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SPECIAL NINE YEAR ANNIVERSARY


CONTENTS ISSUE 39 | SPECIAL NINE YEAR ANNIVERSARY Cover Story : A Quick Look in The Rearwiew 14 DOPE 18 Travel : 36 Hours in New Orleans 22 See / Saw / Seen 28 Paan's Page 30 Bed Hopping : The Hotel Cha Am 34 Interview : X JAPAN 36 Icon : The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman 40 Art : A Love Song 42 Artificial Eye : Philip Cornwel-Smith 44 Supper Secrets 54 What's In The Mix 56 Bed World Member 58 Fashion : White Bohemian 60 Bed Fellows 66 DJ Line Up 78 FAQ 94 Bed Supperclub's 9 Misconceptions Quiz 96 Distribution 98


CONTENTS ISSUE 39 | SPECIAL NINE YEAR ANNIVERSARY Cover Story : A Quick Look in The Rearwiew 14 DOPE 18 Travel : 36 Hours in New Orleans 22 See / Saw / Seen 28 Paan's Page 30 Bed Hopping : The Hotel Cha Am 34 Interview : X JAPAN 36 Icon : The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman 40 Art : A Love Song 42 Artificial Eye : Philip Cornwel-Smith 44 Supper Secrets 54 What's In The Mix 56 Bed World Member 58 Fashion : White Bohemian 60 Bed Fellows 66 DJ Line Up 78 FAQ 94 Bed Supperclub's 9 Misconceptions Quiz 96 Distribution 98


Publisher Oxygen Holding Co,Ltd. Executive Editor Paul Hampshire Creative Director Sanya Souvanna Phouma Proof Reader Stuart MacDonnell Writers Sanya Souvanna Phouma Justin Dunne Stephane Megecaze Designer Puntit Arn Dinakara Ariya Guptarak

Photographers Hector Guzman James Gilbody Tommy Nori

Advertise in it… Parkorn Tiyajai Parkorn@bedsupperclub.com m : 084 146 8884 Get it… Send your name and email address to bedsheets@bedsupperclub.com to read the online version or fill in the online form for a year of Bed Sheets sent by mail. Read it online… www.bedsheetsmagazine.com Talk about it… Tell us what you think bedsheets@bedsupperclub.com Bed Sheets office Oxygen Holding Co. Ltd, 26, Soi Sukhumvit 11, Sukhumvit Road, Klontoey Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Tel : 02 651 3537 Email : bedsheets@bedsupperclub.com All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the express written prior permission of the publisher. Views expressed in this magazine are not necessarily those of the publisher, who accepts no responsibility for them.


Publisher Oxygen Holding Co,Ltd. Executive Editor Paul Hampshire Creative Director Sanya Souvanna Phouma Proof Reader Stuart MacDonnell Writers Sanya Souvanna Phouma Justin Dunne Stephane Megecaze Designer Puntit Arn Dinakara Ariya Guptarak

Photographers Hector Guzman James Gilbody Tommy Nori

Advertise in it… Parkorn Tiyajai Parkorn@bedsupperclub.com m : 084 146 8884 Get it… Send your name and email address to bedsheets@bedsupperclub.com to read the online version or fill in the online form for a year of Bed Sheets sent by mail. Read it online… www.bedsheetsmagazine.com Talk about it… Tell us what you think bedsheets@bedsupperclub.com Bed Sheets office Oxygen Holding Co. Ltd, 26, Soi Sukhumvit 11, Sukhumvit Road, Klontoey Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Tel : 02 651 3537 Email : bedsheets@bedsupperclub.com All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the express written prior permission of the publisher. Views expressed in this magazine are not necessarily those of the publisher, who accepts no responsibility for them.


ED ITOR'S E YE

.......................................................................................................................................... Hello and welcome to this our SPIRIT issue and (big drum roll) our special celebration of NINE years of BED SUPPERCLUB. As usual we’ve been as busy as banshees on All Hallow’s Eve getting together another crammed issue with views, news and things that we’re just aching to share with you. I caught up with rock god Yoshiki from X JAPAN in Tokyo moments after their Summer Sonic show and asked him about their upcoming Bangkok gig.

Body / Boyzilian / Brazilian WAXING

For our ‘Artificial Eye’ feature we were in seventh heaven when the man behind the very fabulous ‘Very Thai’ book, Philip CornwelSmith, agreed to give us some spirit snaps from his forthcoming book. Plus concierge of cool, Dope Singapore gave us their take on the hippest spirits and souls around. We also asked the cream of Bangkok’s fashion elite for their take on the dress code for Bed’s 9th Anniversary party. Plus we're going to give you 36 hours in New Orleans, the recipe for some delish pumpkin cornbread and a wicked voodoo potion and we’ve also got the buzz on the some of the essential events that Bed Suppperclub has lined over the next two months. I’m gonna leave you with a quote from Albert Einstein, which is always worth remembering: ‘Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.’

The only salon in Bangkok for male and female professional WAXING Top 3 reasons to choose

SUGIZO & BEE Photo by Evil Neil Ta-ta for now… Bee

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PAUL - BEE - HAMPSHIRE Twitter : beefuton Facebook : goobee Email : bee@bedsupperclub.com

1. 2. 3.

We commit to the highest standards of Waxing Quality and were the first in town to use premium waxes. We offer the best in Waxing Hygiene. We never double dip our spatulas; we wear latex gloves, masks and provide each customer with their own personal waxing kit. We have a first class Post Waxing Care Service with premium after-care products and guarantee to respond via email within 24 hours to any clients that contact us.


ED ITOR'S E YE

.......................................................................................................................................... Hello and welcome to this our SPIRIT issue and (big drum roll) our special celebration of NINE years of BED SUPPERCLUB. As usual we’ve been as busy as banshees on All Hallow’s Eve getting together another crammed issue with views, news and things that we’re just aching to share with you. I caught up with rock god Yoshiki from X JAPAN in Tokyo moments after their Summer Sonic show and asked him about their upcoming Bangkok gig.

Body / Boyzilian / Brazilian WAXING

For our ‘Artificial Eye’ feature we were in seventh heaven when the man behind the very fabulous ‘Very Thai’ book, Philip CornwelSmith, agreed to give us some spirit snaps from his forthcoming book. Plus concierge of cool, Dope Singapore gave us their take on the hippest spirits and souls around. We also asked the cream of Bangkok’s fashion elite for their take on the dress code for Bed’s 9th Anniversary party. Plus we're going to give you 36 hours in New Orleans, the recipe for some delish pumpkin cornbread and a wicked voodoo potion and we’ve also got the buzz on the some of the essential events that Bed Suppperclub has lined over the next two months. I’m gonna leave you with a quote from Albert Einstein, which is always worth remembering: ‘Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.’

The only salon in Bangkok for male and female professional WAXING Top 3 reasons to choose

SUGIZO & BEE Photo by Evil Neil Ta-ta for now… Bee

...........................................................................................

PAUL - BEE - HAMPSHIRE Twitter : beefuton Facebook : goobee Email : bee@bedsupperclub.com

1. 2. 3.

We commit to the highest standards of Waxing Quality and were the first in town to use premium waxes. We offer the best in Waxing Hygiene. We never double dip our spatulas; we wear latex gloves, masks and provide each customer with their own personal waxing kit. We have a first class Post Waxing Care Service with premium after-care products and guarantee to respond via email within 24 hours to any clients that contact us.


CO NTRIBUTORS

.......................................................................................................................................... RUPERT JAMES Rupert James has written ads for superbrands like Heineken and Nokia, directed music promos for the likes of Placebo and Katsue and has shown multimedia art at the Sydney Biennale and the 798 Art Festival in Beijing. This spring he is due to have his design work featured in Wallpaper*. Rupert appears with his blog: 'The Human Wry'. Jim@thehumaneyecorporation.com Twitter @ wry_eyes

ASHLEY SIMCOX Always having loved to keep memories through words rather than photos, Ashley writes about art, music, fashion, and travel -- all the while hoping to still have enough milk money for the next day. She has contributed to various publications and tries hard to keep up with her blog: SEE / SAW / SEEN http://seesawseen.onsugar.com aesimcox@gmail.com

TOMMY NORI Fun and work are synonymous for this Norwegian boy, back in Bangkok after working in Phuket and Singapore, taking photos and DJing in equal measures. The movie geek, sneakers nut and music lover is down-to-earth without ever letting go of his childhood dream to go into space. http://www.facebook.com/madebytommyphotography madebytommy@gmail.com

DOPE SINGAPORE The concierge of cool, arbiters of elegance, AWE50ME people recommending cool stuff: they select the freshest gear in art and design, fashion, music, gadgets, drinking and eating, travel and all the good stuff in between. To keep your finger on the pulse, keep your eye on www.dopesg.com,ww.dope.sg,www.dope.vn

ED ITOR'S C HOICE

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Sound : Marilyn Manson - Born Villain – The man in black is back!

Vision : ‘Cold Star’ video by Kai Stänicke www.facebook.com/ColdStar1

Place : Park Hytatt Hotel Tokyo Full review in December’s Bed Sheets!

Trend : It’s ok to like Jedward now They’re the new PeeWee Herman!


CO NTRIBUTORS

.......................................................................................................................................... RUPERT JAMES Rupert James has written ads for superbrands like Heineken and Nokia, directed music promos for the likes of Placebo and Katsue and has shown multimedia art at the Sydney Biennale and the 798 Art Festival in Beijing. This spring he is due to have his design work featured in Wallpaper*. Rupert appears with his blog: 'The Human Wry'. Jim@thehumaneyecorporation.com Twitter @ wry_eyes

ASHLEY SIMCOX Always having loved to keep memories through words rather than photos, Ashley writes about art, music, fashion, and travel -- all the while hoping to still have enough milk money for the next day. She has contributed to various publications and tries hard to keep up with her blog: SEE / SAW / SEEN http://seesawseen.onsugar.com aesimcox@gmail.com

TOMMY NORI Fun and work are synonymous for this Norwegian boy, back in Bangkok after working in Phuket and Singapore, taking photos and DJing in equal measures. The movie geek, sneakers nut and music lover is down-to-earth without ever letting go of his childhood dream to go into space. http://www.facebook.com/madebytommyphotography madebytommy@gmail.com

DOPE SINGAPORE The concierge of cool, arbiters of elegance, AWE50ME people recommending cool stuff: they select the freshest gear in art and design, fashion, music, gadgets, drinking and eating, travel and all the good stuff in between. To keep your finger on the pulse, keep your eye on www.dopesg.com,ww.dope.sg,www.dope.vn

ED ITOR'S C HOICE

..........................................................................................................................................

Sound : Marilyn Manson - Born Villain – The man in black is back!

Vision : ‘Cold Star’ video by Kai Stänicke www.facebook.com/ColdStar1

Place : Park Hytatt Hotel Tokyo Full review in December’s Bed Sheets!

Trend : It’s ok to like Jedward now They’re the new PeeWee Herman!


A modular venue that’s original and always surprising Managed by an experienced team Driven by one goal: the success of your event

THE ICONIC & ALTERNATIVE VENUE FOR YOUR EVENT To book your event at bed supperclub call 02 260 6860 or email events@bedsupperclub.com

Make it happen in Bed.

