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MUSIC FAM - Thanking you for all your past support and always grateful. Welcoming you to my latest show near and dear to my Heart. A Deep, Sexy, and Dancey collaboration with the God of Thunder himself, DJ Thor. Quick and revealing story ... when I first joined Mixcloud ages ago, Thor was someone (and something) to aspire to … ever-prollfic, shows again and again terrific, his passion for vinyl-only digs through seemingly endless crates across a variety of aliases with a loyal and expansive following made him a real role model for me. Always dropping the hammer, Thor was and is a constant inspiration.

Lovely to have the opportunity to partner up on this Love Train together. Anyway, big up for pressing Play.

Appreciate any support, and as always, happy to hear what you got cookin’ as well.

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Now playin' LOUD on SoundCloud

Welcome to 'ON AIR 010' the 10th instalment in my monthly series with UMT.radio and the next chapter in a string of B2B sessions with producers I admire and who inspire. Kickin’ things off for April with one of my favourite talents in the game, Sammy Deuce straight up crushin' it on the Nu Disco, Funky, and Jackin House tip ... prolifically busy reviving Soul, Funk, and R&B classics with his signature style, Club-ready, made for the dance floor. And exactly where my head - and Heart - is at these days musically. Tracklisted as a resource, the show includes unreleased promos from the vault and soon-to-be-released exclusives. Big love to everyone pressing Play and taking this uplifting journey with us. Happy vibes for troubled times. Jet fuel for the treadmill today so giddy-up!

C'mon, Domino DB music, Dubeats, El Funkador, Erik Bo, FRANCIS DAVILA, Greenbay Jackers, Jeff Dougler & Balu, JBMixx Music, Joris Dee, JT Donaldson, Lee Wilson Official, Kenny Summit, Martina Budde, Mat.Joe, Nate Laurence, DJ Nonfiction, NUMA A TFIVE, LUTEFISK (SCRUBFISH), Otistic, Ralph Castelli, Random Soul, Saliva Commandos, Stranger Danger, Timestretchers

Blockhead Recordings, Caliber Sounds, Campo Alegre Productions, Club Sweat, Cruise Music, Ezel, Flapjack Records, Funk mansion, Good For You Records, Groovy Riddim Records,

Guesthouse Music, In It Together Records, Midnight Riot Records, Monoside Records, Music is 4 Lovers, Pluralistic Records, Quantize Recordings, Random Soul Recordings, Stealth Records, Whitebeard Records - Chicago, WyldCard Records

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Taking a deep and determined breath with the confirmation of Corduroy Mavericks and Saliva Commandos - two of my favorite producers of all time - for upcoming Guest slots in my ongoing B2B series with UMT.radio. Looking to have the year's calendar wrapped within the next couple days, and be done with it (the calendar not the series!).

On the heels of a big energy 'ON AIR 009 (MARCH)' w/ JaviColors, it's shaping up to be a string of top talent over the next months. At the moment finalizing my set for April's B2B with Sammy Deuce, another top pick. To have the opportunity to collaborate with these acts is just so appreciated, especially now with Nightlife silenced here ... and with humility in my heart, makes my soul sing.

ON AIR 010 (APRIL) - Sammy Deuce

ON AIR 011 (MAY) - Nate Laurence

ON AIR 012 (JUNE) - Chris Lowone

ON AIR 013 (JULY) - Ursula 1000

ON AIR 014 (AUG) - Luyo

ON AIR 015 (SEPT) - MiKel CuGGa

ON AIR 016 (OCT) - Corduroy Mavericks

ON AIR 017 (NOV) - Saliva Commandos

Big love and respect for these music makers who year after year on the grind have been just crushin' it in their respective genres.

You all make me a better DJ - and help make this crazy world spin 'round.

April 8, 2022

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'Waveforms V.3' is a 1HR Funky, Jazzy, and Jackin House party to go. Suitable for the club, the beach, bumpin' in your Jeep ... or as an uplifting soundtrack at the gym. Sure to keep you on the treadmill longer!

