araabMUZIK is at Lights Down Low this Friday With the passing of Labor Day, we've finally moved through summer and hit fall. Now that the agony of that realization is over, we can finally look back and appreciate just how good Summer 2011 was for San Francisco nightlife, with huge bookings, r ... More >>
Shaun BloodworthMartynThe debut album by Dutch-born, D.C.-based DJ/producer Martyn, entitled Great Lengths (released on his own 3024 label), was one highlight among the mass of electronic music that 2009 yielded, and it seems the innovative dubstep artist has been riding high on the wav ... More >>
Chapterhouse looking very '90sWho knows why, but this has been the year for reunions. Throughout 2010, we've seen some of early emo's finest, the forefathers of stoner metal, alt-rock radio favorites, a handful of obscure bands, and even a few truly old-school names reconvene for 'just ... More >>
L to R: Shane King and Eric KozakAside from the fact that Shane King and Eric Kozak (of White Girl Lust) have been around San Francisco for ages DJing, promoting parties, and just being general badasses, they need little introduction because it's all within this special double-helping interv ... More >>
MoscaOK, San Francisco, here you go: bass music, acid-house, tropical club tunes, and Pride-ready disco. We're not saying it's the only stuff going on this weekend, but it's certainly some of the best (if not the best) events for listening and dancing to excellent party music. 'Nuff said. Friday ... More >>
Lazer Sword's Low Limit (left) and Lando KalBryant Rutledge has come a long way. He moved to San Francisco from his hometown of Portland, OR, took a position at electronic music rag XLR8R (where, I should note, I also contribute), and began work on his music career as a multi-talented DJ and prod ... More >>
xlr8r.comFaltyDL readies his knife for sushi-making.For 16 years, the San Francisco-based magazine XLR8R has brought an eagle ear to a stylish, international beat, covering a wide swath of experimental music, art, and culture. But, as one of the latest features on the online XLR8R TV demonst ... More >>
Shane King could've been a just another civil engineer with discerning music taste. Instead he said, "Physics can suck it" and followed his burgeoning radio DJ gigs up with public DJ gigs on the dancefloors. Now he's one of the city's electro tastemakers, running the production company Hacksaw Enter ... More >>
DJ MikeBee keeps electronic connoisseurs on their toes.
Will this bass-heavy dance phenomenon blow out only your speakers or will it really blow up?
Rep theater's big 2-4
Berlin's legendary -- but embattled -- Love Parade makes a San Francisco debut. But will thousands dance to its beat?
J. Boogie's Dubtronic Science succeeds as bedroom vibes, but lacks the political and musical edge of its soul, hip hop, and reggae roots
2 Many DJ's is never enough
Split EP! (Anticon)
With nu-skool breaks, Felix the Dog and other local DJs learn some new tricks
Local artist Sutekh defies the rules of techno by ignoring them