Funky drummer Luisito Quintero at Dragon-i!

Saturday night at Dragon-i featured a stage crowded with drums for Luisito Quintero, the man behind many of Louie Vega’s incredible beats. Luisito is a heavyweight percussionist who has worked with legends such as Tito Puente, George Benson and Herbie Hancock to name just a few. He’s also a consummate showman – managing to smile […]

D.J. Missill strikes Volar!

Volar continued its procession of international music talent last Thursday with the return of the charismatic d.j. Missill. DJ Missill rocking Hong Kong club Volar part 6 by hongkonghustle Missill joins her illustrious countrymen Busy P, Justice, and Laurent Garnier as the fourth French d.j. to rock Volar in the past three weeks. A few […]

Surfing in Hong Kong?

A trip to Hong Kong Island’s Big Wave Bay! Known in Cantonese as ‘Tai Long Wan‘, Big Wave Bay is nestled between mountains in Shek O, a remote part of Hong Kong Island. Despite its location, it’s not that difficult to get to. Getting there You can get to Big Wave Bay by driving, taking […]

Edison Chen’s CLOT CREW in TOUCH ‘zine!

This week’s issue of EAST TOUCH magazine features a special tri-fold cover of the extended CLOT crew. The first third of the magazine, (nearly 40 pages!) is devoted to CLOT’s accomplishments over the last three years and includes a time-line of their projects. Featured on the front panel of the cover are a diverse group […]

French Invasion part deux: DJ Laurent Garnier at Volar!

Legendary French d.j. / producer Laurent Garnier played at Volar on Thursday night. For those who don’t know, he’s been a top name in electronic music for fifteen years, since the early days of raves and techno. The fact that he’s remained relevant for so long is no easy feat, especially considering the high turnover […]

Optimize your visit to The Peak!

Since the last three days have been particularly clear, I decided to walk up to Victoria Peak, Hong Kong’s number one tourist destination. Normal people get there by taking a taxi, bus, minibus, or the famous Peak Tram, but I enjoy the exercise! I’ve been up here countless times already and it’s still a wonder […]

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Hong Kong’s Disappearing Discos

Cyber 8 Disco, commonly referred to as Cyber, officially closed its doors at the beginning of the month. Located near the bottom of Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, it was one of Kowloon’s most infamous discos. What is a Hong Kong Disco? A Hong Kong disco is made up of the following ingredients: a […]

JUSTICE and Busy P make Volar D.A.N.C.E.!

Volar solidified its reputation as Hong Kong’s top club for cutting-edge d.j. / performers by hosting French dynamic duo Justice, and Ed Banger label owner Busy P on Friday night. Volar vs. Dragon-i Competition in club-land is a good thing for music lovers. Volar has recently carved out a successful niche. While Dragon-i brings classic […]

A brief history of Soho, Hong Kong

Yesterday I stopped by my friend Nadia’s new shop, Select 18, in Hong Kong’s Soho neighborhood. As the proprietor of a clothing shop, and a bar owner, Nadia’s ventures provide insight into the evolution of Soho. Here’s a little history… Hong Kong’s Soho neighborhood (which in this case stands for South of Hollywood Road,) is […]

Clot 3rd Anniversary Party… coming soon!

The CLOT third anniversary is swiftly approaching! Rumor has it that the special guest d.j. is one of the hottest global d.j. / producers around. If the info is indeed true, I’m extremely excited since this will be his first time performing in Hong Kong. CLOT’s previous events have historically been my favorite parties of […]