Bringing our community together through music.
IT STARTED WITH -
An endless passion for music,
for discovery, for community.
Kim Anh launched her first party in 2008, creating a space east of Hollywood where she could push the boundaries of mainstream nightlife and express creative diversity in her dj sets. It would be called Booby Trap!. From there Booby Trap! grew to reach NYC where it was supported and endorsed by culture creators from DFA Records, Opening Ceremony and Guest of a Guest who described Booby Trap! as “one of the best party vibes ever witnessed”. What started as a response to mainstream nightlife, quickly ignited a new era of queer nightlife for women where the undiscovered was most celebrated. Flaunt Magazine attributed the nightclub’s success to its “churning dance floor.”
Since then Kim Anh has been at the helm of many creative brands in nightlife that span from Los Angeles, New York City to London. Yowsah, hosted at Ace Hotel downtown Los Angeles every 1st and 3rd Saturday, has become what LA Weekly describes as “a 3-year-old rager”. Tendencies, her latest addition to late-late night has hosted some of the world’s top djs and producers, including Todd Edwards, Maya Jane Coles and Derrick Carter. Described as “a safe space,” Tendencies serves to create diversity in LA’s underground nightlife by supporting underrepresented communities in music.
Dubbed by Thump as “LA’s club queen”, Kim Anh has been making her mark on Los Angeles nightlife. In 2017, LA Weekly profiled Kim Anh in a piece entitled “Kim Anh Looks Beyond the ‘Bro-ification’ of Electronic Music and Nightlife” which noted Kim Anh’s ability to harness music and nightlife culture as a vehicle for activism. She has hosted voter registration drives, coordinated rallies and served as an official ambassador of LA Pride. Her efforts have helped to raise over $1 million in direct support of the LGBTQ community.
From film studio to
Once running around the halls of Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control Production, Kim Anh has gone on to compose music for film and television. She has released records in association with Warner, EMI and Yellow Year Records and has remixed for acclaimed artists such as Peaches, Tegan & Sara and Sam Sparro. With a growing catalogue, Kim Anh continues to garner stellar reviews for her solo works from well-respected media sites such as Vice’s Thump, Dummy Magazine and Your Music Radar who said “Shadows combines Kim Anh’s distinctive sultry voice with pitch perfect production”.
Kim Anh has been a part of underground dance culture well over a decade, cultivating her own sound from the early styles of classic and acid house, garage and techno. Since her dj beginnings collecting vinyl, then launching her career in music in, she has become a globally recognized DJ/producer and singer-songwriter, headlining bills across North America, and further reaching to international dance scenes such as London, Berlin, Paris, Copenhagen and Milan.
Kim Anh has released a catalogue of remixes and releases paying homage to her key influences. Her most notable remix is for Sam Sparro ‘s platinum-selling single “Happiness”. Shortly after its debut in 2012, “Happiness” remix release hit #1 on the European Pop & Dance Charts. Her remix of Baby Alpaca’s “Wild Child” made it’s debut on NPR’s Los Angeles flagship station KCRW 89.9. She debuted her original single “Shadows” on Yellow Year Records, which included an instantly classic collection of remixes courtesy of notable producers and legends – Eli Escobar, Roy Davis Jr, and JT Almon . The track combined her distinctive sultry voice with pitch perfect production, and garnered repeat spins by fans and DJ’s alike… including notable press from the likes of THUMP, Dummy Magazine, Discobelle, and Your Music Radar.
Her follow up EP, “Make Me Feel”, came strongly supported by the dance community. Featuring remixes by Juan Maclean, Craig Williams and Tim K, the 5-track, acid laced release offered selections for any hour on the dancefloor.
Kim Anh has become synonymous with the emotive and liberating sounds of classic house and disco and continues to be an underground favorite. She has shared the bill some of dance music’s biggest names such as John Tejada, Roy Davis Jr., Omar S, Todd Edwards, Junior Sanchez, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May and the list goes on. She’s dj’d at some of the world’s most respected dance clubs, including Berlin’s Berghain Kantine, London’s Dalston Superstore, New York City’s Output.