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Everything you need to know about DJ Spenny

May 30th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Features, Scene

Everything you need to know about DJ Spenny

In the Shanghai music scene, it takes a lot to stand out. One man, though, is known everywhere for his work at M1NT, and that’s DJ Spenny. Even if you recognize his name, though, you may not know much about the person behind it. Here’s a handy fact file: 1. He was born in England […]

5 Places to Build a Fixie Bike in Shanghai

May 30th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Features, Scene

5 Places to Build a Fixie Bike in Shanghai

Fixed gear bikes are perfect for cycling in the Shanghai area, thanks to their lightness and toughness. Here are five great places to have one built: 1. Airwalk You may have heard of this shop under another name, as it was once known as Peeping Bomb. It’s now been rebranded to reflect the fact that […]

Four wheels good, Two wheels bad

May 12th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Scene

Four wheels good, Two wheels bad

Since arriving in China in the late 1980s the country’s skate scene has been growing gradually. With the rapidly growing skate-savvy youth of the city and increasing skate-tourism, Shanghai looks poised to become one of the top skating cities in the world.

One night with the Drunken Dragon

April 16th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Scene

One night with the Drunken Dragon

Since April 2010, The Drunken Dragon pub crawl has been guiding its followers through Shanghai’s pulsing nightlife. The crawl claims to be the best way to meet new friends and offers the guarantee of a good night out. Shanghai Squared sent its cameras on-board the Drunken Dragon bus to investigate the legitimacy of this claim and to uncover what really goes down on this spirituous event.

Mark Ronson plays Private Party in Shanghai

May 23rd, 2011  |  by  |  published in Scene

Mark Ronson plays Private Party in Shanghai

Mark Ronson paid a flying visit to Shanghai this weekend to play a private set in as part of the Range Rover Evoque Live launch party. The Shanghai leg of the event, which took place in three cities simultaneously, went down in the The Waterhouse on the Bund.

Montage à Trois

December 20th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Scene

Montage à Trois

Last Saturday, three amateur photographers converged on Maison Pourcel to display their work in a Montage à Trois. Check out the Wes Anderson inspired video taken at the event and some of the featured photographs.

Pairs on the Streets of Shanghai

November 13th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Scene

Pairs on the Streets of Shanghai

Pairs, an energetic Australian-Chinese rock-duo, have been touring the China circuit for the past six months. With screeching vocals, fast paced drums and heavy guitar licks the band are renowned for their sweat-inducing live shows. We asked Pairs to switch off their amps and take to the streets of Shanghai armed with only a four-string guitar and tambourine.

     

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