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Telephoned
Telephoned

There is a long history of ironic, white covers of popular hip-hop and R&B tracks — from Dynamite Hack singing “Boyz in the Hood” in golf sweaters and flip flops, to Little Boots’ recent melancholic cover of Kid Cudi’s “Day N Nite.” In general, these attempts range from the retarded to the horribly offensive — […]

Erol Alkan

This week marks the debut performance of international superstar DJ Erol Alkan. If you’ve never heard of the guy, I’m not sure what to tell you. For the past ten-plus years, Alkan has been steadily churning out dancefloor bangers, remixing the likes of Justice, Interpol, Mylo, Bloc Party, The Chemical Brothers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Klaxons, […]

Mix of the Month

2010 is but a few weeks old and already we’ve seen the release of a number of really bangin’ mixes. My favorite thus far is a tech-house mix from D.C. duo Nadastrom. Originally posted as a promo mix for New York monthly Flashing Lights, which includes Fool’s Gold’s Nick Catchdubs, Night Shifter’s Jess Jubilee and […]

Mike the 2600 King

Friends are always surprised when I tell them that hip-hop actually began in Minnesota. And even more surprised when I tell that that’s not true and I just made it up. One man very familiar with hip-hop’s alleged birthplace is Land O’ Lakes resident, Mike the 2600 King. Coming off the success of the first […]

Solid Gold LovE!
Solid Gold LovE!

This year, the Solid Gold Jacuzzi was arguably the biggest, baddest, goldest float at Civic Center. With a scissor lift raising the DJ booth 30ft in the air, towering over City Hall, there’s now doubt it was the most memorable. The Gold JaCREWzzi met up early Sat AM to be sprayed, painted, stenciled, glittered and […]

2nd Annual Barback Olympics
2nd Annual Barback Olympics

Tomorrow, Wednesday September 23, theProjects will be joining Flavor Group at Fernet-Branca’s 2nd Annual Barback Olympics at Ruby Skye. Local San Francisco Barbacks, or ‘Gladiators’, will compete to the death in grueling competitions, including Beer Restocking * Gladiators race to determine who can best bring beer bottles to bare. Keg Changing * Combatants carry kegs […]

Bring On the Gold!
Bring On the Gold!

Solid Gold Jacuzzi Presents Goldplay! It’s been a busy week in preparation for the 2009 LovEvolution (previously LoveFest.) Solid Gold Jacuzzi is ramping up for an amazing float full of epic music and epic surprises. In addition to the gold madness at Civic Center, Solid Gold Jacuzzi is also teaming up with Om Records for […]

Solid Gold Jacuzzi Party @ Supperclub Goes Off!

If you were at the Solid Gold Party, a fundraiser for the 2009 Lovefest float, you witnessed the choas and calamity that ensued. With an incredible DJ lineup featuring Cocheze, Nisus, Sleazemore, Rchrd Oh!?, Shane King, Morale, Eric Sharp, and LA’s Heist DJ’s, the jams were booming all night. San Franpsycho came out and did […]