Music & DJs


50’s Pop + Dubstep pioneer = big weekend at XXX Gallery!

Hong Kong indie nightspot XXX Gallery is starting off the new year with a packed schedule. Friday night is Wall of Sound, their party ode to Pop music of the 50’s and 60’s, and Saturday features Kode9, a Dubstep pioneer.


New Year’s Eve parties… with good music!

New Year’s Eve in Hong Kong doesn’t need to be a boring, amateur night out anymore. This year there are three parties that cater to people with sophisticated taste in dance music.


Sugarhill Gang & Solomun at Dragon-i’s 11th anniversary

Dragon-i, the iconic Hong Kong nightclub marked its 11th anniversary on Wednesday with a performance by Wonder Mike and Master Gee of the Sugarhill Gang, along with a set by top House music DJ Solomun.


Crowd rafting with Steve Aoki at Blohk Party!

Crowd rafting during Steve Aoki’s set was just one of the many highlights of the first BLOHK PARTY music festival held last Saturday in West Kowloon.

Must catch! DJ Justin Martin at Midnight & Co – tonight!

Justin Martin, one of the biggest names in dance music right now, takes over Midnight & Co for a night of sophisticated yet dirty beats. If Major Lazer and The XX had a baby, this is the sound you would get!


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.


BLOHK PARTY Top 10 Picks!

Blohk Party is happening this Saturday, December 7th, and the line up for the all-day music fest is packed with twenty acts. Who are the must see artists?


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.


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.


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!


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.


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.


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!


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.

Big Sammy + HK underground Hip Hop!

Hong Kong’s Hip Hop scene is coming together on Saturday night for the mixtape release by local MC, Big Sammy. Also performing on the night will be Masta Mic, Al Rocco, TFP, Tommy Grooves and the Bakerie Crew.


Top 5 Halloween costume mistakes! + HK’s best party!

As Hong Kong Halloween veterans, we’d like to share a bit of wisdom on what NOT to wear. Over the years we’ve learned the hard way that the wrong costume can ruin what should be a fun night!

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2NE1 live in concert at Adidas Unite All Originals!

K-Pop supergroup 2NE1 headlined a massive Adidas Originals party at Hong Kong’s KITEC hall on Monday night. At one point, the entire floor shook as 2NE1 encouraged fans to dance along!

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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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“Hot in the 852” feat. Daniel Wu?

Hong Kong Hip Hop group 24Herbs created an unplugged version of their song “Hot in the 852” and made a video in someone’s kitchen with cameos by Daniel Wu, Jun Kung, and other local music and film talents.

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The Zombettes invade Hong Kong!

Manila’s party-rockers The Zombettes are set to take over FLY on Friday, August 30th. DJs Flex and SaNinja specialize in hard Electro and up to the moment EDM beats.

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Inside Carlsberg’s secret party!

Last Saturday’s “Where’s the Party?” event held by Carlsberg echoed the old Rave party days, with a meeting point and a secret destination inside an old industrial building.

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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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Volar’s new look!

Closed for over a month for renovation, Volar is reopening this Thursday with a brand new look. What can club-goers expect?

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Baltimore’s Finest, Aaron LaCrate coming to Cubic!

The man who brought B-more music to the forefront and built a street wear label that’s survived for over fifteen years, Aaron LaCrate, is landing in Macau for a night of music at club Cubic on the 29th.