Though a long-time member of the local scene, it's taken something of a stylistic update for 5kinAndBone5 to finally break out. That update must have involved some manner of trippy cybernetic augmentation, as the duo's found itself dissolved and dispersed in a matrix of '90s cyberculture Tumblrs, oc ... More >>
Some sad news for local dance fans this week: Kontrol, the monthly party that has held sway over the city's techno and minimal scene for seven years, will stop throwing regular events this June.
Its first Saturdays club nights have been a draw for local techno fans since the party opened in 2005 at ... More >>
Rekanize While many DJs can say they've performed alongside dance music icons such as Rusko, Bassnectar, and Mary Anne Hobbs, few can honestly claim that they've worn a purple furry dinosaur suit the entire time. Bay Area native Mochipet , who began his career with his well-known album, Girl ... More >>
From SF Weekly's latest print music section: Is Lil B God, the Devil, or Paris Hilton?: Rap in 2010 had no voice more prolific or polarizing than Berkeley's Lil B. After some local success with post-hyphy quartet the Pack, B subchristened himself "the Based God" and showed the world what it ... 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 >>
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 >>
Weekend recap by Janine KahnWe're running on a skeleton crew here at All Shook Down this week with most of the usual suspects home for the holidays. Fortunately, our friends at sister blogs The Snitch and SFoodie were out and about this weekend, so our wrap-up won't be too terribly bare bones.On Sat ... More >>