It’s almost the weekend, and for those of us that aren’t the go-hard on the weekend type, yet want to get their Soul Train fix in, the answer lies in S.F.’s Sweet Cheeks party. Although this party has been profiled on our site before, we take some time to talk to the founder of the party to get some insight about why this party is different than most, and why it’s worth checking out.
With the summer weather in full-swing, it’s hard not to have the Monday blues. Get your workday going with the newest release from Brodinski and Gesaffelstein’s Bromance label. Check out this summer disco/electro mixtape from NYC/L.A. producer/DJ/vocalist Louisahhh!
Check out a new mix encompassing all things ’60s funk, soul, and female from acclaimed DJ Skratch Bastid and fellow friend DJ The Gaff. Showcasing his collection of rare records and finds, this mix features the finest selections from the mid-’60s and and mid-’70s, including the greats like Aretha, Nina, and Betty Everett.
French electro-powerhouse Justice, performing at Outside Lands next month, just release another video from their latest album Audio, Video Disco. Last time’s “Civilization” was a little mind-boggling, but this one looks like one from a major motion picture.
Although it may not seem like it, San Francisco’s summer is now here and with it comes a wide-array of free parties. This Friday, July 13th, Underground SF welcomes Bobby Browser, Chautauqua, and residents YR SKULL and epicsauce DJs for a night of disco tunes and synth-boogie jams.
Headlining the night will be Chicago-based DJ/producer Chrissy Murderbot, known for his booty rave and jungle jams. Since getting started as a DJ in 1995, he’s played at over 500 events in 20 countries, and also started his own label, Sleazetone Records, as well as jungle label Dead Homies Recordings and the new booty music label Loose Squares.
Also up for the night is local DJ Kush Arora, whose roots are infused in dub and electronica. Often headlining parties such as Dub Mission or Nonstop Bhangra, he has worked with artists from Elephant Man to Zion I.
Rounding out the party will be local DJs Audio1, Kozee, Sam Supa, Reilly Steel and Teleport.
The party is free before 10:30 and only $10 after, so be kind on your wallet this weekend. The party starts at 10pm and goes until late at Icon Lounge.
Current Bay Area resident/DJ/promoter Ren the Vinyl Archaeologist’s name says it all. A hip-hop head and avid record collector, his events company True Skool showcases the best in emerging Bay Area hip-hop acts along with covering the latest in hip-hop news, parties, and even politics.
Check out this new yet still creepy video for M83′s second single “Reunion” off their new album Midnight City, and the recent remix EP The Reunion. Going with the summer theme of futuristic space happenings, this video features a group of glowing-eyed children going to battle.
This Friday May 25th, Mighty welcomes New York City-based hip hop record producer and emcee Large Professor. This legendary figure is credited with accomplishments such as making beats for Eric B. and Rakim during his high school years and discovering Nas.