Cambodia Underground Club Guide 20th Feb 2014

Phnom Penh Underground

Cambodia Underground Club Guide 20th Feb 2014

breezeAnother great weekend of clubbing shenanigans last week – Bert Bevans rocked it at Code on Friday, while DJ Woody did the same on Saturday and both the Full Moon Parties at Sihanoukville were a massive hit. Look out for a Sville DJ called DaveBreeze ( opposite) who played an outstanding 4 deck set set at Otres 

Remember, if you would like your say in what kind of music gets played at the clubs of Cambodia, make sure you vote in our FaceBook poll at . Results will be announced on Sunday – seems like people are crying out for a wider spread of musical styles

Ok, so lets have a look at this weekend – too many nights to mention here, so just the highlights – for the full line-up, check our events calendar


safari At MetaHouse, take a journey into West Africa’s evolving classic and modern music genres with particular focus on Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Ghana and Nigeria. Explore the magnetic and electrifying sounds of High-life, Hip-life, Naija, Coupé-Décalé and Afro-pop with sets by DJ’s Tonle Dub, Mercy.
raggui For all you reggae headz SLUR & WAT A GWAAN are proud to present DUB TEMPLE I featuring:
REGGAE RAJAHS (INDIA’S 1st REGGAE SOUND SYSTEM), alongside the mighty Dub Addiction. Also includes a free after party at Pontoon.
cubgui Code are having a double bill weekend to celebrate Singapore’s BigWig Festival…On the 21st they welcome the Cuban Brothers, who, according to their website, are” are entertainment personified. They will make you laugh, sing along, cry with joy, shit your pants and shake your booty” Wow!
per Over at Pontoon Pulse,  Dutch DJ Per returns to take youtaking you on a trip through house. Expect to find love on the dancefloor. DJ Per is “best known for his long DJ sets and for his ability to kick off a night with tension, groove and constraint.”
fruit At the Terrace, the ever excellent DJ StrangeFruit (ably assisted by Dr WahWah), will take you on a musical trip thru House, Techno and beyond…no big name DJs, just consistently excellent music.



swagger Sadly, the last ever Swagger is taking place this Saturday at MetaHouse. A true Phnom Penh institution – make sure you get down their for the sounds of The Phatt Controller, Andy Freak, Chris Bradbury. Warren Daly alongside their unique live artwork….you will be missed!
kimter The Kimchi Collective bring their Electronic sounds and cutting edge party music of the highest distinction to the Terrace for the first time. Dance the night away as the sound bounces off the neighbouring buildings!
gob Over at Code, it’s part 2 of the BigWig weekend with HipHop is in full effect with a stellar line-up of DJ DSK, Gobshite, The Tiny Toones and a cast of thousands. Expect the B-Boys and Girls to be cutting some serious moves on the dancefloor!
Untitled-ep If you find yourself in Kep over the weekend, make sure you check out the return of the Kep Jungle Dance -This time with the theme Pirates and Mermaids with resident DJs Dr Wah Wah , Achaya Bc and Special Guest.


Well, if you have any energy after that lot, looking towards next weekend and beyond, the calendar’s full of amazing events. As always, please let me know about underground events in PP, Siem Reap, Sihanoukville, Kampot and beyond via our Facebook page or the website.

3 upcoming events to look out for:

java Tuesday sees the return of the superb Java and Stitch, who’ll be laying down their unique TechHouse/live Guitar sound at the soon to be topless Top Banana. If you havent caught these guys before, then you are in for a real treat….
eu I don’t have a lot of info about the EU night next Friday – Myles and Josh are being very secretive but it promises to be awesome!  DJs including Polaak, CAB, Warren Daly and The Phatt Controller, In a secret location to be announced 24 hours before the event!
 high Finally, on Saturday the 1st of March, we’re proud to announce the return of HighRise – Phnom Penh’s premier underground night. This time we’ll be joined by DJ Sequence, The Phatt Controller and Alan Ritchie for an night of pure underground goodness – often copied – never beaten.

As I said at the top, loads of great events happening this weekend – for more details, check our events calendar and remember – keep it underground

PS – Something for your weekend….A very rare VHS rip from one of THE legendary underground clubs of alltime – MetalHeadz Sunday Sessions at the Blue Note, London. Lets try and bring this vibe to Phnom Penh…..please

Cover image from Full Moon Party Otres/ Header picture – Davebreeze @ Full Moon Party Otres

Cambodia Underground Club Guide 20th Feb 2014