With over 35,000 records in his collection, producer and DJ Nu-Mark, one of the founding members of the recently reunited Jurassic 5, has managed to stay above the trends of dance music and digital DJing with his classical sensibilities and depth of musical knowledge. During the group's five-year hi ... More >>
Kings of the Mic with LL Cool J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy, De La Soul Shoreline Amphitheatre Saturday, May 25, 2013 Better than: Most rap shows. The rappers on stage at Shoreline on Saturday night's King of the Mic tour ranged from 43 to 54 years old, and they all exuded much more energy onstage tha ... More >>
What to do when you need to reboot a major tech brand like Myspace? Howabout a series of shows targeted right at your core audience? And so it is that ye olde (but also new) Myspace will present a Feel the Music series of shows in a few cities across the country -- including our own, where famed DJ ... More >>
â€‹This week, one of the biggest stars in EDM -- Deadmau5 -- chastised one of the biggest pop stars of all time -- Madonna -- for using drug lingo (specifically the phrase "Has anyone seen Molly?") on stage at this year's Ultra Music Festival. And he didn't do it in a small way either, indulging in ... More >>
So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>
Solomon Kahn, a beloved local DJ who performed at such diverse venues as Oracle Arena, AT&T Park, and every major club in San Francisco, was tragically killed Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Bangkok, Thailand, in a car accident. He was 34. Kahn, known to clubgoers as DJ Solomon, was in Thailand as a part of a ... More >>
Colin Young-WolffWe've seen this before... The good folks of Identity Festival, which comes to Shoreline this Saturday, don't want to lie to you. Yet despite what they've claimed, they're not the first-ever electronic touring festival ever seen in America. It's merely the first electronic-onl ... More >>
From SF Weekly's latest print music section: oOoOO's Christopher GreenspanTri Angle Records showcase: Roughly a year ago, a young New York-based blogger named Robin Carolan did what many lovers of music often only dream of: He started his own record label. Calling it Tri Angle Records, Carol ... More >>
Not this Saturday... Just got word from the publicity folks that this Saturday's show at the Warfield -- featuring Z-Trip, De La Soul, Nosaj Thing, and Daddy Kev -- has been canceled. Which is a bummer: we were excited enough about this lineup that we previewed it in this week's issue.
Joseph SchellEdward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros: festival favoritesâ€‹More music news today for festicationers: Sasquatch! Music Festival laid out its lineup last night at a party at Seattle's Crocodile Cafe. This Memorial Day Weekend (May 29-31) the indie rock caravans will head to Washington's ... More >>
Enjoy beats and bites at "Scratch: Dinner, Beats, & B-Boxing"; catch Cut Chemist cooking up crazy turntable concoctions
Week of Wednesday, May 19, 2004
DJs Z Trip and P deliver the final performance of Uneasy Listening Vol. One, one of the first – and best – album-length mash-ups
New Year's for the ADD-stricken: dub, soul, booty bass, and ... Billy Squier?
After 15 years, Jack Dangers may have found a way to leave all his electronic music imitators behind
Beatboxer Yuri Lane sets the San Francisco story to music, using the only equipment he needs: his mouth
Uneasy Listening, Volume 1 (Self-released)
Black Eyed Peas
Bomb Records' David Paul single-handedly created a successful hip-hop magazine, launched artists' careers, and rescued the DJ from obscurity. Now what?