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Project Ethos
Breaking new ground with their first event, Project Ethos is a red carpet event designed to elevate your clubbing experience with fashion, art, music, and all things creative and stylish. The night begins with local group Geographer playing selections from their new album "Animal Shapes," which has been buzzing in the blogosphere. Next enjoy a runway show at 10pm featuring all kinds of styles from swimwear, sportswear, menswear, couture dresses and more. The Limousines will play a DJ set following the fashion show to kick off the night of dancing. Don't just go out and party this Thursday. Upgrade to Project Ethos. Date: Thur 4/14, Time: 8pm-late, Place: Ruby Skye, Cover: $15 presale, link More Info (EB)

Ship of Fools
Anon Salon is taking over the Angel Island Ferry with tons of decorations, music, performances, complimentary snacks, drinks (no host cash bar), and good vibes. Fou Fou Ha! and Sprial will perform live with spectacles and circus acts while local DJs work the dancefloor. Foolish costumes highly encouraged. You can board the floating party in Tiburon or San Francisco, but don't be late or you'll miss the boat...and the beats! Date: Sat 4/16, Time: 9:30pm Tiburon, 10pm San Francisco, Place: Angel Island Ferry, Cover: $45 presale, $55 door, link More Info (EB)

How to Be a Human Beatbox
Don't be like a day off class! Beef up your street cred with beat boxing lessons, FOO! Come learn some beats from the best. The insanely talented Wes Carroll (formerly of a cappella group The House Jacks) will have you spitting out beats in no time, or at least spitting. This is one in many of a new monthly series featuring one-night mini-workshops on just about anything. Date: Wed 4/13, Time: 7--9pm, Place: Bazaar Cafe, Cover: no cover link More Info (WF)

WMC 08 - As it was...



Link Of The Week
Cat and Dolphins Playing Together - A cat makes nice with a pod of dolphins. link Click Here


Flyer Of The Week
Our flyer of the week is for Bangers & Mash @ 222 Hyde this this Wed

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Event: Tutu Tuesday
Venue: 222 Hyde
DJs: Mike Khoury, Atish
Music: house, techno
Cover: $7 door, $2 w/ tutu b4 midnight
Does it get any better than tutus, on a Tuesday, at 222? Of course not! With Listed's Mike Khoury at the helm tonight along with resident Atish, you're in for a night of weekday merriment hard to surpass. Mike's ability to melt the boundaries between techno and house and Atish's unique and exciting style will have you leaping in your tutu in no time. (JE)

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Event: DJ Kentaro (Japan Benefit)
Venue: Public Works
DJs: Kentaro, Slayers Club
Music: hip-hop
Cover: $10 minimum donation
DMC 2002 DJ Battle World Champion, turntablist and sound creator DJ Kentaro has garnered success and respect through his original rhythms and borderless sound design. He signed to Ninja Tune in 2006, on which he released his first solo album, "Enter," which went to #1 on the indie charts, Oricon in Japan as well as the iTunes Dance Chart. A relentless performer--he's constantly touring the globe and graces SF tonight--with proceeds being donated to Global Giving's Japan Earthquake and Tsunami relief fund. (JE)

Event: Wicked Wednesdays
Venue: Shine
DJs: Cosmic Selector, Mike Butler, B-Rad, Sean Infinitee
Music: electro house, dubstep, breaks
Cover: $5
Make your Wednesday a little more wicked at Shine, as this evening is full of wompalicious tracks guaranteed to get your feet moving. Cosmic Selector drops his eclectic blend of dirty breaks and driving dnb basslines, as well as electro and downtempo beats. Mike Butler gets down on the 1s and 2s with his blend of dub-flavored breaks. HyperKat residents B-Rad and Sean Infinitee round out this lineup to help us get over hump day at Shine! (CQ)

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Event: Jack Beats & Star Eyes
Venue: Mighty
DJs: Jack Beats, Star Eyes, Shane King
Music: breaks, funky house, dubstep
Cover: $18 presale
Heavy-hitting bassline duo Jack Beats are coming back to San Francisco with underground diva DJ Star Eyes for a night of cutting edge, new wave British house. Exactly a year ago Jack Beats sold out Mighty with wobbly basslines, edgy accapellas, and big build ups and breakdowns. Joining them for this rare US performance, Star Eyes will bring the drum 'n' bass and electro tunes on Mighy's killer sound system. (EB)

Event: Lee Burridge
Venue: Vessel
DJs: Lee Burridge
Music: tech-house
Cover: $10
Thursday has never been this exciting! Tonight get ready to experience the legend that is Lee Burridge. Lee has regularly been described as a DJ's DJ. When asked what style he plays he retorted, "Wonky, Wobbly, bassline driven, trippy, melodic, mean, nasty, gentle, deep, spacious, distant and rocking. Interesting not obvious. Those are some of the words that I'd use to describe the records in my box". This could not be more true. Voted by dance music site Resident Advisor as #51 on their top DJs in 2010, this man brings the business! He only makes it through a couple times here a year so go out and hear the magic. (WF)

