Irie Cartel is one of the DJ groups performing at the free Fillmore Dub Music Festival on Saturday.If you're reading this blog, you've probably already heard of it -- it's heavy, it wobbles, and it's not the Bay Bridge.
A fast-growing electronica genre with roots in reggae and dub music, du ... More >>
Howard KanGlitter Wizard plays Hemlock Tavern this SundayThese unseasonably warm days mean we must party. The city is begging us to invade it, take over clubs and bars, swarm parks, fill galleries; to enjoy its every offering. To maximize the fun, pick events with cheap entry fees. We've got the ... More >>
Kalbass KreyolIt's heartening to see that neither the media attention nor the outpouring of musician support for Haiti fundraising has dropped off in the weeks since the earthquake hit. Here's the latest batch of shows with proceeds going to non-profits working to rebuild Haiti.The Red Devil Loun ... More >>
Chandra GangulyBig Up Sub Party
January 9, 2010
Red Sky Records (224 7th St.)
Better Than: Subway sandwiches, and better for you.
The Big Up Magazine subscription party at Jon Holliday's Red Sky Records store was part intimate house party with friends and strangers mingling and part warehouse r ... More >>
DJ Sam Supa wears many hats. That one you see there in that photo? That's just the one he wears for eating cereal. He has many other guises as he digs around San Francisco's deep bass scene: Supa co-founded Surefire Productions, he runs Brap Dem! Recordings, and he's a resident DJ at a couple wel ... More >>
Hey there, bassheads! Current TV has a pretty cool mini-documentary on dubstep in the Bay Area Local DJs tell the story: Mike Bee offers up a lil' history lesson, defining the subgenre as "a very refined evolution" of dancehall reggae, hip-hop, and house music; Sam Supa then discuss ... More >>
Columbian DJ/producer Juju has been behind the decks since 1992, when he got a taste for his future career by spinning dub, reggae, and dancehall (genres that still make their way into his sets). He then spent much of the early '90s focused on drum 'n' bass in San Francisco -- specifically with th ... More >>
Here's yet another Mezzanine freebie: A pair of tix to Saturday's Dubstep party featuring Digital Mystikz, Sgt. Pokes, Joe Nice, DJ Ripple, Juju and Sam Supa, plus sets by DJ Tomas and Lud Dub in the upstairs room. Tickets are $25 at the door, but the first one to comment (with their real name val ... More >>