Spin Cycle


By Catlin Dorset

5/1: Claude VonStroke @ Bang Bang,
Techno house producer with a new LP, Urban Animal RMXS, dropping May 2.

5/1: Rebecca & Fiona @ Bassmnt,
These Swedish electro ladies will perform at the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in the UK in July.

5/3: Shogun @ Bassmnt,
DJ Mag gave this trance DJ the No. 68 spot on its 2012 Top 100 DJs list.

5/4: Pleasurekraft @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s 207,
Tech house duo on a worldwide tour.

5/4: Max Vangeli @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s Intervention Sundays,
The Size Matters tour rolls through America’s Finest with house DJs Max Vangeli, Third Party and Qulinez.

5/8: Jack Beats @ FLUXX,
Dubstep duo on their North American Beatbox tour with support from AC Slater.

5/8: Borgeous @ Bassmnt,
House music producer John Borger (aka Borgeous) collaborated with DVBBS on the current international smash, “Tsunami.”

5/9: Le Youth @ Bang Bang,
This R&B/house DJ from Los Angeles just wrapped a European tour.

5/9: Brody Jenner @ FLUXX,
Former The Hills star (and Kim Kardashian’s stepbrother) performs a DJ set.

5/10: Armin van Buuren @ Valley View Casino Center,
Trance DJ most known for the 2013 hit “This is What it Feels Like,” featuring Trevor Guthrie.

5/10: Pete Tong @ Bang Bang,
Electronica spinmaster co-headlining the All Gone to Sea cruise/rager in November alongside Calvin Harris and Steve Angello.

5/10: Aly & Fila @ Bassmnt,
This Egyptian trance music duo has made DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list for the last six consecutive years.

5/11: Donald Glaude @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s Intervention Sundays,
Washingtonian house remixer.

5/15: Blasterjaxx @ Bassmnt,
These electro house producers have collaborated with Hardwell, Tiësto, David Guetta and many other EDM greats over the years.

5/17: 3LAU @ Harrah’s Resort SoCal’s Dive Day Club,
Progressive house DJ enjoying major success from the current track “How You Love Me.”

5/17: Seven Lions @ Bassmnt,
Dubstep instrumentalist wrapping up his North American Worlds Apart tour.

5/18 Nervo @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s Intervention Sundays,
EDM twins Mim and Liv collaborated with LMFAO on Steve Aoki’s track, “Livin’ My Love.”

5/21: Rusko @ Bassmnt,
The official kick-off to the “Bassmnt Year One” Memorial Day Weekend celebration begins with this English dubstep DJ, and then parties on through Sunday with a different DJ every night.

5/22: ATB @ Bassmnt,
Trance beat-maker promoting Contact, an album with a tour by the same name.

5/23: Michael Woods @ Bassmnt,
Progressive house EDM-er Michael Woods learned to play the keys at just three years old.

5/24: Baths @ The Casbah,
Future-pop musician who also performs under the monikers Geotic and [Post Foetus].

5/24: Stafford Brothers @ Bassmnt,
Brothers Matt and Chris became the first EDM act to be signed to Cash Money Records, the label for Lil Wayne, Drake and Busta Rhymes, to name a few.

5/24: Lil Jon @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s Intervention Sundays,
The King of Crunk trades his usual rhyme-spitting for record-spinning at this special DJ set.

5/24-26: LED USA 2014 @ Valley View Casino Center,
EDM legends Morgan Page, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Deorro, TJR and many more take over the Sports Arena for this annual event.

5/25: The Bloody Beetroots @ Bassmnt,
Italian electro house twosome known for performing in black masks.

5/25: Eric Prydz @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s Intervention Sundays,
Swedish techno turntablist most known for his 2004 hit “Call On Me.”

5/25: Sohn @ The Casbah,

EDM-er with a brand new album, Tremors, released April 8.

5/30: Chet Faker @ The Casbah,
This down-tempo DJ received maximum exposure when his cover of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” was featured in a Super Bowl commercial last year.

5/30: ETC! ETC! @ Bassmnt,
O.C. moombahton (reggae + house music) remixer.

5/31: Wolfgang Gartner @ Harrah’s Resort SoCal’s Dive Day Club,
This electro house producer has remixed tracks for LMFAO, The Black Eyed Peas and Timbaland, among others.