Event: Ritual Dubstep
Venue: Temple
DJs: Mihkal, Dnae, Mycho Pan Cocoa, Ricky Switch, Fivel, Ro Knew
Music: dubstep
Cover: no cover b4 10pm, $5 after
If you're looking for a bass-heavy dose of wonk and wobble, come down to the catacombs at Temple for their weekly Ritual Dubstep session. Ro Knew, one of the original Irie Cartel members celebrates his birthday tonight and hand-selected some of his favorite DJs and producers for the lineup. The bass starts bumpin' at 9pm and doesn't stop til 3. (EB)

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Event: Chase & Status
Venue: DNA Lounge
DJs: Chase & Status, 2 Cents, Lukeino, Kuze, Bogl
Music: dnb, dubstep, breaks, hip-hop
Cover: $20 presale
Dubbed "the most exciting producers in the UK today" by Pharrell, Chase & Status have been blowing up in the drum 'n' bass/dubstep scenes. Prepare to be hit in the face by big bass as they invade the US to promote their new acclaimed album "No More Idols." Their European tour sold out easily and you can probably expect their US dates to sell out as well, including this Friday at DNA Lounge. (EB)

Event: CSS
Venue: Mezzanine
DJs: CSS (live), Hot Tub, Princeton, Aaron Axelsen, Omar
Music: indie rock, new rave
Cover: $18 presale
Cansei de Ser Sexy ("Tired of Being Sexy") aka CSS are the hipster darlings from São Paulo, Brazil that made their way onto thousands of ipods in skinny jean pockets after a user generated ipod touch commercial was remade by Apple. They are best known for recent songs like "Music Is My Hot Hot Sex" and "Let's Make Love And Listen To Death From Above," but they've been around since 2003. This Friday watch them rock out in person at Mezzanine. (EB)

Event: House Warming
Venue: Mighty
DJs: Fred Everything, Manuel Sahagun, Jonene, Mario Dubbz, Rick Bones, Glade Luco, Swing, Miss Arely, Don Kainoa, Roque Santos, Shubert, John Benko, Ian Ross, Max Subtalk
Music: house
Cover: $15 b4 10:30pm, $20 after
In his first SF appearance in 5 years, one of Stompy's original residents Jonene joins house music mogul Fred Everything and Buenos Aires' Manuel Sahagun for a proper House Warming event. With styles ranging from deep to funky to smooth to soulful, tonight's ticket is sure to soothe your house-craving soul. Battling it out in support is Glade Luco vs. Rick Bones, Don Kainoa vs. Roque Santos vs. Shubert, DJ Swing vs. Miss Arely, and local favorite Mario Dubbz rounds out the bill. (JE)

Event: Julien Chaptal
Venue: supperclub
DJs: Julien Chaptal, Rooz, Martin Aquino, CarlosTino, Dheeraj Sareen, Nik Allen, Playdoughboy
Music: tech-house, deep house, techno
Cover: $10
Originally part of the Dutch group Le Clic, Julien Chaptal is now known as one of Holland's most adept techno performers and is quickly becoming recognized around the world-- most recently through the success of his latest release "Mamdaye." Walking the line between Amsterdam's rhythmic techno style and his French house roots, Chaptal's groove is deep and funky with bright, uplifting melodies. (JE)

Event: Mary Anne Hobbs
Venue: 103 Harriet
DJs: Mary Anne Hobbs, Gonja Sufi, Lorn, Take, Strangeloop, Jor Orbison, Kode9, Roska Terror, Danjah, Darkhouse, Family, Ghost On Tape, Dnae Beats, Kozee, Dials Bogl, Comma, Shawn Reynaldo, Minnesota Quitter, Nasty Nasty, Sowhat
Music: dubstep
Cover: $15-20
Credited as one of the tastemaker DJs to bring dubstep to the foreground, Mary Anne Hobbs has captivated listeners around the world with her podcasts and BBC Radio 1 show for over a decade. Starting in 2006 she started playing groundbreaking dubstep beats on her show "Breezeblock," back when nobody had even heard of the genre. Hear her spin live tonight along with a cast of DJs pumping the grime and dirty basslines. (EB)

