• Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    The Top Five Parties in San Francisco This Weekend

    With 4/20 behind us and Cinco De Mayo in rapid approach, this coming weekend exists as a kind of placid middle ground. Normally that might be considered a bad thing when it comes to partying, but pros know that now is the right time to get out and enjoy the city at its best. And, to help you come to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    DJ E-Rock on Life as a Traveling Top 40 DJ and His Bay Area Influences

    Citing influences from some of the Bay Area's best known DJs, like Q Bert, Mix Master Mike, and Apollo, local DJ E-Rock's career began at the age of 12, when he learned to mix Poor Righteous Teachers "Shakiyla and Sway" into King Tech's Bum "Rush The Sound" at a friend's house. While his peers were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    DJ Shawn Ryan on How He Was Forced into DJing and His Dollar Bin Jams Blog

    Developing a feverish obsession with record collecting at a young age, DJ and producer Shawn Ryan traveled the world record hunting and only began DJing when friends demanded to hear his extensive collection. While early on, his primary interests were punk and hip-hop, he later moved on to collect d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Dmitri SFC: Circuit-Bending the Limits of House Music

    A few years back, Dmitri SFC's studio had been robbed, his girlfriend of seven years had left him, and he was depressed. "I needed more gear to make music again for my own sanity," says the DJ, producer, and poster child for Groove, the 2000 movie about the San Francisco rave scene. He didn't have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Hot Mouth on Making "Songs You Could Kill a Kitten To" and Going Solo After LA Riots

    Once a member of indie dance group LA Riots, Jon Pegnato, aka Hot Mouth, hasn't seen any drop-off in activity since going solo -- he's playing residencies in Vegas, recording a new EP, and keeping a full schedule of fun in between. Breaking away from the LA Riots sound, Pegnato has become known for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2009

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: Sasquatch Borracho

    DJ Sasquatch Borracho is all about the rawk. We know this because, well, he leads a double life--during the day he's a mild mannered freelancer for SF Weekly's music section. And then, on the last Saturday of the month, he transforms behind the decks into the master of metal, stoner rock, and punk. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: Green B

    Is it easy being Green? In the case of DJ Green B, we'd have to say yes. The positive-thinking Boston transplant has been broadcasting her love for Jamaican music (and deep bass) from the Mission to the Western Addition and Potero Hill. She says that although dudes are still surprised to see a woman ... More >>

  • Music

    December 2, 1998

    A Cut Above

    It took a move from New York for Vinroc to become a world champion DJ

  • Music

    January 31, 1996
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