Welcome to The Layover by Mixmag Asia, tips for travel-obsessed music lovers who have got their eyes on Asia. Travel through the region with your favourite DJs as they share the wild, the wacky and the downright most delicious tales from the Far East.
It’s hard to imagine a Berghain resident in Asia (like, does anything compare? do they even ever leave Berghain?), but after Scuba’s SUB:STANCE residency ended in 2013 he was free to travel the world. First stop, Asia — where he’s become lauded for bringing a touch of Hotflush to the region. Today that comes via his ‘Forgive Me’ EP where he continues to nail brow-raising juxtapositions — just like the ones that exist between Berlin and Bangkok. Even still, Scuba has put together an (extremely refined) best-of-Asia list that has us Googling recipes for Japanese sandos. You might want to bookmark this one (no diving required).