Chuck Jones is a DJ dedicated to making the world a more fun, funky, ridiculous place through music. He is also a founding member of the San Francisco based live electronica band, NVO.Dedicated to preserving the legacy of hip hop.San Francisco resident and world-renowned DJ/producer J Boogie continues to challenge the boundaries of the music world across genres, styles, languages and borders throughout his 20-year career. This truly unique artist speaks to his listeners through a diverse musical language he created integrating techniques and musical genres including downtempo, dub, hip–hop, soul, reggae, funk, African, Latin, bhangra, dancehall, disco, electro, bass, tropical, dubstep and house. Constantly revolutionizing the game, creating new sounds, and always keeping fans on their feet, J-Boogie continues to lift music to its full potential through his distinct approach and one-of-a-kind style.As founder of MOM (Motown On Mondays) Parties & Events, which is now a weekly happening in 17 cities across the United States, with international chapters as well, DJ Gordo Cabeza is not new to spreading his passion for good music far and wide. What could arguably be called the largest weekly dance party ever being just a part of what he has on his plate, Gordo is constantly at work, good thing for him work = love. Taking the Spanish name for ‘fat head’, in an attempt to avoid taking himself too seriously, he has made some serious accomplishments in his years behind the tables. Long a fixture in one of the top DJ cities in the world (SF), with a brand known around the world, it seems this is just the beginning.MoPo is a master craftsman and his building material is the world’s most precious commodity: TIME. Consider yourself fortunate If you get a chance catch a Motion Potion DJ set these days. An enormous amount of thought, planning, and scheming has to occur to make them happen. MoPo approaches his shows like a college professor, or a football coach, putting hours of preparation and thought into exactly who will be listening, and how exactly to reach into their souls. Every set is different, and each can unfold in hundreds of different ways, and this intense focus on preparation makes him so versatile, so intense, and so much damn fun. These are “DJ sets” in the classic sense, unfolding like poems with every song a word and every mix or drop a bit of punctuation. Once known as the “DJ for people who hate DJ’s” it would be more accurate to say that this is the DJ for those who love live music.Abstract Beat, Hip Hop, Downbeat and Experimental Electronic Musician and DJ from Munich, Germany. Started producing in 1996.Winning Discovery Project: Beyond Wonderland 2015 was a big moment for this young artist’s career. It gave him a taste of what hard work and determination can bring when following a dream, and he certainly hasn’t stopped there. Grensta’s tracks have since been featured on EDMSauce, YourEDM, TheDJList, Insomniac, Magnetic Magazine, and Ghetto House Movement to name a few.San Francisco natives Afterparty and Scoholla, the 219 Boys, utilize their extensive musical background to forge a new jackin’ catalogue thats built on house and decorated with bass. Having both previously experimented with solo projects in the past, together, the 219 Boys project offers double the rhythms, double the grooves, and double the bass lines!Matt Haze is a riddle, wrapped in an enigma, covered in stylish facial hair. One of the most forward- thinking DJs emerging from the San Francisco scene, Haze is a treasure trove of musical versatility. Rubbing the decks with a marinade of cutting edge beats and old school vibes, Haze is difficult to classify, but impossible to resist. He is best known for his work with SF’s Slayers Club collective, dropping his crazily eclectic kitchen sink sets wherever the spirit carries him and the bassbins follow.TekFreaks: Jeff Taisch & Cosmic Selector
The TekFreaks are an electro and tech-house dance music duo based out of San Francisco. The group was formed in early 2009 by DJs and producers Cosmic Selector and Jeff Taisch. They began performing together alongside top international superstars at the legendary Opulent Temple events where they have been core members and resident DJs for several years, thrilling crowds with their signature old-school rock-metal electro tech funk sound. Now the duo is blowing it up with their slamming remixes and original tracks, known for their dirty synth sounds, kicking baselines and pumping production style!Putting the OO’s in hOOuse music!!!As a member and resident of Space Cowboys, DJ Zach Moore spins events from San Francisco to the Black Rock Desert to New York City and beyond. Over his 14-year career, Zach has played epic, sold-out events like Outside Lands, Burning Man, Treasure Island Music Festival, Miami Music Week, BottleRock, Lightning in a Bottle, PEX Summer Fest, GhostShip Halloween and the legendary Breakfast of Champions. In San Francisco nightlife, Zach is known for three distinct styles of dance music: party-rockin UK & Florida breaks, funky nu-school house and soothing, atmospheric house which he plays under the alias, W.Haze. Zach is also known as the creator and host of The Armory Podcast and for his work on The RIPEcast, the Space Cowboys’ Breakspoll-nominated, electronic music podcast.Dj Or “Alarm” Tregger has been spinning records for over 20 years, growing up on NYC Radio in the 90′s. Alarm has performed in venues across the Globe (NYC, LA, SF, UK, TLV, DE, PL) including performances on the same stage with De La Soul, Missy Elliot, Shaggy, 50 Cent, Beatnuts, Cut Chemist, Roc Raida (RIP) , Dj Vadim and Mix Master Mike. Provided musical services for Redbull, Vestax, Heineken, Revlon & Motorola. A diverse party rocker, you can find Alarm spinning Hip-Hop & Reggae Classics on a Friday Night, Funk & Disco sets on a Saturday afternoon and making your Grandmother 2-Step on a Sunday. With ultra clean mixing and superior scratching technique, Alarm was the two time “Dj Of The Year ” in Israel and hosted the #1 rated urban radio show “Ha’Connection” in Tel-Aviv for over 7 years.MANICS is an indie dance act comprised of Jordan Deherrera, Chris Sanders and various session players. Their sound is diverse yet cohesive, coupling elements from multiple sub genres of dance music with contemporary production aesthetics. With live vocals, percussion, programming and synth work, Manics live sets are dynamically unique. Supported by Odesza, Poolside, Designer Drugs & others; the group has released some 20+ originals and remixes with large and small labels alike. Additionally they have shared the stage with acts like Mystery Skulls, Penguin Prison, Lemaitre, Young & Sick, Goldroom, Moving Units and more.
As curators of pop-leaning indie music, the duo also runs the bay area based label and artist network; Popgang Records. With over 50 releases to date from acts like Niteppl, Electric Treasure, Pretty Handsome, White Cloud, Mateo Roksandic and dozens more including their own, Popgang Records is a staple outlet for underground bay area indie artists of all genres.
One year after their first EP, Manics started their own label, POPGANG Records. As curators and producers, the duo aims to release quality independent dance music that breaks away from cooky cutter ‘EDM.’ Deep house, Techno, Trap, and Indie Dance/ Nu Disco are all part of the POPGANG Sound.I’ve been DJing for more than 15 years, starting with jungle then breaks at warehouse parties and on the playa. These days I play all sorts of genres, from breaks to disco, from old school hip hop to new school funk, rock to electro, and all sorts of stuff in-between. I’m one of the founding members of Space Cowboys, but don’t hold that against me.Shouts! is a project by San Francisco bass music producer Jason C Apple. After many years of producing as Ground Control, Shouts! was created as an outlet for his weirder, more emotive music that nevertheless works a dance floor. Focusing on deep house and garage, more than anything, Shouts! is about trying to figure out how sound becomes a feeling.
Part of the Hot N Heavy Recordings crew, Shouts! first EP, ‘Do Your Thing’ was released on January 23rd, 2013. He has since released his remix of Mako’s ‘Tropicality’ on Hot N Heavy, as well as a garage rework of Sirkus Sirkuz and March Against’s ‘The Tempest’ on 9G Records. Visit his Soundcloud for numerous free downloads and edits of Jessie Ware, the XX, and more.