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The Breakfast Club Melbourne: Revolutionizing Koh Phangan Nightlife at the Half Moon Festival

As the sun dips below the horizon, giving way to a tapestry of stars, the Thai island of Koh Phangan begins to pulse with vibrant rhythms. The island, renowned globally for its dynamic nightlife, is a paradise for party enthusiasts, offering everything from full moon beach parties to exclusive club events.


However, amid this lively setting, a new player is making waves.




The Breakfast Club Melbourne, a respected force in Australia's underground music scene, is set to revolutionize Koh Phangan's nightlife exclusively at the Half Moon Festival. Armed with a repertoire of top-tier artists including Lucca Tan, DJ Steph Yeah, Francesco Castelli, and Mazuko, The Breakfast Club is celebrated for its trendsetting sounds and unforgettable performances.


Underneath the stars and amid the lush tropical landscape, their vision is to blend the soul of Melbourne's underground techno and house scene with the vibrant, tropical allure of Koh Phangan.


Their exclusive presence at the Halfmoon Festival, one of Koh Phangan's most celebrated events, is set to be a thrilling fusion of two extraordinary dance music cultures, reshaping the island's nocturnal landscape in ways never seen before. Stay tuned as The Breakfast Club Melbourne brings their signature beat to the heart of Thailand, crafting a unique sonic experience that will echo through the palm trees and across the moonlit beaches of Koh Phangan.

Meet The Breakfast Club Melbourne's Finest DJs: Enriching Koh Phangan Nightlife

As Koh Phangan's nightlife readies for a new era of electric rhythms and captivating performances, let's introduce the artisans behind this sonic revolution. Hailing from Melbourne, these DJs from The Breakfast Club Melbourne are set to redefine the island's vibrant nightlife scene, bringing their distinct sounds to the heart of Thailand.


Established in 1978, The Breakfast Club has served as a cultural hub within the heart of Melbourne's North, amplifying the city's famously energetic music scene. Now, the legendary venue is bringing its unparalleled vibes to Thailand's premier music event, the Halfmoon Festival.


Their unique sets, blending various genres and eras of music, are something you surely won't want to miss. This electrifying sonic journey is your chance to experience a piece of Melbourne's music scene right here in Koh Phangan. So why wait? Ensure you're part of this revolutionary musical experience by clicking here to get your tickets now!

DJ Lucca Tan

Lucca Tan, a Melbourne-born DJ and producer, has demonstrated the transformative power of dedication to one's craft over the last 12 years. Bursting onto the music scene with a unique blend of techno, he quickly carved a spot for himself amongst Melbourne's most notable DJs.


From the very beginning, Tan showed an undeniable commitment to his art. Opting to leave his full-time job, he dedicated himself wholly to music, tirelessly honing his skills and consistently pushing the boundaries of his craft.




This unwavering dedication was rewarded as he became a sought-after name, DJing at various club nights and events, and quickly establishing himself as a force within the industry. Tan has developed a unique blend of techno that oscillates between low-slung grooves to forward-thinking dynamic beats.


DJ Lucca Tan at the Halfmoon Festival

His distinctive style has made him an invaluable asset to Melbourne's vibrant nightclub scene, earning him coveted residencies at renowned establishments like Black Market, The Breakfast Club, and Trust events.



Tan's contributions go beyond the DJ booth. As the sole director of the well-regarded promotions agency, DMU, he has hosted a range of events and international artists, as well as helming Melbourne's leading underground radio segment, DMU LIVE on Kiss FM.


Over the years, Tan's persistent dedication and unique style have amplified his influence within the industry. He has garnered international recognition with appearances at notable venues such as Fabric (London), Sankeys (Ibiza) and Katerblau (Berlin).


Lucca Tan & JMCEE B2B at the Halfmoon Festival

Supporting world-renowned artists like Mano Le Tough, Dana Ruh, Tini, and Margaret Dygas has further solidified his standing on the global stage. Lucca Tan's journey from a fledgling DJ to a respected figure in Melbourne's vibrant music scene is a testament to the power of dedication and a deep love for one's craft.


His undeniable passion for music and relentless pursuit of excellence promises that the best is yet to come in his already impressive career.


DJ Jmcee


Born into the captivating chaos of Australia's rock scene, DJ Jmcee was raised amidst the varied sights and raw sounds of St. Kilda in the late 80s. His childhood, immersed in such a diverse musical landscape, has shaped his unique approach to his art, and it's this transcendent genre blending that sets him apart.





Jmcee's musical journey started not behind the DJ decks, but as a promising music journalist with Beat Magazine. Five years ago, he decided to step from behind the pages and onto the stage, spinning his first wheel and bringing his expansive knowledge of music's roots to his craft. His performances are a journey through time, guided by his deeply held belief that the "now" is shaped by the "then".


Each set he crafts pays tribute to the pioneering days of early blues, funk, and soul, reminding listeners of the deep roots embedded within the beats of modern-day dance music.


JMCEE @ The Halfmoon Festival

But Jmcee isn't just a nostalgia act. His intricate blending of old and new has helped him carve out a niche within Melbourne's closely knit techno scene.


