13 Lyndhurst Terrace
Central, Hong Kong
Saturday, 13 July 2013 10PM – 6AM
Italian dancefloor veteran I-Robots returns to Hong Kong! This truly eclectic DJ blurs the distinctions between techno of the future and Italo disco of the past. I-Robots’ productions for labels like Balance Recordings and Compost Black Label span deep house to techy acid, while his huge collection of 30,000 vinyl records has earned him the title of “historian” by DJs like Chicago house master Chez Damier.
As head of the label Opilec Music, I-Robots’ hand-picked compilations and remixes provide insight into his unique tastes. From electronic disco godfather Giorgio Moroder to Detroit techno pioneers like Juan Atkins and Richie Hawtin to hitmakers like Todd Terje (and even a release by Hong Kong’s own, Casey Anderson), I-Robots promises to immerse you in his own world of timeless, exciting and unpredictable electronic music!
Presented by Humdrum Hong Kong – join us at Bassment on July 13th to re-discover I-Robots! Support from Humdrum’s DJs Ocean Lam and Casey Anderson (for his birthday party)! From 10pm til sunrise the next day, it’s sure to be the best and latest gathering of Hong Kong’s electronic music lovers dancing til tomorrow.
Humdrum Hong Kong’s Casey Anderson has released his first track on Italian record label Opilec Music. This limited edition three CD set is the second installment of the ‘We Are Opilec…!’ compilation, featuring exclusive material from electronic music legends and young talents alike, backed up with a bonus disc of reworks, reedits & remixes from label boss I-Robots.
I-ROBOTS PRESENTS: WE ARE OPILEC…! VOL II
Label: Opilec Music
Release date: March 4, 2013
Catalogue number: OPCM LTD CD 005
Daniele Baldelli & Marco Dionigi – Imago
The Stupid Set – Ah Pook (Flavio Vecchi Remix)
Clay Pedrini – New Dream (I-Robots Reconstruction)
Irregular Disco Workers – Viaggio Nel Corpo Umano
The Units – Tight Fit (Klein & M.B.O. Remix)
I-Robots – Streets Of Dongguan
Crowdpleaser – Knup Rofa (Not Human Version)
Malandra Jr. – The 80 Addicts
Mushrooms Project – Odissey I (Acoustics Take)
Schaltkreis Wassermann – Psychotron (Dynamicron Rework)
Whim-ee – I’m Following You
Myles Sergé – Linguistics
James Kumo – Cosmic Dust
Claudio Coccoluto – Soft And Care (In The Machine)
Virgo 4 – Dirty Talk
Seven – Ricochete
Jordan Fields – The Rhythm Of Romance
Eduardo De La Calle – The Un Er Sampler
Santonio Echols – Escape From Alcaltraz
Federico Gandin – Inter Sidera
Mathias Schaffhäuser – Gelbgefühl (I-Robots Reconstruction)
Makossa & Megablast – Shalo Baby ft. OG Spiritual Godess (I-Robots Reconstruction) Casey Anderson – Wishing Tree (I-Robots Reconstruction)
Rhythim Is Rhythim – Emanon (I-Robots Reconstruction)
Emilie Nana – Like You (I-Robots Reconstruction)
Pernett ft. Lido Pimienta & Quantic – Blue Monday (I-Robots Reconstruction)
Christoph – Yellow Cab (I-Robots Reconstruction)
Fanatico – Dreams (I-Robots Reconstruction)
Mike & Rob – Borderline (I-Robots Reconstruction)
INTERVIEW WITH HONG KONG’S FINEST DEEP HOUSE COLLECTIVE
TDJL: What is Humdrum Hongkong all about? How did you start? Who are the members?
Humdrum Hongkong started in August 2011 after realizing the three of us shared a love of deep house. We are OCEAN LAM (HK), CASEY ANDERSON (USA) and MIKO VAN CHONG (HK). In Hong Kong’s house and techno spectrum, our music is probably on the deepest and most dubby side, with the lowest BPMs and lots of room for weird tracks – but always fun!
TDJL: What parties have you done?
We do a monthly party called LOCO at this bar called Bassment. Most of the Hong Kong DJs that play dance music have always played really dark, intense tech house – we support those DJs too, but the Humdrum group came together over house music that’s subtler, deeper, more melodic – we play dark tracks too but we balance it out with pretty songs here and there. Until we started doing our monthlyLOCO night there weren’t many options for that kind of house. Luckily several other organizers started their own parties around the same time – people finally have a few options for house and techno in Hong Kong.
We hear from plenty of Europeans that our music and parties have more in common with little bars in Germany than the glitzy Hong Kong clubs, which has a lot to do with Ocean getting inspiration from touring there a couple times. For example, the room is dark except for a projector showing weird old films on the wall, there’s no bouncer checking out your clothes at the door and entrance to LOCO is free so we can try to bring fresh faces into our scene. We’ve brought DEETRON and I-ROBOTS to Bassment too and have some more international guests on the horizon. And oh, we have SATOSHI FUMI in November.
Humdrum Hong Kong presents Italian dancefloor veteran I-Robots, a truly eclectic DJ blurring the distinctions between techno of the future and Italo disco of the past. I-Robots’ productions for labels like Ornaments Music and Boysnoize Records span deep house to techy acid, while his huge collection of 30,000 vinyl records has earned him the title of “historian” by DJs like Chicago house master Chez Damier.
As head of the label Opilec Music, I-Robots’ hand-picked compilations and remixes provide insight into his unique tastes. From electronic disco godfather Giorgio Moroder to Detroit techno pioneers like Juan Atkins and Richie Hawtin to catchy hitmakers like Todd Terje, I-Robots promises to immerse you in his own world of timeless, exciting and unpredictable electronic music!
Presented by Humdrum Hong Kong, the group who brought you Deetron – join us at Bassment on August 4th to discover I-Robots! From 10pm til sunrise the next day, it’s sure to be the latest party on the block.