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. // 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. & Arkham Co-Founders: R3 & SSMANIA who will be joined by local talents...
S.T.D. PRESENTS | #BNR10YR FT. BOYS NOIZE + DJEDJOTRONIC + HOUSEMEISTER + R3

S.T.D. PRESENTS | #BNR10YR FT. BOYS NOIZE + DJEDJOTRONIC + HOUSEMEISTER + R3

On August 13, Boys Noize Records (BNR) is landing in Shanghai as part of its 10 Year Anniversary world tour, #BNR10YR. The Berlin-based DIY collective and record label is unshackling its legion of beatsmiths to cities the world over. Since March, the party series has hit a whirlwind of cities...
S.T.D. Presents | CHAKI ZULU [YENTOWN, JPN]

S.T.D. Presents | CHAKI ZULU [YENTOWN, JPN]

The past decade has witnessed a surging wave of DJs that blur the line between electronic dance and hip-hop music. It’s caught a massive following in Japan, where Chaki Zulu has led the movement. The respected DJ/Producer is one of the few artists in the Japanese music industry with experience...
SQUAREPUSHER - EVENT PHOTOS

SQUAREPUSHER – EVENT PHOTOS

Squarepusher was a game changer! Check out the photos below from his amazing live audiovisual performance at Arkham. For the full album you can go to our Facebook Page.
H&M LOVES MUSIC SHANGHAI

H&M LOVES MUSIC SHANGHAI

H&M is rolling into Arkham on June 20th for an explosive night of summer music festivities and we want you to join in for FREE! French electro pop queen Yelle, Californian beat maestro Giraffage, Beijing based multitalented vocalist and radio host Jeff Kung alongside Shanghai’s very own R3 will all...
TOKiMONSTA Returns to Arkham This July

TOKiMONSTA Returns to Arkham This July

After debuting her unique brand of dance music in Shanghai last spring, TOKiMONSTA (Jennifer Lee) is back in town with more experimental crossover tunes.   The LA-based, BRAINFEEDER member is praised by tastemaker and mainstream media alike for her live performances. S… 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
Fixtape #5

Fixtape #5

We’ve got new music from artists who will be visiting Arkham this August. A sensual tune from FKJ, a real groover from Tobtok, and a new release from last week’s guest TOKiMONSTA. This week definitely has that summer-vibe feel.         &nb… Read more
Axel Boman's Releases "1979" on Pampa

Axel Boman’s Releases “1979” on Pampa

It’s been awhile since Axel Boman last put something out on the label, Pampa. The Swedish Producer’s new single plays delicately, and is one of Boman’s more sentimental tracks. It’s a simple song that doesn’t really get going until the thre… Read more
Fixtape #4

Fixtape #4

This weekend’s warmup of tracks feature some exciting new stuff from TOKiMONSTA, Boys Noize & Djedjotronic, and Moon Boots. TOKiMONSTA hits Arkham’s stage this weekend with a show in Beijing the next day, while the Boys Noize crew will be visiting Shangha… Read more
It’s Music Festival Season, Except in Shanghai

It’s Music Festival Season, Except in Shanghai

In the world of large-scale music festivals, Tomorrowland reigns supreme. The summer music festival season is upon us! As we enter the heart of summer, it seems that just about every other city in the world is hosting some sort of music festival. The list is endless, but the gia… Read more
Blood Orange Deconstructs Himself In "Do You See My Skin Through the Flames?"

Blood Orange Deconstructs Himself In “Do You See My Skin Through the Flames?”

Blood Orange’s latest track “Do You See My Skin Through the Flames?” is a powerful work of art. The sorrowful 11-minute masterpiece addresses the Charleston shooting all whilst Devonte Hynes pours out a deeper look at who he really is, particularly the o… Read more
Fixtape #3

Fixtape #3

It’s time to bring back the Fixtape series to S.T.D. Every week we’ll be posting a curated choice of new music and discoveries from around the world. This typhoon’s got me all melancholic. Whether you stayed in all weekend or stormed the weather on a night out, let this be… Read more
Midland and Robbie Redway drop first single as AKASE

Midland and Robbie Redway drop first single as AKASE

“Rust” is the debut single from AKASE‘s forthcoming album to be released on !K7. AKASE, the new collaborative project between Midland (Harry Agius) and singer/songwriter Robbie Redway, rises from the duo’s desire to explore sounds away from th… Read more
S.T.D. PRESENTS | TOKiMONSTA (USA) @ ARKHAM

S.T.D. PRESENTS | TOKiMONSTA (USA) @ ARKHAM

After debuting her unique brand of dance music in Shanghai last spring,TOKiMONSTA (Jennifer Lee) is returning this summer with more of her genre-hopping sound. The LA-based, BRAINFEEDER member is praised by tastemaker and mainstream media alike for her live performance… Read more