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Rage, Rave at the Dying of the Dark Bar

When it comes to underground electronic tunes in Bangkok, it was always the smaller, independent clubs brave enough to say “fuck you” to commercial music and do something different. In the mid-’90s, Deeper in Soi Silom 4 sparked the flame for the city’s rave scene, in the early 2000s cafe Democ gave local crews a venue to perform, and in 2014 Dark Bar became the place that gave Bangkok’s next-gen DJs and promoters a place to be heard.
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2019 Halloween: Here’s Something for Everyone to Do in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Here’s our picks for what to do this Halloween in the city, whether you’re raving to dance in costume to EDM, wanting to Instagram spooky food, roleplay in a bougie murder mystery, need somewhere to bring the kids, or even if you don’t have a costume yet.

Party to Big Trance, Reggae or Japanese Beatboxing This Weekend in Bangkok

From a trance party in a Roman temple to Japanese beat-boxing, this weekend offers something for everyone.

Begin Year of the Dog Howling at These Bangkok Events

BANGKOK — Though the Year of the Cock began with hardly a crow after the usual Chinatown festivities were canceled last year, the Year of the Dog is just around the corner to bark up a storm.

Dragon’s Guide to 5 Clubs For After-Hours Party People

Here are five of late venues, but keep in mind that closing times can change in the blink of an eye and surprise visits from the boys in brown can happen when you least expect it.

Return to Dark Bar: Underground Venue Back For a Night on Silom

BANGKOK — Bangkok nightlife was at a loss this year when famed underground venue Dark Bar succumbed to pressure from the authorities and closed down.

Happy Phase 5! Bars Open Till Midnight, Soapy Massage Returns

BANGKOK — Erotic massage parlours and bars will be allowed to reopen Wednesday in the lastest phase of coronavirus business reopenings.

The Lights Fantastic: Bangkok Team Makes Music For Eyes

Hit a club night, rave or concert and see that the experience is not just about the music. From soaring Jumbotron screens and dazzling LED...

Beam, Climax Night Clubs Raided by Soldiers

BANGKOK — Soldiers raided and shut down three downtown nightclubs early Sunday morning.
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‘Keep Your Eyes On’ Trippy Light Show Madness Next Week

BANGKOK — In the late 1960s, the Joshua Light Show put on elaborate liquid light stage shows to take audiences on brain-twisting psychedelic journeys. It was done using overhead projectors, color wheels and vats of colored liquid. Since then, concert visuals have given way to towering LED screens and computer-generated images.

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