Peggy Gou is an electronic music virtuoso known for igniting dance floors with her energetic sets and unique style. Holding a distinctive place in the enchanting world of techno music, Peggy Gou continues to mesmerize audiences with her stage performances. In this special series to honor her, 5 facts about Peggy Gou are covered.
Peggy Gou, a South Korean-born, Berlin-based DJ, and producer, is a trailblazer in the world of electronic music known for her innovative contributions and energetic stage performances. Her unique style has garnered her a dedicated following on dance floors around the globe. Peggy Gou first gained recognition in 2016 with her track “Gou Talk“, which received critical acclaim and put her on the map. She has graced the stages of numerous major music festivals, solidifying her position as one of the leading figures in the dance music scene.
Her first track, Hungboo, was completed in 2014. It was named this way for the hero of a Korean fairy tale. This is the reason for her inspiration and respect for Korean culture and its reflection on her tracks. You can always find a few Korean myths in her work.
An organizer in the Soho, club Cirque Le Soir, discovered a photo of Peggy Gou‘s back sets, where she had learned many of the basics of mixing and stuff from a friend in Korea. That was the beginning of her great story to ask if she would like to perform. Later, she became a resident of Book Club in London, in 2009.
Have you ever played FIFA 19 and noticed a track, called “It Makes You Forget“? Many players who are techno lovers never catch attention for it.
I don’t know much about football, but I do know Cristiano Ronaldo, obviously, and that FIFA is the biggest football video game in the world. I saw the artist list on the game and was like, ‘is my name really there with all these artists?’ That’s fucking amazing! Sometimes I can’t really describe my feelings, so I just use the word ‘wow’.
– Peggy Gou in an interview.
We will talk about the fact that Peggy Gou is a fashion artist, but there is a thing that she left her designing and modeling side to become the youngest and first female Korean DJ to perform at Berghain. That would definitely define her talent and ignition on techno music.
As mentioned above, Peggy Gou is also a fashion designer, and there is a company and brand under the name of Kirin, which also works with the world’s most famous ones like Louis Vuitton. The fun fact is the name of her company comes from her passion and love for giraffes. Because in Korean, Kirin means giraffe.
Today’s article was about the unheard facts about Peggy Gou. We wish her the best for her future career and respect. Furthermore, do not forget to be part of her fandom, Gou-mania, which is hardly found in the techno music world. You should also take a look at Techno Airlines’ other articles about DJs.
“When I appeared on the cover of magazine, there was a line that said ‘Welcome to the age of Gou-mania’. Since then, my fans have been using that word on social media. I’ve been told many times by people that they’ve never experienced a DJ set where people shout the artist’s name. I know that is extraordinary and I am very grateful for that.”