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Seoul’s Gangnam district is probably familiar to a few — well, over two and a half billion if Psy’s YouTube watches 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 underneath the New Hilltop Hotel.

Once a three-story basement karaoke lounge bar, probably plying its trade to drunken business men staying in the rooms above, these days it’s a Funktion-One fitted rave cave that plays host to the area’s young, well-heeled clientele. Taking its musical lead from the US mainstream, the polished, industrial minimalism of the main room, based on its founders' experiences of rave-era warehouse parties, though now surrounded by a VIP balcony and private rooms, mainly plays host to EDM.

So expect big builds, drops and bass lines presided over by everyone from Dadda Life and Andrew Rayel to Fedde Le Grand and DVBBS, who have all visited in the last year. It’s not just about the big name guests though, the club nurturing an ever-growing roster of residents, their family of talent including AK, Beejay, Daishi Dance, Pascal and many more.

In a sign of how tastes may be changing, the UK’s Nic Fanciulli was another recent visitor, and the club’s smaller, more intimate second room, which like much of the furniture and fitting is octagon shaped, serves up deeper house styles. If you need anything else serving up, the club restaurant can whip up anything from lobsters to the finest steak. And once you've washed that down with a bottle of champagne, you can strip off and dive into the club's indoor pool. Now that really is Gangnam style.

 

 

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SPACE IBIZA
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GREEN VALLEY
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AMNESIA
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PACHA IBIZA
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OCTAGON
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ZOUK SINGAPORE
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HAKKASAN
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USHUAïA
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SIRENA
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BCM PLANET DANCE
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PAPAYA
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DC10
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ECHOSTAGE
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PARADISE CLUB
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FABRIC
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BERGHAIN / PANORAMA BAR
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BOOTSHAUS
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ANZUCLUB
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MOTION
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NOA BEACH CLUB
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WARUNG
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CAVO PARADISO
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MINISTRY OF SOUND
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GUABA BEACH CLUB
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COCORICO
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ZOUK KL
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SANKEYS IBIZA
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THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT
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BAUM
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AIR AMSTERDAM
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DIGITAL NEWCASTLE
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OMNIA
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EXCHANGE LA
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ARMA 17
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MARQUEE
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ELROW / ROW 14
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MATAHARI
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CLUB SPACE MIAMI
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BARBARELLAS DISCOTHEQUE
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EL FORTIN
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YALTA
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AVALON HOLLYWOOD
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ICON
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GUENDALINA
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AQUARIUS ZRCE
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NEW CITY GAS
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FABRIK
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OUTPUT
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WHITE DUBAI
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SURRENDER/ENCORE
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VERSUZ
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PRIVILEGE IBIZA
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CACAO BEACH
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EGG LONDON
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WOMB
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D-EDGE
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LOST BEACH CLUB
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LUX FRAGIL
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SUB CLUB
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MYST SHANGHAI
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THE PALACE
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BEACHCLUB
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SANKEYS MCR
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COLOSSEUM CLUB
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ELEMENTS
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DUEL:BEAT
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REX CLUB
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WATERGATE
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MINT CLUB
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DRAI'S
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LA HUAKA
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CIELO
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E11EVEN
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CONCRETE
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CULTURE CLUB REVELIN
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XOYO
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TRESOR
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DRAGONFLY
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LIGHT NIGHTCLUB
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CHINESE LAUNDRY
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CLUB CUBIC
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FOUNDATION SEATTLE
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VELVET
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MODO ULTRA CLUB
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LOFT METROPOLIS
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M2
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PHONOX
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KITTY SU
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RAZZMATAZZ
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CÉ LA VI
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MAD CLUB
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VERBOTEN
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ILLUZION
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STEALTH
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CODA
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RAINBOW VENUES
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X2
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STUDIO 338
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SPACE IBIZA NEW YORK
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