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Hey all!! As a music freak and new in Shanghai I am looking to share good music and also find good alternative and independent music here, Chinese, Shanghainese, Asian, Worldwide... I hope here we can find good music, events, concerts, etc...

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Let's start an all girl rock band!

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Comment by Antidote, Michael on June 24, 2014 at 6:39pm

Randy Barracuda

http://www.shanghaistuff.com/events/randy-barracuda

RANDY BARRACUDA [Finland]

* full gear live set

* presented by Antidote + 87fei87

@ Shelter Shanghai - Friday, June 27

@ Dada Beijing - Saturday, June 28

Finnish producer Randy Barracuda may be the Jimi Hendrix of nomenclature cheek. He has fired off such choice cuts as “Rick James Is Dead,” the curiously naughty sounding “Skweee Like a Pig”—“skweee” being the genre tag given Barracuda’s and other Scandinavian producers’ brand of R&B-ish breakbeats—and the dizzying “Ketamine Strut.”


Better still is how this verbal playfulness telegraphs his music’s puckish hybridization. Never merely lock-step techno or ambient electro, never settling for mining disco beats for a retro sheen or chasing synth sounds to give his tracks a futuristic patina, Barracuda’s tracks have actual hooks and hummable melodies, but he pockets them inside production work as artfully awkward and sophisticated as it is pop satisfying.


Performing live on analogue synths and a classic Roland 808, every moment of Randy Barracuda's live show is perfect sonic bliss.

Comment by Antidote, Michael on May 9, 2014 at 12:37pm

Russia's Pixelord, 813, Saburov

http://www.shanghaistuff.com/events/russia-s-pixelord-813-saburov

Friday, May 9 @ Shelter, Shanghai
Saturday, May 10 @ Dada, Beijing

The Antidote presents - Pixelord, 813, Saburov
[Moscow / Hyperboloid Records Tour 2014]


We brought out Pixelord and Saburov a few years ago for a brief China tour, and it was one of our favorite bookings over the years. This time around, we've added another Russian hot-shot producer 813 [Diplo's Mad Decent, Fools Gold Records] to the line up.

They've played everywhere from Berghain to ♬∞ , but this tour is taking them from Moscow thru Siberia, then down thru Asia, including Bangkok, Beijing and Shanghai.

These guys are making some of our favorite records recently -- a mysterious bright shiny futuristic bass music genre called #internetghetto that draws comparisons to Hudson Mohawke, Rustie, Burial, and other twisted pop, but distinctly their own.

This is going to be ridiculous and awesome -- BAM!


Sounds:
https://soundcloud.com/813
https://soundcloud.com/pixelord
https://soundcloud.com/saburov


DJs Ayo-Yen and Drunk Monk play support in Shanghai.

DJs Ozone and Shackup play support in Beijing.

Comment by Antidote, Michael on April 15, 2014 at 3:44am

http://www.shanghaistuff.com/events/antidote-party-2014-first

Antidote @ Shelter, Shanghai

Friday, April 18, 2014

Shackup [Beijing]
Howie Lee [Beijing]
Veeeky [Taipei]
ChoLe [Beijing]
Ozone [旧金山]


50 RMB door


* The first Antidote party of 2014 in Shanghai -- we're excited to bring a few of Beijing's best young DJ talents -- Shackup, Howie Lee, and ChoLe -- as well as Taipei's Veeeky.

Shackup won the merit award for Best DJ last year in Time Out Beijing.

