Saturday, May 13th
When a regular Saturday in San Francisco makes you consider teleportation or astral projection, you know it’s a good one. Fortunately for you, we’ve formed a quick and dirty guide (in no particular order) to ensure this Saturday night is everything you hope for. Listed here is a favorite set from each as well to help you make your selection.
Sounds Like: Eric Prydz, Guy J, Fehrplay
Recommended if: You like progressive house, Suara, Anjunadeep.
Where: Public Works (Loft)
Sounds Like: Antal, Hunee, Lauer, Palms Trax, Axel Boman, Juju & Jordash
Recommended if: You love anything Dekmantel or Rush Hour, and European DJs that rarely come stateside. Dreamy, interesting, deep cuts, microhouse with italo and balearic influences.
Where: Club OMG
Sounds Like: Antal, Hunee, Intergalactic Gary
Recommended if: You follow Red Light Radio or Dekmantel, like synth-heavy disco and world music/afrobeat influenced house music, and again: European DJs that rarely tour stateside.
Sounds Like: Kobosil, Abdullah Rashim, Etapp Kyle, Cassegrain, Voices From the Lake
Recommended if: You like cerebral, melancholic techno, Delsin, Field Records, Northern Electronics. Also recommended if you intimate two-room venues with the option for something a little lighter in the groove lounge.
Where: the Boombox Affair @ Dada
Sounds Like: Defected, Osunlade, Moodymann, melding the sounds of house music from Chicago, New York, and Detroit.
Recommended if: You’re going to Movement and like groovy and classic house sounds.
Sounds Like: Delano Smith, Kollektiv Turmstrasse, Efdemin, Adriatique, Minilogue/Sebastian Mullaert
Recommended if: You love melodic, moody, and dubby techno/house.
Who: Justin Jay
Sounds Like: Worthy, Sacha Robotti, Lee Foss, Shiba San. Camelphat, Bob Moses
Recommended if: You like the deeper and more melodic side of Dirtybird.
For a more comprehensive guide to upcoming dance music events, we recommend this calendar. Have we missed an event? Have something coming up we should know about? Corrections? Email us for consideration at firstname.lastname@example.org.