Aruna Upul AKA ‘DJ Ultra’ is a versatile and dynamic DJ personality from the island of Sri Lanka. Ultra first entered the DJ scene in Colombo, Sri Lanka as a mobile DJ in 2002.
Ultra then soon progressed to the next level, when he assumed the role of Resident DJ at the trendy Mix Bar of the Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo and later at the very popular ‘Library’ Club at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel Colombo. Using his vast knowledge and experience as both a Mobile and Resident Club DJ, it was in 2010 that Ultra began a new journey as a techno and minimal based artiste and DJ.
Today, with over 500 DJ bookings and gigs under his sleeve, Ultra has evolved a distinct sound that has made him one of the most popular and in demand DJs on the island. His unique brand of music has the pulling power to draw music hungry crowds. Ultra is well known for his techno and minimal genre based, live and prepared sets. Ultra’s ability to read the crowd and identify trending sounds complemented by his very own, down to earth, humble personality, have made him a definite crowd favourite.
Ultra’s versatility extends from headlining large festivals and commercial events to powering small underground gigs and corporate functions.
Ultra has appeared alongside many global DJ industry names including Mark Knight, Jeremy Olander, Grum, Max Graham, Andrea Bertolini, Plastic Robots, Vijay & Sofia Zlatko, Paul
Thomas, Olivier Giacomotto, Guy Mantzur, Luigi Rocca, Matan Caspi, Fehrplay, Ramiro Lopez to name but a few. Ultra has also appeared at a number of prominent Sri Lankan music events such as Area Mirissa and Fantasia 2014, 2015, Asylum. Ultra continues to be a regular guest artist on local FM radio shows including the highly rated ‘Underground Therapy’ sessions.
In 2015 Ultra launched the ‘Detroit Connection’ a techno and minimal based record label focused on promoting underground artists and live events. At each performance Ultra brings a special energy to the dance floor that captures the spirit and moment of the music. DJ Ultra is dedicated and committed to sharing his musical journey with others as he continues boldly on to his next destination…
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Genre - Techno