The City and County of San Francisco has launched a new initiative, paying local artists $1,000 per month to support the city's creative community.
Launching in May this year, the city of San Francisco's new pilot program in universal basic income will run for six months, funding artists working in music, dance, creative writing, visual art, performance art, installation, photography, theater, and film. Each of the 130 artists selected will be given $1,000 per month (£725) to fund their practice.
San Francisco venue Halcyon has announced the lineups for its upcoming series of third birthday events.
The club has locked in Charlotte de Witte, Len Faki, ANNA, J. Phlip and Jody Wisternoff to play across five nights as it marks three years in the game, with the events set to take place across two weekends from Friday, October 25th until Saturday, October 26th and Friday, November 1st until Sunday, November 3rd.
Diplo has announced that he's throwing a Burning Man block party fundraiser.
Taking place at the Midway in San Francisco on July 6th, the event, The Menagerie will raise funds for Burning Man's theme camps, Camp Questionmark, Opulent Temple, Root Society and Duck Pond.
With more to be announced, guests on the night will include Mr. Carmack, Jonas Rathsman, Sharam, Kenny Glasgow and more.
Carl Cox has shared a recent live performance from Medway in San Francisco.
By all accounts the place was packed and sweaty with smiling clubbers, and Coxy played until well into the morning. His recording bumps with the energy that only Carl can produce, full of swelling techno and buoyant Coxy catch-phrases — oh yes!
The set was recorded in March as part of the annual Burning Man fundraiser for the Playground sound camp, of which Carl is a co-founder. Playground will return to Black Rock City in 2019, mainly due to the contributions raised from the fundraiser.
Flying Lotus has announced a new 3D live tour for North America in support of his recently-announced sixth album, 'Flamagra'.
The artist— also known as Steven Ellison— also has a video to promote for the track 'More', which appears on the new LP. He began teasing the forthcoming work, his first full-length release in five years, by spray painting pavements in Texas during this year's SXSW.
MUTEK San Francisco has locked in their first wave of artists for this year, including Veronica Vasicka, Amnesia Scanner, GAIKA, and a Japanese video game music-inspired set from Kode9.
San Fran's sophomore edition of MUTEK, as an international festival of music and technology, will also feature a number of Bay Area locals, such as Bleie, Lara Sarkissian, and Mozhgan B2B Josh Cheon.
The festival runs 2 -5 May across various venues in the Bay Area, and DJ Mag will be the first to let you know about ticket sales going live.
Experimental live techno artist Russell E.L Butler's debut album, ‘The Home I’d Build For Myself’, will be released on 15th November via San Francisco imprint Left Hand Path.
According to an official press release, the album, which was written in the wake of the tragic Ghost Ship fire of 2016 which claimed the lives of 36 people, “recalls techno’s emancipatory, Afro-futurist roots”.