Paul Oakenfold

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Fauxchella: Your Guide to Enjoying Coachella 2013 in the Bay Area

    The 2013 Coachella lineup has been announced and the Tumblrs expressing confusion as to its contents have already launched. But before you go scrambling for those pricey tickets, remember this: Lots of these artists end up playing in the Bay Area right around the same time, especially now that Coach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Plug's Back On Time: Get High and Watch the Walls Melt

    Listen to this while high: Back on Time by Plug. Behind the buzz: These are treats from "long-lost" tracks that didn't make genre-spanning pop wizard Luke Vibert's (recording under his drum 'n bass monicker Pluf) celebrated 1996 cult item Drum 'N Bass for Papa and were instead left to ripen a dec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Machinedrum's Travis Stewart Explains Seven of His Favorite Weird YouTube Videos

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Behind the Beat with Relentless

    Relentless​Relentless is a name I've seen around the local San Francisco electronic music scene for a long time, but I never took the time to get to know the duo's music or backstory. I've come to find out that the tale behind Ian Buzz's and Austin Heap's musical collaboration is as classic as the ... More >>

  • Music

    December 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    10 Known (and Little-Known) Facts About Paul Oakenfold (And Free Tix!)

    Viva La Oakey: Paul Oakenfold10. In the late '70s, at the age of 21, Paul Oakenfold snuck into Studio 54 and met Cher and Donald Trump. 9. While living in New York, he was influenced by house music pioneer Larry Levan at the Paradise Garage. 8. In the '80s, he served as A&R for the UK's Champion ... More >>

  • Music

    February 11, 2009
  • Film

    December 3, 2008

    Unfortunate Son

    Feel-good filmmaker Randall Miller goes bad ... very bad.

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2008
  • Music

    December 20, 2006

    It Was a Year Of ...

    Well, lots of things, actually

  • Music

    September 13, 2006

    Share the Love

    Two massive electronic music events, one small spotlight

  • Music

    November 24, 2004


    Gold Chains and Sue Cie pull digital pranks; Germany's Morr Music dispatches its not-so-heavy hitters to SF

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2004

    Scary Affairs

    A frightening array of the scariest parties on S.F.'s biggest holiday

  • Music

    July 21, 2004

    Turning the Tables

    Paul Oakenfold is not a celebrity-DJ hack. Or if he is, maybe that's not so bad.

  • Music

    June 30, 2004

    Party Like It's 1999

    Jondi & Spesh, a substandard album, and the best weekly dance party in town

  • Music

    June 30, 2004

    Don't Speak

    A man of few words, dance-music hero Sasha talks with his turntables

  • Music

    June 23, 2004


    "Real People" is a breath of fresh air at the Oxygen Bar; Ghostface Killah proves he's Wu Tang's No. One.

  • Music

    February 11, 2004

    Sandra Collins

    Perfecto Presents ... Sandra Collins

  • Music

    December 18, 2002



  • Music

    August 28, 2002

    What's the Frequency, Kenneth?

    Can Live 105 become a kool thing again?

  • Music

    October 24, 2001

    Father Figure

    Oakland DJ Moda plays proud papa to local audiences, deck jockeys -- and his career

  • News

    June 7, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Free Taiwan; A Critical Examination of Cracker Morons and the Fall of the Roman Empire; Critical Mess; Death to the Deserving; Playing the Victim; Arrogant My Ass; Car Talk; A Parallel Universe; Released; Big Shoes; Both Sides Now

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 17, 2000
  • Music

    December 8, 1999

    Hear This

    John Digweed

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