Music running at over 120 BPM has been banned in South Korean gyms for two weeks over fears that fast beats could encourage more rigorous workouts, in turn increasing the transmission of COVID-19.
Seoul Community Radio has launched a new virtual gaming and exhibition platform, which aims to shine a light on the city’s underground club scene.
South Korea’s capital Seoul has once again ordered the closure of all clubs, bars and nightlife establishments after a spike in cases was reported.
On Saturday, 9th May, the capital’s bars and clubs were instructed to shut down indefinitely as concerns mounted about a second cluster of infections, which originated in the popular nightlife district of Itaewon.
A number of clubs in Seoul reopened this weekend as South Korea relaxed its social distancing measures.
While South Korea extended its social distancing policy until 6th May, new, more relaxed measures for spaces such as clubs, churches and sports venues were introduced on 19th April, as newly reported cases of COVID-19 in the country fell to just eight.
A Wu-Tang Clan theme park is reportedly in the works.
According to Jimmy Kang, the Vice President of Wu-Tang Clan Management, the project - which looks set to open in Seoul in South Korea - is in the early stages of development.
It’s no surprise that DJ Bowlcut’s tracks on labels like Honey Badger Records and UNFRAME SEOUL and on popular channels like Definite Party Material and Moskalus have been getting attention from the likes of Josey Rebelle, Moxie and Violet. Shrouded ambient beds pour over rattling breaks like a fog, making for a sound that is at once mesmerizing and club-fit.
The Republic of Korea – more commonly known as South Korea – is arguably Asia’s most defined region for electronic music. While it lacks the scale of some of its continental neighbours, the Korean scene has a depth and maturity that belies its size. Join our exploration of the clubs, festivals and DJs at the heart of this fast-moving, innovative and exciting scene…
Seoul’s Gangnam district is probably familiar to a few — well, over two and a half billion if Psy’s YouTube views are anything to go by. In the last few years though its premier club, Octagon, has been gaining its own international reputation too, bringing big-room thrills to its subterranean lair.
Nestled beneath the New Hilltop Hotel close to the Han River in the stunning city of Seoul, Octagon was once a three-storey basement karaoke bar but now resembles an industrial warehouse reminiscent of ‘90s factory raves, in the UK.
BigCityBeats will make its Asia debut with World Club Dome taking place in Incheon, South Korea at the Incheon Munhak Stadium from 22nd - 24th September 2017.
The first phase of the jam packed line-up includes Armin van Buuren, Robin Schulz, Steve Aoki, Afrojack, Marshmello, Sven Väth, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, W&W, Don Diablo, Le Shuuk and Lost Frequencies.
Acadia Spectactular and its 50-tonne mechanical Spider is heading to Asia and Australia this autumn having wowed crowds in Bangkok, Miami and Glastonbury this year already.
The Spider has now been packed up for another 9000 mile voyage across the world to break new ground and explore new countries.
On Friday 2nd September to Saturday 3rd September, Arcadia Korea will see Seoul’s historic Olympic Stadium transformed into an immersive world of mechanical creatures, flying aliens, and giant fireballs.