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CORPORATE EVENTS | PRIVATE PARTIES | PRODUC T LAUNCHES


A modular venue that’s original and always surprising Managed by an experienced team Driven by one goal: the success of your event

THE ICONIC & ALTERNATIVE VENUE FOR YOUR EVENT To book your event at bed supperclub call 02 260 6860 or email events@bedsupperclub.com

Make it happen in Bed.

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CORPORATE EVENTS | PRIVATE PARTIES | PRODUC T LAUNCHES


COVER STORY BED SUPPERCLUB: A QUICK LOOK IN THE REARVIEW…

9 years on the beat and going strong

NOT MANY VENUES IN BANGKOK have been around long enough to witness the transition from vinyl records to today’s predominantly digital music scene and are still partying strong. Nor were many restaurants serving molecular cuisine before it became the ‘norm’ it is currently and have now moved to the next thing. In 2003 our DJ Nigel one of the first to get Bangkok crowds jumping to hip hop and also the very same year we opened our REHAB night the first to play electro and nine years later is still Bangkok’s longest running theme night. So what makes Bed Supperclub different from the rest? Is it the strange, yet alluring architecture? Is it the friendly service that's always met with a smile? Or is it because some of the same cooks and DJs that have been with us since day one are still working with us? Let’s take a moment to rewind and find out. Well in the culinary world we were among the first in town to work with

liquid nitrogen in our kitchen, introducing “molecular gastronomy” techniques in 2005 with Chef Paul Hutt and to apply the “sous-vide” cooking method to our best-imported meats. One of our most memorable dishes was inspired by the medieval “cockatrice” where we bound different parts of a cow together, to create a very different cut of meat, using transglutaminase, a special enzyme that binds meat together – naturally of course. Musically speaking, one of the greatest live acts to hit our shores (and this is debatable) was legendary jazz drummer Billy Cobham in 2006, where he and his five member band (including a percussionist who played an instrument made out of 100 door keys) delighted, inspired and “raised the bar,” so to speak, on the quality of sound produced and performed. Some jazz aficionados in town are still biting their nails for having missed that gig.

clockwise from top: Rehab Poster: Billy Cobham before the storm; meat assembled with transglutaminase and cooked sous-vide.

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COVER STORY BED SUPPERCLUB: A QUICK LOOK IN THE REARVIEW…

9 years on the beat and going strong

NOT MANY VENUES IN BANGKOK have been around long enough to witness the transition from vinyl records to today’s predominantly digital music scene and are still partying strong. Nor were many restaurants serving molecular cuisine before it became the ‘norm’ it is currently and have now moved to the next thing. In 2003 our DJ Nigel one of the first to get Bangkok crowds jumping to hip hop and also the very same year we opened our REHAB night the first to play electro and nine years later is still Bangkok’s longest running theme night. So what makes Bed Supperclub different from the rest? Is it the strange, yet alluring architecture? Is it the friendly service that's always met with a smile? Or is it because some of the same cooks and DJs that have been with us since day one are still working with us? Let’s take a moment to rewind and find out. Well in the culinary world we were among the first in town to work with

liquid nitrogen in our kitchen, introducing “molecular gastronomy” techniques in 2005 with Chef Paul Hutt and to apply the “sous-vide” cooking method to our best-imported meats. One of our most memorable dishes was inspired by the medieval “cockatrice” where we bound different parts of a cow together, to create a very different cut of meat, using transglutaminase, a special enzyme that binds meat together – naturally of course. Musically speaking, one of the greatest live acts to hit our shores (and this is debatable) was legendary jazz drummer Billy Cobham in 2006, where he and his five member band (including a percussionist who played an instrument made out of 100 door keys) delighted, inspired and “raised the bar,” so to speak, on the quality of sound produced and performed. Some jazz aficionados in town are still biting their nails for having missed that gig.

clockwise from top: Rehab Poster: Billy Cobham before the storm; meat assembled with transglutaminase and cooked sous-vide.

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COVER STORY (CONT.)

Then there was Laurent Garnier, the pioneering French DJ whose electronic sounds transfixed us for the night and still holds a vibrant memory in our hearts. He still to this day holds the record for being the only international guest DJ who personally requested to play four hours in a row, kicking off with some down-tempo lounge and ending the night by rocking the house with his infectious beats.

painted in white and gold camouflage. We enjoyed watching our guests working with the massive presence of the tank by using it hold their drinks or as a podium to dance on.

In the Bed world of art, where else in Bangkok would Sofia Coppola’s buddy, street artist André tag his eponymous “MR. A” character – if not, on the walls of the parking lot of Bed Supperclub? That was the first time street art appeared at Bed and we were not only proud of it, but a little flattered to have some really cool cats to hang out with us.

So many memorable nights and memories flood to mind, and for those of you that shared the special moments with us, we hope that they hold a special place in your partying hearts like they do in ours.

For our 5th anniversary, to mark the 1st year (on the day) of the bloodless coup d’état, we installed a mock army tank

And who can forget our 7th year anniversary, where we had seven Thai midgets dressed in white almost steal the show from a beautiful Snow White singer.

clockwise from top: Laurent Garnier on the decks; the seven midgets, each wearing a number; Cut Piece performance on the tank;

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COVER STORY (CONT.)

Then there was Laurent Garnier, the pioneering French DJ whose electronic sounds transfixed us for the night and still holds a vibrant memory in our hearts. He still to this day holds the record for being the only international guest DJ who personally requested to play four hours in a row, kicking off with some down-tempo lounge and ending the night by rocking the house with his infectious beats.

painted in white and gold camouflage. We enjoyed watching our guests working with the massive presence of the tank by using it hold their drinks or as a podium to dance on.

In the Bed world of art, where else in Bangkok would Sofia Coppola’s buddy, street artist André tag his eponymous “MR. A” character – if not, on the walls of the parking lot of Bed Supperclub? That was the first time street art appeared at Bed and we were not only proud of it, but a little flattered to have some really cool cats to hang out with us.

So many memorable nights and memories flood to mind, and for those of you that shared the special moments with us, we hope that they hold a special place in your partying hearts like they do in ours.

For our 5th anniversary, to mark the 1st year (on the day) of the bloodless coup d’état, we installed a mock army tank

And who can forget our 7th year anniversary, where we had seven Thai midgets dressed in white almost steal the show from a beautiful Snow White singer.

clockwise from top: Laurent Garnier on the decks; the seven midgets, each wearing a number; Cut Piece performance on the tank;

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DOPE SINGAPORE

[ WWW.DOP E S G . C OM , W W. D OP E . S G , W W W. D OP E . V N ]

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Aik Beng Chia http://www.pixelmunky.com/ Aik Beng Chia is a self-taught illustrator, designer and mobile photographer based in Singapore. These are some ghostly shots taken with his mobile phone.

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Adelyn Leong http://www.adelynleong.com/ Adelyn is a photographer based in Singapore and is available for assignments. In another life, she used to work in radio, television and the internet industry. She holds a valid FCC licence and shoots mainly in digital. This is her work entitled ‘Sym’ 18

Eden Cai http://www.artst.com/profile/socalleden Eden Cai aka The Eye of Eden began his snap happy antics two years ago when he picked up the camera to actively pursue his hobby in photography. Starting off by photographing festivities and party personalities all across town, his pastime soon developed into a true passion for the craft. Drawn to the electricity of musical acts and the vibrancy in fashion, Eden attempts to capture the intangible energy that makes a photo pulsate with life. These are a couple of his scenic shots where you get to look through the Eye of Eden. 19


DOPE SINGAPORE

[ WWW.DOP E S G . C OM , W W. D OP E . S G , W W W. D OP E . V N ]

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Aik Beng Chia http://www.pixelmunky.com/ Aik Beng Chia is a self-taught illustrator, designer and mobile photographer based in Singapore. These are some ghostly shots taken with his mobile phone.

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Adelyn Leong http://www.adelynleong.com/ Adelyn is a photographer based in Singapore and is available for assignments. In another life, she used to work in radio, television and the internet industry. She holds a valid FCC licence and shoots mainly in digital. This is her work entitled ‘Sym’ 18

Eden Cai http://www.artst.com/profile/socalleden Eden Cai aka The Eye of Eden began his snap happy antics two years ago when he picked up the camera to actively pursue his hobby in photography. Starting off by photographing festivities and party personalities all across town, his pastime soon developed into a true passion for the craft. Drawn to the electricity of musical acts and the vibrancy in fashion, Eden attempts to capture the intangible energy that makes a photo pulsate with life. These are a couple of his scenic shots where you get to look through the Eye of Eden. 19


Kristal Melson http://www.kristalmelson.com/ Her work has been featured in the following books, exhibitions, magazines and portals: Empty , Neomu, Frankie, Yen, Grafuck 3, Curvy 5, TimeOut, Culturepush, Farm, Designyoutrust, Woman's Weekly, Cleo, Arena Singapore, ENROUTE14C, ffffound, Gimme Shelter, Apples and Oranges, Bespoke Press Letterpress project, Pens&Pixels, Kult#3, StartDrawing, A6/future, Turbulence : The Art of Storm Lion & UrbanOutfitters Printshop. These shots are for a calendar she co-produced.

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Spadea Ho http://www.spadeaho.com/ A multi-talented artist (designer/photographer/painter/writer/volunteer for freelance projects - print and web, any creative or artistic collaborations, any photographic assignments, or volunteer requests from non-profit charitable organisations), here are two excellent b/w photographs from Spadea.

.......................................................................................................................................... Winnie Goh http://www.winnmills.com Winnie is a designer/illustrator who has an extensive portfolio. She is the founder of Ceriph and the co-founder of Grapheme.

MutantStyle MutantStyle is a superhero creative collective dedicated to the exploration and development of cool shit. We work on projects that originate and thrive along the intersection of art, design, commerce and beyond. MutantStyle was formed due to a desire to constantly experiment and travel towards new creative territory beyond our initial regions of interest. We believe that everyone is born with latent creative powers. They just have to unlock then MutantStyle. Members: Zxerokool (Jonathan Leong), Sonboss (Roger Tan), Parastasis (Lincoln Goh), Kueen (Kairong Ku). These are a couple of shots from a recent exhibition.

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Kristal Melson http://www.kristalmelson.com/ Her work has been featured in the following books, exhibitions, magazines and portals: Empty , Neomu, Frankie, Yen, Grafuck 3, Curvy 5, TimeOut, Culturepush, Farm, Designyoutrust, Woman's Weekly, Cleo, Arena Singapore, ENROUTE14C, ffffound, Gimme Shelter, Apples and Oranges, Bespoke Press Letterpress project, Pens&Pixels, Kult#3, StartDrawing, A6/future, Turbulence : The Art of Storm Lion & UrbanOutfitters Printshop. These shots are for a calendar she co-produced.

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Spadea Ho http://www.spadeaho.com/ A multi-talented artist (designer/photographer/painter/writer/volunteer for freelance projects - print and web, any creative or artistic collaborations, any photographic assignments, or volunteer requests from non-profit charitable organisations), here are two excellent b/w photographs from Spadea.

.......................................................................................................................................... Winnie Goh http://www.winnmills.com Winnie is a designer/illustrator who has an extensive portfolio. She is the founder of Ceriph and the co-founder of Grapheme.

MutantStyle MutantStyle is a superhero creative collective dedicated to the exploration and development of cool shit. We work on projects that originate and thrive along the intersection of art, design, commerce and beyond. MutantStyle was formed due to a desire to constantly experiment and travel towards new creative territory beyond our initial regions of interest. We believe that everyone is born with latent creative powers. They just have to unlock then MutantStyle. Members: Zxerokool (Jonathan Leong), Sonboss (Roger Tan), Parastasis (Lincoln Goh), Kueen (Kairong Ku). These are a couple of shots from a recent exhibition.

