Alter Ego: Shiny Objects Birthday Bash
Alvaro Zaldua, Andrew Kelsey, dAvi A, Dj M3 aka Makes Me Move, Galen, Joey Alaniz, Johnnie Walker, Jason Peters, Mariesa Stevens, Mike Cashen, Rachel Torro, Shane One
Thursday, March 1, 2018
8:00 pmThe Great Northern
This event is 21 and over
Celebrating the glorious birth of Shiny Objects and his new releases on Roam Recordings & Smoke N' Mirrors!
All Net Proceeds to benefit Give a Beat! http://www.giveabeat.org/ Grab a ticket for a small $10 donation now to show some love. You then get you a free Smoke n’ Mirrors T-Shirt when you arrive at the event. It's our birthday present to you! Men's and women styles while supplies last.
We are also thrilled to announce its also Shiny's Mom Penny's birthday too! She will be in the house, live and in effect.
Live Jazz + hors d'oeuvres at 8:00pm
Aerialist performances by Golden Gate Dolls
Visual installation by Mark Johns (Slide and Spin)
Please make the appropriate arrangements and take Friday off work now. Thank you.https://www.thegreatnorthernsf.com/event/1646267/
In 2007 dAvi A began his descent back into SF where DJing quickly took off for him, throwing a mix of different parties around SF, which included his Nu Disco/ Disco project WORKIN’ the MACHINE at SF’s former Triple Crown, as well as different parties at the famous 222 Hyde. Being good friends with (and extremely inspired by) San Francisco legendary party promoters and DJ's such as the PacificSound crew Solar, Galen and J-Bird (Sunset), the [KONTROL] team Sammy D, Nikola Baytala, Alland Byallo and many more… his style began to emerge. He also takes credit in the introduction of the members of his brother, Ryan Williams's, band PillowTalk. dAvi A has also opened for such talents as DJ Harvey, Jamie Jones, Lee Foss, Tiger & Woods, Kim Ann Foxman, Justin Martin, Tone of Arc, Pezzner, Benoit & Sergio, Mark E, Clockwork and many more.. By taking in aspects from all genres and eras of electronic and dance music, and taking risks, he has created a rare taste of exceptional sound..
With past projects including the Tweakin’/ Black Pancake record shop and Triple Crown Nightclub under his belt, Manny has moved forward embodying his passion for music as of the Father of record label Green Gorilla Lounge and co-owner of SF nightlife staple Monarch nightclub along with Chris Smith of Om Records.When not in the studio, M3 can be found tearing it up pushing his signature sound DJing in clubs, bars, and undergrounds all over the city. Presenting with Green Gorilla, Manny also co-hosts the annual “Fully Loaded” in collusion with the infamous Sunset Crew. Suffice it to say, there is no doubt M3 is thoroughly invested in his lifelong relationship with the 1s and 2s. Looking to the future. 2017 will see a kick of release from green gorilla lounge. BE ON THE LOOK OUT!
The early Sunset events served as Galen's creative outlet and a prime platform to perfect his technique. DJing meant extensive knowledge of music history, hard-earned vinyl collections, and truly intuitive mixing. Inspired by the psychedelic climate of the 90's San Francisco music scene Galen successfully grew himself into a household name that he maintains today, holding it down with the world's top talent. His sets are thoughtful, yet never pre-planned, with artfully-timed track selections that spark any dance floor he touches, appealing to the old school just as much as the new.
Creative fusion with Claude VonStroke led to a killer remix of '80s breakbeat classic "Jam On It," and a mutual profound love for pizza inspired him and Justin Martin to co-produce Dirtybird classics, "Dust Devil" and "Tumbleweed." Soon after, he landed a coveted feature spot on Annie Nightingale's Radio 1 Show where he impressed BBC listeners with his smooth mixing style. Most recently, Galen's Sunset remix of "I Feel Love" by Get Physical charmer, Lopazz, catapulted to #1 on his Beatport chart.
The summer of 2013 opened European doors with a breakthrough appearance at Dirtybird's Ibiza residency. At Croatia's Garden Festival, Galen shined on the Sunset Sound System Boat Party alongside Justin Martin, Eats Everything, and Solar. His new track, "ICANCU" has just been released on the Dirtybird BBQ Compilation and another "Your Own Style" is to coming out soon on Smoke N' Mirrors. 2014 also brings the boys of Sunset Sound System back to Croatia for another Garden Festival Boat Party among other European dates.
His sound selection and journey-ess programming has taken him to play in far off lands like Kenya, Mexico, Hawaii, New York and all the major clubs in San Francisco. He held down a 3 year residency at the legendary San Francisco night club, The End Up doing Sunday Mass.
Now he spends his days mastering the art of fried rice, whiskey consumption, looking busy while not doing anything at all and working on original material which he will be releasing this year. He also does a new party in San Francisco called Common Ground which is now on its third year and counting which I hear is kinda sorta of amazing. Check out his soundcloud below. If you like what you hear, please follow him and leave a comment. Thank you, enjoy and see you on the dance floor.
As a creative selector, Torro tests the boundaries between minimal, deep, and tech house styles, uniquely layering a blend of rich sounds, both playful and sophisticated all the same. She has an innate ability to hold the attention of a dance floor and take it long into the night, whether playing in San Francisco, Berlin or distant desert landscapes. With her previous residency at Public Works, Torro has shared the stage with the legendary Pete Tong along with NU, Hot Since 82, Mira and Lee Burridge. She is also a resident of infamous New York party collective, ZERO, known for their lavish boat parties and contrasting warehouse events. With a growing fan-base hooked on her marathon sets and unfailing warm energy on the decks, Torro is a powerful woman rising in the underground dance music community at large.
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119 Utah St.
San Francisco, CA, 94103