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OCTAGON
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Clubs come, go and regularly change hands in Seoul, but one that isn't going anywhere is Octagon. Opened in 2011 with a long-term vision, this space-age engine room is the closest thing South Korea — or the Far East for that matter — has to Fabric. As a result, its steely walkways, forcible Funktion One soundsystem and gourmet chef have found a place in our Top 10 for a consecutive year on the bounce.

Surfing in on a wave that saw the harder-edged end of EDM really take off in South Korea, other clubs in Seoul have slid down the poll, but this one has climbed. There’s no prizes for guessing what you'll hear in Octagon's explosive jet-black box of a main room. However, beneath Octagon's obligation to give Korea's high octane clubbers exactly what they want, there's a more conscientious undercurrent at work. Coyu and Sonny Wharton are both regulars here, while Sebastien Leger, Nick Fanciulli, Fedde Le Grand, Cristian Varela were asked to man the place in 2014. Then there's local residents Beejay aka F_F and Arikama, helping to turn young heads onto the understated grooves of house and techno. There's much more to Octagon than EDM.

Topics

1
GREEN VALLEY
2
SPACE IBIZA
3
PACHA IBIZA
4
FABRIC
5
ZOUK SINGAPORE
6
BCM PLANET DANCE
7
MINISTRY OF SOUND
8
SIRENA
9
FABRIK
10
AMNESIA
11
MARQUEE
12
OCTAGON
13
CAVO PARADISO
14
DC10
15
GUABA BEACH CLUB
16
WARUNG BEACH CLUB
17
PRIVILEGE
18
BERGHAIN / PANORAMA BAR
19
THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT
20
YALTA
21
Pacha Sharm
22
GUVERNMENT
23
ANZUCLUB
24
Row 14
25
PAPAYA
26
Pacha New York
27
COCORICO
28
USHUAïA
29
DUEL:BEAT
30
Venue
31
MOTION
32
D-EDGE
33
PARADISE CLUB
34
SURRENDER/ENCORE
35
TROUW
36
Footwork
37
Studio 80
38
ECHOSTAGE
39
Ellui
40
THE MID
41
SPACE SHARM
42
SUB CLUB
43
TENAX CLUB
44
CASTLE CLUB
45
XS
46
Space Miami
47
MANSION
48
BOOTSHAUS
49
Avalon
50
Miroir
51
Club Midi
52
Roxy
53
Air
54
GUENDALINA
55
FOUNDATION SEATTLE
56
DIGITAL NEWCASTLE
57
SANKEYS MCR
58
Tao
59
Electric Pickle
60
The Exchange
61
Cable
62
BETA (WATERLOO)
63
WATERGATE
64
WOMB
65
ROBERT JOHNSON
66
STEALTH
67
Club Vertigo
68
AGEHA
69
Circus Afterhours
70
Liv Nightclub
71
The Warehouse
72
Fuse
73
La Rocca
74
The Garage
75
Il Muretto
76
LA HUAKA
77
Asylum Afterhours
78
REX CLUB
79
CIELO
80
SANKEYS IBIZA
81
Beta Nightclub
82
Spy Bar
83
Set
84
Matrixx
85
TRESOR
86
Stereo
87
CACAO BEACH
88
ARMA 17
89
Republiq
90
The Arches
91
Café D'Anvers
92
CORSICA STUDIOS
93
Skybar
94
Digital Brighton
95
Space B. Camboriu
96
Plan B
97
Melkweg
98
MINT CLUB
99
The Rainbow
100
Tabarin

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