.9’ focusing on Techno and House, which garnered a steady audience of 2.1 million listeners.

At the age of 17, J Morell was the most budding talent to have been offered a resident DJ gig at one of Malaysia’s most renowned clubs back then, called ‘Atmosphere’. He quickly built a following for his signature 3-turntable sets and was also known to spin an average of 35 to 50 records per hour.

Soon after, J Morell found himself touring Spain, Germany, Japan, Korea, Australia, Singapore and Indonesia. When he wasn’t on tour, he played for major events, such as Redzone ‘The Official Ferrari F1 Pit Party’ and The Electrosonic Festival. Performing in front of 30,000 fans, J Morell has played alongside headliners like Carl Cox, Ben Sims and Cristian Varela.

J Morell has also gained consistent success as a producer with his very first track ‘Offshoot’, which made it to the Top 30 Charts on and His technical ability behind the decks has seen him support the likes of Benny Bennasi, DJ Mayuri, Technasia, The Warp Brothers…just to name a few.

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