Turning The Tables

Homegrown Vietnamese DJs are stepping up to the international stage thanks to a DJ contest called Mix Us Happy Six months ago, 20-year- old Duc Hoang started learning how to DJ for the first time as a hobby, a nice change of pace from his work as a public relations student. Last weekend, he performed under his stage name Dazed P playing for … Read more

Coracle Music Festival

Coracle is a two-night music festival, located at the remote and tropical oasis of Ho Tram Campgrounds. Featuring over 30 live performances with international bands, local bands and DJs playing all day and night. Workshops, activities and on-site camping right on an idyllic beach, Coracle Festival promises to bring a “true festival experience.” Tickets are … Read more

A lady in the mix

DJ KingLady is making strides in Southeast Asia’s male-dominated world of electronic dance music. A winter moon brightly lights up the clear night sky. The dull roar of the ocean waves against the shore can be heard in the background. There is a crisp, cool breeze—this is winter, yet most of the crowd are wearing shorts … Read more

Heart Beat Presents Birth of Frequency /Construct Re-Form

Nostalgic of the Techno of the nineties, Birth of Frequency aims, through music, to express certain thoughts and abstract feelings. First (and always) a DJ, he questions himself in order to deliver services and productions that are increasingly more personal and refined. Each record is an interaction with the others—they each bring a part of the story that Birth of Frequency … Read more

Head in the Clouds

For exceptional views and stylish settings, the rooftop Liquid Sky Bar is unsurpassed Saigon seems to have caught on to the idea that a lot of good things happen when you reach the rooftop. The air’s a little cleaner, the breeze a little better, the view just goes on and on and gives you the … Read more

Skrillex @ Lush

What: Skrillex Where: Lush (2 Ly Tu Trong, D1) About: Sonny Moore found club and mainstream stardom beginning in 2008, when he swapped his gig as the frontman in post-hardcore band From First to Last for the dance floor-oriented project Skrillex. He originally used the name for live DJ sets, but in 2009 the project … Read more

Alex From Tokyo @ The Observatory

What: Alex From Tokyo Where: The Observatory (5 Nguyen Tat Thanh, D4); 10pm (free before 11pm, VND150,000 after) About: Alex is a Paris-born, Tokyo-raised, NYC-based eclectic French DJ, producer and international coordinator. Having lived in Tokyo for more than 20 years since he was a kid, he has developed into one of the strongest crossover … Read more

The TasteMaker

Edge Pamute talks dubbing, DJing and revolutionizing the face of Asian TV Move over ZAC Efron, Justin Timberlake and Jennifer Lopez. Hollywood’s so-called Triple Threats (singing, dancing, acting) have a ways to go to catch up to Edge Pamute: international DJ, event promoter, music/TV /radio producer, sound architect and co- founder of Yan TV. On a … Read more