Kuala Lumpur may not strike you as a clubbing destination right now, but there's a movement to the contrary originating through a certain venue - kyō.
We spoke to Godwin, the founder of the club, to get the lowdown on the best places to eat & sleep in the Malaysian capital as well as what you can expect from the local music scene.
Godwin, founder of Kyo, "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."
Where are the best places to stay in KL?
Bukit Bintang area. It's located in the heart of KL, surrounded by the best malls and the best food.
Best places to eat/local food to try?
I always take my guest DJ's to Jalan Alor where you can have some of the best seafood.
This street only opens at night and closes the following morning but the food is cooked fresh and the place is lively. Best dish here to try is the Salted Egg Squid. Another dish that is a must try is our national dish, Nasi Lemak.
What else do you suggest checking out whilst in KL?
Batu Caves is a must visit; a Hindu temple that is over a hundred years old thats situated deep inside a limestone cave thats millions of years old.
What's unique about the scene in Kuala Lumpur?
The scene is small compared to other countries but the community is tight and diverse. You could listen to live music, Hip Hop, House, Techno, Hardstyle, Trance, EDM at various different venues on any given night.
What can attendees expect at Kyo?
To be lost in the music! What can be better than this?
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