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[ S h a i l a Dewa n ]

TRAVEL

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36 HOURS IN NEW ORLEANS

What other city-after being half-drowned and left to starve, foiled by bureaucracy and attacked by the auto-immune disease of rampant crime-could stagger to its feet to welcome visitors with a platter of oysters on the half shell and a rousing brass band? What place, barely two years after Hurricane Katrina, could provide streetcar rides and impromptu parades, riverboat calliopes and sidewalk tap dancers?

8 p.m. - JAZZ AND BOOKS The French settlers of New Orleans might have been resigned to Spanish rule, but not to the Spanish governor, They did not like him, his wife or his Catalonian wine. In 1768, they staged a revolt, ran him out of town and had a street named after them for their trouble: Frenchmen Street. Today, the street stands in happy rebellion against another takeover: the tourist swarm in the French Quarter, just on the other side of Esplanade. On Frenchmen, you can hear good music and meet local people, both of which spill out of the clubs and into the streets. Those in the mood for serious jazz can pay $15 to $35 (depending on the act) at Snug Harbor (626 Frenchmen www.snugjazz. com.) When your ears need a rest, stop in at Faubourg Marigny Art & Books (600 Frenchmen; 504-947-3700), where you can find books about New Orleans, gay and lesbian literature, postcards and the lowdown on the town from Otis Fennell, the owner, who stays open “as late as it takes.”

9 a.m. - SURVEY THE DAMAGE “How bad is it?” everyone will ask when you return. Prepare your answer on the Gray Line Katrina Tour, which begins at the kiosk on the river side of Jax Brewery in the French Quarter (www.graylineneworleans.com) explains how the levees were breached. The tour is popular; reservations are necessary. If three hours on a bus is too much, find one of the many cab drivers with a tour guide licence and negotiate a shorter trip.

12:30 p.m. - NAVIGATION

5 p.m. - DRINKS ON THE PORCH New Orleans is a state of mind, one acquired most efficiently with an afternoon cocktail. At the bar of the Columns (3811 St. Charles Ave.; 504-899-9308), an Italianate mansion-turned hotel in the Garden District, what must be the South’s most inviting porch flirts with the city’s grandest thoroughfare. Have a Campari and soda alfresco ($7) or step into the bar, with its ornately painted 16-foot ceiling and a circular settee. Both over-the-top and the tiniest bit down at the heels, the Columns was the perfect backdrop for “Pretty Baby,” Louis Malle’s movie about a turn-of-the-century brothel, even though it is a world away from the former red-light district it was meant to evoke.

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In the Crescent City, so-called because of the river’s snaky pinch, there is no north, south, east and west. You can go toward the lake, toward the river, upriver or downriver. So, from the bus kiosk stroll through Jackson Square, which looks to this day like a Mary Poppins movie set. That’s toward the lake. Go all the way to Rampart Street and turn right. That’s downriver. Cross Esplanade, continue one block and enter the bright orange convenience store. That’s heaven. Order the shrimp po-boy on French bread and join all the other people, some still in their bedroom slippers, (Rampart Street Food Store; 1700 North Rampart St).

2 p.m. - THE REAL STORY You are now at the juncture of three neighbourhoods: the Faubourg Marigny, the Quarter and the Treme, a historically black part of town where generations of the city’s musicians grew up and learned to play. Much of that history, plus other largely African-American New Orleans traditions like skeleton gangs, jazz parades and the Mardi Gras Indians with their handmade, proto-Vegas costumes have been lovingly collected by Sylvester Francis at the Backstreet Cultural Museum (1116 St. Claude Ave).

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[ S h a i l a Dewa n ]

TRAVEL

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36 HOURS IN NEW ORLEANS

What other city-after being half-drowned and left to starve, foiled by bureaucracy and attacked by the auto-immune disease of rampant crime-could stagger to its feet to welcome visitors with a platter of oysters on the half shell and a rousing brass band? What place, barely two years after Hurricane Katrina, could provide streetcar rides and impromptu parades, riverboat calliopes and sidewalk tap dancers?

8 p.m. - JAZZ AND BOOKS The French settlers of New Orleans might have been resigned to Spanish rule, but not to the Spanish governor, They did not like him, his wife or his Catalonian wine. In 1768, they staged a revolt, ran him out of town and had a street named after them for their trouble: Frenchmen Street. Today, the street stands in happy rebellion against another takeover: the tourist swarm in the French Quarter, just on the other side of Esplanade. On Frenchmen, you can hear good music and meet local people, both of which spill out of the clubs and into the streets. Those in the mood for serious jazz can pay $15 to $35 (depending on the act) at Snug Harbor (626 Frenchmen www.snugjazz. com.) When your ears need a rest, stop in at Faubourg Marigny Art & Books (600 Frenchmen; 504-947-3700), where you can find books about New Orleans, gay and lesbian literature, postcards and the lowdown on the town from Otis Fennell, the owner, who stays open “as late as it takes.”

9 a.m. - SURVEY THE DAMAGE “How bad is it?” everyone will ask when you return. Prepare your answer on the Gray Line Katrina Tour, which begins at the kiosk on the river side of Jax Brewery in the French Quarter (www.graylineneworleans.com) explains how the levees were breached. The tour is popular; reservations are necessary. If three hours on a bus is too much, find one of the many cab drivers with a tour guide licence and negotiate a shorter trip.

12:30 p.m. - NAVIGATION

5 p.m. - DRINKS ON THE PORCH New Orleans is a state of mind, one acquired most efficiently with an afternoon cocktail. At the bar of the Columns (3811 St. Charles Ave.; 504-899-9308), an Italianate mansion-turned hotel in the Garden District, what must be the South’s most inviting porch flirts with the city’s grandest thoroughfare. Have a Campari and soda alfresco ($7) or step into the bar, with its ornately painted 16-foot ceiling and a circular settee. Both over-the-top and the tiniest bit down at the heels, the Columns was the perfect backdrop for “Pretty Baby,” Louis Malle’s movie about a turn-of-the-century brothel, even though it is a world away from the former red-light district it was meant to evoke.

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In the Crescent City, so-called because of the river’s snaky pinch, there is no north, south, east and west. You can go toward the lake, toward the river, upriver or downriver. So, from the bus kiosk stroll through Jackson Square, which looks to this day like a Mary Poppins movie set. That’s toward the lake. Go all the way to Rampart Street and turn right. That’s downriver. Cross Esplanade, continue one block and enter the bright orange convenience store. That’s heaven. Order the shrimp po-boy on French bread and join all the other people, some still in their bedroom slippers, (Rampart Street Food Store; 1700 North Rampart St).

2 p.m. - THE REAL STORY You are now at the juncture of three neighbourhoods: the Faubourg Marigny, the Quarter and the Treme, a historically black part of town where generations of the city’s musicians grew up and learned to play. Much of that history, plus other largely African-American New Orleans traditions like skeleton gangs, jazz parades and the Mardi Gras Indians with their handmade, proto-Vegas costumes have been lovingly collected by Sylvester Francis at the Backstreet Cultural Museum (1116 St. Claude Ave).

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3:30 p.m. - POTIONS AND SCENTS The New Orleans Pharmacy Museum (514 Chartres St.; 504565-8027; www.pharmacymuseum.org) might sound a bit dry, but this 1823 town house is like a concentrated version of the city itself, with exhibits on not only apothecary supplies and soda fountains, but also hangover remedies, voodoo potions, absinthe, opium and “questionable medical practices.” You can also get some good souvenir ideas: a “rare and intoxicating tobacco” called perique, grown only in a small tract of land in one parish in Louisiana, is available at the nearby Cigar Factory for $10 a jar (415 Decatur St.; 504-568-1003). Vetivert, an earthy scent the museum says was favoured by Creole women, can be purchased around the corner at Hove Parfumeur, as a perfume, soap or simply bundles of root, 3 for $10 www.hoveparfumeur. com).

9 p.m. - THE PLAY LIST Ask New Orleanians about the night’s music offerings and chances are they’ll rattle them off from memory (if not, pick up a free copy of Offbeat magazine).

6 p.m. - LOCAL FARE For every Emeril’s, Antoine’s or Brennan’s in this city of fine dining, there is a beloved neighbourhood restaurant where locals will wait hours for a table. At Dick and Jenny’s (www.dickandjennys. com), in a rambling Uptown barge-board cottage, the dishes include savoury crawfish and andouille cheesecake, pecan-crusted veal sweetbreads and salmon with Gewurztraminer beurre blanc They don’t take reservations, so settle in on a porch glider with a cocktail and wait.

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Sunday - 10 a.m. - AMBITION The thing to love about Elizabeth’s is that somebody there tried to make bacon better. The result is praline bacon a combination of pecan candy and salty pork. The homely little restaurant in the shadow of the Mississippi River levee is on its second owner since Katrina, but has retained its old chef, Bryon Peck, and much of its old menu: classic grits and grillades and fried chicken livers with pepper jelly (www.elizabeths-restaurant.com).

1 p.m. - FOLLOW THE MUSIC New Orleans is a tribal place, made up of Mardi Gras Indian tribes and krewes, and groups known as Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs, originally formed to provide burial insurance. Now the clubs not only provide jazz funerals, they also mount their own parades, known as second lines, that pass through the city’s neighbourhoods often from bar to bar on Sunday afternoons. The Nine Times, the Original Four, the Mahogany Ladies; those are but a few of the clubs that try to one-up one another with colour-coded haberdashery and the city’s best brass bands.

© The New York Times photo Lauryn Ishak

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3:30 p.m. - POTIONS AND SCENTS The New Orleans Pharmacy Museum (514 Chartres St.; 504565-8027; www.pharmacymuseum.org) might sound a bit dry, but this 1823 town house is like a concentrated version of the city itself, with exhibits on not only apothecary supplies and soda fountains, but also hangover remedies, voodoo potions, absinthe, opium and “questionable medical practices.” You can also get some good souvenir ideas: a “rare and intoxicating tobacco” called perique, grown only in a small tract of land in one parish in Louisiana, is available at the nearby Cigar Factory for $10 a jar (415 Decatur St.; 504-568-1003). Vetivert, an earthy scent the museum says was favoured by Creole women, can be purchased around the corner at Hove Parfumeur, as a perfume, soap or simply bundles of root, 3 for $10 www.hoveparfumeur. com).

9 p.m. - THE PLAY LIST Ask New Orleanians about the night’s music offerings and chances are they’ll rattle them off from memory (if not, pick up a free copy of Offbeat magazine).

6 p.m. - LOCAL FARE For every Emeril’s, Antoine’s or Brennan’s in this city of fine dining, there is a beloved neighbourhood restaurant where locals will wait hours for a table. At Dick and Jenny’s (www.dickandjennys. com), in a rambling Uptown barge-board cottage, the dishes include savoury crawfish and andouille cheesecake, pecan-crusted veal sweetbreads and salmon with Gewurztraminer beurre blanc They don’t take reservations, so settle in on a porch glider with a cocktail and wait.

