There’s probably no better way to start of the New Year than by hitting the dance floors and sipping on bespoke cocktails. Check out our list below for the hippest dance and nightlife parties to head to over the next few months.
Kyo (Jan 16)
Expect driving grooves, sensual rhythms and upfront sounds by Dutch dance music maestro, Lindo Martinez as he helms the consoles for the night. The REWIND feat. Lindo Martinez gig will also feature supporting act, Japanese reggae ska and house music DJ, Shigeki. Tech house beats and chill tunes will be spinning at this dance party. 10pm till late. $20 for ladies, $25 for men inclusive of a complimentary drink.
Bali’s premier female DJ, Heidy will be taking charge of console duties for Function feat. Heidi
—a dance party featuring a mix of deep house, minimal and techno sounds. Joining her are resident DJ outfit Two Shades who will be bringing their own flavor of funky, feel-good house tunes. 9pm till late. $20 inclusive of a complimentary drink.
Newly-minted homegrown nightlife collective Revision Music is back again with Sub City [D&B-Jungle-Bass]
, a specially curated drum and bass night featuring Lion City’s jungle bass pioneers like Kiat, Senja, Jaydah, Presha and Kane MC. Expect a night of percussion and heart-thumping bass sounds. 10pm till late. $15 inclusive of a complimentary drink.
It’s a decadent affair of Gatsbyesque proportions, so turn up in your beachy finest and dance to Ibiza-style beats by resident DJ Brendon P—there are even dipping pools to cool off in, if things get a little too steamy. Tickets to the Sky High Brunch
are at $198 nett and include a free-flow Veuve Clicquot Rose, cocktails and a buffet of fresh oysters, foie gras and gourmet wraps. 11am-4pm. $198.
CE LA VI
Canadian improvisational and sound installation artist Crys Cole shares the stage with pop-up synth duo Yuen Chee Wai & Vivian Wang (of The Observatory fame) for a night of experimental beats and obscure tunes. Titled CCVVV
, the performance will feature multi-layered concoctions of synth, electronica and scintillating grooves to see you through the night. 8pm till late. $15.
Zouk (Jan 26)
Voted one of the “Top 10 DJs Who Rule The Earth” by Rolling Stone, Alex Ridha also known as Boys Noize, will be playing electro dance tracks alongside funkadelic duo DJ Mag Allstars with Hong at the Boys Noize & DJ MAG Allstars
event.11pm till late. $28-$33.
Known for his inimitable brand of heartfelt, summery aural aesthetics, Roche Musique, also known as French Kiwi Juice, will be mixing up nu-disco tunes at The Powder Room Presents : French Kiwi Juice dance party featuring a splash of hip-hop and funky flair through the night. 9pm till late. $38-$42 inclusive of two standard drinks.
Photo credit : The Powder Room
Housed amidst the cozy private cabanas and ritzy sky garden setting at Sofitel So’s HI-SO rooftop bar, the Sorrynotsorry pool party includes a lineup of Asia’s best DJ’s likeOliver Osborne, JNR, Louis Mack, Tye West and Haan who will be dishing out genres from techno, old-school hip hop, dance and underground house music. Don’t forget to tuck into the bespoke cocktails and pub grub as you dance the afternoon away. 11am-4pm. $10 inclusive of one complimentary drink.
Famous for their powerfully emotive summer pop tunes and indie-rock rifts, Panama will be dishing out balmy, care-free night drive inspired grooves, flanked by emotional piano-heavy grooves and trademark crescendos. Swing your hips to trademark electronic power ballads along with hit singles off their debut album, Always. 8pm till late. $45-$60.