8bitSF presents POW: Indie Music & Developers Collide

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/151961534920931/

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8bitSF presents POW: Indie Music & Developers Collide

Tuesday, March 6th @ 8:00pm

Tickets on sale NOW: http://www.dnalounge.com/calendar/2012/03-06.html
$8 advance/$12 door/$5 with GDC Badge

This is a 21+ event.

In honor of the 2012 Game Developer’s Conference, 8bitSF
[http://8bitsf.com/] is proud to present POW, a celebration of the indie
spirit. POW is a colossal night of sound + vision, and features
performances by some of the best acts in both gaming and chip music
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiptune] as well as demo tables and
presentations by indie developers Muteki Corporation
[http://mutekicorp.com/] (Dragon Fantasy), Open Emotion Studios
[http://www.openemotionstudios.com/] (Revoltin’ Youth), Yobble
[http://yobble.me/] (Air Guitar) and more!

Live Performances by:

VIRT aka Jake Kaufman [http://virt.bandcamp.com/] (Retro City Rampage,
Bloodrayne: Betrayal)

Freaky DNA aka Leonard J. Paul [http://videogameaudio.com/] (Retro City
Rampage, NBA Jam 2010)

minusbaby [http://minusbaby.com/] (BIT.TRIP FATE, Phone Story)

crashfaster [http://crashfaster.bandcamp.com/] (Dragon Fantasy)

The Glowing Stars [http://theglowingstars.bandcamp.com/]

Zen Albatross [http://zenalbatross.net/]

A Rival [http://blog.planetskill.com/]

Louis Gorenfeld [http://soundcloud.com/extentofthejam/tracks]

Circuit benders in SF!

Robotspeak is having the first of a 3-part class on circuit bending starting this Saturday! More information at: http://www.robotspeak.com/html/catalog.html#diymidi

CIRCUIT BENDING

ROBOTSPEAK and Dmitri go forward with Dmitri’s second round of Circuit Bending classes on 3 Saturdays

3 sessions (eleven hours total) includes DIY voice changer:

TIME: Feb 11th, 18th, 25th from 1:00 till 4PM

Cost: $285

Circuit Bending is the art of rewiring and short-circuiting a device to create entirely new sounds. Taking an obsolete piece of gear or toy and breathing new life into it turning it into a useable piece of Lo Fi kit for studio or stage.

Things that will be covered: how to house / place added controls / switches / knobs / how to circuit bendYou will leave with your piece of gear circuit bent / modified ready for the studio or the stage. You will also leave with an advanced understanding of circuit bending.

This class will teach the basic’s of circuit bending and follows through by providing examples of how to integrate these new sounds into your studio. It’s an inexpensive9 hour class that is spread over 3 Saturdays.

First class: Basics of circuit bending. How to do a Pitch mod, A Battery starve, and add Audio outs ( guitar jack ).

Second class: How to build an audio to 5+v trigger cable and how to use it to trigger toys/bent things from any DAW or drum machine.

Third class: Bring something in and Dmitri will help you bend it.

Requirements: A 30 watt (or more) soldering iron, your bendable unit of choice supplied by you (optional)

call 415-554-1977or email info@robotspeak.com to enroll


http://www.robotspeak.com/html/catalog.html#diymidi

Brand new video podcast episode now live! Electronic Music Makers Video Podcast!

Yes! Chris Huelsbeck and Amy Lee have just started up a video podcast to spread the San Francisco Electronic Music Meetup love far and wide on the internet! You can watch our season prequel below. If you like this, we would love it if you could join our Facebook page or subscribe to our YouTube channel!

BLENDR SMOOTH – Feb 19 at Showdown SF

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/358016860892391/

Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sfemm

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The San Francisco Electronic Music Group (http://www.facebook.com/sfemm) presents the next installment of BLENDR – Smooth…our monthly lounge groove party.

Come hear smooth house that makes you want to dance.

DJs:

Lewis Brown, Jr.
Christian Morgan
Qualafox
Lo-Fi

NO COVER!!

