Soolee is a DJ, Electronic musician and Label owner of “more than less Records” based in Seoul, South Korea.
Soolee (Real name Soo Lee, Artist name Soolee, often make mistake) is an Electronic Musician, Producing DJ, Sound Designer and Label owner of “More than less Records” born in 1982 Cheon-an city, based in Seoul, South Korea.
Soolee grows up with many different kinds of music such as Classic, Pop, Rock, Heavy Metal, Death Metal, Ambient, Jazz, Experimental, Electronics. He plays Guitar and started Computer music alone with MS-Dos Program “Steam Tracker” in aged 16. He inspired from early Japanese electronic music such as Tomita Isao, Ryuichi Sakamoto. Later he studied Composing, Computer Music, Saxophone, Sound Design in Universities.
Soolee had influenced Underground Techno music while visiting Detroit when he studying Sound Design in New York (2008). He tooks DJ Course in Dubspot New York and started DJ and producing.
From 2009, after New York, Soolee started Djing mostly in Hong-dae area where is underground scene started. He started grow up fast with local label Foundation Records through many clubs and festivals but it was getting hard to survive with Underground Techno music since Legendary club Jokerred closed (2011).
From 2012, Soolee started work for clubs “Quadro (2012-2013) Hongdae“, Keu Keu(2013-2014) and started Less n Less Podcast (First Techno Podcast in Korea, 2012-2016) and established booking agency called Less n Less (Invited Alex Bau, Kangding Ray, DJ Nobu, Submerge, Voiski and contributed to organize “LES SIESTES ELECTRONIQUES Seoul” festival from Toulouse, France to Seoul in Korean-Frence Year 2015-2016).
However, he failed with two clubs in 2014 and Underground Techno Scene was very hard to survived until “vurt.” stated in Seoul. Club “vurt.”. started 2014 in Hapjeong near Hongdae and Soolee was one of early resident DJ of vurt.
Soolee stated Record Label in Korea called “More than less Records” in 2014. The first record, Fragment EP with Joton (Newrhythmic Records, ES) with Soolee Remixes was a first Underground Vinyl record produced in Korea. Soolee’s Remix track was introduced Rinse FM by Techno legend Surgeon. More than less Records released Four Vinyls so far with DJ Nobu, Joton, Unam Zetineb, Datura Dilema) and 10 Digital albums with Victor Martinez, Submerge, Rraph, Felix Loruusso, Kalter Ende, Sarf, Shekon, Rezeal, Scøpe and Transistorhead.
Since he discovered with Podcast & Radio (Invite’s Choice, Paradox, Seoul Community Radio, Death Techno, Oslated, Whyarewehere) and Releases & Remixes (Dust Rec. Newrhythmic, InFine, Credo, Impact Mechanics, LCR, Raw Raw, Shout Records), Soolee invited to played in France in French-Korean Year 2015 and played Concrete club, Techno Parade, Lille3000 in France.
Also he played Suicide Circus in Berlin, EP Music Fest in Spain, Lantern, Dada, Elevator in China, Saloon in Tokyo, 15ft Under, Output Busan, Savage Hanoi, Korner Taipei, Intro Music Festival in Mongolia and had tour with Victor Martinez, Joton, Hironori Takahashi and Developer.
Selected discography Soolee
Joton - Sendice (Soolee Remix) - More than less Records
Interpolate / Tense EP - More than less Records
Clipher EP - Newrhythmic Records
Blade EP - Impact Mechanics
Transistorhead - Nighthawks (Soolee Remix) - More than less Records
Victor Martinez - Dynacore (Soolee Remix) - More than less Records
Joton - Fragment / Collision (Soolee Remix) - More than less Records