Music & DJs

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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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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.

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Re-wind! Rooftop Reggae Returns!

Hong Kong’s best Dancehall party is returning to its roots on Saturday, August 9th. The longstanding event, ‘Reggae Pon di Roof’, which has been happening since 2009, is again taking over the rooftop above Central’s Star Ferry pier.

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Boiler Room music man Thris Tian!

Thris Tian is an innovator and major influencer in the world of underground music. Best known for his work as lead programmer for The Boiler Room, he has had a lengthy career discovering and introducing quality music from around the world.

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Matteblacc at FLY – Saturday!

We’ve been hearing about Matteblacc since they first formed in Singapore a few years ago. This Saturday, DJs JNR and Drem will be taking over the turntables at FLY for a night of soulful music covering everything from rare grooves and classic Hip Hop, to NuDisco.

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Simian Mobile Disco at FLY!

Simian Mobile Disco’s James Ford and Jas Shaw shape bleeps and noise into soulful songs that suggest a variety of influences from Georgio Moroder and New Order, to old school Techno and forgotten rollerdisco Funk.

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XXX 3rd anniversary feat. Falcons

After three years, XXX Gallery, now located in Sai Wan, is still going strong, continuing to bring interesting DJs and live music to Hong Kong. A pioneer in moving the nightlife scene beyond Central, the club has provided a home for up-and-coming talent from around the world.

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DJ Bok Bok blocked by NBA player?

What looked like a former N.B.A. player stumbled into DJ Bok Bok’s set on Thursday night, and for a time, blocked the DJ booth with his presence. If you’re over seven feet tall and three feet wide, leaning up directly on the front of the DJ booth is a party foul!

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Teebs returns to XXX!

Recording artist Teebs, a member of the Brainfeeder family that includes Flying Lotus and Samiyam, is returning to Hong Kong for a live performance on Saturday, April 26th. Teebs will be in H.K. following an exhibition of his artwork in Japan.

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Ms Dynamite at FLY – Friday!

Ms Dynamite, the talented British singer with hits that stretch from underground dancefloors to the mainstream charts, is performing at FLY on Friday. A versatile singer, her classic songs range from slow and sultry to fast and explosive.

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F.O.B. first anniversary party! Saturday!

Local promoters F.O.B. have turned things up a notch in the city’s nightlife over the past year and they are celebrating their anniversary with a huge lineup this Saturday at W Hotel. The party starts at 6pm and finishes at 6am, for twelve hours of non-stop music.

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J Rocc is back! Saturday!

J Rocc, founder of The World Famous Beat Junkies, will be playing at Kee Club on Saturday, April 12th. The legendary California DJ recently released a mashup series titled ‘Dil Jackson’ that features the vocals of Michael Jackson over the instrumentals of cult producer J Dilla.

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Introducing HKfanzone!

For a music event that was thrown together supposedly in just a month, HKfanzone is an impressive new addition to the city. The six night harbor-front concert series features both local and international talent with Hong Kong Island’s most iconic skyscrapers serving as the backdrop.

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Onra live at XXX!

Onra, the talented French beatmaker lands in Hong Kong for a session at XXX on Saturday. Onra gained notoriety from producing two albums of his own heavy beat creations that contained samples from old Chinese film soundtracks.

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Hong Kong Reggae night at Pier 7!

The Hong Kong Reggae scene lost an important figure when True Skool party organizer Miyuki decided to move to Spain last year. Luckily for us, she’s back for a few months and this Saturday she’s throwing her infamous Reggae party again at Star Ferry Pier 7.

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Clockenflap 2013 in photos!

Clockenflap 2013 was impressive on multiple levels. The music and arts festival turned the city’s West Kowloon district into a sea of people over the first weekend of December.

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Rooftop Reggae Returns!

The Hong Kong Reggae scene has been expanding recently, and this Saturday marks the return of True Skool’s Rooftop Reggae party. Dormant for the last six months, the party is set to take over the rooftop of Star Ferry Pier once again for a night of Dancehall and Hip Hop beats.

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Top 5 Tips for Clockenflap!

Clockenflap, Hong Kong’s largest and most international music event is set to take place on Friday, November 29th, thru Sunday December 1st. The annual music festival, which was founded in 2008, is a cultural highlight that brings legendary acts from around the world to perform alongside Hong Kong’s top bands and DJs.

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Chinese Reggae soundclash – Friday!

Yes, there is Chinese Reggae. And on Friday night you can expect everything from Roots and Dub to Dancehall and Jungle performed in both Mandarin and Cantonese when Shanghai’s Far East Lion battles Hong Kong’s Sensi Lion . It’s basement bashment at XXX!

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Peanut Butter Wolf DJ set + Film!

Producer, DJ, and Stones Throw record label founder, Peanut Butter Wolf will be in Hong Kong on Saturday, November 23rd to showcase his documentary “Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton.” The film will coincide with a special video DJ set by the accomplished label boss.

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DJ KAOS from Berlin

Berlin-based producer DJ KAOS has been involved in cutting-edge street culture for over three decades, taking part in underground graffiti, skateboarding and music movements around the globe.

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NI.NE.MO album launch + Instagram Queen!

Local indie band NI.NE.MO is holding their album release concert this Friday featuring special guests Ultrapink, Mastamic, and Josie and the Uni Boys. The band has been gaining notoriety from their new single “Instagram Queen” that pokes fun at girls obsessed with taking ‘selfies’. Check out the video!

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DE LA SOUL coming to Dragon-i!

New York Hip Hop legends De La Soul will be performing in Hong Kong on November 20th at Dragon-i. The trio are masterful live performers with a long list of hit songs from Hip Hop’s golden era.

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Old school EDM with DJ Beppe Loda!

Electronic Dance Music is nothing new to DJs like Beppe Loda. Before people were going to mega-parties organized by major corporations, he was spinning obscure Giorgio Moroder style beats to packed dance floors over four decades ago!

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Flume + J-Rocc + Emoh Instead

DJ / producer / remixer of the moment, Flume will be playing in Hong Kong on Friday as part of a mega show that includes his What So Not project (also featuring DJ Emoh Instead) as well as legendary California Hip Hop DJ, J-Rocc.

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L.A.’s Nosaj Thing, Friday!

Nosaj Thing has produced tracks for Kid Cudi, Kendrick Lamar, and even remixed Portishead. In addition to his production talent, he’s part of a new generation of beatmakers who perform live by triggering samples to create songs on the fly.

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The xx wows H.K.! Watch the video!

British band The xx performed in Hong Kong for the first time ever on Wednesday night. Star Hall was packed with enthusiastic fans who constantly cheered and applauded – occasionally even drowning out the band!

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XXX is moving!

XXX, the alternative music space that shook up the Hong Kong scene and became the de facto home to all sorts of music outside the mainstream, is continuing its mission at a new address.

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Azealia Banks 212 live in H.K.!

New-school rapper / singer Azealia Banks performed in Hong Kong as part of the Clockenflap music festival in early December. With a long mane of hair flying out behind her, she strut around the stage with the crowd jumping up and singing along.

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Roy Ayers + Louie Vega Tuesday!

Dragon-i is putting on a series of major events to celebrate their 10th anniversary. The first is happening next Tuesday, November 20th, and will feature the amazing Roy Ayers, an extremely influential figure across five decades of music.

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SKRILLEX at PLAY!

Dubstep phenomenon SKRILLEX is descending on Hong Kong this Friday, November 9th. Over the last year club PLAY has turned things up a notch…

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