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Sunday - 10 a.m. - AMBITION The thing to love about Elizabeth’s is that somebody there tried to make bacon better. The result is praline bacon a combination of pecan candy and salty pork. The homely little restaurant in the shadow of the Mississippi River levee is on its second owner since Katrina, but has retained its old chef, Bryon Peck, and much of its old menu: classic grits and grillades and fried chicken livers with pepper jelly (www.elizabeths-restaurant.com).

1 p.m. - FOLLOW THE MUSIC New Orleans is a tribal place, made up of Mardi Gras Indian tribes and krewes, and groups known as Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs, originally formed to provide burial insurance. Now the clubs not only provide jazz funerals, they also mount their own parades, known as second lines, that pass through the city’s neighbourhoods often from bar to bar on Sunday afternoons. The Nine Times, the Original Four, the Mahogany Ladies; those are but a few of the clubs that try to one-up one another with colour-coded haberdashery and the city’s best brass bands.

© The New York Times photo Lauryn Ishak

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CHEW IT...FEEL IT

CHEW IT...FEEL IT


[ by Ash l ey S i mco x ]

SEE / SAW / SEEN

4 JIMMY CHOO - BIKER BOOTS

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Where the rebel meets the road. These Jimmy Choo biker boots are the perfect edge to a pair of black skinny jeans or to offset a feminine floral dress. www.net-a-porter.com $895

1 FEDORA MIX

Amplify your hat collection, with this new take on the classic fedora. Its camel-brown felted wool will keep you nice and toasty in the winter months. www.matches-

fashion.com £98

5 WRECKING BALL LAMP

The only damage this lamp might do is on your wallet. Showcased in the Carpenters Workshop Gallery, this wrecking ball doubles as a light fixture and the perfect desk ornament in your office. Enquire for price http://cwgdesign.com

2 RED ARROWS MAXI SKIRT - MARA

HOFFMAN

This Navajo inspired maxi skirt is a perfect bold print to transition you from summer to fall. Pair it with some wooden heels and bobby socks and you’re good to go. 100% silk. http://www.shoplesnou-

velles.com $334.00

6 INDIECASE WOODEN CAMERA

Now your iPhone can match the hipstamatic prints that it takes. Indiecases brings you a wooden protective cover, giving a vintage vibe to your favourite high tech gadget. $19.00 www.indi-

ecases.com

3 OPI-CRACKLE NAIL POLISH

Obsessed is the only way to describe this Katy Perry-inspired shatter polish from OPI. Paint a basic metallic undercoat and apply the OPI polish as a topcoat and watch it shatter. www.amazon.com

$5.50

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7 REGULATOR MASK

This all-natural rejuvenating mask is perfect for taking on oily skin and those pesky pimples. The clay from Montana extracts impurities beneath the skin and cinnamon bark acts as a natural astringent to deeply clean your pores. http://www.kaiahouse.com $28.00 29


[ by Ash l ey S i mco x ]

SEE / SAW / SEEN

4 JIMMY CHOO - BIKER BOOTS

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Where the rebel meets the road. These Jimmy Choo biker boots are the perfect edge to a pair of black skinny jeans or to offset a feminine floral dress. www.net-a-porter.com $895

1 FEDORA MIX

Amplify your hat collection, with this new take on the classic fedora. Its camel-brown felted wool will keep you nice and toasty in the winter months. www.matches-

fashion.com £98

5 WRECKING BALL LAMP

The only damage this lamp might do is on your wallet. Showcased in the Carpenters Workshop Gallery, this wrecking ball doubles as a light fixture and the perfect desk ornament in your office. Enquire for price http://cwgdesign.com

2 RED ARROWS MAXI SKIRT - MARA

HOFFMAN

This Navajo inspired maxi skirt is a perfect bold print to transition you from summer to fall. Pair it with some wooden heels and bobby socks and you’re good to go. 100% silk. http://www.shoplesnou-

velles.com $334.00

6 INDIECASE WOODEN CAMERA

Now your iPhone can match the hipstamatic prints that it takes. Indiecases brings you a wooden protective cover, giving a vintage vibe to your favourite high tech gadget. $19.00 www.indi-

ecases.com

3 OPI-CRACKLE NAIL POLISH

Obsessed is the only way to describe this Katy Perry-inspired shatter polish from OPI. Paint a basic metallic undercoat and apply the OPI polish as a topcoat and watch it shatter. www.amazon.com

$5.50

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KAIA HOUSE ORGANICS – BLEMISH

7 REGULATOR MASK

This all-natural rejuvenating mask is perfect for taking on oily skin and those pesky pimples. The clay from Montana extracts impurities beneath the skin and cinnamon bark acts as a natural astringent to deeply clean your pores. http://www.kaiahouse.com $28.00 29


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“BIGGER is better when it comes to watches, many Celebs and TV Stars have been spied wearing oversized watches lately which do a lot more than give you the time of day. The newest oversized DIESEL TIMEFRAMES feature bold & bright color palettes and light shiny plastic bracelet with immediate, eye-catching appeal. It absolutely makes fashion a little more fun for men & women!”


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[ by Pa rko rn Ti ya j a i ]

PAAN'S PAGE

SIZE MATTERS – DIESEL TIMEFRAMES

Sight

Propaganda: Jaw (Available at all propaganda shops, www.facebook/propagandathailand.com) 30

Touch

Keratinology (www.keratinology-th.com)

“BIGGER is better when it comes to watches, many Celebs and TV Stars have been spied wearing oversized watches lately which do a lot more than give you the time of day. The newest oversized DIESEL TIMEFRAMES feature bold & bright color palettes and light shiny plastic bracelet with immediate, eye-catching appeal. It absolutely makes fashion a little more fun for men & women!”


LEAVE STRESS AND EXHAUSTION BEHIND - IT'S TIME TO RELAX. The Epicenter of all things hip. A cool space amidst the rhythm of the city. Futuristic design surrounded by iconic city hotspots and legendary international clubs – like Bed Supperclub, Q Bar and our own oasis, Nest Rooftop. Only 5 minutes from the Sky Train, 10 minutes from the Subway,15 minutes from major shopping centers : Central World, Emporium, Siam Paragon, Siam Square, MBK, Pratunam and Platinum.

Starlight Express offers modern VIP & business services with top International standards combined with individual care.

STANDARD ROOM THB 1,500.- NET SUPERIOR ROOM THB 1,800.- NET Valid untill 31 October 2011 Rate Includes : Buffet Breakfast for 2. Free entrance to Q Bar & Bed Supperclub with hotel room card every day, except for special events. 15% food discount at Bed Supperclub. 10% food and beverage discount at Nest Rooftop. Free Hotel Shuttle Service from hotel to BTS Sky Train Nana Station.

www.lefenix-sukhumvit.com


LEAVE STRESS AND EXHAUSTION BEHIND - IT'S TIME TO RELAX. The Epicenter of all things hip. A cool space amidst the rhythm of the city. Futuristic design surrounded by iconic city hotspots and legendary international clubs – like Bed Supperclub, Q Bar and our own oasis, Nest Rooftop. Only 5 minutes from the Sky Train, 10 minutes from the Subway,15 minutes from major shopping centers : Central World, Emporium, Siam Paragon, Siam Square, MBK, Pratunam and Platinum.

Starlight Express offers modern VIP & business services with top International standards combined with individual care.

STANDARD ROOM THB 1,500.- NET SUPERIOR ROOM THB 1,800.- NET Valid untill 31 October 2011 Rate Includes : Buffet Breakfast for 2. Free entrance to Q Bar & Bed Supperclub with hotel room card every day, except for special events. 15% food discount at Bed Supperclub. 10% food and beverage discount at Nest Rooftop. Free Hotel Shuttle Service from hotel to BTS Sky Train Nana Station.

www.lefenix-sukhumvit.com


[ by Pa u l B e e H a m p s h i re ]

BED HOPPING ..........................................................................................................................................

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THE HOTEL CHA AM Love is in the air and everywhere at this striking yet intimate vacation experience. Designed by renowned Asian architect Duangrit Bunnag, The Hotel Cha Am (formerly the Alila) was the first designer resort to be built in this sleepy seaside town.

Where is it?

The Hotel Cha Am is situated on the Petchaburi beach side in Cha Am, 26 kilometres north of Hua Hin, and 163 kilometres south of Bangkok. About two hour.s from Bangkok by car; the train trip takes around three hours.

How’s the restaurant?

The resort has two first-rate restaurants. Motion serves a fantastic breakfast buffet and fine lunches; the charred rare ahi tuna nicoise with new potatoes, vine tomato, anchovy fillets a boiled egg and crispy string beans is a steal at 240 Baht. While upstairs the Clouds loft is the perfect place to watch the sun set while So tell us more about the rooms. sipping a glass or two of fine wine and then To complement its distinct décor, this stunning indulge in a sumptuous evening meal. We five-star hotel resort boasts 72 rooms some opted for Moroccan lamb shank tajine, braised of which have private outdoor space and all of with cinnamon, saffron, garlic and cumin., on a which have state of the art in-room entertain- bed of Berber-style couscous (720 baht) with a ment : iPod docking stations, massive flat side of crushed potatoes, scented with truffles screen TVs, mood lighting. Bathrooms have (200 baht). both stand alone tubs and rainfall showers.

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What’s in the neighbourhood?

Not suitable for:

So tell me again, why should I stay here?

If I want to book now where do I go ?

Nearby attractions include a number of interesting temples plus the Summer Palace of King Rama VI, while golfers can get their fix at the Palm Hills Golf Resort. Hua Hin with its excellent seafood restaurants and fantastic shopping centres is a short drive away. The copious use of light and space adds to the serene ambience and the rustic charm which is juxtaposed against the bold uncompromising contemporary design. If you are seeking sun, style and solitude make this your one and only stop!

The only drawback we encountered was the disappointingly decked out fitness room but we were told that’s going to be getting an upgrade in the near future, plus the hotel grounds have spacious lawns that are ideal for a jog or game of footy. Agoda.com

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[ by Pa u l B e e H a m p s h i re ]

BED HOPPING ..........................................................................................................................................

..........................................................................................................................................

THE HOTEL CHA AM Love is in the air and everywhere at this striking yet intimate vacation experience. Designed by renowned Asian architect Duangrit Bunnag, The Hotel Cha Am (formerly the Alila) was the first designer resort to be built in this sleepy seaside town.

Where is it?

The Hotel Cha Am is situated on the Petchaburi beach side in Cha Am, 26 kilometres north of Hua Hin, and 163 kilometres south of Bangkok. About two hour.s from Bangkok by car; the train trip takes around three hours.

How’s the restaurant?

The resort has two first-rate restaurants. Motion serves a fantastic breakfast buffet and fine lunches; the charred rare ahi tuna nicoise with new potatoes, vine tomato, anchovy fillets a boiled egg and crispy string beans is a steal at 240 Baht. While upstairs the Clouds loft is the perfect place to watch the sun set while So tell us more about the rooms. sipping a glass or two of fine wine and then To complement its distinct décor, this stunning indulge in a sumptuous evening meal. We five-star hotel resort boasts 72 rooms some opted for Moroccan lamb shank tajine, braised of which have private outdoor space and all of with cinnamon, saffron, garlic and cumin., on a which have state of the art in-room entertain- bed of Berber-style couscous (720 baht) with a ment : iPod docking stations, massive flat side of crushed potatoes, scented with truffles screen TVs, mood lighting. Bathrooms have (200 baht). both stand alone tubs and rainfall showers.

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What’s in the neighbourhood?

Not suitable for:

So tell me again, why should I stay here?

