They often host Taiwanese artists and groups here, as well as DJs from overseas. Art Travel Japan. A Guide to Iwate.
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Brian Hioe is a freelance translator, a writer on social movements and youth culture in Asia, and founding editor at New Bloom Magazine. But there are maybe just too many crazy people out there. The first time I went to Korner in , with a group of strangers from a school gathering, I drank so much that I ended up falling down a set of stairs and knocking out a tooth. I had to have a dental implant, which meant drilling a screw into where my tooth had been, and screwing in a fake tooth. Bad things tend to happen to me when I go partying. For the past two and a half months my left knee has been wonky, after a friend of mine tried to jump out of a moving car on a highway while we were heading back from a queer art party in a taxi; I twisted my knee grabbing her as she was rolling out of the car. But I discovered the underground electronic music scene in Taipei as a result, so maybe the injuries were worth it.
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Last time, we offered you the tips you needed to know before going clubbing in Taipei. Now that you have everything in mind, it is time to choose where you prefer to go among the numerous and diverse clubs you might find in Taipei. Here are our recommendations to help with your decision: we offer you the 12 clubs you should definitely know in Taipei ! Wave — All you can drink and local. After getting inside with an elevator, you will enter this all-you-can-drink club mostly filled with locals.
Definitely quite open-minded, even for Western standards! Just to be clear, I went to Korner on a regular co-ed, techno night. YR and I went on a rainy, cold Saturday night in January. Korner is in a basement inside of a commercial building in the Gong Guan area, away from the typical Xin-Yi nightlife area of Taipei. First impressions of the club surprised me. It definitely had a Berlin-esque vibe — grungy, no frills, industrial, and full of smoke. In Europe, people all dance a certain way and interact a certain way since techno is very much part of their culture and DNA.