Event: Size Matters Tour ft. Steve Angello
Venue: Ruby Skye
DJs: Steve Angello, An21, Max Vangeli
Music: house, progressive, electro
Cover: $40 presale
Steve Angello takes a break from his busy producing and running his label to rock the decks at Ruby Skye. He, along with his protege An21, will get down with their favorite banging, bass-heavy beats, ones that'll get your body moving and booty shaking. Steve's younger brother, Max Vangeli, is busy showing that he's not riding anyone's coattails when it comes to delivering hard-hitting music. (CQ)

Event: Tensnake
Venue: Public Works
DJs: Tensnake, Marbeya Sound, Ryan Poulsen, Conor, Anthony Mansfield, Beat Broker
Music: house, Italo, disco
Cover: $10 presale
Permanent Vacation Record's golden boy, Tensnake is slithering through SF tonight at Public Works.  This heavily disco-influenced, electro house producer reins from Hamburg, Germany and is no secret there. Between his mix last year for Resident Advisor and his Coma Cat EP this has man of the hour has really been blowing up the last couple of years.  It should be no surprise to those in the know that with this kind of DJ roster, this night will take you by storm and make your inhibitions run for shelter. (WF)

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Event: SRon Carroll
Date: Sat, Apr 16th
Ron Carroll (w/ Da G-Twinz), Paul Hemming, Jaswho? (live), Brian Salazar, Larissa Gamara, Hannah Maria, Lafountain, A2D
Music: house, soulful house, electro, hip-hop
$5 b4 11pm w/ rsvp, $20 door

Ron Carroll has been playing since the early 80s alongside other Chicago legends such as Lil Louis and Ron Hardy. He was one of the front runners when it came to house music's fusion with gospel. As a talented singer and producer, he has been banging out tracks with DJs like Louie Vega and Mazi since the early 90s and continues on with his ultra soulful voice, DJing and producing. So check out this DJ legend behind the voice of sweet, soulful, house music. (WF)

Event: Good Times
Venue: Brick & Mortar (1710 Mission St @ Duboce)
DJs: Mind Motion, Ivan, Fran Boogie
Music: hip-hop, r&b, soul
Cover: $20
For all you classic hip-hop and smoothed-out R&B/soul fans, there's a new night going down at one of SF's newest spots just for you. Mind Motion and Ivan of the OG Bay Area hip-hop collective Pirate DJs and Fran Boogie of Crowd Control will be playing all your favorite classics with today's hits at this grand opening of "Good Times." Expect a classy, mature vibe. Reserve a table/bottle service to make the good times even better. (JE) 

Event: Grum
Venue: Mighty
DJs: Grum, Boys IV Men, Nisus
Music: electro house
Cover: $10 presale
Blasthaus presents an evening at Mighty with one of their favorite new electro house producers on the scene. Described as "the perfect balance of warm electro-pop and pumping dancefloor propositions" by Mixmag, Grum has quickly risen to fame ever since his tracks such as "Heartbeats" began appearing on music blogs. If his ironically uber-cheesy faux-80s music videos are any implication of what to expect from his live shows, best be ready for one hipster evening of a party. (JE)

Event: The Show: Strategik
Venue: The Endup
DJs: Mozaic Bianca Dino Influence Jay Vigor Simple Greene Loryn Anthony James Tsunami 9
Music: tech-house, electro, breaks, techno
Cover: no cover b4 11pm, $20 after
Strategik is coming back to The Endup! The last time they dropped bombs at this legendary SOMA afterhours spot, the club was bumpin' with good beats and cool people. Join special guests Mozaic & Bianca Dino with the Strategik crew for an epic 14 hours of non stop music. Come early for no cover before 11pm and two for one drinks from 10pm to 12am. (EB)

Event: Trentemøller
Venue: Mezzanine
DJs: Trentemøller (live), Droit, Chrysler, Mozaic
Music: techno, house
Cover: $18 presale
Danish multi-instrumentalist Trentemøller is performing live tonight at Mezzanine. Being that he's been present in the dance community since '97, his sound has taken on several incarnations, but all of them have had live performance involved. He has an eclectic ear that's pretty darned impressive, nothing short of crafty and creative. Don't sleep on this one. (WF)

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Event: presents My DJ Does It ft. Mark de Clive-Lowe
Venue: The Endup
DJs: Mark de Clive-Lowe, Nesto Fuentez, C.J. Larsen, Gabriel Black, Paul Tobias
Music: house, deep house
Cover: $15
See how your local DJs do it this Sunday at's monthly deep house dance session. Joining residents for this edition is special guest Mark de Clive-Lowe, the London-based DJ/producer from New Zealand who's been taking his house music around the world for over a decade. Cap off your weekend right with his soulful and urban take on club music. (EB)

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The week as it was...

Kool Keith & DJ Godfather @ Club Six

J-Philip @ Vessel

Mark Farina @ supperclub

Salted @ Mighty

Sunset Party @ Stafford Lake

Sunset Afterparty @ Milk