Dustin and Dylan of Bay Area electronic production duo K Theory have been making hits as well as touring the states steady throughout 2012 with their hard yet melodic tunes. They play their first large music festival this weekend at Wintersalt and we spoke to Dylan as they geared up for the performance.
Before the madness of New Years Eve sets in, San Francisco’s Fort Mason Pavilion plays host to the first Wintersalt festival, a live music, art and food experience on Friday, December 28 and Saturday, December 29. Performers include Diplo, Travis Barker ft. Mix Master Mike, DJ Shadow and more including mostly local artists from the Bay Area.
As one of the hottest dance parties in SF, Lights Down Low brings a continuous stream of talented DJs to the Bay Area. Earlier this year, DJ Joaquin Bartra joined up with LDL residents Corey Sleazemore and Richie Panic and the three will be spinning this Friday, December 7 at Monarch with Minneapolis indie pop guru Gigamesh.
The White Girl Mob – once consisting of Kreayshawn, V-Nasty and Lil’ Debbie – has seen its share of controversy over the past two years as critics doubted their musical abilities and sales reports have come up slim. This time though we’re seeing a battle of words between members V-Nasty and Kreayshawn which transpired on Twitter during the day on Sunday.
Trackademicks and 1-O.A.K. – of the Bay Area’s Honor Roll Crew – have fused their respective producing and singing talents to form 2 Player Co-Op with their first EP Lovelorn set for release December 10. The first leak off of the cover album is a soothing, funky take on LCD Soundsystem’s “Someone Great.”
While World Series and Halloween celebrations wind down we move on to the next in party holidays with Day of the Dead festivities across the Bay Area. The next two nights bring big artists, electronic beats and Latin vibes to both 222 Hyde with DJ Funeral and Public Works with Turbo Sonido Futuristico, Baan vs Fuzzy Fotch and Matt Haze.
French electronic music duo Justice has won acclaim for its past two albums, both featuring vastly different styles. We chatted with half of the pair, Xavier de Rosnay, before their November 4 performance at The Warfield while he was on tour bus traveling around the East Coast.
A native of Brazil, DJ Lucas Med moved to San Francisco almost five years ago to pursue a career in music and hasn’t slowed since – consistently bringing his upbeat rhythmic house sets and productions to dancefloors across the Bay Area and as a resident DJ at Temple.
The Treasure Island Music Festival took over the gorgeous location in the middle of the Bay, providing a unique setting to enjoy dozens of acts across many genres. Whether rocking out to Best Coast or getting hype with Public Enemy, there was no shortage of dancing throughout the event.