If I want to book now where do I go ?

Nearby attractions include a number of interesting temples plus the Summer Palace of King Rama VI, while golfers can get their fix at the Palm Hills Golf Resort. Hua Hin with its excellent seafood restaurants and fantastic shopping centres is a short drive away. The copious use of light and space adds to the serene ambience and the rustic charm which is juxtaposed against the bold uncompromising contemporary design. If you are seeking sun, style and solitude make this your one and only stop!

The only drawback we encountered was the disappointingly decked out fitness room but we were told that’s going to be getting an upgrade in the near future, plus the hotel grounds have spacious lawns that are ideal for a jog or game of footy. Agoda.com

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INTERVIEW

[ by Pa u l Bee Ha mp sh i re ]

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X JAPAN ’s main man Yoshiki breezed into the backstage area at Tokyo’s Summer Sonic Festival shielded by his anxious army of aides-de-camp; body guards, make-up artists, personal assistants and of course the blonde pair of Caucasian teenage models that are constantly on his heels like two pouting puppies. His calm unruffled demeanor gave no hint that less than an hour ago he’d been baring his soul onstage consumed by a myriad of emotions. One moment he was manically beating his drums the next sobbing as he poured his heart out over a grand piano, together with his band he took the 60,000- strong crowd of spellbound fans through a rock n rollercoaster show that climaxed in a state of rapture. With a sold Bangkok show scheduled for later this month I asked him if we could expect a similar performance here.

TODAY’S SHOW WAS A CONDENSED VERSION OF WHAT THE THAI AUDIENCE WILL GET AS WE PLAYED A RELATIVELY A SHORT SET TODAY. WHEN WE PLAY BANGKOK IT’S GOING TO BE THE FULL SHOW. SO WE’LL BE PERFORMING A LOT MORE OLD SONGS AS WELL AS THE NEW ONES THAT WE’VE JUST COMPOSED.” The new songs have been getting a rave reaction at their shows. “Its great that fans seem to rock out to the new songs as much as the old favorites.” One song amongst the new ones that they performed at the summer Sonic that really stood out was ‘Born to be free’, I wondered if Yoshiki had any favourites? “oh that’s such a difficult question, all our songs are like my children, please don’t ask me choose one it would be so difficult” He then grinned like a proud parent and added “but yes that one does rock!” Sugizo from one of Japan’s other legendary bands, Luna Sea, has now joined as their full time guitarist (although he will still continue with Luna Sea and keep on doing his solo projects). Sugizo replaces HIDE who died tragically in 1998. Although his death was recorded as a suicide, he was found hanged with a towel tied to a doorknob, many also believe the auto-strangulation to have been an accident as HIDE often practised a technique to relieve upper back and neck pains which involved the use of a cloth tied to door handle.

“SUGIZO WAS THE NATURAL CHOICE FOR US AS WE KNOW HIM SO WELL PERSONALLY AND HE’S ALSO A GIFTED MUSICIAN, PLUS HIS VIOLIN PLAYING IS MAGNIFICENT” ....................................................................................... X JAPAN

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CATCH X JAPAN LIVE IN BANGKOK NOV 8 IMPACT ARENA

founded in 1982 pioneered the visual kei movement. sold more than 30 million albums, singles, and videos sold out the 55,000 seater Tokyo Dome 18 times plan to release their first studio album in more than 14 years late this year 37


INTERVIEW

[ by Pa u l Bee Ha mp sh i re ]

..........................................................................................................................................

X JAPAN ’s main man Yoshiki breezed into the backstage area at Tokyo’s Summer Sonic Festival shielded by his anxious army of aides-de-camp; body guards, make-up artists, personal assistants and of course the blonde pair of Caucasian teenage models that are constantly on his heels like two pouting puppies. His calm unruffled demeanor gave no hint that less than an hour ago he’d been baring his soul onstage consumed by a myriad of emotions. One moment he was manically beating his drums the next sobbing as he poured his heart out over a grand piano, together with his band he took the 60,000- strong crowd of spellbound fans through a rock n rollercoaster show that climaxed in a state of rapture. With a sold Bangkok show scheduled for later this month I asked him if we could expect a similar performance here.

TODAY’S SHOW WAS A CONDENSED VERSION OF WHAT THE THAI AUDIENCE WILL GET AS WE PLAYED A RELATIVELY A SHORT SET TODAY. WHEN WE PLAY BANGKOK IT’S GOING TO BE THE FULL SHOW. SO WE’LL BE PERFORMING A LOT MORE OLD SONGS AS WELL AS THE NEW ONES THAT WE’VE JUST COMPOSED.” The new songs have been getting a rave reaction at their shows. “Its great that fans seem to rock out to the new songs as much as the old favorites.” One song amongst the new ones that they performed at the summer Sonic that really stood out was ‘Born to be free’, I wondered if Yoshiki had any favourites? “oh that’s such a difficult question, all our songs are like my children, please don’t ask me choose one it would be so difficult” He then grinned like a proud parent and added “but yes that one does rock!” Sugizo from one of Japan’s other legendary bands, Luna Sea, has now joined as their full time guitarist (although he will still continue with Luna Sea and keep on doing his solo projects). Sugizo replaces HIDE who died tragically in 1998. Although his death was recorded as a suicide, he was found hanged with a towel tied to a doorknob, many also believe the auto-strangulation to have been an accident as HIDE often practised a technique to relieve upper back and neck pains which involved the use of a cloth tied to door handle.

“SUGIZO WAS THE NATURAL CHOICE FOR US AS WE KNOW HIM SO WELL PERSONALLY AND HE’S ALSO A GIFTED MUSICIAN, PLUS HIS VIOLIN PLAYING IS MAGNIFICENT” ....................................................................................... X JAPAN

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CATCH X JAPAN LIVE IN BANGKOK NOV 8 IMPACT ARENA

founded in 1982 pioneered the visual kei movement. sold more than 30 million albums, singles, and videos sold out the 55,000 seater Tokyo Dome 18 times plan to release their first studio album in more than 14 years late this year 37


DESIGN ICON

THE EAMES LOUNGE CHAIR & OTTOMAN LIMITED ALL BLACK ASIA EDITION BY SANYA SOUVANNA PHOUMA

I HAVE BEEN WANTING TO WRITE about the Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman ever since the Design Icon section of Bed Sheets has been featured as a regular column. This issue being also a “9 Year” anniversary issue provides a beautiful opportunity to do so. The Eames Lounge chair has very sentimental value for me as I have inherited one from my family. It was probably an edition made in the sixties or the seventies. That means it has at least 30 years of patina. It has exactly what Charles Eames had in mind when he first designed it: the warm receptive look of a well-used first baseman’s mitt. The chair is a perfection of technology and craftsmanship. It is as comfortable as it looks and that is why it is truly modern. The design emphasizes its function: the seat is permanently tilted at a 15 -degree angle to take the weight off your lower spine. The chair has six-inch-thick urethane foam cushions, a magic mix of strength and softness. The ottoman allows you to restore your normal blood circulation (by resting your feet horizontally). It is just so relaxing and also kind of thrilling so you feel like Captain Kirk at the same time. Being an original edition, my ‘Eames chair’ is made with Brazilian rosewood, which today has become an endangered wood. Herman Miller, the brand that produces the chair, stopped using it at the end of the 90’s. Owning such an original piece, that gets more

beautiful with the years, I have never been seduced by the new editions that look too brand new. Well, that was until I saw this ‘Limited all black Asia edition’. Immediately, that ‘nouveau riche’ feeling that was so annoying with the new editions did not seem to bother me anymore. Maybe because the shells do not have any wood veins and look like armor. In other words it looks like a Christopher Nolan ‘Bruce Wayne chair.’ The good people at Herman Miller also came up with the idea of providing a framed and numbered limited edition picture of the design. Only a100 chairs were made for this very limited edition.

For more info visit www.hermanmillerasia.com or go to Chaintr Living 2/4 Wireless Road

Charles Eames said his goal for the chair was that it be "a special refuge from the strains of modern living."

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DESIGN ICON

THE EAMES LOUNGE CHAIR & OTTOMAN LIMITED ALL BLACK ASIA EDITION BY SANYA SOUVANNA PHOUMA

I HAVE BEEN WANTING TO WRITE about the Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman ever since the Design Icon section of Bed Sheets has been featured as a regular column. This issue being also a “9 Year” anniversary issue provides a beautiful opportunity to do so. The Eames Lounge chair has very sentimental value for me as I have inherited one from my family. It was probably an edition made in the sixties or the seventies. That means it has at least 30 years of patina. It has exactly what Charles Eames had in mind when he first designed it: the warm receptive look of a well-used first baseman’s mitt. The chair is a perfection of technology and craftsmanship. It is as comfortable as it looks and that is why it is truly modern. The design emphasizes its function: the seat is permanently tilted at a 15 -degree angle to take the weight off your lower spine. The chair has six-inch-thick urethane foam cushions, a magic mix of strength and softness. The ottoman allows you to restore your normal blood circulation (by resting your feet horizontally). It is just so relaxing and also kind of thrilling so you feel like Captain Kirk at the same time. Being an original edition, my ‘Eames chair’ is made with Brazilian rosewood, which today has become an endangered wood. Herman Miller, the brand that produces the chair, stopped using it at the end of the 90’s. Owning such an original piece, that gets more

beautiful with the years, I have never been seduced by the new editions that look too brand new. Well, that was until I saw this ‘Limited all black Asia edition’. Immediately, that ‘nouveau riche’ feeling that was so annoying with the new editions did not seem to bother me anymore. Maybe because the shells do not have any wood veins and look like armor. In other words it looks like a Christopher Nolan ‘Bruce Wayne chair.’ The good people at Herman Miller also came up with the idea of providing a framed and numbered limited edition picture of the design. Only a100 chairs were made for this very limited edition.

For more info visit www.hermanmillerasia.com or go to Chaintr Living 2/4 Wireless Road

Charles Eames said his goal for the chair was that it be "a special refuge from the strains of modern living."

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ART | performance “A LOVE SONG” a contemporary dance theatre inspired by Jean Genet's film and poetry Words by Jitti Chompee.

Jean Genet’s art reveals and celebrates our common humanity, which he suggests bears the seeds of connection on a multitude of levels. "A Love Song" is my interpretation of his work in a contemporary dance and theatrical form. I chose "Un Chant d'Amour and Le Funambule" to illustrate how as an artist I find myself walking on tightrope even though could fall at any time. "Un Chant d'Amour" is a beautiful silent film in which Genet communicates through visual language and ignores traditional plots and psychology; Genet's plays rely heavily on ritual, transformation, illusion and interchangeable identities. His experiences in prison informed much of his work. The homosexuals, prostitutes, thieves and outcasts in his plays are all trapped in 42

self-destructive circles. "Le Funambule" (The tightrope walker), an ode to artists in general, written in 1955 (Poésie/Gallimard NRF,1955), which explores not only the loneliness and solitude of an artist, but also serves as a poetic meditation on Genet's passionate love for the 19 year old tightrope walker, Abdallah Bentaga. Venue: PT GALLERY and WARP STUDIO 54 Soi 30 Charoen Krung road, Bangkok Dates: Thursday Saturday Sunday Saturday Sunday

17.11.11 (invitation only) 19.11.11 20.11.11 26.11.11 27.11.11

Time: 19.30 pm Tickets: www.totalreservation.com Tel 028335555.

