Spanish techno duo Igor Tchkotoua (Pig) and Dan Duncan have been rocking dancefloors across the globe since they first met by chance on a flight to Spain back in 1999. With every passing year they have continued to step it up, and with the launch of ELEVATE, their latest record ... Read more »

What's Going On Pod 17.4.14

Shanghai247 What's Going On Pod 17.4.14 by Tznm on Mixcloud Hanggai - Xiger Xiger (Mao, Fri) JJ - Still Dre - Snoop & DRE cover - (Mao, Sat) Joey Gilmore - Somebody Done Took My Baby And Gone (The Pearl, Fri) Hedgehog - Phantom Popstar (Sat, Yuyintang) Pig ... Read more »

This Month @The Shelter

Check out what's on for the remainder of the month at Shanghai's undisputed Mecca of underground electronic music... Thursday 17th April Let's Get Naked And Listen To A Bunch Of Beijing Drones - Part 2 Line up:Noise Arcade(Live Noise),Thruoutin(Live Traditional Drones),DJ Short Dicks(Very Metal ... Read more »


As you know, we sell tickets, so we know what's going on, where it's going on, and how much it's going to cost you to go to the thing that's going on. Here's a couple of this week's top sellers - get 'em while they're hot! For loads more tickets ... Read more »


Ahead of this summer's festival frenzy, we chatted with Nova Heart about their sound, the music community in China and what we can expect from them in Shanghai this time around. Hi Helen, its been a while since we were last in touch for MIDI. For those who are new ... Read more »


FOOTPRINT Sessions with Pig & Dan - Igor Tchkotoua (ESP/ Elevate/Cocoon) @ Arkham on Friday April 18th 2014 10PM till late! Get your tickets here! Special Guest - Pig & Dan - Igor Tchkotoua (ESP/ Elevate/Cocoon) Misloop (Rankadank) Mau Mau & Raz (Yobanfa) VJ Scarlett (Redscale Studios) Presale 50RMB ... Read more »


In November last year hot on the heels of the release of their acclaimed second album “Rainbows in Space” Australia’s The Bennies took their high energy shows across 5 cities in China. In Shanghai they turned 696 in to a giant bouncy castle and both Pairs’ Xiao Zhong and ... Read more »


I don't know about you guys, but sometimes I wish my Chinese was better. In fact, all the time I wish my Chinese was better. But there never seems to be enough time. Especially here in Shanghai when Mandarin isn't necessary to avoid starvation, and one can go about their ... Read more »

The Shakespeare boyz are back!

They're Baaaack! These guys are chomping at the bit to get back in front of you... We are "rebooting" The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised), our huge Fall hit just for you! Barron Weyerhauser, Alex Gomar and Paul Giblin combine forces to amaze you with their take on ... Read more »

What's happening at split works?

What’s up peeps? Lots going on around us. Read all about the M1NT fiasco – poor sharks. Who’s up to speed with what Wooozy.cn have going on? They’re launching a new series of shows called ‘Wooozy Offline’ The series kicks off at Shelter THIS FRIDAY with New ... Read more »

WGO 7.4.14

Lionel Richie - All Night Long (bootleg) - MB Arena, Tue SuperPoze - Pavane (Dream Koala Remix) - Lune, Wed New York Transit Authority - '95 (Original Mix) - Shelter, Fri SIG - Over The Crowd - Lune, Wed Shanghai 247 WGO 7.4.14 by Tznm on Mixcloud ... Read more »


Techno legend Jeroen Verheij, better known as Secret Cinema, has been bringing the funk to dancefloors across the globe since the early 90s. This Saturday he is returning to Shanghai to play Arkham; a show that promises to be an absolute slobberknocker to say the very least. We managed to ... Read more »


LINEUP: Special Guest - Secret Cinema, (NL/ Gem) Mia (CAD) , Ben Huang (CHN/ Yellow), Chris Jobs (GER/ Void Shanghai) VJ Scarlett ( Redscale Studios Shanghai) + Deco MAMASan Collective Footprint is returning this April with a massive show for all you techno heads out there: Secret Cinema! After two-months waiting, this promises ... Read more »

What's Going On 26.3.14

This week's What's Going On podcast from Shanghai247, bringing you music from... Maelstrom - USSR -The Hacker remix (Sat Arkham) GhostChant - Down With You (Fri The Shelter) Monaco - What Do You Want from Me? Phoebe Kiddo - Last Roll (Sat The Shelter) DJ Madd - Kyoto Station (Sat ... Read more »

Qi Dance Open Jam

Qi Dance Open Jam (Dance + Music) is a special event brought by the Qi Dance Project which focuses on the energy of a group of dancers and musicians improvising together. Through a series of dance situations and different musical settings we will enjoy creativity through our dance and/or our ... Read more »

Some Funky Stuff: AM444 & Laura Ingalls

Lunchtime listening for those with 11 minutes to chow down, a new music video for the track '像是有光(Xiang Shi You Guang)'by AM444 And 'a tribal tool for daring DJs' courtesy of Mister Thursday, Friday and Saturday night, Laura Ingalls, 'Cannibal Island': Fire-up that VPN though... ... Read more »

Shanghai BoBo Photography Blog by Grainne Quinlan

I started the photography blog ‘Shanghai BoBo’ when I relocated here in January this year from Hong Kong. The blog works like a visual diary, with each image accompanied by a brief description. It’s populated weekly with images captured around the streets of Shanghai. For the purpose of Shanghai ... Read more »

Sub:Weekender - DJ MADD

DJ MADD tickets

The inaugural Sub:Weekender takes over The Shelter this Friday and Saturday, comprising an extensive bill of artists from all corners of the globe. We caught up with DJ MADD, originally from Budapest, but currently plying his trade in London, ahead of his first tip to The Middle Kingdom... If ... Read more »

what's going on 20.3.14

The pick of this week's music, try before you buy$$$ What's Going On 20.3.14 by Tznm on Mixcloud 1.Go With It by Tokimonsta 2.Synthes by Huashan Unit 3.Jus House by Move D 4.Real Estate by Blak Twang 5.Hide & Seek by Lee Douglas ... Read more »

247 Teaser: DJ BONE

After a good few months of showcasing the talents of mainly European and homegrown Shanghai DJs, VOID points its tractor beam back towards the Motor City, its spiritual home afterall. On 19th April DJ Bone will return to play VOID at The Shelter for the third time no less, though ... Read more »