After a special couple of nights with New York Transit Authority in April, we are super charged to follow up with something really a little bit special. UK producer, DJ and label head Bok Bok is gracing China with turntable skills and his newly minted second solo EP in his bag! His tastemaker label – Night Slugs, a label-cum-collective that Spin Magazine proclaims “has developed one of the most distinctive sounds in U.K. dance music, a mutable hybrid of grime, house, electro, R&B, techno, hip-hop, and dubstep.” is at the forefront of the latest renaissance in UK electronic music.
In true Wooozy style, the second session of Wooozy Offline brings China’s finest local talents to pair up with Bok Bok’s signature hyper-real sound across Beijing and Shanghai. For the Beijing stop, Wooozy join up with local electronic collaborative Do Hits. In Shanghai, catch local supports like DJ Sleepless, Damacha, Faded Ghost B2B Howell, and Misloop.
Bok Bok’s got some weighty recent collaborations under his belt as well: lead track ‘Melba’s Call’ features Kelela, who set the tabs alight with her debut last year. His new tunes still include nods toward Grime roots, but have developed a more rounded and funkier sound with Melba’s Call as the blueprint.
Come and join the party on May 23 at Dada in Beijing and on May 24 at The Shelter in Shanghai!
Wooozy Offline and Do Hits Present Bok Bok and Guests
Date: 2014.5.23 Friday
Venue: Dada Bar
Address: 206 Gulou Dong Dajie Dongcheng District (东城区鼓楼东大街206号B栋101室 （宝钞胡同对面）)
Support: Sulumi／Guzz／Howie Lee B2B Veeeky／Billy Starman
Tickets: 80 RMB (door)
Wooozy Offline Presents Bok Bok and Guests
Date: 2014.5.24 Saturday
Venue: The Shelter
Address: 5 Yongfu Road, near West Fuxing Road (永福路5号, 近复兴西路)
As an online music hub, Wooozy.cn has been covering the best and the freshest music from all around the world since 2009. Wooozy Offline is more than a party, a workshop, or an event – it’s a bridge connecting China’s local electronic music scene with the world.
About Do Hits:
Electronic music collective Do Hits was founded by Beijing-based musicians and DJs Sulumi, Guzz, Howie Lee and Billy Starman in 2011. Together they’ve presented well repped parties and radio shows. The collective have also been working on solo projects: they’ve got Howie Lee releasing an EP through British label Trapdoor, Sulumi restarting Shanshui Records, and Guzz working on his upcoming EP which incorporates a fresh acid sound. At the same time, Billy Starman has been producing documentaries for Vice China and DJs all around the country.