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Chris Zaldua

Inside the Minds of San Francisco Synthpop Trio Inhalt

It becomes immediately clear upon first listen that Inhalt is not your typical synthpop band. The trio, comprised of Bryan Gibbs, Matia Simovich, and Philip Winiger, have only released one 12” and two EPs, but that small discography belies an enormous amount of talent.

Party Blotter: Music to Keep You Dancing All Night

Speedy J

Now that autumn is calendar-official, it’s time to enjoy summer’s last gasp by attending any or all of the following parties. These next two weeks feature hard-driving Berlin-style techno, warm and summery house music, creepy, moody darkness from the UK to get you in a Halloween mood, and a selection of the Bay Area’s finest DJs and producers -- something for everyone. See you on the dance floor!

Party Blotter: Music to Keep You Dancing All Night

This week’s Party Blotter is something a little out of the ordinary, featuring two party anniversaries, a fundraiser to support LGBT rights in Russia, and a rare debut appearance by a reclusive techno duo.

Party Blotter: Music to Keep You Dancing All Night

White Car

As summer comes to an end (calendar-wise, that is, not weather-wise), there are quite a few reasons for celebration in San Francisco: Burning Man, Labor Day, and a weekend-long Bay Bridge closure means round-the-clock BART trains, which means East Bay folks have no excuse not to party in the city this weekend. Read on to discover the hottest parties of the next two weeks–and see you on the dancefloor!

Party Blotter: Music to Keep You Dancing All Night

Eric Cloutier

As we enter the second half of August, many partygoers and party throwers in San Francisco are readying themselves for Burning Man. Whether or not you’ll find yourself on the playa at the end of the month, there’s a bevy of parties to attend in the next couple weeks, with some marquee out-of-town talent as well as a great deal of local action. See you on the dance floor!

Straight To The Heineken Dome: Five Dance Acts You Can't Miss During Outside Lands

DJ Pierre

Between Grizzly Bear, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix and . . . Hall & Oates, there’s a lot that can’t be missed Outside Lands 2013. But everyone needs a respite from the massive outdoor crowds (and the frigid San Francisco summer weather), and for that, there’s the Heineken Dome:

Party Blotter: Music to Keep You Dancing All Night


Summertime in San Francisco, weather-wise, means never-ending phyllo dough layers of fog carpeting the city. Music-wise, it means even more topnotch techno talent gracing us with their presence. No matter if your taste in dance music runs more brain-tingling or more foot-stomping–this edition of the Party Blotter has something for you. See you on the dancefloor!

AS YOU LIKE IT & HONEY SOUNDSYSTEM present RROSE, Friday August 2, Beatbox

Party Blotter: Music to Keep You Dancing All Night


Something special is happening in the second half of July–there’s an onslaught of world-class talent coming through our city, with what will likely end up as some of the best parties of 2013 happening in the next two weeks.

Party Blotter: Music to Keep You Dancing All Night

DJ Kelly

Summer is finally almost here -- officially, at least. Summer solstice, the longest day of the year, is coming up this weekend, and to celebrate we have two very big names from the UK gracing our city with their presence. Rounding out this edition of the Party Blotter is a heavy focus on parties featuring local DJs and a spotlight on Oakland, which has been having something of a techno renaissance lately. See you on the dancefloor!

Party Blotter: Music to Keep You Dancing All Night

The Chase by Austra Brinkmann

As we’re all now beginning to recover from Memorial Day weekend hangovers (and post-festival humdrums, if you made it out to Movement or Mutek), make sure to steel yourself for two heavyweight weekends, brimming with talented locals, as well as some rarely-seen talent from across the pond. See you on the dancefloor!

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