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The Shelter
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    • ADDRESS:
      Basement of
      5 Yongfu Lu,
      near Fuxing Xi Lu
      永福路5号, 近复兴西路
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    • METRO:
      5 mins walk from Shanghai Library
    • HOURS:
      Tue-Sat, 9pm-late (Tue is movie night)
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    • Editor's Description
      Stalwart of the underground dance music scene, The Shelter provides a forum for both locally-based independent electronic artists and DJs, and new international alternative dance acts. A converted bomb shelter, the club is dark, sweaty, black, loud, and thumping. Virtually every single Shanghai independent promoter has a weekly or monthly party therein, and so music ranges on a given night from Reggae to IDM to Drum n Bass to Electro to Hip Hop. Drinks are cheap (for real cheap) and cover ranges from 10rmb to 100rmb, depending on whose playing. In September 2015, they got a bit of a remodel so it's a little nicer now.
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      Grimey weekly hip hop night that's been running for three years down in an old bomb shelter on Yongfu Lu. Music policy is old school and underground hip hop by DJ Caution, T-Plus, and friends. Definitely no new top 40 hip hop (you'll...
      Nightlife | The Shelter | Wednesdays |
    • Cloud feat. Taso (Teklife/Hyperdub)

      More fresh sounds from Chicago's mighty TEKLIFE crew, one of the most cutting-edge outfits in the world right now. Expect Chicago juke with trap influence and lots of hip hop samples / reworks. Taso was known to make trax with DJ Rashad...
      Nightlife | The Shelter | on Sat Oct 24 2015 |
    • VOID Presents: Papers (London, UK)

      Shanghai's foremost techno crew bring in the mysterious duo Papers. Expect broken beat mixed in with slamming 4/4 techno. From the promoters: "In the process of conducting research, the VOID talent scouts had to conclude that one’s a...
      Nightlife | The Shelter | on Sat Oct 10 2015 |
    • Sub-Cinema: Andrei Tarkovsky's Solaris (1972)

      After six years, Sub-Cinema has left Dada. They're now in the newly renovated Shelter. To start this season, they've got the 1972 sci-fi film Solaris : "The Solaris mission has established a base on a planet that appears to host some...
      Community, Nightlife | The Shelter | on Tue Oct 6 2015 |
    • Voltage Divider

      Heady conceptual art installations, visuals, and live, experimental music from the Voltage Divider crew in their new home, The Shelter. Huge lineup, with Niterens Xu, 许世鹏, FM3老赵 + Charm, Peng Zhuang, Soundspade, and visuals by BRKR and...
      Nightlife | The Shelter | today |


    • 2015-10-04Finished

      Yeti & Rainbow Disco Club: Psychemagik

      Great cosmic disco, psychedelic funk, and dark techno booking by Yeti and the Rainbow Disco Club (RDC) kids. If you're into Horse Meat Disco, Greg Wilson, or DJ Harvey, you'll dig this. RDC is doing a custom light installation for this...
      Nightlife | The Shelter | on Sun Oct 4 2015 |
    • 2015-10-03Finished

      The Shelter Presents: Shackup

      Fans of bass music, footwork, grime, and Jersey Club, take note -- this looks good. One of Beijing's best underground DJs, Shackup, is doing a night at Shelter, along with Alta, Naaah, Sleepless, Aivilox, and Howell. Cover is 40rmb. Goes...
      Nightlife | The Shelter | on Sat Oct 3 2015 |
    • 2015-10-02Finished

      Crucial! & The Shelter Present: Ranking Joe (live)

      Big holiday booking down at the new and improved Shelter with influential Jamaican reggae MC Ranking Joe. You might remember Ranking Joe from his & Shanghai singer ChaCha's record put out a few years ago. Hosted by the Crucial! The...
      Nightlife | The Shelter | on Fri Oct 2 2015 |
    • 2015-10-01Finished

      VOID Presents: From 1992 To The Future - Jeff Mills Documentary

      Shanghai's foremost techno crew VOID do one of Shelter's first movie nights. They're showing From 1992 To The Future , a documentary about Detroit techno star Jeff Mills, and his "quick-mixing, multi-deck + drum machine approach" to...
      Community, Nightlife | The Shelter | on Thu Oct 1 2015 |
    • 2015-09-30Finished

      Do Hits Takeover

      The crew from one of China's up-and-coming electronic labels Do Hits takes over The Shelter for a night, with Howie Lee, Jason Hou, Guzz, Veeeky, and Billy Starman dropping hip hop, beats, trap, electro, acid, and techno. Their last...
      Nightlife | The Shelter | on Wed Sep 30 2015 |

    • 2 months ago nox

      Does the club have an e mail (Contact) ??

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