The smell of spray paint was in the air as guests paid their last visit to the old Volar in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong nightlife area. The club, which recently celebrated it’s 8th anniversary, is closing for a major renovation.
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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.
Hong Kong’s newest club opened with a splashy launch on December 20th, featuring not just the usual flowers and celebrities, but also a street lined with Ferraris!
Calvin Harris, the man behind smash hits “So Close,” “Bounce,” and “We Found Love” (with Rihanna,) is taking over the turntables at Dragon-i, as the club continues to celebrate their 10th anniversary on Wednesday, December 5th.
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.
Stepping into the new Racks MDB was like seeing an old friend again. The same unpretentious vibe, good music, and international crowd that made the original Racks a success, can now be found in the new location. The billiards club that gave birth to Hong Kong’s pool table and beer pong trend, has taken over [...]
Despite a far-away location, no liquor license, and a bathroom that made Racks seem classy, XXX Gallery, a music-centric club, has thrived over the past year. Crowds sick of the bling and commercialism of Central’s nightlife scene headed en masse to the fringe of Sheung Wan to party to niche music in the former basement [...]
With Hong Kong’s high rents and unsympathetic landlords, we thought that Yumla, the small music club perched just above Lok Hing Lane Park, would fade into nightlife history after the doors closed on New Year’s day. Yet last Saturday night, the phoenix rose from the ashes once again, and the bar that was originally Phi-b’s, [...]
Rising from the ranks of Chicago’s party scene to become a frequent guest at in-the-know clubs around the world, DJ Rahaan will be demonstrating his own blend of Funk, Soul, and Disco on Friday, March 9th.
As Dubstep continues to gain traction on international dancefloors (and even begins to influence Pop music,) Skream and Benga, two pioneers who helped shape the genre, will be playing at FLY on Saturday, January 14th. Only in their mid-twenties, both Skream and Benga have been active producer / artist / DJs, for over ten years. [...]