His reputation has grown to the point where he now regularly lands local support slots for leading figures in the scene. What sets Jmcee apart is his ability to distill the essential aural features of dance music's origins and reshape them into a unique, symbolic identity.




His sound champions the history of music, taking what was already there and amplifying it into a sound that not only reflects its roots but also resonates with today's audience.

DJ Steph Yeah

DJ Steph Yeah is a creative force, renowned for his prowess in bridging the gaps between decades. As the founder of Melbourne's acclaimed "The Breakfast Club", Steph takes his audiences on a journey through time, anchoring his sets in the deepest and dopest beats of 80's Electronica and 90's hip-hop.


Steph Yeah at the Halfmoon Festival

Steph's extensive knowledge of various music genres and his ability to weave them into a seamless blend have seen him carve out a prominent place in the underground Techno & House scene. His innate understanding of crowd dynamics and his unparalleled technical ability merge to create performances that are not only entertaining but also deeply immersive.


Alongside his DJing, Steph has also made his mark as a record producer. Under the alias "Karlisle", he's a label artist on "LoFi-45" Recordings, where his inventive and eclectic productions further showcase his musical versatility.




In essence, DJ Steph Yeah is more than just a DJ; he's a music connoisseur, a trendsetter, and a master of his craft. His passion for music and his commitment to pushing the boundaries of his art form continue to drive his progression in the vibrant Melbourne music scene and beyond.


As Steph continues to evolve, audiences can expect even more innovative and captivating performances that truly encapsulate the spirit of music across eras.




DJ Francesco Castelli

Born in Senigallia, Italy, DJ Francesco Castelli’s journey is a testament to passion and persistence. Since his early days being captivated by his father's record-playing at parties, he has held an unwavering fascination for music, eventually propelling him to a thriving career in the nightclub scene.




His skillset exploded at the tender age of 15 with a significant career opportunity at Disco Mascalzone, marking the start of his illustrious journey.


Francesco Castelli at the Halfmoon Festival

Francesco’s commitment to his craft saw him working across a spectrum of bars and discos in his area. His unmatched talent and DJing skills earned him a prestigious residency at Disco Miu J'adore, a significant landmark for nightlife in the Riviera Marchigiana. He furthered his reputation by performing at the esteemed Bay Imperial Gabicce Mare, a temple of Italian clubs.



With a unique, adaptable musical style that draws heavily from tech-house and techno, Francesco's DJ sets provide an electrifying experience. Seamlessly moving from electro-discs to tribal beats, Francesco Castelli's versatility ensures that he can adapt his sound to any dance floor, continually delighting his audience with his captivating performances.


DJ Mazuko

DJ Mazuko, formerly known as Marcotix, is not merely a DJ; he is a creative musical mastermind who has dedicated his life to the art of making people dance. Infusing his deep techno and house sets with an exquisite selection of global sounds, Mazuko takes his listeners on transcendent journeys.



With over 25 years of industry experience, his meticulously crafted musical rollercoasters project audiences into a state of elevated consciousness. His sets are a testament to his meticulous craft, characterized by thrilling buildups, well-timed subtle changes in tempo and mood, and a deep understanding of how to read and interpret dance floors.


No two sets are the same, as Mazuko's sound is an ever-evolving and dynamic rollercoaster ride, with each course determined by the energy of the crowd.

Mazuko at the Halfmoon Festival 2023

Throughout his career, Mazuko has been a pivotal figure in the festival scene, co-founding the Subsonic Music Festival and playing at renowned events such as Rainbow Serpents and EarthFrequencies.


His musical addiction has taken him to global hubs including Germany, Spain, Belgium, Poland, France, and the United States, as well as exotic destinations like Thailand, Fiji, and Brazil. With his extensive repertoire and impeccable taste, Mazuko has shared the stage with some of the world's finest purveyors of music.



From his mesmerizing sets at festivals and open-air events to his unforgettable appearances at renowned clubs like Katerblau in Berlin, Mazuko continues to leave an indelible mark on the global electronic music scene.


DJ Mazuko's unwavering dedication to his craft and his ability to transport listeners through an immersive sonic journey make him an artist that demands attention. Don't miss his performance at the next Halfmoon Festival event!


Koh Phangan Nights Amplified: The Melbourne Breakfast Club's Epic Arrival at the Halfmoon Festival


Hold on to your dancing shoes because the Melbourne Breakfast Club is about to unleash an electrifying takeover of the Halfmoon Festival in Koh Phangan's legendary nightlife. With their unique blend of beats and their undeniable passion for music, they are set to ignite the dance floors like never before.


The Halfmoon Festival featuring The Breakfast Club and Silver Panda

So mark your calendars for the 9th and 10th of June 2023, because missing this extraordinary event would be a crime against the vibrant Koh Phangan nightlife. The Melbourne Breakfast Club is here to make their mark, infusing the island with their infectious energy and mind-bending sounds.


So grab your friends, book your tickets, and get ready to dance the night away. Join us as we celebrate the fusion of the Melbourne Breakfast Club and the vibrant Koh Phangan nightlife at the Halfmoon Festival.


It's time to let loose, create memories, and become a part of the legendary history of Koh Phangan's nightlife


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