FSQ is both a production team and record label focused on around Funk, Style, and Quality. With digital media guru Chuck Da Fonk as the main figure head and Berklee College of Music graduate and hip-hop producer G Koop for much of the instrumentation, mixing and mastering, this growing record label is keen to get the ball rolling in 2013.
Washburn Studio, a boutique learning center and artist space is hosting its first event on April 13th. This premiere event will showcase artwork from four upcoming local artists in addition a special showing from Senz (Coach, Agnes B, Cassius, Draft). There will be a mix of music with a special demo by DJ PONE (DMC Champ 1999, Travis Barker Warped Tour).
This Thursday, Monarch presents Rojai & E.Live Album Release party featuring Starship Connection & J. Boogie. As the leader and vocalist for the widely recognized and highly acclaimed San Francisco band Bayonics, Rojai is proud to present his first ever solo project with producer and multi-instrumentalist Eli “E.Live” Hurwit, titled Hard Pressed.
It’s a great day in this city of love, and whether you have a Valentine or not, there’s really no excuse to listen to sappy, sad, or just plain angsty tunes. To the rescue is some immaculately produced, sensuous pop from two indie-music veterans: Robin Hannibal, a Danish songwriter-producer, and Michael Milosh, a Canadian songwriter.
Holidays and happy music go together hand-in-hand, but how about some “happy house” to get the party started? This Saturday, 12/22, Public Works hosts their annual Christmas celebration with DJ sets from The Juan Maclean (Juan Maclean and Nancy Whang), Pat Mahoney (LCD Soundsystem), No Regular Play and more.
Over the weekend, the party dedicated to Stevie Wonder WONDER-Full got a special surprise when the legend himself called in to say and sing a few words to the Mezzanine audience. Young or old, black or white, it’s clear to see how much of an impact his music makes in the hearts of many.
This Friday 12/7, producer extraordinaire Just Blaze hits the decks at The New Parish for a special one-off Winter Edition of The 45 Sessions. Supporting him will be local DJs Shortkut, DJ Platurn, DJ E DA BOSS, DJ Enki, DJ Saurus. Although his name might not be familiar to some, he is best known for producing tracks such as Cam’ron’s “Oh Boy,” Jay-Z’s “Girls, Girls, Girls,” and Beanie Sigel and Freeway’s “Rock the Mic.”
Happy Thanksgiving, or more like happy four-days-off-from-work. While some of us enjoy gorging on food for 96 straight hours, it would seem more sensible to find some way to burn off some of those calories. Luckily for you, San Francisco is full of parties this weekend, so reunite with your friends and family, and spend a night out dancing merrily.
The weather’s colder, Thanksgiving is approaching, and it’s time to get into that holiday spirit, whether you like it or not. Helping you ease into that mood is a mixtape from the disco duo Poolside, consisting of Jeffrey Paradise and Filip Nikolic.
MySpace might not be 100% back, but it’s looking pretty promising as they are gearing up for their new launch by throwing free shows around the nation featuring a myriad of superstar DJs. This Thursday, November 1, San Francisco gets a special live performance from pioneer producer/DJ Z-Trip and the elusive producer/DJ Switch, formerly of Major Lazer at Mighty.