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The City List Kuala Lumpur : Weekly Bar/Club Guide : 14/09/17

The City List Kuala Lumpur : Weekly Bar/Club Guide : 14/09/17

The City List Kuala Lumpur Weekly Bar/Club Guide : 14/09/17

Nightlife

Over the next week, we let you know some of highlights of what’s going on in the bar and clubbing arena of what we call The Klang Valley. International, regional and local, there’s something for everyone in Kuala Lumpur.

By JASON CHEAH


SEPTEMBER 15

John Digweed returns to Zouk KL

John Digweed at Zouk Kuala Lumpur 15 September 2017

ZOUK KL presents John Digweed (UK) on SEPT 15 in the Mainroom. The ever fresh progressive John Digweed makes a return to our shore in the midst of a big world tour this summer. Originally hailing from England but having clearly cemented his long standing celebrated name in the pages of dance music history. His list of achievements is ground breaking to say the least. From his early beginnings in Hastings, England at the age of 15 in the blossoming scene of acid house to the apex of the international DJing world, he has created and maintained a level of integrity that is the benchmark for both DJs and producers globally. John Digweed has become the people’s choice while maintaining his longstanding presence in underground dance culture. As is always the case when he plays here in Malaysia, support for the night will come from the inimitable Terence C.

Zouk Kuala Lumpur

ZOUK KL

TREC, 436, Jalan Tun Razak, KL

Admission (with one drink): RM60 before 12am / RM70 after 12am. For reservation please call 03-2110 3888 / 016-332 3191 or e-mail 


SEPTEMBER 15

Randy Seidman at Jiro KL

Randy Seidman at Jiro Kuala Lumpur 15 September 2017

Raw at Jiro KL presents Randy Seidman.

Randy Seidman is one of the hardest working electronic music artists in Los Angeles. His sets are woven together with original edits, creating a unique atmosphere that has caught the ears of many. Since 2007, Randy has been the top support choice of trance megastars, Infected Mushroom, playing over 450 shows with them around the world (from Ecuador to India, Mexico to Russia, Canada to Ibiza, New York to Madrid, and countless places in between).

This exposure helped open many doors for Randy, including headlining shows at Ministry of Sound in Korea; Full Moon Festival in Koh Phangan; Levels in Bangkok; Zouk in Kuala Lumpur; White Room in Kota Kinabalu; Pyramid & Velvet Hypnotized in Bali; El Siete in Quito (Ecuador); Rise Afterhours in Boston; Silk City in Philadelphia; and many other global destinations including Switzerland, Finland, Russia, and Mexico.

Additionally, Randy has had the honour of playing some of the world's best clubs and festivals including: Privilege (Ibiza), Kapital Festival (Ecuador), Caffeine Festival & Beta Nightclub (Denver), Guvernment (Toronto), Insomniac's Nocturnal Festival (Austin), and three times at the Miami Winter Music Conference for Ultra Music Festival. All of this while holding a monthly residency at one of the world's top nightclubs, Avalon in Hollywood.

Support for the night will come form Jiro resident Alan Tand.

Jiro KL Bangsar

JIRO KL

61-1, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, KL

Admission (with two drinks): RM50. RSVP call 017-663 3770.


SEPTEMBER 15

Kristin Velvet at Elysium KL

Kristin Velvet at Elysium Kuala Lumpur 15 September 2017

Party promoters Substance is back. After introducing to the KL scene this year artistes such as Inga Mauer, Ateq, Dj Dustin, Julien Brochard, Monkey Maffia, Marcus L, Chymera and Agaric, this time they introduce you to the sound of Kristin Velvet at Elysium Bar & Terrace on SEPT 15.

Over the past decade Kristin Velvet’s life has been devoted to music in one way or another - first as a promoter & DJ in Tokyo, then as the Australian label manager of UK’s Domino Records. Today she is an essential figure of Berlin’s club scene, heading up the fantastic Arms & Legs records.

Velvet’s music acumen has been well documented within the label with her own productions gaining support by the likes of Maya Jane Coles who featured two of Velvet’s tracks in her BBC Radio 1 essential mix of 2015 and ‘Roulette’ in her Boiler Room mix of December 2016.

Velvet’s music taste is broad and her flexibility behind the decks sees her traversing confidently across genres and decades but always with a keen eye on the dancefloor. A skilled DJ who plays with a lot of heart Velvet looks like she’s having a lot of fun, her infectious energy earning her peak time slots across the globe everywhere from Chalet Berlin, Arm Club Kassel, Le Petite Ban Paris, Revolver Melbourne to Subsonic Music Festival Australia.

Also featuring for the KL night will be Rodaq, Alam and Kutty.

Elysium bar & Terrace Kuala Lumpur

ELYSIUM BAR & TERRACE

Level 32, Wisma Goldhill, 67, Jalan Raja Chulan, KL

Admission: RM50. RSVP & reservations call 03-2022 3818.


SEPTEMBER 15

Technoboy at Soju Sunway

Technoboy at Soju Sunway 15 September 2016

Hybrid Music Asia and Baxx Xtra Hard have a special treat for clubbing hardstylers of Malaysia tonight as the bring you the legendary 'King of Hardstyle’ you have apparently been waiting for to tear down Soju Sunway.

They present the Malaysian debut of Technoboy. Italian born Christiano Giusberti is Technoboy and with more labels than any other hardstyle artist under his belt (Dance Pollution, Red Alert, Titanic Records, Bonzai Italy, Green Force and BLQ), Cristiano released an uncountable amount of tracks under more than 30 different aliases, such as Pacific Link, The Hose, Giada, The KGB's, Citizen, TNT, Hardstyle Masterz, Tuneboy, 2 Best Enemies and, of course, Technoboy. He did remixes for the biggest names in the hardstyle scene, mixed CD’s and has a discography that one easily could fill a book with.

His Malaysian debut will be supported by Bass Agents, VtheKid, KyoRi and Monkey Business.

Soju Sunway Kuala Lumpur

SOJU SUNWAY

LG2, 119-120, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, 3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, PJ

Tickets starting at RM48 upwards are available via www.hybridentertainment.com.my. For more info, please call Gary at 016-365 4936.

 


SEPTEMBER 15

Superior at Kyo

Dj Superior at Kyo KL 15 September 2017

Kyo KL brings you DJ Superior (NL). Superior is best known for his scratching and technical skills behind the turntables, his capability of playing a wide range of different types of music and blending them together so perfectly to a sound of what today is known as Urban Eclectic. Whether it’s a club night, festival, corporate event, wedding, birthday or teen party…Superior will give that extra to your event making it impossible to sit still.

Marvin Arthur Braafheid a.k.a. DJ Superior was born in Rotterdam in 1977. After spending part of his childhood in Surinam with his family he returned to Rotterdam by 1987, took up drumming lessons and was introduced to turntablism in his early teens.

Shortly after his kick off as a DJ, he ran into another young man that seemed to
share the same passion as he did, and they formed a DJ team The Coversquad, as DJ Deepcover (his partner) and DJ Undercover (himself). His first official gig in a club was at the age of 14. At that time he was the youngest DJ to have ever performed in a club. He began experimenting how to make music with the Amiga 500. The results of that experiment were his first bubbling based beat sample. It was at that time that the ‘Bubbling’ era began. Bubbling back then was known as today’s dancehall from Jamaica played up-tempo. It became extremely popular in the Netherlands and the Coversquad released 8 mixtapes that became a major hype throughout the country. The Coversquad grew to become the most popular and wanted DJ team, ruling the R&B scene of the Netherlands between 1993 and 2003. After going their separate ways in
2003, he changed his name from DJ Undercover to DJ Superior. From there new doors
opened up allowing him to grow into a multi-talented music artiste

Aku Ash and Nahsyk provide the support tonight.

