In Malaysia, tucked away in Kuala Lumpur in the plush Mandarin Oriental Hotel, is the club kyō. A posh boutique club, set under the iconic Petronas towers, this venue has become the IT spot to party at.
Since its conception two years ago, kyō KL has become one of Kuala Lumpur’s essential party venues. Not only that, but it’s also elevated KL as a travel destination for weekenders. Additionally, it’s become a high-end club sophisticated millennials with a taste for the high life. Indeed, this club has become the new hip spot for tourists and locals alike.
kyō is the heart of the Asian scene, and is driving it forward with a wide array of local and international artists. Bringing artists such as Sasha, Darude, Jillionaire and more, kyō continues to raise the bar for clubbing experiences in Malaysia.
This club has breathed fresh new life into the dance music scene in Kuala Lumpur. Mid-week offerings offer the freshest hip-hop and R&B while the sound system delivers the best crystal-clear clarity. The system is widely regarded as one of the best in Asia. Additionally, coupled with the club atmosphere, the vibe is sleek, with an edgy urban feel—perfect for partying.
“This season we expand our horizons once again with some of the most cutting-edge beat-makers in the world. Sets from Nosaj and Hermitude prove we are dedicated to bringing quality underground acts to the region, while the rest of the season shows we stay true to our hip-hop and techno roots.”
-Godwin, founder of kyō
Artists to Look Out for at kyō
The artists they will bring are as follows. Legendary Darude, producer behind classic hit ‘Sandstorm’ will bring his super-sized sound to the club on 8th August. Following that, kyō x Collective Minds presents Nosaj Thing. This Californian DJ and producer has helmed music by Kendrick Lamar and Chance the Rapper and Hong Kong-via-Shanghai party-throwers Yeti Out.
August 26th brings a unique live show from Sydney-based electronic producers Hermitude, who will release their sixth studio album this year. Adding to this stellar lineup will be a special Merdeka (Malaysia’s Independence Day) Day party on 31st August with Jillionaire, former Major Lazer member. This dj mixes up soca, dancehall and EDM in his electric sets.
September 12th, kyō x Collective Minds presents Ed Banger’s vital Breakbot. This night will feature raw and edgy house, electro, techno and disco. 26th September brings Thailand techno pioneer Nakadia with her fierce take on the genre. Her work has landed her on labels like Filth on Acid. October ushers in ViVid presents Sasha. This celebrated and legendary DJ runs the Last Night On Earth label. Consequently, Sasha always brings emotionally epic sounds to his sets.
Stay tuned for this jam-packed stellar season at kyō Kuala Lumpur and dive into the hottest sights and sounds the city has to offer. Lovers of all forms of electronic music will be in for a treat.