Spin Cycle


By Catlin Dorset
10/31: Cut Copy @ The North Park Theatre
In 2010, the FX TV series Nip/Tuck featured this synthpop act’s track “Far Away.”


10/1: DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist @ House of Blues,
In August, this hip-hop/electronica turntablist released The Liquid Amber EP on his new record label.

10/2: Boys Noize @ SOMA,
Electro house DJ on the road with fellow EDMer Baauer.

10/2: Markus Schulz @ BASSMNT,
This German trance artist locked in the top spot on DJ Times‘ “America’s Best DJ” list, surpassing the likes of Diplo, Skrillex and Steve Aoki.

10/2: Shadow Child @ Bang Bang,
Simon Neale, aka Shadow Child, is a deep house producer from England.

10/2: The Polish Ambassador @ Belly Up Tavern,
Oakland-based mixmaster known for performing in a blue and yellow jumpsuit he picked up at a thrift store.

10/2: Don Diablo @ FLUXX,
This electro DJ says his dad, Andy Warhol and the Muppets are among his influencers.

10/4: Moguai @ BASSMNT,
Benny Benassi and this techno artist collaborated on the recent single “Gangsta.”

10/5: Phaeleh @ The Casbah,
Dubstep producer Phaeleh (pronounced “fella”) tours North America this fall to promote his newest album, A World Without.

10/7: The M Machine @ Bang Bang,
EDM trio signed to Skrillex’s OWSLA label.

10/8: Chromeo @ SOMA,
This Canadian electro-funk twosome released its fourth studio album, White Women, in May.

10/9: Feenixpawl @ BASSMNT,
These two DJs recently launched “Eclypse Radio” - a monthly iTunes podcast of their favorite house tracks.

10/9: Jack Beats @ FLUXX,
Dubstep remixers on The Night Bass tour with Hannah Wants, AC Slater and Kry Wolf.

10/9: Bag Raiders @ Bang Bang,
Dance-pop duo most recognized for their 2009 hit “Shooting Stars,” which was featured in the HBO series How to Make It in America.

10/10: Kill the Noise @ FLUXX,
EDMer Jake Stanczak, aka Kill the Noise, travels North America on his Majestic As Fak tour.

10/10: Soul Clap @ Bang Bang,
Electro-funk producers who started their own self-titled record label last year.

10/11: Nadia Ali @ BASSMNT,
Morgan Page’s remix of Ali’s track “Fantasy” earned them both a Grammy nomination for “Best Remixed Recording” in 2010.

10/11: Kygo @ Bang Bang,
Norwegian house musician most known for his remix of the Ed Sheeran song “I See Fire,” which has been streamed via YouTube more than 40 million times.

10/16: Pegboard Nerds @ FLUXX,
Dubstep remixers on their North American The Uncaged Tour.

10/16: Grandtheft @ BASSMNT,
In 2012, this DJ collaborated with Diplo on the remix of Calvin Harris’ megahit “Sweet Nothing,” featuring Florence Welch.

10/16: Claptone @ Bang Bang,
House music turntablist known for wearing a golden, bird-like mask while performing.

10/16: Washed Out @ The North Park Theatre,
The TV series Portlandia features this electronic pop artist’s song “Feel It All Around” as its opening theme.

10/17: New World Sound @ BASSMNT,
These Australian EDMers have received support from big timers like David Guetta, Avicii, Tiësto and many others.

10/18: Rusko @ BASSMNT,
Dubstepper on the road promoting his newest EP, !, with a tour of the same name. Try pronouncing it.

10/19: Metronomy @ Belly Up Tavern,
This four-piece electro band released its fourth studio album, Love Letters, in March.

10/21: Ru?fu?s du Sol @ Belly Up Tavern,
Known simply as “RÜFÜS” everywhere else in the world, this indie dance trio is required to add the “Du Sol” to their namesake when performing in the U.S., due to an existing domestic trademark on “Rufus.”

10/23: Will Sparks @ FLUXX,
In August, this progressive house remixer performed at Jay-Z’s Made in America festival, opening for the likes of Steve Aoki and Kanye West.

10/23: Daedelus @ Soda Bar,
Alfred Darlington, aka Daedelus, is a Santa Monica-based electronic producer.

10/24: Jewelz & Sparks @ BASSMNT,
House music DJs signed to Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak Records label.

10/25: Julian Jordan @ BASSMNT,
This 19-year-old EDMer collaborated with Sander van Doorn (on Jordan’s track “Kangaroo”) in 2012.

10/26: Bonobo @ House of Blues,
British mixmaster touring to promote his CD/book/DVD release, The North Borders Tour - Live, which dropped October 6.

10/28: Tycho @ The North Park Theatre,
Downtempo producer on his Awake World Tour.

10/31: Carnage @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego,
Trap musician Carnage and more than 20 other DJs perform at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s annual, all-out Halloween bash.

10/31: 3LAU @ Harrah’s Resort SoCal,
Progressive house remixer 3LAU and 30 other DJs spin the costumed masses into a frenzy until 4 a.m. Halloween night.