If your usual shopping trips to American Apparel have been filling you with an unusual amount of self-loathing, perhaps this is why.
People are sick of your fixies and Rollie Fingers mustaches, so much so that they'd like to slap you bow-tie wearing beatniks with a special tax for being so damn ann ... More >>
Beloved Tenderloin club 222 Hyde is closing next week, as we reported this morning. And Icee Hot -- the crew responsible for some of the most forward-looking dance parties in the city, and which began at 222 Hyde -- just announced that it's throwing one last, free event to bid farewell to the underg ... More >>
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 >>
Here in the Bay Area, the end of summer proper certainly does not mean the end of music festival season -- we've still got two of the biggest confabs of the year left to go with Hardly Strictly Bluegrass (Oct. 5-7) and Treasure Island (Oct. 13-14). And those gatherings mean even more local shows out ... More >>
Slow Hands performs Friday at Beatbox
The holidays are rapidly approaching and, if you're anything like us, you're probably getting pretty stressed. If that's the case, take some time out for yourself and decompress at one of this weekend's many offerings. Here are four solid options for goin ... More >>
Kahley Avalon Emerson
Tormenta Tropical's Four-Year Anniversary
Dec. 10, 2011
"You're never going to believe this. I just got a picture with the double rainbow guy! He's here!" Celebrities were in attendance at Tormenta Tropical's four year anniversary last Saturday. (Sadly, I was ... More >>
Kahley EmersonOmar S. at Public Works on Saturday
Lost in the Night: Icee Hot presents Jackmaster and Omar S.
Public Works OddJob Loft
October 28, 2011
Better than: Giving out Jack Chick tracts to trick-or-treaters.
In an era of San Francisco nightlife dominated by huge bookings, one party ... More >>
Kode9, Low Limit, Disco Shawn, Ghosts On Tape, Rollie Fingers
January 29, 2011
Better than: Sitting in a sauna at the fanciest spa
In just one year, Icee Hot has become the go-to party for dance music in S.F. Bringing through numerous label bosses and fast-rising producers (Nzugunzugu, ... More >>
The Babies plays Hemlock Tavern this Saturday There is heavy metal and ethereal ambient noise, transsexual fashion shows and fancy vintage paper, Go-Gos and Babies. It's all here this weekend, in San Francisco, for less than the cost of taking a heterosexual date to Chick-fil-A. Here's our list o ... More >>
Kyle HallAs I write this, I'm sitting on a bed in my hotel room in Seattle, waiting for more of the annual Decibel Festival to get underway tonight. I've been having a blast, and I want to make sure you do, too. Both of the artists headlining the two parties I've included below either have played ... More >>
Get to know Girl Unit.There are (at least) two perfectly planned, can't-miss parties going down this weekend, and they are profiled here for your convenience. We've alredy given you a bit of an introduction to tonight's shindig, and we've got another web-based meet and greet organized for Saturda ... More >>
Rollie FingersRollie Fingers (a.k.a. Will Fewell) is somewhat of an anomaly in the DJ world. He is part of SF Weekly's "Best New Club Night of 2010," Icee Hot, but only had his first DJ gig back in January when the party first launched. By day, Fewell has the relatively uncommon (at least within ... More >>
Icee Hot's Low Limit; Photo by Ken TaylorLast weekend held plenty of opportunities for those looking to destroy their bodies with loud music and alcoholic behavior in the clubs.
I spent Saturday evening in the Tenderloin, where my two favorite genres of club music--disco and house--were on deck ... More >>
Ghosts on Tape DJs at new UK-centric monthly Icee HotIt's raining. We know what that means: you want nothing more than to stay home and watch bad comedies like that terrible Mike Judge movie about a vanilla extract factory. Listen to us when we say, don't do it. Get out of the house so it'll make ... More >>
What do you get when your party hosts include DJs from Tormenta Tropical, Lazer Sword, and Ghosts on Tape? You get a little Icee Hot. That's the name of a promising new club night curated by Ghosts, Disco Shawn of Tormenta, Low Limit of Lazer Sword, and Rollie Fingers. The aim, says Shawn (an occ ... More >>
He's fallen off a third-story balcony, survived tuberculosis, and come back from four arm surgeries to lead the Oakland A's to the brink of post-season play. His name is Jason Isringhausen, and he IS the closer