Club Kyo KL Kuala Lumpur

KYO KL

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, off Jalan Pinang, KLCC, KL

Admission (with one drink): RM40 before 1am / RM60 after 1am. Free entry before 11pm (Ren). For table reservations please contact reservations@clubkyokl.com or 012-921 1730.


SEPTEMBER 15

Rainbow Rojak at Under9

Rainbow Rojak at Under9 Kuala Lumpur 15 September 2017

Rainbow Rojak presents Cattown Farewell Party. KL's 100% queer community night, Rainbow Rojak returns to Under9 tonight. Featuring DJs JK, Cattown, Evilecktrik, Haus of RN and performance by Kumela Kumslut. Expect a fabulous night of genre-queer tunes and friendly vibes.

Under 9 Kuala Lumpur

UNDER9

Bangunan Ming Annexe, 9, Jalan Ampang, KL

Admission: Entry is RM15 all night.


SEPTEMBER 15

Nobody Listens to Techno with JonnyVicious and Axel Groove at Pisco Bar

DJ Jonny Vicious        DJ Axel Groove

Nobody Listens to Techno has been around four years now, championing local talent and creating a magical portal into techno. A vision that started years ago, young JonnyVicious together with a team of like-minded techno freaks put together a night to let the freaks be freaks. This round, Jonnyvicious and Axel Groove preside.

Pisco Bar Bukit Bintang Kuala Lumpur

PISCO BAR

29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL

Free entry. Call 03-2142 2900 or e-mail 

 


SEPTEMBER 15

Taboo at Elysium with No Requests and Rory Gallagher

Taboo at Elysium Bar & Terrace 15 September

Art Xtreme Media & Elysium KL are filling up the iconic roof terrace with some alluring Taboo vibes. Experimental electronic music at its finest, this time with No Requests (Toolroom, Zulu, UK) and Rory Gallagher (Bedrock, Soul De Anima, UK)

Rory Gallagher and his exciting new label Soul de Anima has just seen a top release this week : Cog In The Machine and No Requests is preparing to take Zulu by storm with many a projects in the pipeline.

The uncharted music territories that both Rory and No Requests will be exploring revolve around both their years of experience as producers/DJs and the quality of their work allows them to cater even to the most demanding crowds. Freedom of the spirit paired with good music can only mean a great night out , so we see you on the dancefloor.

Elysium bar & Terrace Kuala Lumpur

ELYSIUM BAR & TERRACE

Level 32, Wisma Goldhill, 67, Jalan Raja Chulan, KL

10 PM till late. Cover Charge: RM30 before midnight/ RM40 after midningt
RSVP & Reservations: 03-2022 3818.


SEPTEMBER 15

Mark Sixma at Vibes Club KL

Dj Mark Sixma

Vibe Club KL presents Mark Sixma (NL). In conjunction with Malaysia Day celebrations, the DJ/Producer behind the Elements project progresses with a brand-new full-fledged sound with top-level releases and remixes like Requiem, Fuego, Rebirth and many more. His new manifestation reignites the energy that once rocked the international dance music scene. Expect a full force vitality of dance music to celebrate our nation’s special occasion. Supported by Vibes Club’s Luvee resident DJ’s every Friday featuring MisterAriffin, Mymax and hyped by Tygrr Shazz and MC Protégé.

Vibes Club Trec Kuala Lumpur

VIBES CLUB KL

E1-10 & E1-11, First Floor, TREC, 436, Jalan Tun Razak, KL

For cover charge information and rsvp contact Azizi Rahman, Operation Manager, 012-664 7703, email

 


SEPTEMBER 16

Nic Fanciulli at Elysium and Sweatbox

Nic Fanculli

Art Xtreme Media and Elysium Bar+Terrace present Nic Fanciulli up at Sweatbx and the Terrace. Nic Fanciulli has become one of the most influential artistes to come out of the international dance scene in several decades. With so many projects constantly in the works, Fanciulli stands out as a truly multitalented worldwide artistes.

