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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
SPACE IBIZA
2
GREEN VALLEY
3
PACHA IBIZA
4
FABRIC
5
BCM PLANET DANCE
6
AMNESIA
7
ZOUK SINGAPORE
8
SIRENA
9
OCTAGON
10
HAKKASAN
11
USHUAïA
12
MINISTRY OF SOUND
13
GUABA BEACH CLUB
14
BERGHAIN / PANORAMA BAR
15
MARQUEE
16
DC10
17
WARUNG
18
COCORICO
19
ECHOSTAGE
20
Paradise Club Mykonos
21
ANZUCLUB
22
FABRIK
23
PAPAYA
24
CAVO PARADISO
25
YALTA
26
THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT
27
TROUW
28
SANKEYS IBIZA
29
MOTION
30
AIR AMSTERDAM
31
Pacha New York
32
BOOTSHAUS
33
PRIVILEGE
34
THE VENUE
35
Miroir
36
SPACE SHARM
37
SURRENDER/ENCORE
38
The Government
39
SKY ROOM
40
Avalon
41
CASTLE CLUB
42
D-EDGE
43
Circus Afterhours
44
DIGITAL NEWCASTLE
45
SUB CLUB
46
DUEL:BEAT
47
MATAHARI
48
Studio 80
49
WOMB TOKYO
50
Space Miami
51
WATERGATE
52
Zouk Kuala Lumpur
53
NEW CITY GAS
54
Club Midi
55
XS
56
The Warehouse
57
GUENDALINA
58
THE MID
59
EXCHANGE
60
LIGHT NIGHTCLUB
61
Ellui
62
LIV
63
Footwork
64
Tenax
65
STEALTH
66
MANSION
67
AGEHA
68
Il Muretto
69
CONTROL
70
The A Club
71
Roxy
72
FOUNDATION SEATTLE
73
BETA (WATERLOO)
74
ROBERT JOHNSON
75
Pacha Sharm
76
MINT CLUB
77
CACAO BEACH
78
Spybar
79
Matrixx
80
The Arches
81
CIELO
82
AQUARIUS ZRCE
83
Digital Brighton
84
Club Vibe
85
Set
86
CORSICA STUDIOS
87
Fuse
88
REX CLUB
89
Electric Pickle
90
RAINBOW VENUES
91
HQ Club
92
TRESOR
93
ARMA 17
94
Stereo
95
KITTY SU
96
Tabarin
97
XOYO
98
Treehouse Miami
99
EGG LONDON
100
Asylum Afterhours

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