Director and Choreography: Jitti Chompee Performers: Anucha Sumaman, La-Ongyot Wongngern, Krittin Kiatmetha, James Laver, Sun Tawalwongsri Costume Designer: Marco Steiner Visual Director: Woraseth Nipatkusol Lighting Designer: Jirach Eaimsa-ard Supported by: PT Gallery, p tendercool, WARP studio 54, Marc Stone fashion design

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ART | performance “A LOVE SONG” a contemporary dance theatre inspired by Jean Genet's film and poetry Words by Jitti Chompee.

Jean Genet’s art reveals and celebrates our common humanity, which he suggests bears the seeds of connection on a multitude of levels. "A Love Song" is my interpretation of his work in a contemporary dance and theatrical form. I chose "Un Chant d'Amour and Le Funambule" to illustrate how as an artist I find myself walking on tightrope even though could fall at any time. "Un Chant d'Amour" is a beautiful silent film in which Genet communicates through visual language and ignores traditional plots and psychology; Genet's plays rely heavily on ritual, transformation, illusion and interchangeable identities. His experiences in prison informed much of his work. The homosexuals, prostitutes, thieves and outcasts in his plays are all trapped in 42

self-destructive circles. "Le Funambule" (The tightrope walker), an ode to artists in general, written in 1955 (Poésie/Gallimard NRF,1955), which explores not only the loneliness and solitude of an artist, but also serves as a poetic meditation on Genet's passionate love for the 19 year old tightrope walker, Abdallah Bentaga. Venue: PT GALLERY and WARP STUDIO 54 Soi 30 Charoen Krung road, Bangkok Dates: Thursday Saturday Sunday Saturday Sunday

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Time: 19.30 pm Tickets: www.totalreservation.com Tel 028335555.

Director and Choreography: Jitti Chompee Performers: Anucha Sumaman, La-Ongyot Wongngern, Krittin Kiatmetha, James Laver, Sun Tawalwongsri Costume Designer: Marco Steiner Visual Director: Woraseth Nipatkusol Lighting Designer: Jirach Eaimsa-ard Supported by: PT Gallery, p tendercool, WARP studio 54, Marc Stone fashion design

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PUMPKIN CORNBREAD

brush; tip the excess melted butter into the batter, and quickly mix it in. Scrape the batter into the hot pan, and return it to the oven. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until a tester comes out clean. Remove from the oven, and allow to cool in the pan for at least 20 minutes before serving.

1 cup drained pumpkin puree, canned or made from 1 pound fresh pumpkin (see be- To make the pumpkin puree: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Cover a baking sheet low) with foil. Place the pumpkin pieces on the baking sheet, drizzle 1 tablespoon of canola 1 cup low-fat milk oil or olive oil on top, cover tightly with foil 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil and place in the oven. Roast for 1 1/2 hours 1 tablespoon mild honey, such as clover or until thoroughly tender. Remove from the 2 eggs heat, transfer to a strainer or a colander set 1 1/2 cups stone ground yellow cornmeal over a bowl or in the sink, and allow to cool 1/2 cup all-purpose flour and drain. Peel the pieces, and puree them 1 tablespoon baking powder in a food processor fitted with a steel blade. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 12 servings. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter Will keep for a couple of days if well wrapped. It does not freeze well. 1. Heat the oven to 400 degrees, and place a 9-inch inside cast iron skillet or a 2-quart bak- Nutritional information per serving: 141 ing dish. calories; 5 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 39 milligrams cholesterol; 22 grams carbo2. Whisk together the pumpkin puree, milk, hydrates; 2 grams dietary fibre olive oil, honey and eggs. 3. Place the cornmeal in a large bowl, and sift in the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. 54

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SUPPER SECRETS

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.......................................................................................................................................... 4. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix together. Do not overwork. 5. Remove the baking dish or pan from the oven, and add the butter. When it has melted completely, brush the sides of the pan with a pastry.

PUMPKIN CORNBREAD

brush; tip the excess melted butter into the batter, and quickly mix it in. Scrape the batter into the hot pan, and return it to the oven. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until a tester comes out clean. Remove from the oven, and allow to cool in the pan for at least 20 minutes before serving.

1 cup drained pumpkin puree, canned or made from 1 pound fresh pumpkin (see be- To make the pumpkin puree: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Cover a baking sheet low) with foil. Place the pumpkin pieces on the baking sheet, drizzle 1 tablespoon of canola 1 cup low-fat milk oil or olive oil on top, cover tightly with foil 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil and place in the oven. Roast for 1 1/2 hours 1 tablespoon mild honey, such as clover or until thoroughly tender. Remove from the 2 eggs heat, transfer to a strainer or a colander set 1 1/2 cups stone ground yellow cornmeal over a bowl or in the sink, and allow to cool 1/2 cup all-purpose flour and drain. Peel the pieces, and puree them 1 tablespoon baking powder in a food processor fitted with a steel blade. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 12 servings. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter Will keep for a couple of days if well wrapped. It does not freeze well. 1. Heat the oven to 400 degrees, and place a 9-inch inside cast iron skillet or a 2-quart bak- Nutritional information per serving: 141 ing dish. calories; 5 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 39 milligrams cholesterol; 22 grams carbo2. Whisk together the pumpkin puree, milk, hydrates; 2 grams dietary fibre olive oil, honey and eggs. 3. Place the cornmeal in a large bowl, and sift in the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. 54

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WHAT'S IN THE MIX?

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VOO DOO... POTION

1.5 oz Blavod vodka ¾ oz Chambord 1 oz freshly squeezed pineapple juice ½ fresh lime juice Prep: In a shaker, combine all ingredients with ice until chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Note: the dry ice here is just for appearance – do not do this at home or drink any drink with dry ice in it. Special instructions: 1. Display the voodoo doll lying down on a table or tack it to the wall. 2. Close your eyes and concentrate deeply on your victim (enemies at the office, school, ex-wife, etc). 3. Then proceed using pins to cast your spell. 4. For extra power: say the name of your enemy loudly and insert more than one pin into a particular area. Justin Dunne 56

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1.5 oz Blavod vodka ¾ oz Chambord 1 oz freshly squeezed pineapple juice ½ fresh lime juice Prep: In a shaker, combine all ingredients with ice until chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Note: the dry ice here is just for appearance – do not do this at home or drink any drink with dry ice in it. Special instructions: 1. Display the voodoo doll lying down on a table or tack it to the wall. 2. Close your eyes and concentrate deeply on your victim (enemies at the office, school, ex-wife, etc). 3. Then proceed using pins to cast your spell. 4. For extra power: say the name of your enemy loudly and insert more than one pin into a particular area. Justin Dunne 56

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Bed World Member Bed World Member

NAME NAME KenKANCHALEE KLAMMANEE Kreangsak JOYCE Leing

OCCUPATION OCCUPATION OWNER AND PR BIZ & Media Relations ENTREPRENEUR RELEVANT WEB ADDRESS "NAILS BY JOYCE" www. agoda.com

MEMBER SINCE MEMBER SINCE 2010 2010 MARCH

Gettingto toknow knowyou. you. Getting

Bed Sheets turns the spotlight our Bed World Card members Bed Sheets turns the spotlight onon our Bed World Card members

What line of work are you in? PR & Media relations at Agoda.com - one of the most famous hotel online reservation sites in Asia. What’s your favourite noise? Bed’s Bar on Saturday night around midnight (sue me if I like house music). What’s your least favourite noise? Children crying and angry people yelling. What would you change if we gave you the chance to change anything? I’d change the attitude of Thai taxi drivers who get choosy about where they want to drive customers to in front of Bed some nights! What turns you on creatively? A great fashion show and ‘Circuit Party’. If you could dine at Bed with two celebrities who would they be? Tom Ford and Ryan Renolds. If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? Thai food, of course. If someone wrote a biography about you, what do you think the title should be? Think, Speak and Do Good. How would you describe your best night out in three words? Always be myself. What’s Thailand’s best kept secret? Confidential Sundays at Bed Supperclub. www.bedsupperclub.com/vip www.bedsupperclub.com/vip 58


Bed World Member Bed World Member

NAME NAME KenKANCHALEE KLAMMANEE Kreangsak JOYCE Leing

OCCUPATION OCCUPATION OWNER AND PR BIZ & Media Relations ENTREPRENEUR RELEVANT WEB ADDRESS "NAILS BY JOYCE" www. agoda.com

MEMBER SINCE MEMBER SINCE 2010 2010 MARCH

Gettingto toknow knowyou. you. Getting

Bed Sheets turns the spotlight our Bed World Card members Bed Sheets turns the spotlight onon our Bed World Card members

What line of work are you in? PR & Media relations at Agoda.com - one of the most famous hotel online reservation sites in Asia. What’s your favourite noise? Bed’s Bar on Saturday night around midnight (sue me if I like house music). What’s your least favourite noise? Children crying and angry people yelling. What would you change if we gave you the chance to change anything? I’d change the attitude of Thai taxi drivers who get choosy about where they want to drive customers to in front of Bed some nights! What turns you on creatively? A great fashion show and ‘Circuit Party’. If you could dine at Bed with two celebrities who would they be? Tom Ford and Ryan Renolds. If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? Thai food, of course. If someone wrote a biography about you, what do you think the title should be? Think, Speak and Do Good. How would you describe your best night out in three words? Always be myself. What’s Thailand’s best kept secret? Confidential Sundays at Bed Supperclub. www.bedsupperclub.com/vip www.bedsupperclub.com/vip 58


FASHION “WHITE BOHEMIAN”

Bed Supperclub’s 9-year anniversary party, THE INVASION OF THE SPACE PIRATES is “Pirates of the Caribbean” meets “Star Wars”. We asked some of Bangkok’s top stylists and students to illustrate our “WHITE BOHEMIAN dresscode. Here is what they came up with: To see the rest of the contributions, go to www.bedsheetsmagazine.com 60

top left : Jirat Subpisankul Sunshine from Headquarter top right : Jirawat Maan Sriluansoi Fashion editor at Lips Magazine bottom : Platt Sriluansoi Realistic Situation from Headquarter 4x4 Man 61


FASHION “WHITE BOHEMIAN”

Bed Supperclub’s 9-year anniversary party, THE INVASION OF THE SPACE PIRATES is “Pirates of the Caribbean” meets “Star Wars”. We asked some of Bangkok’s top stylists and students to illustrate our “WHITE BOHEMIAN dresscode. Here is what they came up with: To see the rest of the contributions, go to www.bedsheetsmagazine.com 60

top left : Jirat Subpisankul Sunshine from Headquarter top right : Jirawat Maan Sriluansoi Fashion editor at Lips Magazine bottom : Platt Sriluansoi Realistic Situation from Headquarter 4x4 Man 61


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GREY GOOSE PRESENTS

SATURDAY 22ND OCTOBER BOOTIE IS BACK! SF’S ORIGINAL MASH UP BOOTLEG PARTY AND THE BIGGEST EVENT IN THE WORLD!


GREY GOOSE PRESENTS

SATURDAY 22ND OCTOBER BOOTIE IS BACK! SF’S ORIGINAL MASH UP BOOTLEG PARTY AND THE BIGGEST EVENT IN THE WORLD!


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Once in a lifetime baby !!!

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EVERY SUNDAY – THURSDAY FROM 7 - 10PM Bed Supperclub is changing the beat and bringing a little more intimacy into one of our bedrooms. We are giving the bar side a complete make-over for our guests who want to lounge in a more sophisticated and refined style from Sunday to Thursday's.