Fanciulli’s kept up a big Ibiza presence over the years, becoming one of the most respected figures on the island.  Aside from Nic’s own projects, he’s a regular of all the key parties on the island. Most notably, he played a major part in the last season of one of Ibiza’s best-loved clubs, Space; firstly, playing the closing of its longest-running party, Carl Cox’s Revolution, and then proceeding to make history playing the final set at the club’s last ever closing party, in an incendiary six hour back to back session with Carl himself.

As a producer, Nic has created a plethora of solo tracks that have received huge critical acclaim including a Grammy nomination, in addition to unleashing a heady collection of memorable remixes.

Nic is responsible for a high output of a sleek, intelligent yet driving strain of house and techno, and is famed for his compilation CDs, having completed mixes for Renaissance, Global Underground, Balance and Defected In the House, Essential Mixes.

Appearing with him for this special Elysium appearance will be Alam, Victor G and Sweatbox residents Obadius and Otherkind.

Elysium bar & Terrace Kuala Lumpur

ELYSIUM BAR & TERRACE

Level 32, Wisma Goldhill, 67, Jalan Raja Chulan, KL

11 PM till late enough. Cover charge: RM60. RSVP & Reservations: +60320223818
 


SEPTEMBER 16

Mike Williams at Zouk KL

Dj Mike Williams

Zouk KL presents Mike Williams in the Mainroom. One of the very few artistes to break through with a signature sound, the distinctive ‘bounce’ that Mike Williams’ has perfected was the start of a whirlwind adventure within the global electronic music scene. Mike’s true trademarks have always been a sense of serenity and his ever-present modesty. Support on his KL appearance will come from Zouk residentds Blink and HypeEmbeats.

Zouk Kuala Lumpur

ZOUK KL

TREC, 436, Jalan Tun Razak, KL

Admission (with one drink): RM45  before 12am / RM55 after 12am. For reservation please call 03-2110 3888 / 016-332 3191 or e-mail 


SEPTEMBER 21

Lighthouse holiday eve special at Elysium Bar & Terrace

Lighthouse at Elysium bar & terrace Kuala Lumpur

Up in the Box: A Taste of Groove presents Lighthouse with Shazz, Axel Groove, Blastique, Funkayrol and Mihow. Lighthouse is a new series of public holiday eve parties hosted at Elysium Bar & Terrace designed for everyone who refuses to miss the opportunity to have one more dance during the week. The night before a public holiday is a special time to celebrate as there’s always a hint of spontaneity in the air and the idea of not kowing what’s t come makes life seem more exciting and carefree. Join them for their launch party with a fleet of DJs who are going to take you on a journey through various types of house music.

Meanwhile on the Terrace it’s ladies night with Sally.

Elysium bar & Terrace Kuala Lumpur

ELYSIUM BAR & TERRACE

Level 32, Wisma Goldhill, 67, Jalan Raja Chulan, KL

10pm onwards. Cover charge: RM20 until 3am / RM30 after 3am. RSVP & Reservations: +6032022 3818.
 


SEPTEMBER 21

Brooks at Fuze

Dj brooks

Fuze presents Brooks (NL). For this special holiday eve night, Fuze is being taken over by DJ Mag World No 1 DJ Martin Garrix’s hottest collaborator Brooks. Having shared the mainstage with Garrix at the Tomorrowland Festival, collaborating with EDM heavyweights Garrix, Showtek and Bassjackers, and with banging anthems like Byte and Jetlag (a collaboration with Mike Williams who guests at Zouk this weekend Sept 16), Brooks is one future house and EDM DJ you won’t want to miss.

 

FUZE KL

1, Jalan Kia Peng, KL

For tables and info call 011-2639 5797.



 

If you are a venue/promoter/DJ/band and would like to be featured in The City List then get in contact via the following:

Events/Nightlife Guide - email Jason

To be listed or for general enquiries - email Chad

 

 

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