Check out what's on for the remainder of the month at Shanghai's undisputed Mecca of underground electronic music...
Thursday 17th April Let's Get Naked And Listen To A Bunch Of Beijing Drones - Part 2
Line up:Noise Arcade(Live Noise),Thruoutin(Live Traditional Drones),DJ Short Dicks(Very Metal),DrNk MnK(Cinematic Illbient),Redscale Studios(Live Cinema)
Beijing is back in da house with no less than 3 Beijingers representing the north side!
Noise Arcade is half of Cloud Choir and is twice as noisy and brutal, the man with the biggest pedal collection this side of mount Ural is back with a live that draws as much from heavy breaks as it does from electronic shoeagazing.
Thruoutin is our favourite chinese singing guy he has the face of an angel and sounds like beauty and rice fields were transposed into acoustic vibrations.
Dj Short Dicks will play all things metal, he use to run an obscure blog about expensive food called smartshanghai and hs got tattoos, which usually means he is into rock.
Drunk Monk is the man with the most expansive record collection around town, playing originals of 1970's horror movie soundtrack just like that was nothing.
Redscale Studios are at it again, mixing up origin content painted straight onto 16mm films with vintage movies.
Friday 18 April-Antidote @ Shelter feat. Howie Lee & Shack Up
Line Up: Shackup [Beijing], Howie Lee [Beijing], Veeeky [Taipei], ChoLe [Beijing], Ozone [San Francisco ]
Price: 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.
Saturday 19 April Void:DJ Bone - The Detroit Techno 3-deck wizard
Line Up: DJ Bone (Subject Detroit) - Shanghai Ultra, Wensen, Ginzburg, Chris Jobs (VOID)
DJ Bone is back! Three decks, mad skills, and a whole lot of attitude straight out of Detroit... one of Motor City's finest purveyors of THE FUNK returns to show Shanghai how its done.
Thursday 24th April – Push & Pull
Line Up: Alta, Naaah + guests
Push & Pull return to The Shelter for a night of Grime, Garage, Jackin' and more. Guest TBA
Friday 25th April Shanghai Allstars - B-Boy edition
Line up : T-Plus, DJ Caution, D’Rocc, MC Jado, MC ONE CON, DJ DSK
Price : 40rmb
Come Correct presents The Shanghai All Stars : B-Boy Edition!
This special edition of the Shanghai All Stars brings T-Plus, DJ Caution, (Come Correct Crew), D’Rocc (Soulkingz, Hangzhou Breakbeat Gangster) MC Jado (Far East Lion) and MC One Con (Evil Einsteins) together for a jam dedicated to all the dancers in town for the B-Boy in Shanghai competition. As if that wasn’t enough, DJ DSK (official DJ of the B-Boy in Shanghai competition will be dropping a headlining set including a special live MPC set.
Saturday 26th April Sub-Culture presents: Scratcha DVA (Hyperdub, UK)
Line Up: Scratcha DVA, Downstate, Drunk Monk + guests TBC
Visuals & Installation by Kim Laughton
Marking 10 years of one of our favorite music imprints, Hyperdub, Sub-Culture is proud to kick off a series of events celebrating a decade of the label with the return of one of the best DJ’s we have ever booked, Scratcha DVA!
Scratcha DVA is one of the finest producers and DJs in British underground electronic music today. Signed to Kode9’s Hyperdub label, Scratcha’s unique take on dance music is very hard to pigeonhole, from his sublime debut album ‘Pretty Ugly’ to the straight up dancefloor destroyers such as his ‘Fly Juice’ and ‘Mad Hatter’ EPs, his versatility proves why he is one of the most exciting artists around today. An exceptional DJ and once long-time host of Rinse FM’s Grimey Breakfast show, Scratcha now hosts the monthly Hyperdub show alongside Kode9 and tours the world representing Hyperdub and his own label – DVA Music. Scratcha’s last visit to China still has a fond place in our memories; we are very excited to have him back for a second round!