Hosting the bounce of UK bass and the grit of contemporary techno, Icee Hot is one of a handful of parties on the forward edge of San Francisco nightlife. It's been that way since it first started as a project of XLR8R editor Shawn Reynaldo, producer Ghosts on Tape (a.k.a. Ryan Merry), DJ Rollie Fin ... More >>
Double Feature: Oldies Night and KiNK
Dec. 31, 2011
The Knockout and Public Works
Better than: Being away from San Francisco for new years.
It was 10:45 p.m. and I was lucky enough to be in a cab speeding towards the Outer Mission. Thinking strategically, we planned our evening to start at the Kno ... More >>
Now you don't have to pick between the cool of vinyl and the convenience of CD: electronic/dance musician Jeff Mills' latest release, The Occurrence, is out on a disc with one side encoded as a CD and the other side cut into vinyl. Axis Records calls this thing a "hybrid of Science Fiction a ... More >>
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 >>