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Phreaktion, one of the leading drum'n'bass event promoters in Shanghai


Drum and base lives and it is making sure Shanghai knows it. While Europe has a diverse and enduring drum and bass scene, and a revitalization of the sound is being seen in the various American metropolises, in Shanghai drum and bass has become synonymous with one name: PHREAKTION.

PHREAKTION’S drum ‘n’ bass events have been steadily growing in popularity. When you think about the drum and bass scene in Shanghai you think Phreaktion! For the last two year, Phreaktion has been bringing the beats and supplying the stars for all of the drum’n’bass fans in china, with bigger plans installed for the coming years.

Founder Jane Tan aka DJ Siesta

Phreaktion was founded in the summer of 1999, in the heart of Asia – Hong Kong, by Jane Tan (aka DJ Siesta), the mastermind behind. It was late 2005 when Phreaktion had begun to inject the spirit of drum and bass into the shanghai music scene. In the past 3 years Phreaktion has proudly catered some of the biggest acts in drum and bass. From Goldie, Fabio, Pendulum, LTJ Bukem, Marky, Shy FX, Friction, the Hospital Records crew, Scratch Perverts, Dieselboy and many more. Phreaktion is now also pushing the sounds of dubstep, and was the first in Shanghai to have brought out an international heavyweight artist, Kode9.

Now 9 Years in and Phreaktion has become a staple in the nightlife scene. It’s evident that drum’n’bass is in Shanghai and alive, the movement is on, and Phreaktion is leading the way!

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