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In Their Element 

Wednesday, Jul 25 2007
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Dutch progressive house DJ/producer Tiësto (born Tijs Verwest) is bringing his "Elements of Life Tour" to San Francisco. No disrespect to the man, who is one of Europe's most in-demand jocks, but we're actually way more excited about some of the other talent lined up for this massive party, which features three areas of more than a dozen DJs and performers playing the spectrum of electronic club sounds. Überzone, an electro/breakbeat producer from Southern California, plays live, unveiling some of the body-twitching, hyperkinetic grooves of Ideology, his first album in six years. Chicago's Derrick Carter remains one of house music's quirkiest gifts; he's back for the first time in a good while. Other expected DJ highlights include local favorite Mark Farina, L.A.'s Doc Martin, and London's Hyper, all adding up to what looks like a quality night worth the somewhat high price tag.

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