Following a June 2 incident in Las Vegas in which he was barred from performing a scheduled DJ set at the nightclub Marquee -- because, he was told, the crowd was sick of house music -- San Francisco club Mighty is showing its support for local DJ Mark Farina with this "Team Farina" flyer.
"My liai ... More >>
Coachella 2012 is still more than four months away -- so naturally, it's time to start hyperventilating over rumored lineups for the first year the festival will stretch over two weekends. One "leaked" lineup appeared last week on StarzUncut, a celebrity gossip website with more than 58,000 Twitter ... More >>
Miguel Migs in his Polk Street studio.
For some reason, a certain Swedish vodka maker recently introducd a special San Francisco-branded edition of its product. To pique the interest of locals (read: to market to them), it's holding some sort of get-involved thing on Facebook, where you can a ... More >>
Jane's AddictionGoogle's I/O developer conference is in town, which means all sorts of magical things are happening -- like brand-new cloud-locker music services appearing right out of thin air!
Er, well -- a possibly more magical occurrence: A live performance from Jane's Addiction perfor ... More >>
LemonadeFor our party picks this weekend, we've kept it pretty close to home. The choices are boiled down to a bit of hometown hip-hop, some classic SF house music, a long-awaited homecoming performance, and some solid disco music for good measure. No matter which party suits your liking, we guar ... More >>
Over Halloween weekend there's no shortage of options for the costumed club-goer. But if you're into supporting a local celeb behind the decks, it's hard to beat a gig where Miguel Migs is the main attraction. The founder of Salted Music has spent most of this decade making a name for house music ... More >>
EKAphotographyMichael Franti at 2008's PTTP
Watch out, Outside Lands and TIMF! Power to the Peaceful--Michael Franti's annual free party in Golden Gate Park--has announced the lineup for this year's throwdown, which is expected to bring between 50 and 75 thousand people. The featured artists thi ... More >>
You know it. I know it. And apparently the rest of the world knows it too: SF DJs rule. A plethora of local DJs are among the nominees for America's Best DJ, a DJ Times- sponsored competition whose closing party takes place September 12 at Rain nightclub (in the Palms casino) ... More >>
DJ RasCue has been hitting the decks longer than most of the kids in the clubs these days have been alive. For the past 26 years, he's spun a mix of everything from Latin to hip-hop to house and rock for little kids and big stars (William H. Macy). Now the local music community is giving something b ... More >>
Divalicious: Lisa Shaw
You've gotta love electronic music divas. They've got an edgy fierceness you won't often find in mainstream soul and R&B, and they can belt it out with the best of them. Though they're often overshadowed by the producers they work with, they put the "deep" in deep house. ... More >>
The Dark Room
December 20, 2008
Review by Eric K. Arnold; Photos by EKAphotography
Better Than: A typically clichéd hip-hop club.
Arriving at Club Six's "Dark Room" at around 11 p.m., I overhear a group of about seven people with Eastern European accents. Where are they from, I ... More >>