Based in Shanghai, S.T.D. (Sonically Transmitted Disease) is a collective.
A family. An escape from trends and bad music. An experiment. A collaboration. A party.
A venture between the acoustic and the electronic. S.T.D. is a purpose, we invite you all to come unprotected.
S.T.D. Presents | TUXEDO ft. Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One [LIVE DJ SET, Stones Throw Records]

S.T.D. Presents | TUXEDO ft. Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One [LIVE DJ SET, Stones Throw Records]

West Coast electro-funk duo Tuxedo is bringing their talents to Shanghai. Made up of Grammy-nominated Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One, Tuxedo packs a refreshing punch of funk. Just as the rest of the world seemed to stop listening to disco tunes, Mayer and Jake discovered a common passion for boogie...
S.T.D. Presents | J.ROCC [Stones Throw Records] @ Arkham

S.T.D. Presents | J.ROCC [Stones Throw Records] @ Arkham

This August, we’re proud to present the original turntablist J.ROCC. The Southern California native has been DJing longer than most people have listened to electronic music. J. Rocc is an icon for a rare breed of DJs these days: turntablists. He’s a veteran of scratching, cutting, and juggling vinyls; he...
S.T.D. Presents | Kitsuné Club Night

S.T.D. Presents | Kitsuné Club Night

After a first edition back in 2013, Kitsuné is returning to Arkham for another Kitsuné Club Night. This year’s lineup stars Kitsuné label member Oliver Nelson with support from RAZ and FRAU. Having already hosted parties in the U.S. this year and an upcoming tour of Euro… Read more
Chatting with Singapore's Underground Royalty--Mr. Has

Chatting with Singapore’s Underground Royalty–Mr. Has

The past few weeks have been so strong, and we’re tailing it with even more talent. This week, we welcome one of Singapore’s leading DJ’s and tastemaker; his name is Mr. Has. Mr. Has is a veteran in Singapore’s bustling nightlife. He’s op… Read more
Fixtape #8

Fixtape #8

This week is heavy on techno but for good reason. The past month witnessed a land mine of new techno tracks from some of the largest names in the game. Maceo Plex‘s ‘Solar Detroit’ is a tribute to ‘Acid Eiffel’ and was the opening track to Laur… Read more
Ryan Elliott Plays A Monster Set at The Peacock Society

Ryan Elliott Plays A Monster Set at The Peacock Society

This might be a few weeks old, but not sharing something from The Peacock Society party in Paris is inexcusable. While the lineup boasted a number of notable names, it was Ryan Elliott who stole the show that night. The Detroit native and Panorama Bar resident laid down quali… Read more
Fixtape #7

Fixtape #7

This week’s got a pretty diverse mix of new releases, ranging from acoustic to future-beats to San Francisco techno. FKJ releases yet another beautiful remix, KiNK shows why he’s the king of live music, and esta and Lakim continue killing it for Soulection. &nb… Read more
Tuff City Kids Put a Disco Spin on PBR Streetgang's 'Return to Page One'

Tuff City Kids Put a Disco Spin on PBR Streetgang’s ‘Return to Page One’

PBR Streetgang (Bonar Bradberry and Thom Thorpe) have been quietly making a statement over the past few years with a residency at Space Ibiza and releases on many leading labels. The duo are releasing their ‘Whiplash‘ EP via 2020Vision, backed with two remixes… Read more
Fixtape #6

Fixtape #6

This heat wave is insane and I don’t want to leave my AC-filled room. As a result, I’ve been scouring the web for more music, which I don’t mind at all. The scorching heat is also a reason to stay underground this weekend. Pool parties can wait. Lately it see… Read more
China Cracks Down on Online Music Piracy: Is this the Nail in the Coffin?

China Cracks Down on Online Music Piracy: Is this the Nail in the Coffin?

On July 9th, China took a major step towards ending the widespread use of unlicensed music online. The National Copyright Administration (NCA), China’s copyright watchdog, required all online music streaming services to remove unlicensed content from its services by… Read more
Darius & FKJ--Living Proof of Why The French Are Sexy

Darius & FKJ–Living Proof of Why The French Are Sexy

If you’ve listened to either Darius or FKJ‘s music then you know they are the kings of down-tempo, baby making music. Guys, if you’re trying to impress a girl then I recommend playing some Darius and/or FKJ. Individually, they are amazing. Together? It al… Read more
S.T.D. // Digital Love @ Arkham

S.T.D. // Digital Love @ Arkham

This Saturday night we are hosting another of our Digital Love party series! Hosting reputable international acts aside, Arkham is also a breeding ground for underground artists and DJ’s, cultivating the city’s future. This edition features S.T.D. & A… Read more