Paulo (Airdrop / Tresor-Berlin) presented by Humdrum @ Bassment, Hong Kong – 1 March 2013

130301 Humdrum Paulo Bassment SM

Paulo (Airdrop / Tresor-Berlin)
presented by Humdrum Hong Kong

Paulo | Casey Anderson | Ocean Lam

@ Bassment
13 Lyndhurst Terrace
Central, Hong Kong

香港中環擺花街13號
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The next installment of Humdrum Hong Kong‘s free late-night party of cutting edge deep house and techno at Bassment features Berlin‘s Paulo, co-founder of Airdrop Records and A&R Manager of the legendary Tresor-Berlin label.

In the miraculous world of Airdrop Records co-founder Paulo, where DJing, restless label work and partying all morph into one, everything is much more than what it seems. Only here, bad road accidents result in amazing music output and other even more wondrous creations that make this planet a better place to live on.

Growing up in France, Paulo was way too young to get into clubs when he was starting to feel the electronic pulses of a restless generation ready to change the course of things. After having had the pleasure to select and compile jazz and blues records with his late father, he got infected with the electronic virus a couple years later when his older brother returned from the States with anything from early Tribal America records to Gemini’s 1997In Neutral” EP.

Crossing the ocean at the age of 18, he bumped into the crazy ass duo Soul Clap and his friend Henry within the first weeks of being there. Before anybody knew what was going on, they were all throwing parties together every Tuesday which were aptly named Airdrop as they were dropping serious electronic sounds onto some clueless students, lifting them into higher spheres of (un-)consciousness.

But while Paulo’s head floats in the air and his body rotates behind the turntables, his feet are steadily rooted in reality, enabling his expert musical knowledge to unfold beyond the short-lived nocturnal moments. His experience as a label-head got some prestigious labels to employ him, getting Paulo to manage the logistics of the !K7 Label Group and currently give a new artistic direction to Tresor Records, two of Berlin’s seminal labels.

FREE ENTRY for some underground sounds from Berlin this Friday, March 1. Get ready for an awesome night!

Supported by Humdrum Hong Kong resident DJs Casey Anderson & Ocean Lam.

Humdrum: Devlar, Ocean Lam & Casey Anderson @ Bassment, Hong Kong – 22 December 2012

121222 Humdrum Devlar

Humdrum: House + Techno
Ocean Lam, Casey Anderson
and guest DJ Devlar

10PM Saturday 22 December 2012

Bassment
[a.k.a. Insenses]
13 Lyndhurst Terrace
Central, Hong Kong

中環擺花街13號

FREE ENTRY

Humdrum is back at Bassment with our first FREE party together since August!
Deep house and techno all night from DJs Ocean Lam, Casey Anderson, and special guest Devlar.

After an exciting schedule that included our first Humdrum showcase abroad, a headlining DJ slot at Hong Kong’s festival of the year, and supporting resident DJs of world class clubs [from Panorama Bar to Womb Tokyo] during their stops in Hong Kong, Ocean and Casey are happy to go back to the bass-ics at our home, Bassment! Even more, we’re thrilled to introduce HK to our favorite Macau DJ, Devlar.

Devlar PromoOriginally from the USA, Devlar (Flipside) is a maestro of the Macanese underground techno scene, which he has called home for 10 years. Inspired by sounds in Sao Paulo and Berlin, his sophisticated tech house and ear for the interesting have made him a go-to support DJ when the likes of Meat Katie, Layo & Bushwacka or 2000 & One make the rounds at the casinos. While HongKongers may recognize him from the Secret Circus events, Devlar’s also toured to far out destinations like Guatemala and Brazil, and his gig history completely reflects the surreal glitz and seedy underground of Macau: from the Playboy Club and House of Dancing Water to Chiang Mai’s “THC Club“… this is gonna be one of those sultry, sinful ones!

Devlar is joined by Humdrum Hong Kong residents Casey Anderson and Ocean Lam. Expect deep house and techno, a much-loved visual show, a relaxing outdoor terrace and unpretentious music lovers dancing til tomorrow.

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