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POP CHAMPAGNE - EVERY TUESDAYS Bangkok Invaders DJ Ono, DJay Buddah, DJ Bee and Guest MCs. The Bangkok Invaders uncork the hottest hip hop night in Bangkok! Ladies free entry all night!

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VINYL SISTERS - EVERY TUESDAYS DJ Orawan and D'zier have joined forces to chase the bass and get the dance floor jumping to some stimulating sounds and infectious beats. Ladies free entry all night! SEX IN THE CITY : WEDNESDAY 5th OCTOBER ‘Voted Best Ladies Night,’ by BK Magazine readers three years in a row! ‘Sex In The City’ offers three free sexy drinks to the ladies every first Wednesday of the month.

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EXAMPLE LIVE SHOW - THURSDAY 6th OCTOBER With a sold out London's Wembley Stadium and not one but two number one singles in the last few months he’s now of the UK's biggest pop stars. This is probably the last time you’ll get to see him play such an intimate gig. NERVO - SATURDAY 8th OCTOBER Hot off a huge USA tour with Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj, Nervo are the incredible Australian Female DJ / Song writing team behind some of David Guetta and Kylie Minogue’s biggest recent hits! BED SUPPERCLUB 9th YEAR ANNIVERARY - SUNDAY 9th OCTOBER Theme: Invasion of the Space Pirates The space pirates have taken control of the Grey Goose ship “GGS-9”. Your mission, should you accept it, will be to come and celebrate with us!

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GREY GOOSE PRESENT “BACKLIGHT 3D” FULL MOON PARTY WEDNESDAY 12th OCTOBER Backlight 3D is back! Bed brings you the hottest ‘Backlight 3D’ Full Moon Party of 2011. Come dressed in white and witness the Full Moon Party in 3D. BOOKA SHADE - THURSDAY 13th OCTOBER One of the most prolific names in dance music, Booka Shade were due to play at Bed earlier this year until their tour was cancelled due to the Japan crisis. True to their word, they’re coming back to play at Bed. BOOTIE - SATURDAY 22nd OCTOBER Bootie is back! SF’s original mash up bootleg party and the biggest event in the world! ABOVE & BEYOND - SUNDAY 23rd OCTOBER A rare intimate performance from the world’s number-one trance duo! The group's tracks played out by some of the scenes top names like Armin van Buuren, Gareth Emery and Ferry Corsten. LAYO & BUSHWACKA - THURSDAY 27th OCTOBER One of electronic music’s most esteemed duos Layo & Bushwacka!, AKA Layo Paskin and Matthew Benjamin’s reputation as two of the world’s foremost DJ duos is rock solid. This will mark their third appearance at Bed Supperclub, we cant just cant get enough of them! REHAB While DJ BEE’s away doing Rehab in Japan, Oum + Pu are holding the fort and pinning down the latest electro beats and the best bootlegs around. Dress Code : Dishy Doctors and Naughty Nurses 3rd ANNUAL SUKHUMVIT SOI 11 ASSOCIATION THAI ZOMBIE WALK SATURDAY 29TH OCTOBER The Zombies are back from the grave, ready to rave and crawl down the most exciting soi in Bangkok – Sukhumvit soi 11. www.bangkokhaunt.com for more info. HALLOWEEN - MONDAY 31st OCTOBER Theme: New Orleans Voodoo Halloween night at Bed, which is one of the top three yearly parties at Bed, gets a touch of Southern US underground. 79


Cool stuff

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OMG !!!

Once in a lifetime baby !!!

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OCTOBER 12 OCT TUE TUE

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EVERY SUNDAY – THURSDAY FROM 7 - 10PM Bed Supperclub is changing the beat and bringing a little more intimacy into one of our bedrooms. We are giving the bar side a complete make-over for our guests who want to lounge in a more sophisticated and refined style from Sunday to Thursday's.

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POP CHAMPAGNE - EVERY TUESDAYS Bangkok Invaders DJ Ono, DJay Buddah, DJ Bee and Guest MCs. The Bangkok Invaders uncork the hottest hip hop night in Bangkok! Ladies free entry all night!

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VINYL SISTERS - EVERY TUESDAYS DJ Orawan and D'zier have joined forces to chase the bass and get the dance floor jumping to some stimulating sounds and infectious beats. Ladies free entry all night! SEX IN THE CITY : WEDNESDAY 5th OCTOBER ‘Voted Best Ladies Night,’ by BK Magazine readers three years in a row! ‘Sex In The City’ offers three free sexy drinks to the ladies every first Wednesday of the month.

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EXAMPLE LIVE SHOW - THURSDAY 6th OCTOBER With a sold out London's Wembley Stadium and not one but two number one singles in the last few months he’s now of the UK's biggest pop stars. This is probably the last time you’ll get to see him play such an intimate gig. NERVO - SATURDAY 8th OCTOBER Hot off a huge USA tour with Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj, Nervo are the incredible Australian Female DJ / Song writing team behind some of David Guetta and Kylie Minogue’s biggest recent hits! BED SUPPERCLUB 9th YEAR ANNIVERARY - SUNDAY 9th OCTOBER Theme: Invasion of the Space Pirates The space pirates have taken control of the Grey Goose ship “GGS-9”. Your mission, should you accept it, will be to come and celebrate with us!

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GREY GOOSE PRESENT “BACKLIGHT 3D” FULL MOON PARTY WEDNESDAY 12th OCTOBER Backlight 3D is back! Bed brings you the hottest ‘Backlight 3D’ Full Moon Party of 2011. Come dressed in white and witness the Full Moon Party in 3D. BOOKA SHADE - THURSDAY 13th OCTOBER One of the most prolific names in dance music, Booka Shade were due to play at Bed earlier this year until their tour was cancelled due to the Japan crisis. True to their word, they’re coming back to play at Bed. BOOTIE - SATURDAY 22nd OCTOBER Bootie is back! SF’s original mash up bootleg party and the biggest event in the world! ABOVE & BEYOND - SUNDAY 23rd OCTOBER A rare intimate performance from the world’s number-one trance duo! The group's tracks played out by some of the scenes top names like Armin van Buuren, Gareth Emery and Ferry Corsten. LAYO & BUSHWACKA - THURSDAY 27th OCTOBER One of electronic music’s most esteemed duos Layo & Bushwacka!, AKA Layo Paskin and Matthew Benjamin’s reputation as two of the world’s foremost DJ duos is rock solid. This will mark their third appearance at Bed Supperclub, we cant just cant get enough of them! REHAB While DJ BEE’s away doing Rehab in Japan, Oum + Pu are holding the fort and pinning down the latest electro beats and the best bootlegs around. Dress Code : Dishy Doctors and Naughty Nurses 3rd ANNUAL SUKHUMVIT SOI 11 ASSOCIATION THAI ZOMBIE WALK SATURDAY 29TH OCTOBER The Zombies are back from the grave, ready to rave and crawl down the most exciting soi in Bangkok – Sukhumvit soi 11. www.bangkokhaunt.com for more info. HALLOWEEN - MONDAY 31st OCTOBER Theme: New Orleans Voodoo Halloween night at Bed, which is one of the top three yearly parties at Bed, gets a touch of Southern US underground. 79


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SEX IN THE CITY 3RD ANNIVERSARY : WEDNESDAY 2nd NOVEMBER ‘Voted Best Ladies Night,’ by BK Magazine readers two years in a row! Let’s make it three! Sex In The City offers three free sexy drinks to the ladies every first Wednesday of the month. FUNKAGENDA - THURSDAY 3rd NOVEMBER They’ve shared a Grammy Award with David Guetta & The Black Eyed Peas and rocked dance floors world wide with their hits, 'Man With The Red Face' & 'What The F**k!?*. So we’ve brought them back to Bed for another night of mayhem! DJ BRODINSKI - SATURDAY 5th NOVEMBER Brodinski is without a doubt one of the most electrifying DJ and producers to explode onto the scene in recent years. Expect to hear diverse mix of infectious tunes from hypnotic techno and bass heavy house through to mesmerizing minimal beats. GREY GOOSE PRESENT “BLACKLIGHT 3D LOY KRATHONG” FULL MOON PARTY THURSDAY 10th NOVEMBER Blacklight 3D is back! BED is bringing you the hottest “Blacklight 3D LOY KRATHONG” Full Moon Party of 2011. Come dressed in white and witness the Full Moon Party in 3D. BART B MORE (TBC) - THURSDAY 10th NOVEMBER Bart B More alias Bart van der Meer is one of the brightest new stars in the international electronic music scene. He’s crafted some dancefloor destroyers that have received massive support from prominent DJ’s around the world. What makes Bart’s live sets special is his capacity for diversity, blending together a plethora of different styles and genres into his main-room sound. SÉBASTIEN LÉGER - THURSDAY 24th NOVEMBER The French house DJ and producer is the man behind the hit singles ‘Hypnotized’ and ‘Aqualight’. He’s also done some fab remixes for people like Kylie Minogue, Justin Timberlake, Duran Duran, Groove Armada and Ali Love. REHAB Turning Japanese! Join the Rehab krew as they once again take on Tokyo! Bee (GOO), Oum and Pu, entertain you with a night of ninjas and gaga geishas plus the latest cutting edge electro beats and indie disco.

Host a very different birthday party If you're looking for an out of the ordinary birthday party, you've come to the right place. Our in-house creative team can provide you with ideas and resources to make your party a night to remember.

02 260 6860 | events@bedsupperclub.com


WHAT'S HAPPENING AT BED

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SEX IN THE CITY 3RD ANNIVERSARY : WEDNESDAY 2nd NOVEMBER ‘Voted Best Ladies Night,’ by BK Magazine readers two years in a row! Let’s make it three! Sex In The City offers three free sexy drinks to the ladies every first Wednesday of the month. FUNKAGENDA - THURSDAY 3rd NOVEMBER They’ve shared a Grammy Award with David Guetta & The Black Eyed Peas and rocked dance floors world wide with their hits, 'Man With The Red Face' & 'What The F**k!?*. So we’ve brought them back to Bed for another night of mayhem! DJ BRODINSKI - SATURDAY 5th NOVEMBER Brodinski is without a doubt one of the most electrifying DJ and producers to explode onto the scene in recent years. Expect to hear diverse mix of infectious tunes from hypnotic techno and bass heavy house through to mesmerizing minimal beats. GREY GOOSE PRESENT “BLACKLIGHT 3D LOY KRATHONG” FULL MOON PARTY THURSDAY 10th NOVEMBER Blacklight 3D is back! BED is bringing you the hottest “Blacklight 3D LOY KRATHONG” Full Moon Party of 2011. Come dressed in white and witness the Full Moon Party in 3D. BART B MORE (TBC) - THURSDAY 10th NOVEMBER Bart B More alias Bart van der Meer is one of the brightest new stars in the international electronic music scene. He’s crafted some dancefloor destroyers that have received massive support from prominent DJ’s around the world. What makes Bart’s live sets special is his capacity for diversity, blending together a plethora of different styles and genres into his main-room sound. SÉBASTIEN LÉGER - THURSDAY 24th NOVEMBER The French house DJ and producer is the man behind the hit singles ‘Hypnotized’ and ‘Aqualight’. He’s also done some fab remixes for people like Kylie Minogue, Justin Timberlake, Duran Duran, Groove Armada and Ali Love. REHAB Turning Japanese! Join the Rehab krew as they once again take on Tokyo! Bee (GOO), Oum and Pu, entertain you with a night of ninjas and gaga geishas plus the latest cutting edge electro beats and indie disco.

