Kilo Lounge, kyo, Millian and CE LA VI are amongst some of the clubs and venues that are hosting these underground and EDM parties
January has flown by as blurrily as your drunken pirouettes on the dance floor, so don’t miss out on these chances to party in February. We’ve got reggae tributes, a secret warehouse rave, a block party on Keong Saik Road, and a superclub that’s hosting the biggest DJ in the world – and we’re just skimming the surface of our Rave & Repeat round-up this month.
V Series Presents Bassjackers: 3 February at CÉ LA VI
The only other club in Singapore to be touted as one of DJ Mag’s Top 100 Clubs of the world (it debuted at #90 last year), CÉ LA VI shows us once again why it’s a force to be reckoned with in the nightlife industry. The iconic rooftop club will be bringing down big-room Dutch duo, Bassjackers, who also happen to be ranked #34 on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs. It’s the first time CÉ LA VI is hosting talents with accolades this prestigious, so y’know they mean business.
V Series Presents Bassjackers, 3 February, CÉ LA VI, SkyPark, Marina Bay Sands Tower 3, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971, p. 6688 7688. Entry at $48 (pre-sale) and $68 (door); both include one complimentary drink.
Zouk x Pacha Insane Present Kölsch & Alex Kennon: 3 February at Zouk
In what’s likely to be the most emotional set you’re gonna hear this month, this collaboration between Zouk and the Ibiza powerhouse brings you a double-bill lineup that will make you shed a tear or two. We’re particularly stoked for tech-house and techno mood-maker, Kölsch – check out our interview with this man of many hats.
Zouk x Pacha Insane Present Kölsch & Alex Kennon, 3 February, Zouk, 3C River Valley Road, The Cannery, Singapore 179022, p. 6738 2988. Entry at $30 (for women) and $35 (for men).
Bob Marley B’day Bash Feat. Prince Fatty: 4 February at Canvas
71 – that how’s old the reggae legend, Bob Marley, would be if he were alive today. But instead of mourning this month, fans who share his Rastafarian spirit continue to celebrate his legacy, and this party is where you’ll meet your fellow lions. UK’s Prince Fatty headlines this jamboree with selectors from local reggae collectives – Singapura Dub Club, Dub Skank’in Hifi, and Lion Steppaz – for a night of dub, dancehall, and even a lil’ jungle.
Bob Marley B’day Bash Feat. Prince Fatty, 4 February, Canvas, The Riverwalk, #B1-01/06, 20 Upper Circular Road, Singapore 058416, p. 9169 3815. $20 (presale with one drink) and $30 (door price with one drink).
Rehyderate’s 2nd Anniversary Presents Butch: 4 February at Kilo Lounge
With the reopening of Kilo Lounge, residencies that used to go bump in the night at its previous Kampong Bugis locale are returning – and Rehyderate is no exception. Helmed by French scene veteran, Jeck Hyde, the sophisticated series turns two at Kilo’s new home, with house and techno maverick, Butch, headlining as its special guest.
Rehyderate’s 2nd Anniversary Presents Butch, 4 February, Kilo Lounge, 21 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088444. Entry at $20.
Sunday Sessions at The Terrace Feat. Marco Loco: 5 February at Millian Singapore
Haven’t partied enough for the weekend? This Sunday shindig is the one last hurrah you need, and it’s happening at one of Singapore’s biggest club arenas, Millian. Its new Terrace Bar promises a jaw-dropping sunset view, as you’ll be swept off your feet by a housey streamlined soundtrack of SG-based selectors, Oliver Osborne, Amber H and Jared Kong, with former Ibiza fixture, Marco Loco on headlining duties.
Sunday Sessions at The Terrace Feat. Marco Loco, 5 February, Millian Singapore, #01-05 St. James PowerStation, 3 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098544, p. 8218 0815.
The Council Outpost: 11 February at secret warehouse location
If you’ve been following our party updates from The Council, you should know that they have a gung-ho penchant for seedy, mysterious gigs so ninja-like, that no one knows where they’re gonna pop up. Well, the folks behind The Council can’t resist themselves again this month, as they’re throwing a new stealthy series that features Seoul’s Marcus L, and Council HQ residents, Julien Brochard and Cats On Crack. Do note: this party is invite-only, and you can only RSVP if you get a secret password from the promoters – we’ll let you figure it out.
EP!C Presents Tiësto: 17 February at Zouk
Brace yourselves for the biggest DJ in the world – we kid you not. This ex-trance trailblazer, EDM mogul, and former #1 DJ in the world is literally a household name, and we can’t think of a grander way to kick off Zouk’s official reopening at Clarke Quay. Dutch legend, Tiësto, returns to the Zouk decks this month, and we strongly urge you to arrive early for this dynamite gig.
EP!C Presents Tiësto, 17 February, Zouk, 3C River Valley Road, The Cannery, Singapore 179022, p. 6738 2988. Entry at $45 (incl. two drinks).
Urban Ventures x House of Noise: 18 February at Keong Saik Road
Don’t you just love a good ol’ block party? One of Singapore’s hippest streets gets even slicker with this pop-up festival brimming with arts installations, live music, f&b booths, and yes, a party areas called Electric Avenue. Jointly organised by Eyes To The Front and Sunshine Nation, this alley of beats will feature Brendon P, Oliver Osborne and Sivanesh.
Urban Ventures x House of Noise, 18 February, Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089140.
Forward Feat. Breach: 18 February at kyō
“I want your body, everybody wants your body, so let’s jack” – sound familiar? The slicing and dicing anthem that took the UK dance scene by storm, “Jack” propelled Breach to the top-tier echelons of house music, and he’s still getting major hang-time. The jackmeister invades the basement this month for a debut set; this one’s gonna be mental.
Forward Feat. Breach, 18 February, kyō, 133 Cecil Street, Singapore 069535, p. 8299 8735. $28 (incl. two drinks).
Forward Feat. Matthias Meyer: 25 February at kyō
kyō’s truly on a roll this month, and it’s bringing back one tech-house veteran who’s gonna turn the club into his playground once more. A resident DJ at one of Berlin’s most iconic clubs, Watergate, Matthias Meyer returns with more luscious grooves and cascading synths that’ve made him one of the most consistent and classiest acts in the circuit.
Forward Feat. Matthias Meyer, 25 February, kyō, 133 Cecil Street, Singapore 069535, p. 8299 8735. $28 (incl. two drinks).