Choons Awards Launch @ Raw

It has been raining unexpectedly for a week or so, but it didn’t stop events from pouring in on us. 14 March was the launch of Choons Awards, an awards event held to honour songwriters, producers, composers and DJs for their work in the ever-growing music industry. Choons Awards is hailed as the ‘first prestigious dance music awards in Malaysia.’ This award also serves to encourage our local talents to step up and put Malaysia on the international music map.

Tubby, DJ Elf and DJ Eugene took on the decks dishing out some fine drum ‘n’ bass, dubstep and red hot electronic dance music during the launch held at Raw Bar on Jalan Solaris. The night started slow, but picked up very quickly later on (after a big football match, we were told). It was definitely a great night for all, not just for the great dance music but also to mingle and sip on the yummy cocktails from the Raw bar. All these while sharing the excitement and anticipation of the Choons Awards that will be held on 13 June 2009 at Raw Bar.

So what gives? It’s when awards will be given out, you will be able to check out the works of Ableton, Traktor Scratch Pro, Motion Graphic and live visuals, and of course, party on for the rest of the night! Who in their right mind would pass that up?

In the meantime, cast your votes now at Categories you can vote for include Best Live Act (Live P.A.), Best New DJ, Best Resident DJ, Best Hip Hop, R&B & Soul DJ, Best Drum & Bass DJ, Best House DJ and Best Club. Vote for the deserving ones now!

The Choons Awards Launch was held at Raw on 14 March. The award show will be held on 13 June and Choons Awards 2009 CD album launch will be on 11 July. Head over to for more information. For more pics from the event, click here.