7 Best Underground Clubs in Bangkok Serving Non-commercial Music
One of the best things about underground music is the freedom it provides to DJs and artists in terms of storytelling, production, style, and so on. The freshness the genre brings fuels the growth of underground scenes all over the world.
In fact, underground music often bleeds into the mainstream; rap, indie rock, indie pop, folk, house, progressive, and techno all started out as alternative music.
As for Thailand, DJs and artists can showcase their talents and bring their music to parties at these dedicated nightclubs. Frequented by fans of the genres, underground clubs are hidden in and around many of Bangkok’s nightlife hotspots. These venues are where you can enjoy music in an entirely different setting.
Scroll down to see the best underground clubs in Bangkok, and try a refreshing taste in music with an all-new, all-cool nightlife experience.
BEAM Club pioneered a clubbing movement in Bangkok where the intention was to introduce Bangkok to a new wave of sounds. The 2-floor minimal-luxe design club, located on the second layer of Courtyard 72 along Thonglor, seeks to provide a phenomenal music experience through ear-shifting sound systems…Read more >
De Commune, sitting in Thonglor's Liberty Plaza building, is a brand-new hangout that boasts a 'live house' setting. The venue hosts frequent concerts with acts from genres like techno, disco, jazz, indie, house, as well as DJs with electronic sets and up-and-coming live bands. Other than regular nights'…Read more >
GLOW NIGHTCLUB is an underground-esque club in Sukhumvit Soi 23 that was opened in 2005 in an unlikely area, not usually known for nightlife. The 2-storey boutique club is most renowned for their non-commercial track lists, often welcoming DJs to play House and Techno music on their high-performance…Read more >
Mustache is an ultra-hip bar located on Ratchaphisek Soi 7. The venue is divided into three floors; the first floor is a bar area that takes you back to the '60s with antiques and vintage furniture. Meanwhile, the second floor is transformed into a Bollywood-inspired lounge and the third is the rooftop…Read more >
Safe Room is an ultra-cool bar in Soi Silom 8. Truly a place founded by and for music lovers, it serves up undeground electronic dance music by top-notch Thai and international DJ. The venue features hi-tech light & sound systems in a casual, laid-back setting, so you can focus on enjoying the music…Read more >
Studio Lam is tucked inside Soi Sukhumvit 51. It's a place to hang out and explore new trends in music in a vintage Thai setting. Decors made of Thai and international vinyl records, wood slat walls, and light-colored wood furniture make a charming combination. The playlist features traditional Thai…Read more >
Violett is a hip nightclub located near the entrance to Soi Thonglor 10. Bathed in vibrant neon lights, the spacious venue uses polished concrete walls to create an industrial style. But don't let its raw and rugged appearance fool you; Violette is fully equipped with blood-pumping light & sound systems…Read more >
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