Anyway, here's hoping you're stayin' healthy and blessed. Cheers for pressing Play and all the rest.

April 4, 2022

WAVES RADIO - Music From The Soul & For The Soul

WAVEFORMS VOLUME 3

 Resident DJ at WAVES RADIO

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Welcome to ON AIR 009 the 9th instalment in my monthly series with UMT.radio, and fifth in a string of B2B sessions with producers I admire and who inspire. Now playing on SoundCloud, and just in time for the weekend.

An Industry veteran of the highest caliber, I've featured JaviColors in so many solo shows it only felt right to get him into the mix. Great vibes, flawless productions, always a party. The show includes several of his unreleased promos - and is fully Tracklisted as a resource.

Big up to the music makers who help keep this crazy world still spinning 'round.

Ruben Mandolini, Francisco Allendes, DJ Fronter, Davina Moss, Alevtina, DANIEL HAAKSMAN, Ben A, Ramin Rezaie, PAUZA, Carlos Francisco, LEXA HILL, The Young Punx, Sunlightsquare, JAMIE LEWIS "original", Julian collazos, Dr. Alfred, Bondar, Papa Marlin, Mat.Theo, Silvano Del Gado, Saliva Commandos, YINGYANG, Alejandro Peñaloza, Ren Phillips, Adam Ten, Mita Gami, MiKel CuGGa, Funk Off (AR), Dj Narda

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The House work continues this week with my debut for Nordic Voyage Recordings, now playing on Mixcloud. Welcoming you to press Play on this Deep, Organic & Melodic show ... and collab with Neil C. It's a testament to the universal language of Music that builds bridges between us ... to be a Guest based in Hong Kong, on a label based in Reykjavik, in a B2B with a DJ in Mumbai, broadcast from a station in San Francisco. Big up to label heads and mates Leon S Kemp and Björn Salvador for the gracious invite! Big up to everyone taking this journey.

“You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, there is no reality, follow your curiosity, we are all connected, we are all connected, we are all connected ..”

A testament to the universal language of Music that builds bridges between us ... to be a show Guest based in Hong Kong, on a label based in Reykjavik, in a B2B with a DJ in Mumbai, broadcast from a station in San Francisco.

Nordic Voyage 120 - 03/23/2022 - Aaron James / Neil C. - Proton Radio

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Now playing on SoundCloud.

Welcoming you to press Play on my debut for The Deep End UDGK and Underground Kollektiv Radio. This 2HR collaboration with Jason Gilmour is a voyage into Deep & Melodic House, Deep Techno, and Minimal (with a touch of Soulful House and Afro House for good measure) feat. some of my favorite artists in the game including: Emanuel Satie, Kevin Yost Music, Tim Engelhardt, Fred Everything, Re-UP, Karol XVII & MB Valence, SANOI, Somelee, Homero Espinosa, Roberto Palmero, Lesny Deep, Alex Arnout, Domscott, Prosis, Rony Breaker, OJPB, SHEEHAN & CLAUSEN, Audio Junkies, Eduardo Tristão.DJ, ANDATA, Amberoom, Circulation

Innervisions, SINCOPAT, Systematic Recordings, Astralwerks Records, SINCOPAT Bar 25 Music, King Street Sounds (Nite Grooves), Groovebom Records, Highway Records, Moulton Music, Lazy Days Recordings, Loma Vista Recordings, Poesie Musik, Blockhead Recordings, Muna Musik, Kina Music, SAJGON RECORDS, Double Cheese Records

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Keepin' busy with that House work while on Nightlife Lockdown in Hong Kong. Dropping another one for your weekend consideration. My debut show for The Deep End UDGK and Underground Kollektiv Radio, now up and playing on Mixcloud. This 2HR collaboration is a party-starting journey into Deep House, Deep Techno, and Minimal (with a touch of Soulful and Afro House for good measure). Shout out to Jason Gilmour who brought it home in a big way for the second set. Big love to everyone pressing Play on this journey. Big love to you anyway.

