For any city accustomed to and defined by the long grind, Hong Kong, for instance, music is a much-needed escape. Along with buckets of the usual, our favorite after-hours haunts drown out the noise of an awful day with a carefully curated array of jams.
No one knows the significance of seeking refuge in tunes more than the selector himself, whose true home manifests around dusk behind the decks. There, a designer by day becomes DJ Re:Flex, whose sole purpose to supply sounds rewards crowds that finally made it inside, having endured the long line.
We joined the tastemaker from New York for a quick coffee break to learn more about his journey as a performer and promoter in the 852.