Brown on Robinson Road is stepping back in time on Friday (July 6) when Paul Husband digs out his vinyl to play soul, disco and house from 9pm. Husband, who played the Felix handover party where he sang with Grace Jones, was Hong Kong DJ of the year in 1992.
HKRave.com bounces back this month with Back2Back Part 2, a sequel to April's party which attracted more than 4,000 clubbers. Dubbed 'Space Attack Laser Light', the sequel boasts mind-blowing lighting effects from 3D Creative, while on the decks will be Chicago mixmaster Bad Boy Bill, playing house and tech-house, American trance DJ Christopher Lawrence (left) and Vitamin D serving up house and techno.
The event is again at HITEC, Kowloon Bay on July 28 and runs from 10pm to 8am. Tickets are available from HMV, costing $350 for the first 1,500 and $450 thereafter. For more details visit www.hkrave.com.
Among other highlights of the month is Do You Jungle, featuring Teebee (voted best international producer at the 2001 Drum 'n' Bass Awards) and MC Assassin on July 21 at the Boom Bar & Club in Tsim Sha Tsui. America's DJ Aria and local junglists Kevin K, Johnathan and Rheostat offer back-up while Blink and JP spin hip-hop and breakbeat in the back room. Tickets cost $290 in advance from HMV stores or $350 at the door. For more information call 9609 2004.
Looking way into the future, Fatboy Slim, whose new album A Break From The Norm has a step-by-step guide to how he created such early dance hits as the Rockefeller Skank on the sleeve notes, has been pencilled in for a gig in late December.