BLENDR – EDM on Sunday January 29 at Gestalt Haus

More information https://www.facebook.com/events/235196229894102/


With SF-EMM DJs behind the deck you’ll hear & experience fresh original Electronica:
Indie Dance
Dirty Dutch, Disco, Minimal Tech House, and Electro House
IDM (fucking smart!)
Industrial —-> J-Rock via Acid House

DJ Line Up:
8:00 to 9:00pm – Qualafox (Acid House, Tech House)
9:00 to 9:30pm – kj EVE (80’s Industrial – – – > J-rock via Acid House)
9:30 to 10:30 – Greg Fender (Minimal Tech House)
10:30 to 11:00 – kj EVE (80’s Industrial – – – > J-rock via Acid House)
11:00 to 12:00 – I ♥ DJRey (Indie, Electro, House, and Future disco!)

Do you want to dance to SOMETHING NEW with no boundaries? Minimal tech house laid down in “real time”? IDM fucking smartly? Come join us at Gestalt Haus on Sunday night, January 29th! Dance, mingle and make new friends. 21+

SF-EMM BLENDR – “BLENDR SMOOTH”

Come to the Showdown DJ Saloon in San Francisco for the best in groovy, deep, and smooth electronic music to include Deep House,
Groovy Progressive Tech House, Liquid Drum & Bass, and Downtempo.

This evening will showcase the following talent –

LEWIS BROWN, JR. (Deep House) – http://soundcloud.com/lewisbrownjr
CHRISTIAN MORGAN (Lounge Deep House)
QUALAFOX (Liquid Drum & Bass) – http://soundcloud.com/qualafox
HOLLIDAY (Groovy Progressive/Tech House) – http://soundcloud.com/innercoredelta

NO COVER!! Stop by, relax, have a drink, and get your end of week smooth dance on.

RSVP on Facebook

SF-EMM BLENDR – NEW YEARS EVE 2012 PARTY!

Another year is almost gone – let’s send it off the right way!! Come out to Club 93 in San Francisco on 12-31-11 to say goodbye to 2011 in style.

NO COVER – Location close to BART – Plenty of kick ass dance music.

DJ Lineup:
8pm to 10pm – KJ EVE (Industrial, Acid House, 80’s, 90’s Dance Hits (http://www.youtube.com/user/hawaiiandelights)

10pm to 12am – ILOVEDDJREY (High Energy House/Top 40) (http://www.house-mixes.com/profile/iloveDJrey)

12am to close – QUALAFOX (Electro Funky House & Liquid Drum and Bass) (http://soundcloud.com/qualafox)

NO COVER!!

X-mas party on Sat Dec 17! We call it “BLENDR”!

A bunch of us have been working really hard to bring you an awesome holiday party and we want you to be there! Announcing: BLENDR: X-MAS THROWDOWN!

B L E N D R

– A new monthly party hosted by The San Francisco Electronic Music Meetup Organization –

Come and join us, have a drink, and party at CLUB 93 to the best in Electronic Music for this X-Mas Throwdown!!

So diverse, you will hear everything from Trance, House (Tech, Deep, Latin, Progressive & Electro), Industrial, and Drum & Bass (Liquid & Hard).

This December’s 2011 Line will include the following –

8:00 to 9:05pm – KJ EVE (Industrial —>J-rock)
(http://www.youtube.com/user/hawaiiandelights)

9:05 to 10:10pm – ILOVEDJREY (House & DubStep)
(http://www.house-mixes.com/profile/iloveDJrey)

10:10 to 11:15pm – SUNNY (House)
(http://soundcloud.com/sattygalle)

11:15 to 12:20am – QUALAFOX (Drum & Bass)
(http://soundcloud.com/qualafox)

12:20 to 1:25am – GIOVANNI ESCOBAR (Trance)
(http://soundcloud.com/giovanni-escobar)

Please help us out. Print out a flyer and GET YOUR FRIENDS TO COME OVER!