Dance Music History

BACK2MONO Vol.2 is a vinyl record pop-up experience, celebrating the rich culture and history of music through vinyl records. Held in The Alley At Karrivin, the 2018 event highlighted the Dance Music History. Three different vinyl collections from Manila, Hong Kong, and Tokyo featured how our dance music sensibilities progressed form the 1970’s to the present.

Back2Mono Vol.2 has three segments:


Pop-Up Record Store

Featured collections from Hong Kong’s Johnny Hiller (Potato Head / Voices Agency), Tokyo’s Hiro Kaneko (Obifest), and Manila’s Toti Dalmacion (Terno Recordings / This Is Pop!).

Back2Mono Market

Bar & Kitchen where drinks from Don Papa Rum, Engkanto Brewery, and Batala Bar were served; Flea Market where different musicians and personalities sold their pre-loved musical items and other personal stuff; and Fred Perry’s Pop-up Shop where their latest collection were displayed and The Don Letts Subculture Films documentary was shown.

Karrivin Disco

An open space party with DJ sets by Johnny Hiller, Hiro Kaneko, Toti Dalmacion, Ean Mayor, David Bruder, and Shigeki Fukuda.