Originally from Kota Kinabalu, Jerome Kugan, a poet, singer songwriter and gig organiser, started to actively play music in the local circuit back in 2000, after returning from Australia and relocating to KL. Having released his debut, Songs For A Shadow (2006), at times Jerome would perform his songs only accompanied by his trusty laptop. His MIDI compositions has been featured in early independent films by Amir Muhammad and James Lee. Jerome was also awarded the 3rd Boh Cameronian Performing Arts Awards for Most Promising Artist (2005) and Best Original Music (for Theatre). As a gig organiser, Jerome has co-organized events such as KL Sing Song, Wayang Kata and more recently Blue Wednesday.