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Friday, October 26, 2001
See all upcoming gigs on my gig calendar
>>_FENCESITTERS COSTUME BALL
This Friday, October 26th you can find me at the annual Fencesitter's Costume Ball.
It's an annual bisexual dance party and costume gala, but you need not
be bisexual to attend or enjoy, of course! I myself am only
bi-turntable, but they're still letting me DJ. :)
>>_FROM THE FOLKS AT FENCESITTERS
The Annual Fencesitters Costume Ball returns Friday, October 26 at a
new, larger location. Yes, we finally outgrew Jezebel's! The party
will be at:
Manhattan Lounge, 699 Market Street at 3rd from 9p-2a.
The largest regular bisexual dance party in the country will feature DJs
Girl Friday and Amber (from Sister SF) and DJ Toad. We'll also have a
Liquid Latex fashion show and a special appearance by the infamous Ouchy
the Clown! (check out his site for info on Ouchy!)
Costumes and masks are definitely encouraged!
The Fencesitters Costume Ball is 21 up and the cover is $10 (with our
famous Threesome Special: $2 off for each of the three!)
More info: firstname.lastname@example.org and 415.820.3907
Go ahead and mark your calendar for the next Fencesitters party: Friday
February 8, The Fencesitters Winter Ball....
See all upcoming gigs on my gig calendar.
>>_AT LAST, NEW AUDIO!
The good people of Flourine record and post the sets from their Tuesday
night weekly. If you live in the Oakland area, I recommend you check it
out tonight. It really went off last week, and this week Dragn'fly will
be there so it should do the same again. (Fluorine is located at 736
Washington St. in Oakland. 8pm - 2am. $2)
Here's my set
from last week, have fun!
>>_SOUTH BAY MADNESS THIS WEDNESDAY
And who wouldn't go mad in the south bay? I'm on second at Stereophonik
so come by at about 10:30 to catch my set. South bay folks, I'm talking
STEREOPHONIK/KILLASUBZ happens every week at the Cactus Club.
417 S 1st St San Jose. 18 and up. $5. 9:30pm - 2am-ish.
DJs for 10/24:
Sunday, October 14, 2001
A selection of pics from Summer 2000 campouts
are now online.
Many other pics are available at in the private albums of the original
photographers, but I won't be reposting them here since I don't have
permission. Gotta respect the rights of the photographer and the
>>_LILITH'S CHILD WEBZINE FEATURED ARTIST: AMBER
Read all about my scandalous passion for musical gear and other juicy
facts in the latest issue of the online magazine "Lilith's Child."
(Scroll to the last article)
>>_FROM THE CREW OF FLOURINE, THE TUESDAY $2 WEEKLY
Once again we have assembled a great lineup for everyone to enjoy this
Tuesday at Fluorine. Hope to see you there!
8:00 - 9:00 Skye
9:00 - 10:00 kHz
10:00 - 11:00 Ohm (Halogen, Annihilation Prod.)
11:00 - 12:30 Shane (Epiphany, CF, DNA)
12:30 - 2:00 Amber (Sister SF, Epiphany)
2:00 - close Kir Kryyn (Halogen, Stargaze)
8pm - 2am or later, $2.00 all night.
Fluorine is located at 736 Washington St. in Oakland.
Dinner before 10, drinks all night long. 21+ w/ ID for the bar. No
outside food or drink. No drugs.
For more information, feel free to hit the Fluorine website
Saturday, October 13, 2001
>>_SEE THE FUTURE! GIG CALENDAR
See into the future with the new gig calendar
This feature is not yet linked to the iamthedj.com homepage, but will be showing up
there soon as a part of a new round of updates over the next few months.
>>_YOU WANT A PIECE OF THIS?
Sister SF has published my first article, "So You Want To Be A DJ?"
Pair this article with the article on "How To Make a Demo" and the
upcoming "Beatmatching 101" and you've practically got the user's manual
>>_CITYDWELLER IS ON THE AIR
Friday, October 12th, 6pm (Pacific)
WRTE 90.5 FM in Chicago, IL will feature my CD, CityDweller.
Since you can't hear the station, play along on the web by visiting
Tuesday, October 09, 2001
>>_NEW PICS: SFRP AEC EVENT
These are great pictures Osby took at the Alter-Ego Collective "Come As
party back on August 24th (yes, that long ago already.)
Thanks to Osby for bringing them over for a scan!
>>_YOU MAY STILL HAVE A CHANCE TO "VIBERATE" THIS WEEKEND
Viberation's Five Year Anniversary is this Saturday, the 13th. Very small chance of ticket availability.
Drop me an email to get info on your local ticket agent.
Shane and I will be playing a chill/ambient mishmash in the front
gallery, accompanied by Rev SCRJ doing poetry on the mic. Neato!
Wednesday, October 03, 2001
>>_CD REVIEW ON TECHNOPUNKMUSIC.COM
The site is technopunkmusic.com
and I couldn't be happier to
see a site with such a wide and educated breadth of coverage. It is my
honor to have a review on this page. Click through the link on the
homepage if you'd like to take a read, but I recommend the full tour.
>>_GET WITH SISTER
Sister dropped a quick one on me, a gig tonight! YOU can always be
armed with the latest local Sister DJ gigs by subscribing to the Sister
Events list. List is announcement only, with one concise email each
To subscribe, send a blank email to SisterEventsemail@example.com.
>>_MEET ME AT THE HUSH HUSH AT MIDNIGHT
Wednesday, October 3rd
Hush Hush Lounge - 496 14th San Francisco
Swing by for a low-key night of music, including live bands and DJs. The
Hush Hush is a cool, spacious bar, so come by and take a load off.
Tuesday, October 02, 2001
I was finally able to get in a good, long round of picture scanning.
You can expect the photo gallery to be updated with new party pictures
with each IHA posting for a while now. Check out the latest addition,
pictures from Epiphany's event last April, "Ponies and Stuff."
>>_SITE GO DOWN, SITE GO UP
Many of you noticed that iamthedj.com was down last week. Well, we
moved the old girl to a new, and better, server. Many thanks to Ivan at
for the hosting, and to Webmater Nick for his
lightning-fast webmaster ninja action.
>>_FINALLY! THIS WEEK: 1200 DIVAS, 5 AT A TIME
This Friday I'm joining the opening night of a great, new benefit to be
held monthly near Sacramento. "1200 Divas, 5 at a time" is a monthly
benefit featuring "1200 divas" (an all female DJ lineup), 5 at a time (5
DJs each night.) Proceeds will be donated to women's causes such as
breast cancer research, or domestic abuse recovery agencies. I'm on
11pm - midnight, followed by Dragn'fly!
1200 Divas Proudly presents:
A Special Benefit Affair, 5 AT A TIME
Enhancing the Electronic Music Culture of Tomorrow... Today!
~Amber (sister, epiphany, SF)
~Dragn'fly (teknique, epiphany)
~Kendra French (feel good)
~Nina (eternity productions)
~Mikro Machine (mlp/guam prod.)
$10 at the door only
Doors Open at: 9pm - ?
5560 Palm Ave., Carmichael, CA
All Ages Welcome
For More Info: 916.334.6200
**PROCEEDS FROM THIS BENEFIT GO TO NABCO**
(National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organization)
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