Bogl vs. Dials
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Better than: Passing out after an Adult Swim marathon.
It was 12:36 a.m. The iPod had been playing on an empty stage for 20 minutes now, and the restless crowd shifted uncomfortably, clearly impatient that the members of TNGHT, producers Huds ... More >>
In the pantheon of nightlife, few people are as influential as the local DJs working the scene. As promoters, talent scouts, and party rockers, these tastemakers are trusted to be at the fore of what's happening in music today. For this edition of Signal to Noise, we're focusing our attention on fiv ... More >>
Travis Stewart, aka Machinedrum
Electronic dance music fans can be thankful that Travis Stewart, who performs as Machinedrum, spends the bulk of his time behind a computer screen. The obvious reasons lie in a voluminous output of material stretching back to his 2001 debut LP Now You Know on t ... More >>
Giorgio CalaceIt's been awhile since we've heard from Italian duo Crookers, but this year they're back with the non-Hunter Thompson-related-album Dr. Gonzo. Producing music together since 2003, Phra and Bot may be best known in mainstream music for their "Day N Nite" remix of then little-kno ... More >>
Roach GigzRoach Gigz: In 2008, the San-Francisco-born rapper Roach Gigz visited New York City. He went out to Southside Jamaica, Queens, the area 50 Cent and his G-Unit crew mythologized in rhyme. He visited Harlem, where he bought two small pet turtles for $10. And he fueled his trip by wolfing ... More >>
Low End Theory S.F., with Daedelus, Baths, Gaslamp Killer and moreJanuary 21, 2011@ 103 Harriet
Better than: Suffering through a pack of smelly trustafarians to hear some heavy bass.
Let me waste no time getting to the point: Low End Theory SF is everything I've wanted a hip-hop/dubst ... More >>
Keepin' it real.
I literally just heard about this guy yesterday, and I haven't be able to lay off his music since; Becoming Real is South London's Toby Ridler, visual artist and innovative electronic music extraordinaire. He has been producing for barely over a year ... More >>
King Midas SoundAs part of an ongoing series of free MP3s offered by a string of fresh UK artists, online music retailer Bleep and Barcelonan music festival Sonar have just unveiled the latest downloads for public consumption. The two entities have teamed up to give fans a taste of the talented b ... More >>
Paul Salva has a firm grasp on cutting-edge beat scenes around the world. He's the innovative force behind one of San Francisco's freshest labels (Frite Nite), musical projects (Salva), and club nights (Change the Beat). For our first edition of this new weekly DJ mix series, we asked Salva to th ... More >>
Jesse RobeckHudson MohawkeHudson Mohawke, Mickey Factz, J-Billion & DJ Dials
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Better than: Anything else happening on a Wednesday night.
Last night, the longstanding 330 Ritch club and tastemaking promotions crew HellYeah Industries pulled together a nigh ... More >>
Sarah RobertsScotland's young and talented beatsmith, Hudson Mohawke, has been on a serious roll. His soulful wonky-bass productions graduated from the homegrown LuckyMe label to the indie-giant Warp for the release of his 2009 debut album, the smooth and playful Butter. A video for album cu ... More >>
S.F.'s Ghosts on Tape makes Bleep.com's Top 100 of 2009 listIf there's one thing the music world loves to do, it's make lists. Best ofs, worst ofs, personal faves, and what-have-you rundowns catch the public eye and add a little personality to whichever publication puts them together. One such li ... More >>