#TheDeepEnd #TheDeepEndUDGK #UDGK #UndergroundKollektiv

Mar 8, 2022

WAVES RADIO - Music From The Soul & For The Soul

WAVEFORMS V.2

 Resident DJ at WAVES RADIO

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Stayin' busy and focused on the House work during this latest Hong Kong Nightlife lockdown. Thankful for the opportunity to present my second monthly show on WAVES RADIO - Music From The Soul & For The Soul. This club-ready 1HR set is dedicated to brighter, more PEACEFUL days ahead for us all, and of course plenty of dancing ... feat. choice cuts of Deep and Funky House & Tech by some of my favourite acts incl: Joeski, Josh Wink, Chris Lake, Matt Correa, Risk Assessment, Deeplomatik, Demarkus Lewis, and more. Very special shout out to the homies Chris Lowone, Mikey Miguel Herrera, and Venky Kiran who's latest work is all featured here. As always big love to everyone pressing Play and taking the journey. Big love to all the music makers and dancers who make this crazy world spin around.

March 4, 2022

Hong Kong on Lockdown but music keepin' me strong. Busy month ahead on the airwaves.

Big love to the music lovers and dancers makin' this crazy world spin around.

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MON 7TH

WAVES RADIO - Music From The Soul & For The Soul

Waveforms Vol 2 - 60 MIN set

www.waves-radio.webnode.gr

FRI 10TH

UDGK (Underground Kollektiv)

The Deep End B2B w/ Jason Gilmour - 120 MIN set

www.mixcloud.com/undergroundkollektiv

MON 21ST

Nordic Voyage Recordings B2B w/ Neil C. - 120 MIN set

Broadcast on Proton Radio

www.protonradio.com

MON 21ST

UMT.radio - Underground Music Thailand

‘ON AIR 009’ Aaron James X JaviColors B2B - 120 MIN set

https://umt.radio

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Welcome to ON AIR 008 the 8th instalment in my monthly series with UMT.radio and fourth in a string of B2B sessions with producers I admire and who inspire. Kickin’ things off in FEB with one of my favourite in the game, whiz kid producer Simkid ... my most club heavy, dancefloor-ready collab to date. Featured Simkid (aka Simon Bastien) in a few of my solo shows, and the time is right for a brighter spotlight on this remarkable young talent. Great vibes, flawless production, always a party. Big love to anyone pressing Play and taking the journey with us.

Locked down in Hong Kong but not out. New music up and playing on Mixcloud.

Welcome to the 7th instalment in my monthly series with UMT.radio and the third in a string of B2B sessions with producers I admire and who inspire. Kickin’ things off with one of my favourites in the game Wind Horse Records founder,  gifted DJ/producer and friend Hamza Rahimtula. Great vibes, flawless productions, always a party.

Big up to everyone pressing Play and taking the journey. Shout out to the music makers and pioneers - and especially now in troubled times - shout out to all the dancers who help make this crazy world go around.

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Feb 1, 2022

WAVES RADIO - Music From The Soul & For The Soul

 Waveforms V3 Resident DJ at WAVES RADIO

Welcoming you to the debut of my monthly residency with WAVES RADIO.

The aptly titled 'Waveforms' session was a labor of love, with each track thoughtfully selected and sequenced to tell a story - a 'Love Story' in 13 chapters.The 1HR set features top cuts of Organic, Deep, and Melodic House (with a touch of Breaks and Tech for good measure) by some of my favourite acts incl: Pan-Pot, Trentemoller, Pablo Fierro, Saison, Maceo Plex, JaviColors, DJ Icey, Nick Curly, and more. As always big love to everyone pressing Play and taking the journey.

