Sam Supa

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    August 4, 2011

    Dubstep Takes Over the Fillmore District This Saturday, Rest of the World Soon After

    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 >>

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    January 28, 2011

    Free Opera, Canada's Bonjay, Surf Music Party, Glitter Wizard, and More

    Howard KanGlitter Wizard plays Hemlock Tavern this Sunday​These 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 >>

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    January 26, 2011
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    January 26, 2010

    Haiti Benefit Roundup Pt. 3: Afro-beat, Shoegaze, Dubstep, & Punk Unite

    Kalbass Kreyol​It'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 >>

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    January 10, 2010

    Last Night: Big Up Sub Party at Red Sky Records

    Chandra Ganguly​Big 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 >>

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    January 8, 2010

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: Sam Supa of Surefire Sound

    ​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 >>

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    June 24, 2009

    Dubstep Mini-Doc on Current TV

    EKAphotography 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 >>

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    December 12, 2008

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: DJ Juju

    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 >>

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    December 11, 2008

    Free Tix: Dubclash Volume II on 12/13

    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 >>

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    January 24, 2007
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    November 15, 2006

    Dawn of Dubstep

    Will this bass-heavy dance phenomenon blow out only your speakers or will it really blow up?

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