Archive | Music & DJs

Anything music related – visiting d.j.s, a new song I like, a local group or performance.

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SOUL II SOUL & Louie Vega + BIG names for Dragon-i’s 12th!

Legendary Hong Kong club Dragon-i has a month long line up of big acts for their 12th anniversary celebration. The festivities began last Friday with DJ Seth Troxler and continue on Tuesday with SOUL II SOUL, Louie Vega, and Luis Quintero – and that’s just the beginning!

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Stones Throw Take Over – Saturday!

Cult label Stones Throw Records is taking over FLY on Saturday night featuring performances from three artists on the California imprint: Mndsgn, Knxwledge, and Pyramid Vritra. You can expect heavy sounds, abstract rhymes, and head nodding music.

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What? A cool song about Mongkok?

Postmoderndisco, the alter-ego of Mandy Woo, created a downtempo track titled “Chasing Memories,” that begins with ambient noise taken from the busy streets of Mongkok. Even the clicking sound of H.K.’s sidewalk crossing aids for the hearing impaired, plays a role.

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L-Vis 1990 at XXX – Saturday!

Producer, DJ, and label boss L-Vis 1990 makes his debut in Hong Kong at XXX on Saturday night. Co-founder of the influential Night Slugs label, L-Vis is known for running an innovative, non-conformist imprint, home to boundary-pushing artists whose music ignites dance floors worldwide.

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Nguzunguzu – live at XXX!

Nguzunguzu, the Los Angeles based duo comprised of Asma Maroof and Daniel Pineda, specialize in creating masterful reconstructions that take acappellas, samples, and instrumentals, and weave them together in results that often surpass the original songs.

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Jurassic 5’s DJ Nu-Mark, plus Chali 2na!

Don’t miss DJ Nu-Mark! He’s the perfect storm: incredibly creative, impeccable taste in music, and a master showman. Nu-Mark’s last appearance in H.K., back in 2007, captivated the audience and left them completely dazzled.

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Mighty Mos Def at Volar – Thursday!

The multi-talented Mos Def will take the stage at Volar on Thursday, August 21st. One of the most charismatic M.C.s to emerge from Brooklyn, New York, he’s got the full package of strong lyrics, verbal dexterity, smooth flow, and high quality beats.

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DJ Misty Rabbit bounces back to FLY!

Internationally renowned music selector Mimi Xu aka DJ Misty Rabbit is set to play at FLY on Saturday night. A typical week for Mimi consists of hopping between Paris and London, DJing for top brands and curating music for avant-garde fashion shows.