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Music, All Shook Down The Top Five Parties in San Francisco This Weekend

The Top Five Parties in San Francisco This Weekend

Check your watch. It's just about that time again. What time? Party time! To help you better figure out your calendar, we've assembled this handy list of the best parties in San Francisco. This time, it features a heavy…
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Music, All Shook Down The Top Five Parties in San Francisco This Weekend

The Top Five Parties in San Francisco This Weekend

It may be Valentine's Day, but who cares? It's President's Day on Monday, and in our eyes, that's a far better holiday. After all, the Hallmark Corporation may give you a reason to celebrate love, but it certainly doesn't give…
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Music, All Shook Down The Top Five Parties This Weekend: Warm Leatherette, 120 Minutes, New York Night Train, and More

The Top Five Parties This Weekend: Warm Leatherette, 120 Minutes, New York Night Train, and More

That's it folks, it's over. Burning Man 2012 came and went much the way it has every year. Life, however, goes on. This might be easy to forget while you lose yourself un-glueing things from the hood of your Toyota.…
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Music, All Shook Down Lost in the Night: The Three Kings of House Invoked God at Mighty, and It Was Good

Lost in the Night: The Three Kings of House Invoked God at Mighty, and It Was Good

3 Kings of House: Louie Vega, David Morales, and Tony Humphries Mighty April 28, 2012 Better than: A simulacrum of house. It was like something out of a historical account of club culture. You know, the kind of thing…
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Music, All Shook Down Weekend Parties: Hype Williams at Public Works, NYC house takeover at Mighty, Deniz Kurtel at Monarch, and More

Weekend Parties: Hype Williams at Public Works, NYC house takeover at Mighty, Deniz Kurtel at Monarch, and More

[Editor's note: SF Weekly nightlife writer Derek Opperman had to take a break over the last two weeks to wrap up some academic projects. He's back in action now, thankfully -- so expect our usual slate of weekend dancefloor…
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Calendar, Night&Day 3 Kings of House

3 Kings of House

There's no denying the physical dexterity and narrative genius that seems to flow from the masters of New York-style house DJing. If you've never experienced it, here's your chance to catch three of that city's unrivalled best on a soundsystem…
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Music, Hear This Masters at Work: Show Preview

Masters at Work: Show Preview

It's been 20 years since "Little" Louie Vega and Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez first got together and started producing as Masters at Work. In that stretch of time, the New York-based duo has had an immeasurably large effect on both New…
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Music, BeatBox Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez: Show Preview

Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez: Show Preview

Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez has truly lived the life eclectic. Since 1985, his music has zigzagged from house to hip-hop while soaking up Brooklyn's reggae flavors and incorporating his Nuyorican roots. The DJ and producer has seen commercial success remixing Janet…
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Music, BeatBox BeatBox

BeatBox

Louie Vega 's body-movin' Afro-Latin house music, the beats he makes both on his own and with partner Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez as Masters at Work, has long been a San Francisco favorite. He's a born artist with music running through…
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Music, Reviewed Louie Vega

Louie Vega

Louie Vega's musical journey to maturity has been an extensive tour of self-discovery. Vega broke out as a teenage DJ in the Bronx Latin-freestyle scene of the '80s (notably remixing the classic 1987 hit "Silent Morning" by Noel) and has…
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