Dave Aju

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    New Record Store Vinyl Dreams to Open in Lower Haight

    This weekend, the Lower Haight welcomes the addition of a new electronic dance music-focused record store in Vinyl Dreams at 593 Haight St. The name ought to be familiar to club-oriented vinyl collectors -- for the past two years it's floated in the ether, serving local DJs as a series of pop-ups an ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013

    The Top Five Parties in San Francisco This Weekend

    What's better than a normal weekend? A holiday weekend, duh. In case you were unaware, Monday is Memorial Day, and that means there's a whole lot of stuff going on. As usual, we've got you covered, with a few suggestions that ought to help make some sense of San Francisco's chaotic nightlife world. ... More >>

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    March 11, 2013

    Lost in the Night: Police Say It's Last Call at 222 Hyde

    222 Hyde Farewell Party Saturday, March 10, 2013 222 Hyde 222 Hyde was the first venue where I threw a party. It was Cinco De Mayo, 2005, and I was a young soul DJ trying to my best to start something of my own that could compete with the established institutions of 1964 and Oldies Nite. The little ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    The Top Five Parties in San Francisco This Weekend

    December's here, and that means things really ought to be winding down in expectation of the approaching holidays. But that doesn't seem to be what's happening. Maybe it's the threat of the approaching Mayan apocalypse, but San Francisco's promoters only seem to be ramping up. Let's go to Corinthian ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Local Duo Bells and Whistles on Partying in the Starlight Room and Why They Don't Take Requests

    Working as bar-backs at the Starlight Room in the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, DJs Zack Yakovlev and and Yanick Rieffel, together known as Bells and Whistles, saw an opportunity to bring their underground sensibility to the hotel's discriminating opulence. The resulting party, aptly named Dresscode, bro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    The Revenge's Graeme Clark: "I Create Only For Myself"

    Currently touring solo as The Revenge, Scottish producer/DJ Graeme Clark's 20-year career has taken on many aliases. Whether he's producing tunes with house legend Craig Smith as the duo 6th Borough Project or playing a live mix of house and techno in his electronic band Deportivo Street Team with P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: The Worker (of Fiction)

    Rick Symonds‚ÄčThis week we chat with The Worker, a member of the Fiction crew who's always on the lookout for the dark, the strange, and the flat out mutant strains of techno and disco. The dude has one hand on the turntables, and the other inside the local music industry, working at esteemed inter ... More >>

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    October 14, 2009
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    June 26, 2009

    10 Things To Do This Weekend For Under $10

    Michael Jackson R.I.Parties (All Weekend)We'll be adding parties to our list as we hear about them (be sure to post your recommendations below). For now, we suggest fueling your King of Pop nostalgia at one of these places: on Friday, Milk's "Culture Clash" DJ party with Dr. Mr. E and Dave Paul alre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: Alland Byallo

    When it comes to great techno, is San Francisco the next Berlin? That's a question bouncing around inside the beat-focused noggin of DJ, producer, and label owner Alland Byallo. Byallo is part of the highly respected [Kontrol] crew, who bring minimal techno and  "avant-house" to places like the ... More >>

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    November 5, 2008
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    October 7, 2008
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    April 20, 2005


    MC Myka Nyne and friends celebrate that most blurry of holidays; the best in dirty French techno comes to town

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