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Jan 27, 2022
BREAKS For Love

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Now playing on Mixcloud

Doing my best to stay busy, focused, and strong through this latest Hong Kong Nightlife lockdown. Happy to launch my new Funky Breaks and Bass series which has been on my To Do list for ages. Eager to flex some different musical muscles in my range for a refreshing change. In truth, Breaks are very close to my heart, and move my feet like few other genres. On that note, this series is dedicated to my partner these last four amazing years (yes that's her as a sexy cyborg in the pic!), who has dropped innumerable hints since we met about wanting a proper Breaks mix.

As always big love to all those pressing Play and taking the journey.

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Jan 24, 2022
ON AIR 006 
   [UMT] Underground Music Thailand Radio (DECEMBER)

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Welcome to ON AIR 006 the 6TH instalment in my monthly series with UMT.radio and a new focus on B2B sessions with DJs and producers I admire and who inspire. Originally airing in DEC and feat. another one of my favourite producers in the game, Deep House maestros TIDY DAPS. Been featuring them in so many shows now .. it was about time to shine a brighter spotlight on this brilliant duo. Great vibes, flawless productions, always a journey. Big love to anyone pressing Play and taking the ride with us. 💥🙏💥

SET TIMINGS:
Tidy Daps 0:00 - 59:10
Aaron James 59:10 - END

Jan 9, 2022
Wind Horse Records - boxout.fm Podcast 

Welcome to my #whrpodcast for Wind Horse Records - India's premier boutique House label - and broadcast from the underground on India's boxout.fm. A 60min party starter for anyone who prefers their music Deep, Organic, and Melodic. 🥳

This session is quite special to me, poured a ton of love into making it ... and begins and finishes in a dream state. Starting with Ivory - Nocturnal ... and AMONITA - Dream Together ... and wrapping up with Band&Dos, Akeos - Happy Dream ... the idea was to bring the Listener into and on a real lucid, dreamlike journey. With any luck I succeeded. As always big love to all those pressing Play and taking the ride with me. 

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Dec 16, 2021
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   [UMT] Underground Music Thailand Radio (NOVEMBER)

Chart positions

This show was 1st in the global deephouse chart, 1st in the global progressive house deep house tech house chart, 1st in the global deep tech house chart, 1st in the global afro house chart and 11th in the global deep house chart.

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Welcome to ON AIR 005 the 5TH instalment in my monthly series with UMT.radio and the first of a series of B2B sessions with DJs and producers I admire and who inspire. Kickin' things off with one of my favorite producers in the game, the prolific, fantastic talent that is DOMSCOTT. From Deep House to Afro and beyond, I find myself bumping his tracks on innumerable occasions these days. Great vibes, flawless production, always a party. Big love to anyone pressing Play and taking the journey with us. 

Set Timings:
Domscott 0:00 - 101:05
Aaron James 1:01:05 - END
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Nov 19, 2021
Wind Horse Records - boxout.fm Podcast @ 11:30PM

Kicking off the weekend with a long overdue podcast for Wind Horse Records - India's premier boutique label - and broadcast on boxout.fm tonight FRI 19. Cheers to the pioneers, label boss and soulmate Hamza Rahimtula for the invite ... and old, old school homie from my New Delhi 'Drop Beats Not Bombs' days Mohammed Abood, who has been and continues to be a pivotal figure on the underground music scene in India over the past decade ... now on the next, next level with his passion project #boxoutfm taking over India's airwaves and truly representing that nation's burgeoning, diverse, and ever-vibrant music scene. Big up and mad respect to you both.

BUMP IT HERE https://boxout.fm/

10:30AM NEW YORK

9:00PM IST (INDIAN STANDARD)

11:30PM HONG KONG

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Nov 18, 2021
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   [UMT] Underground Music Thailand Radio (OCTOBER)

Welcome to ON AIR 004 the fourth instalment in my monthly series with UMT.radio. A 2hr soundscape of 'Underground' selections that move me - and hopefully you too. Each month feat. choice cuts by major acts, as well as shining spotlight on producers whom I admire and who inspire. Happy to feature a whole bunch of goodness from family and friends this time, both unreleased and exclusive, or already signed to labels.

