Above & Beyond (Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness and Paavo Siljamäki) celebrated the 300th episode of their cult Group Therapy radio present with a reside broadcast from one of many world's actually iconic cities: Hong Kong. Billboard Radio China will be part of the radio broadcasting community to air ABGT300 on Oct. 6 on 105.1 FM in Greater Chengdu throughout China National Day Golden Week.
Previous host venues of Group Therapy milestone occasions embody New York City's Madison Square Garden, Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome and London's Alexandra Palace, and on Saturday (Sept. 29), the annual digital music pilgrimage visited the Far East for the primary time.
Last yr's ABGT250 celebrations noticed over 23,000 followers converge on the gorgeous Gorge Amphitheatre close to Seattle, whereas the 2016 version broke new floor when followers from over 70 international locations made the journey to Amsterdam to have fun 200 episodes of Group Therapy.
This yr has already been eventful for Above & Beyond, with the group's fourth album, Common Ground, debuting at No. three on Billboard's album chart and topping the iTunes Dance charts in over 40 international locations. A sellout tour of North America adopted at a number of the United States' most prestigious venues, together with the L.A. Convention Center, Brooklyn's Barclays Center and Miami's Old RC Cola Plant.
Above & Beyond shared their feeling with Billboard Radio China: "Last yr's ABGT250 Weekender at The Gorge was a magical expertise but additionally left us questioning, 'How can we observe that?' The reply was to go for one thing utterly completely different, and Hong Kong and the Far East characterize a brand new frontier for Group Therapy, at what's an thrilling and groundbreaking time for digital music within the area."
For followers who couldn't make the journey, the entire occasion was as soon as once more broadcast reside on-line. Watch the tantalizing ABGT300 promo video, that includes pictures of Kowloon and Victoria Harbour and a brand new composition from Above & Beyond: