tonight = heaviest night of the year?

I know I keep pushing shows on the site, but there’s so much good music going on lately… If you’re around tonight, The Shelter is the place to be.

It’s Sub-Culture’s 4-year anniversary, and they’re bringing in Shackleton, one of the biggest names in dubstep (who apparently almost never travels outside of Europe). ┬áSo you get a really trippy, heavy live set by Shackleton, plus local heavyweights Drunk Monk, Steven Lorenz, and others on a big soundsystem…all for RMB60 – a much better deal than paying like RMB120 for a “DJ Set” by some hack like Steve Aoki on a shit soundsystem.

Shackleton rolled through town last year and a lot of folk said it was the show of 2010. Don’t sleep on this tonight. Peep this cut from his FabricLive mix to get an idea of the dark vibes you’re in for.

Shackleton – Massacre

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if Blade Runner was a party…

If you’re in Shanghai this Saturday night, definitely make it down to Shelter for this. Two of my favorite crews in Shanghai, Sub-Culture and ROM meet for one party. Dark, heavy cyberpunk ish (nightmare hip hop, dubstep, ??).

And peep the ill flyer by Cheeri, who’s killing the hand-drawn flyer game at the moment. All ya’ll wack, photoshop-usin’ mo’fuckas keep doin yo thang main.

Speaking of dark, weird music, I’d been meaning to check out Hype Williams for about six months. Finally did yesterday, and damn..amazing.

Hype Williams – Badmind

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