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October 11, 2021
ON AIR 003 
   [UMT] Underground Music Thailand Radio (SEPTEMBER)

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 Aug 5, 2021 
HONG KONG HUSTLE

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Pleased to announce my new monthly radio show 'ON AIR' every 3rd Mon of the month with Underground Music Thailand - UMT.radio. A 2hr soundscape of 'Underground' House selections that move me - and hopefully you too. Each month featuring current favorites - both by major acts, as well as DJs/producers deserving of serious attention.

For the debut (July 2021) some especially talented mates incl: Hamza Rahimtula, Tidy Daps, Farhan Rehman, Nicola Vega, Venky Kiran, and a live-mixed exclusive track from MC Alpha Bee who's an absolute wizard on the decks. Shout out to all the artists.

Cheers to the fine folks at UMT. Seriously gents, it's a grand party, thanks for having me. Big love to all those pressing Play and taking this journey. 

Chart week is a wrap! So happy to see this mix do so well hitting 2nd in the global deep house chart.

Big love and thankful for all the support.
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June 2021

IRON FAIRIES Hong Kong

Back in full effect - one of the most magical venues around

The Iron Fairies Hong Kong​ is another Ashley Sutton-designed masterpiece.

With 10,000 butterflies swinging from the ceiling and thousands of small iron fairies scattered around the tables, The Iron Fairies brings a touch of magic to Hong Kong’s entertainment and night scene.

 

Now recognised as Hong Kong’s number 1 nightlife destination making The Iron Fairies a diverse, enchanting and entertaining bar nightspot in the heart of Lan Kwai Fong, Central.

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May 17, 2021

Ibiza Live Radio

A labor of love creating a 1 hr soundscape for 'Another Day in Paradise' on Ibiza Live Radio this week. I simply imagined myself playing there on Ibiza's famed beaches and let the waves - and the music - sweep me away. With a touch of Latin, Afro, Organic, Deep, and Melodic House beats, I hope it takes you there too.

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Hong Kong nightlife lock down finally comes to an end.

Excited to be back in the HUSTLE!

STAY  TUNED.

April 30, 2021

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Feb 11, 2021

Portico - City Paradise Vol.3

Keeping good vibes alive through this lengthy Nightlife lockdown here in Hong Kong with 'Portico Sessions - City Paradise' Vol 3. A fun, bouncy 60min Nu-Disco and Funky House party starter for home, gym, or bumpin in your car. From our dance floor delivered straight to your front door

Nov 5, 2020

Hong Kong Hustle Now Playing

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Nov 1, 2020 Unlocked Vol. 1

Keys in the ignition playa, just give it a start. Vol 1 in the new ‘Unlocked' series picks up from where the 'Locked Down' series left off. 70+ min G-House Funk and Funky House party starter fueled by high octane Old School Hip Hop, R&B, Funk & Soul samples, booty shakin cuts, and slick Jazz licks that stick. Come take a ride on a musical journey fresh outta my Nightlife lockdown. From the dancefloor straight to your front door. 

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MIXCLOUD CHART POSITIONS

This show was 1st in the global indie dance chart, 1st in the global funky house chart, 1st in the global jackin house chart, 2nd in the global nu-disco chart and 22nd in the global house chart.

Sept 1, 2020  Lock down Vol. 2

A labor of love, this one is close to heart - happy to see it shine through. 'Locked Down Vol 2 (New York State of Grind)' trending 1st on Mixcloud. With special dedication to hometown NYC, Vol 2 is a 70+ min G-House Funk, Funky House, and Nu Jazz Breaks party starter fueled by plenty of high octane Old School Hip Hop, R&B, Funk & Soul samples, booty shakin cuts, and Jazz licks that stick. Come take a ride on a musical journey through my Nightlife lockdown. Keys in the ignition, just give it a start.