----- MORE INFO BELOW -----

http://www.shanghaistuff.com/events/antidote-party-2014-first

Comment by American Booze on November 25, 2013 at 7:20pm

WE'RE 3 YRS OLD / THIS IS THE PARTY

DJs: American Booze, Ben Thriller (Mr. Logo/Lune), Chris Jobs (VOID), DJ BO, Ero Eugenio Fang (Discosmic Adventure), Illsee, Lindberg, Phunhouse, Tzu Sing (Stockholm Syndrome), Velvet Robot (Punani Rocks)


/ AFROBEAT / 80s ELECTRO / DISCO / HIPHOP / NERD ROCK / POST-PUNK / PARTY TRAXX & SEX JAMZ / INTERNATIONAL RAVE / FUNK'N'SOUL /

Comment by American Booze on October 23, 2013 at 11:22am

"Music is the weapon" - Fela Kuti

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American Booze plays Art-Punk, Disco, Afrobeat, Italo, Acid House, Sex Jamz, Funk, House, Avant-Dance Music

DADA Bar, Shanghai
Zero RMB Oct 26 Saturday

Comment by Antidote, Michael on October 14, 2013 at 11:23am

JON KENNEDY [UK] 2013 Asia Tour

http://www.shanghaistuff.com/events/jon-kennedy-uk-2013-asia-tour

JON KENNEDY [UK] 2013 Asia Tour

Friday, Oct. 11 @ Wired, Osaka
Wednesday, Oct.16 @ Drop, Hong Kong
Friday, Oct. 18 @ The Shelter, Shanghai
.... Saturday, Oct. 19 @ Dada Bar, Beijing ....
Sunday, Oct. 20 @ Nanchang Festival


The Antidote presents... JON KENNEDY [UK].

Jon Kennedy [Tru Thoughts, Grand Central] is a major player in the UK's trip hop scene -- on radio, curating festivals, and rocking dance floors from Manchester to Budapest. His productions are in the vein of DJ Shadow, but as a DJ he takes crowds on a journey of eclectic sounds.

Working professionally in the music industry for the last 13 years, Jon has released 5 LP's on some of the UK's best underground labels. Namely Tru Thoughts Recordings and Manchester-based Grand Central Records. He has remixed over 25 artists from Barclay James Harvest, Marcus Intalex, Fila Brazilia, Ugly Duckling, Bonobo, Quantic, 70's legends Piblokto, Bob Marley and re-worked the soundtrack from classic cult film 'Withnail & I'. He continues to be prolific with 9 remixes being completed in 2012 alone. Touring the globe as a DJ and Live Band outfit, he visits most major city's on the planet every weekend and has reached audiences as far away as New York, St Petersburg, Reykjavik, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong, Manila & Hanoi. Recent tours include Japan, Europe and USA where Jon will be retruning this year to connect via his music.

With his new LP "Corporeal" in tow and a bagfull of remixes of this newly released work lined up, we bait our breath in anticipation of the most elegant of DJ Sets to unfold.

www.jonkennedy.co.uk

Comment by American Booze on October 10, 2013 at 12:25pm

DECOMPRESSION – Hosted by Shanghai’s Burning Man Community Description 


Join the fun with Shanghai Burner’s as they have just returned from Burning Man to ‘Decompress’ and host a 10hr event of BBQ, food, swimming, performances, art, DJs, dancing, photography and video from Burning Man 2013.

Expect surprises, some FIRE and chances to PARTICIPATE!

Entry Fee covers food or drink as followed:

100 RMB = 5 drinks after 9pm 
150 RMB = 3 drinks + BBQ all you can eat before 9pm

Area 1: Poolside Patio from 6pm-10pm

BBQ, Poi Spinners Performance, Swimming

7pm The Making and Burning of China + Taiwan C.O.R.E. Effigy 
8pm Live Visuals Performance by * LLND 
9pm Burning Man Documentaries and Best of 2013 video

Area 2: Groove Lounge from 6pm-4am

Disco, Soul, Funk, Reggae, Rock, Punk, Ska, 80s, Deep House: 

DJs: American Booze, Ero Eugenio Fang, DJ BO and Phunhouse

Community Activities: Homemade Food-Share, Book-Swap, Cocktail Bar, Ping Pong, Fussball


* You can bring ready-to-serve food to the event to share 
* You can bring an old favorite book to add to the collection pile and take one from the pile that you would like (like a trade)

Area 3: Dance Zone from 10pm-late

House, Techno, Acid, Breaks and Bass Music:

DJs: Asian Vibes, Chris Jobs, DJ Roo, *LLND, SH_ULTRA

Community Activities: 
Burning Man Art Videos, Dragon Burn Info, Art & Photography, Fire Cake :) !

