Ready to catch Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” with your own lense? The 90s-era grunge rockers are back with a reunion tour, and they are offering one lucky photographer a chance to take pics with a VIP guest photo pass when it stops in San Francisco on July 21st.
Gabor Schablitzki, aka Robag Wruhme, is a German house and techno producer/DJ who consistently impresses his listeners in the living room and on the dance floor. He performs in support of his recent release Thora Vukk (Pampa Records) with Maceo Plex and Adnan Sharif at Public Works this Friday.
Katie Stelmanis, the founder and mega-voice behind Toronto-based band Austra (pronounced Ow-stra) grew up a classically trained musician, sang in the Canadian Children’s Opera, and was headed to continue her studies at university when she took a life-changing turn, she saw a punk show and decided to skip college and form a band.
“Who the heck is Chet Faker?” To be honest, I don’t think many people know the Wikipedia-worthy answer to that question. What I do know is that this Melbourne based electronic artist just released a killer rendition of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” that suddenly has people looking for answers (and grooving in the meantime).
Tres Lingerie, consisting of duo Johan Churchill and Jordan Presnick, make music that’s guaranteed to send you back into the days of funky disco boogying. Currently residents of San Francisco’s renowned Go BANG! parties, they specialize in 80s disco sounds that can only be found from hours of crate digging.
Death Cab’s seventh full-length Codes And Keys drops next Tuesday on Atlantic — it’s their first album in three years and, more importantly, Ben Gibbard’s first real collection of songs since settling down with Zooey Deschanel.
Oakland-based house artist and music producer Jaswho? recently released a harder, bass-heavy version of last year’s Nudroid Music album as Re:Droid Music. This Saturday Jaswho? performs live alongside remixers and Chicago house legends Santiago & Bushido at Temple Nightclub.