Aug 24, 2020   Lock Down Vol. 1

Keys in the ignition, just start it. Come take a ride on a musical journey feat. Jero Nougues, Channel Tres, Ursula 1000, Corduroy Mavericks, Donald Leicester, Ron Jameson, Derek Turcios, Aktshun, and more. 70min of Nu-Disco and G-House Funk with a Hip Hop Soul. 

 July 9, 2020   Hong Kong Hustle

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Rippin it up at the always poppin'  IRON FAIRIES  in Central, Hong Kong. Our sensational house band led by the dynamic duo of @achlinachlino and 

@wendyrobinsnest fires up the dance floor from 9:30pm onwards, followed by my DJ takeover until close. Classic Reggae, Dub, Dancehall, Basshall. 

Feb 19, 2020

Every Wednesday at Ophelia, Wanchai 

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Tonight and every WEDNESDAY at the always stunning @opheliahongkong in Hong Kong 🎧

SUPERFOXY LADIES NIGHT

Reservations & Enquiries 852-2520-1117

or info@ophelia.com.hk

Feb 9,2020 

LIVE from OPHELIA Vol 2. 

Trending 1st place for House in HK , 3rd globally  for Funky House and Club House

New 'Live From Ophelia, Hong Kong - Vol 2' having a playful week at F45 Fitness in

Kuala Lumpur, and on @mixcloud🎧

 

Cheers to @iamvictorchan for capturing the vid. 🎧

.Feb 9,2020 Trending 1st place for House in HK , 3rd globally  for Funky House and Club House
 
Recorded live from the stunning Ophelia in Hong Kong where I'm not only a Resident, I'm a fan. An unparallelled design aesthetic here in HK and one of my favorite venues anywhere. From the dance floor straight to your front door 'Live From Ophelia Vol 2' feat. Richard Grey, Superlover, Major Lazer, Daft Punk, Henry Hacking, Disco Incorporated, Risk Assessment, Fedde Le Grand, Breach, and more. Big love to my Ophelia fam ... and to all those who support by Listening, Favoriting, Reposting, Sharing, thanks for caring! 🎧
​FEBRUARY 28, 2020  Bangkok, Thailand
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Happy to be returning once again to Bangkok's most happening rooftop venue                                  on Friday

Feb 28, 2020  for a night of Jackin House beats under

the open sky.

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Let the celebrations begin...!

Dec 31, 2019  New Years Eve
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Ringing in the new year at the always poppin'                     in Central, Hong Kong. Our sensational house band led by the dynamic duo of @achlinachlino and 

@wendyrobinsnest fires up the dance floor from 9:30pm onwards, followed by my DJ takeover until close. Classic Reggae, Dub, Dancehall, Basshall. 

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New mix coming soon. Stay tuned!
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New beats for your feet. 

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Dec 24, 2019  Christmas Eve
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CHRISTMAS EVE at                      was poppin'!                   

Let's do it again for NYE!

Every Thursday at Iron Fairies, Central Hong Kong

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Every Thursdays @theironfairieshk. Our sensational house band led by the dynamic duo of Achlino Achlin and Wendy Robin fires up the dance floor from 10:00pm onwards, followed by my DJ takeover until close. Always poppin' so drop in. 💥

Every Friday at Ophelia, Wanchai 

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                                                 is in another league altogether; an extraordinary and lovely venue by award-winning @ashley_sutton_design

No other venue like it; an unparallelled design aesthetic in Hong Kong.  Catch me 9:30pm onwards dropping choice cuts of Deep &Funky House, Nu Disco, G-House, and Urban Mashups. As always our signature dancers and performers scheduled throughout the night. Fridays are poppin so drop in. 🔥

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With an unmatched design aesthetic in Hong Kong, it's a world unto itself.

 

Reservations & Enquiries - 2520-1117 or info@ophelia.com.hk