Like DJ Spooky, DJ Shadow is one of those guys who has an unbeatable, iconic DJ name. In addition to the cool handle, he’s also got the talent and originality to make it mean something. During the 1990′s, DJ Shadow produced several notable albums of moody, downtempo, instrumental hip hop. His obscure yet soulful sample-laden [...]
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If you didn’t catch 2manydjs perform in Macau at the beginning of the year, you now have a chance to redeem yourself! The Belgian duo, made up of brothers Stephen and David Dewaele, play their own unique remixes of great dance songs, whipping the crowd into a frenzy by weaving Rock, Club, Indie, and 80′s music into exciting sets.
Lovefoxxx, the fashionable lead singer of Brazilian Indie-Electro Rock band CSS hits Hong Kong for a special DJ set at Volar on Saturday, March 14th. The music of CSS (which stands for Cansei de Ser Sexy) is at the intersection of Indie Rock and Electro, right in line with what’s been happening in cool circles [...]
Australian super-rocker DJs the Bang Gang are coming back to Volar on Friday, September 12th. They play an interesting mixture of dance-floor killing tracks from diverse genres. Expect to hear the newest Electro-Rock sounds in addition to classic Disco and Brasilian Funk expertly woven together. This is high energy party music with intense crescendos that [...]
Thursday night I stopped by Volar to check out an event called Love Gaarden Paradise 2. (Why they spell garden with two a’s is beyond me.) Guests who entered the Roxy / Quiksilver event received paper leis in keeping with the night’s Hawaii-style theme. I arrived just as the fashion show commenced. The segment took [...]
Hong Kong’s second Pecha Kucha night is about to take place this Tuesday, July 22nd, at 20:20pm. Not up on what Pecha Kucha is all about? Check out my previous post or have a look at the turnout from the initial Pecha Kucha event.
You think it’s something cute and furry? Well, you thought wrong! Simply put, a Pecha Kucha night is a gathering where creative professionals present their work in a casual environment, following a specific, concise, presentation form. The system was hatched in 2003 by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham for young designers to discuss their work [...]
The grand finale of Le French May is being thrown by the Volar gang. The big bash takes place on May 30th and features nearly all the artists on the Ed Banger label (sans Justice.) In case you’ve been under a rock, these are some of the hottest d.j. / producer / musicians in club [...]
Six months ago there were rumors that Volar, one of Hong Kong’s top clubs was going to close. Not only did the club not close, it recently won best dance club in two Hong Kong publications. If the past few weeks are any indication, Volar is back as strong as ever.
Saturday, February 9th, D.J. Rectangle, a Hip Hop battle d.j. and former DMC Champion, known for his party-break records will be playing at Volar. Doors open at 10 pm, with DJ Gruv playing the opening set. Free admission for everyone on the guest list before 12 am. After 12 am, there is a $200 cover [...]