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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
HAKKASAN
4
PACHA IBIZA
5
AMNESIA
6
OCTAGON
7
ZOUK SINGAPORE
8
BCM PLANET DANCE
9
USHUAïA
10
SIRENA
11
MINISTRY OF SOUND
12
THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT
13
BERGHAIN / PANORAMA BAR
14
DC10
15
FABRIC
16
COCORICO
17
PARADISE CLUB
18
ECHOSTAGE
19
ANZUCLUB
20
PAPAYA
21
LiFE
22
BOOTSHAUS
23
CAVO PARADISO
24
MOTION
25
DRAI'S
26
WARUNG
27
MARQUEE
28
YALTA
29
GUABA BEACH CLUB
30
TROUW
31
SANKEYS IBIZA
32
SURRENDER/ENCORE
33
AIR AMSTERDAM
34
SKY ROOM
35
DIGITAL NEWCASTLE
36
ARMA 17
37
NOA BEACH CLUB
38
ZOUK KL
39
DUEL:BEAT
40
EXCHANGE LA
41
MATAHARI
42
ELROW / ROW 14
43
BAUM
44
Altromondo Studios
45
AVALON HOLLYWOOD
46
CLUB SPACE MIAMI
47
EL FORTIN
48
WOMB
49
GUENDALINA
50
WAREHOUSE LEEDS
51
FABRIK
52
NEW CITY GAS
53
AQUARIUS ZRCE
54
Studio 80
55
LIGHT NIGHTCLUB
56
CACAO BEACH
57
D-EDGE
58
MANSION
59
OUTPUT
60
PRIVILEGE IBIZA
61
Pacha New York
62
CONTROL
63
STEALTH
64
VERSUZ
65
REX CLUB
66
CIELO
67
SUB CLUB
68
WATERGATE
69
GUVERNMENT
70
EGG LONDON
71
SANKEYS MCR
72
Fuse SG
73
MINT CLUB
74
LOST BEACH CLUB
75
VALKYRIE CLUB
76
DANGHAI CLUB
77
LA HUAKA
78
FOUNDATION
79
BETA (WATERLOO)
80
CORSICA STUDIOS
81
CONCRETE
82
XOYO
83
ROBERT JOHNSON
84
CASTLE CLUB
85
SPACE SHARM
86
CULTURE CLUB REVELIN
87
TRESOR
88
E11EVEN
89
Teatro Amador
90
The Arches
91
KITTY SU
92
THE MID
93
LUX FRAGIL
94
Spartacus Club
95
Liv Nightclub
96
VELVET
97
LOFT METROPOLIS
98
MYST SHANGHAI
99
TENAX CLUB
100
RAINBOW VENUES

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