Brooklyn-based DJ Jubilee is a favorite in the San Francisco and travels to DJ here every couple of months, heating up dance floors with her diverse style and hot bass lines. We spoke to Jubilee about her beginnings in electronic music, starting a record label, and love for radio.
Four years of boisterous Afrolicious events including musicians, DJs, and dancing will be celebrated this week at Elbo Room with back-to-back parties Thursday and Friday. We spoke to resident DJs Pleasuremaker and Senor Oz about their love for San Francisco, and more.
Talented musicians are generally well-rounded artists express their creativity in a number of ways. Lately many performers have begun spinning DJ sets, showcasing their talents in superb song selection and energizing the crowd. The latest to join in this trend, RnB crooner Erykah Badu, performs Wednesday night at Ruby Skye.
Jack Davey, one half of LA-based multi-genre duo J*DaVeY, is a woman of style, class, and impeccable music tastes. While J*DaVeY concentrates on sounds primarily stemming from hip hop and jazz, Jack Davey’s own DJ sets showcase a wide array of everything from 80s jams to today’s top hits.
Bay Area DJ history is at times elusive unless you’re from the area, so learning a bit about how different scenes and groups formed is always very cool. And better yet, learning of its cultural influence on friends is even cooler.
After a two-month hiatus, Lights Down Low returns to SOM. tomorrow with Gant-Man, the Chicago DJ who help create the ghetto house sound that is now more commonly called juke. With more than 15 years in the game, he has established himself as an international DJ with gigs around the world. He recently reflected on his first rave experience in an interview with SF Station: “When I first went to a rave I thought to myself, ‘Wow, what the fuck is this? All these people with glow sticks, multi-colored hair, big bell-bottom pants, and they look like they’re high on more than just weed.’” Read more
Few DJs have impacted the world of turntablism as much as Mix Master Mike. After discovering vinyl at an early age in San Francisco, he later went on to dominate DJ competitions and form the legendary Invisible Skratch Picklz. Find out why the Beastie Boys proclaimed “Mix Master cuts faster” tonight at Yoshi’s SF.