The Mansion: Dynasty Villa B-18, No. 851 Hongjing Rd. 

*Before 10pm come from the front gate, after 10pm come from the secret gate.

Please refer to the map on back. 

Metro Line 10, Shanghai Zoo, Exit 4

The Map on the Flyer shows how to access a secret door after 9pm. We highly recommend you come before 9pm.

Also we strongly suggest everyone bring Passport Copy and Valid ID whenever attending events.

If you have questions about event or Venue 
Please call Nick 18616970165

If you cannot find Venue 
Please call April 18601773399

Comment by American Booze on September 27, 2013 at 12:11pm

Famous Swedish DJ
+ Illsee / Tzu Sing / American Booze DJs
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Italo Disco, Minimal Wave, Disco-Not-Disco
Strange Music For Dancing
//////////// DADA 115 XINGFU LU, SHANGHAI // 10PM // FREE

Comment by American Booze on September 5, 2013 at 3:16am

It is with great pleasure and pride that we are welcoming Tim Sweeney of the legendary Beats In Space radio show, which celebrated it's 14th year this week. 


In his early years Tim Sweeney worked with hip hop legend Steinski and when coming aboard the DFA Records crew, he went touring with James Murphy and released several mix albums. The Beats In Space radio show began in the fall of 1999 and has not missed a week since then. The radio show is mixed live by Tim Sweeney and friends in New York City on WNYU 89.1 every Tuesday night from 10:30pm to 01:00am.

Double Happiness, Yo Banfa and 390 Shanghai have teamed up to present this NYC dance music icon at 390. Over the last 14 years, Sweeney has built Beats in Space into an iconic brand. In return, BIS launched Sweeney's career as one of New York's most sought-after DJs. 

14 years ago, Sweeney was an 18-year-old student at NYU, hosting a radio show on an obscure frequency late at night. The show was a genre-breaking format, showcasing the best dance music - whether disco, new wave, Chicago house, minimal techno, Krautrock, funk and soul, or post-punk - found anywhere in the world, anytime in history.

Armed with this vision, Sweeney began pulling in heavy-hitting guest DJs on BIS, and quickly attracted a strong international following for the diverse range of artists and styles on his playlists. The list reads like a dance music who's who: James Murphy, Carl Craig, Todd Terje, Laurent Garnier, Juan Atkins, Diplo, Plaid, Optimo, Trevor Jackson, Mike Simonetti, Maurice Fulton, Erol Alkan, Jacques Renault, Michael Mayer, Metro Area, Horse Meat Disco, Daniel Wang, DJ Harvey, Ashley Beedle, and on and on and on.... 


That's good enough for us. But if you're not convinced have a listen to this:

https://soundcloud.com/lebain_thestandardny/tim-sweeney-at-le-bain

And here are some pictures from our last party, Horse Meat Disco in July at 390:

See? Hot Parties, Big Fun is no lie.

Thanks for reading, see you. x

Comment by Antidote, Michael on August 19, 2013 at 6:07pm

Dada Shanghai 4-Year Birthday

http://www.shanghaistuff.com/events/dada-shanghai-4-year-birthday

It's Dada Bar Shanghai's 4 year anniversary.

Friday, Aug.23, 2013.

We're going to celebrate with our usual antics -- spontaneity, interactivity, mystery, surprise, and unabashed lack of advanced planning. Who's DJing? Find out when you get there! What kind of music? Oh, WTF, who knows what it's called these days. Will there be
dancing girls? Maybe, but we have no control over that. Will there be drink specials? Our drinks are always special. Will there be games to play, or sweet treats given out? Oh, totally yes!

Free entry. Doors at 8pm. Bring your friends.

 

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