Host a very different birthday party If you're looking for an out of the ordinary birthday party, you've come to the right place. Our in-house creative team can provide you with ideas and resources to make your party a night to remember.

02 260 6860 | events@bedsupperclub.com


TH ER B O T C O 8 Y A D R U T A S

J, NERVO ARE SPEARS & NICKI MINA EY ITN BR ITH W UR TO SOME HOT OFF A HUGE USA WRITING TEAM BEHIND NG SO / DJ LE MA FE RALIAN HITS! THE INCREDIBLE AUST E'S BIGGEST RECENT GU NO MI LIE KY & TA OF DAVID GUET

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THU 13 OCT

One of the most prolific names in dance music, Booka Shade were due to make their long awaited Thailand debut earlier this year, until their entire Asian tour was canceled due to the Japan crisis. True to their word, they’re coming back to play at Bed. We know that like us, a lot dance fans is Bangkok having waiting years for them play live here so its going to be killer gig, don’t miss it!

LAYO & BUSHWACKA! THU 27 OCT

A firm yearly favourite at Bed - Layo & Bushwack make their third appearance on Thursday 27th October. If you've seen them before, you'll be back. If not, then expect a mix of blazing tech house, percussive techno & futuristic soundscapes guaranteed to move your body and stimulate your imagination.

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THU 13 OCT

One of the most prolific names in dance music, Booka Shade were due to make their long awaited Thailand debut earlier this year, until their entire Asian tour was canceled due to the Japan crisis. True to their word, they’re coming back to play at Bed. We know that like us, a lot dance fans is Bangkok having waiting years for them play live here so its going to be killer gig, don’t miss it!

LAYO & BUSHWACKA! THU 27 OCT

A firm yearly favourite at Bed - Layo & Bushwack make their third appearance on Thursday 27th October. If you've seen them before, you'll be back. If not, then expect a mix of blazing tech house, percussive techno & futuristic soundscapes guaranteed to move your body and stimulate your imagination.

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GREY GOOSE PRESENTS

3D THURSDAY 10TH NOVEMBER LOY KRATHONG

FUNKAGENDA THU 3 NOV

With massive hit singles including 'Man With The Red Face' & 'What The F**k!?* as well as a Grammy award shared with David Guetta & The Black Eyed Peas, Funkagenda is seriously hot DJ / producer property. Don't miss out on the man behind many of your favourite floorfillers for his second appearance at Bed.

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GREY GOOSE PRESENTS

3D THURSDAY 10TH NOVEMBER LOY KRATHONG

FUNKAGENDA THU 3 NOV

With massive hit singles including 'Man With The Red Face' & 'What The F**k!?* as well as a Grammy award shared with David Guetta & The Black Eyed Peas, Funkagenda is seriously hot DJ / producer property. Don't miss out on the man behind many of your favourite floorfillers for his second appearance at Bed.

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BRODINSKI SAT 5 NOV

Alongside the likes of Erol Alkan & Boys Noize, Brodinski is one of Europe's most exciting & in demand DJ's. With an incredible ear for the latest musical trend and an awesome talent for rocking the dancefloor, Brodinski is the man of the moment.

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BRODINSKI SAT 5 NOV

Alongside the likes of Erol Alkan & Boys Noize, Brodinski is one of Europe's most exciting & in demand DJ's. With an incredible ear for the latest musical trend and an awesome talent for rocking the dancefloor, Brodinski is the man of the moment.

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EVERY TUESDAY

DON DIABLO THU 10 NOV

Holland's Don Diablo has quickly become one of Europe's biggest dance music stars thanks to his incredibly versatile talents, awesome stage presence and status as a huge fashion icon (he was voted Esquire magazine's 'Best Dressed Male' in 2009). Collaborations with artists as diverse as Diplo, Example & Noisia have exposed Don, and his massive hit single 'Animale' have secured him an immensely broad audience. 90


EVERY TUESDAY

DON DIABLO THU 10 NOV

Holland's Don Diablo has quickly become one of Europe's biggest dance music stars thanks to his incredibly versatile talents, awesome stage presence and status as a huge fashion icon (he was voted Esquire magazine's 'Best Dressed Male' in 2009). Collaborations with artists as diverse as Diplo, Example & Noisia have exposed Don, and his massive hit single 'Animale' have secured him an immensely broad audience. 90


THURSDAY 17TH NOVEMBER THE KLAXONS (DJ SET) From Hoxton to Bangkok, this Mercury Award-winning act has a huge worldwide following. The NME darlings’ sound is rock-based but they draw upon a very broad range of genres such as 1990s rave culture, so expect a mental mix that will have the dancefloor crammed with ravers, indie kids and discerning dance fans. This will be their first ever gig in Thailand, so once again it's another first for Champion Sound and Bed Supperclub. Back of the net! 92


THURSDAY 17TH NOVEMBER THE KLAXONS (DJ SET) From Hoxton to Bangkok, this Mercury Award-winning act has a huge worldwide following. The NME darlings’ sound is rock-based but they draw upon a very broad range of genres such as 1990s rave culture, so expect a mental mix that will have the dancefloor crammed with ravers, indie kids and discerning dance fans. This will be their first ever gig in Thailand, so once again it's another first for Champion Sound and Bed Supperclub. Back of the net! 92


ALL ABOUT BED

I heard that you changed your menu – is this true? It is. For the past eight and a half years, Sun-Thurs, we offered a three-course set menu. As of February, 2011, we now offer a menu that is no longer restricted by a set, but is much more flexible (a la carte) to give our guests greater freedom when ordering. We also offer half sizes and the kitchen is open longer.

Frequently Asked Questions by Bed GM, Justin Dunne

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How do you describe the food at Bed? Modern eclectic cuisine. I would like to buy some Bed merchandise, Do you have anything I can buy? We do. Tons. We sell several T-shirts, CDs, books, umbrellas, champagne flutes, shot glasses, and more. Please ask any staff to assist. Does Bed have any mobile apps? We do. We have both a Bed Supperclub app as well as a Bed Sheets app. Both are available from iTunes. Enjoy! Justin Dunne

I didn’t know that you guys had a restaurant – I thought that you were only a club. Yup, nine years later and this is still the biggest misconception about us. Since we opened in 2002, we’ve always had the restaurant but, it often unfortunately, stands in the shadow of the bar/club. In an on-going effort to push the restaurant’s visibility, we are offering more special dinners (wine dinners, tequila weekend dinners, etc).

Why are your wines so damn expensive? Yes, this is very unfortunate. Due to the 400% tax on both foreign and local wines (geared in part to protect the consumption of local Thai beverages), our prices are forced to reflect this tragedy.

How’s business? Good. Very good. We’ve been very blessed. Yes, Thailand has had some rough challenges in the past few years, but we have been very fortunate What time do you close? to miss the most brutal parts of these challenges. On most nights, we are open until 2 am. However, We chalk this up to a great loyalty base of guests with local approval, our busier nights usually remain and our own willingness to invest in creativity and open until 3 am (at least at the time of this printing). changing the themes often. My taxi driver took us to Soi 26 rather than Bed looks better – did you renovate? here to Soi 11. What’s up with that? We haven’t done a full renovation but in July we Because our address is actually “26, Soi Sukhumvit painted the entire exterior of the venue. 11,” many drivers/concierges incorrectly read the address and believe that we are on Soi 26 rather than Soi 11 – a difference of about one hour in traffic. Frustrating indeed. We always make sure that the concierges around town have the Bed Supperclub map. 94

Why do I need an ID? Why are you so strict? From the Foreign and Commonwealth website here in Thailand: "By law, you must carry your passport with you at all times in Thailand. Tourists have been arrested because they were unable to produce their passport." Although this is rare, because we are a very high-profile venue, the local authorities do keep a very close eye on us. Thus, we ask all guests to carry an official, government-issued ID – a good copy of your passport is fine. How do I receive a Bed World card? Our Bed World card is given to guests, strictly through word of mouth, that have shown incredible loyalty over the years. As of late, we are granting Bed World cards only to guests that are repeat diners in the restaurant. May I book a hen's party, birthday party, office party at Bed? Yes, of course. We offer attractive party packages. For more information, please contact junior@bedsupperclub.com or orawan@bedsupperclub.com 95


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I heard that you changed your menu – is this true? It is. For the past eight and a half years, Sun-Thurs, we offered a three-course set menu. As of February, 2011, we now offer a menu that is no longer restricted by a set, but is much more flexible (a la carte) to give our guests greater freedom when ordering. We also offer half sizes and the kitchen is open longer.

Frequently Asked Questions by Bed GM, Justin Dunne

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How do you describe the food at Bed? Modern eclectic cuisine. I would like to buy some Bed merchandise, Do you have anything I can buy? We do. Tons. We sell several T-shirts, CDs, books, umbrellas, champagne flutes, shot glasses, and more. Please ask any staff to assist. Does Bed have any mobile apps? We do. We have both a Bed Supperclub app as well as a Bed Sheets app. Both are available from iTunes. Enjoy! Justin Dunne

I didn’t know that you guys had a restaurant – I thought that you were only a club. Yup, nine years later and this is still the biggest misconception about us. Since we opened in 2002, we’ve always had the restaurant but, it often unfortunately, stands in the shadow of the bar/club. In an on-going effort to push the restaurant’s visibility, we are offering more special dinners (wine dinners, tequila weekend dinners, etc).

Why are your wines so damn expensive? Yes, this is very unfortunate. Due to the 400% tax on both foreign and local wines (geared in part to protect the consumption of local Thai beverages), our prices are forced to reflect this tragedy.

How’s business? Good. Very good. We’ve been very blessed. Yes, Thailand has had some rough challenges in the past few years, but we have been very fortunate What time do you close? to miss the most brutal parts of these challenges. On most nights, we are open until 2 am. However, We chalk this up to a great loyalty base of guests with local approval, our busier nights usually remain and our own willingness to invest in creativity and open until 3 am (at least at the time of this printing). changing the themes often. My taxi driver took us to Soi 26 rather than Bed looks better – did you renovate? here to Soi 11. What’s up with that? We haven’t done a full renovation but in July we Because our address is actually “26, Soi Sukhumvit painted the entire exterior of the venue. 11,” many drivers/concierges incorrectly read the address and believe that we are on Soi 26 rather than Soi 11 – a difference of about one hour in traffic. Frustrating indeed. We always make sure that the concierges around town have the Bed Supperclub map. 94

Why do I need an ID? Why are you so strict? From the Foreign and Commonwealth website here in Thailand: "By law, you must carry your passport with you at all times in Thailand. Tourists have been arrested because they were unable to produce their passport." Although this is rare, because we are a very high-profile venue, the local authorities do keep a very close eye on us. Thus, we ask all guests to carry an official, government-issued ID – a good copy of your passport is fine. How do I receive a Bed World card? Our Bed World card is given to guests, strictly through word of mouth, that have shown incredible loyalty over the years. As of late, we are granting Bed World cards only to guests that are repeat diners in the restaurant. May I book a hen's party, birthday party, office party at Bed? Yes, of course. We offer attractive party packages. For more information, please contact junior@bedsupperclub.com or orawan@bedsupperclub.com 95


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