Take a Spin
By Catlin Dorset
2/15: Benny Benassi @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s Wintervention, interventionsd.com
Grammy Award-winning EDM giant Benny Benassi kicks off another round of Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s annual Wintervention parties.
2/6: Pierce Fulton @ FLUXX, fluxxsd.com
Brooklyn-based progressive house beatmaker most known for his 2014 single “Runaway.”
2/6: Thomas Gold @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
Frank Knebel (aka Thomas Gold) is a tech house DJ out of Berlin, Germany.
2/7: Myon and Shane 54 @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
These two EDMers give fans a glimpse into their life on the road via a weekly podcast called “International Departures.”
2/7: RL Grime @ SOMA, somasandiego.com
Dubstepper Henry Steinway (aka RL Grime) released his first studio album, Void, in November.
2/8: Excision @ SOMA, somasandiego.com
Canadian dubstep remixer on a North American tour through May.
2/13: Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Championships @ FLUXX, fluxxsd.com
At this regional qualifier, six DJs (Virusss, DJ Ricky Jay, DJ Son, DJ A-KO, AkikoLuv and Dynamix) will compete for the chance to advance to the USA championship round in Arizona, and ultimately the Red Bull Thre3style World Champion 2015 crown.
2/13: Stafford Brothers @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
In 2012, Aussie brothers Matt and Chris became the first house act signed to Bryan “Birdman” Williams’ Cash Money Records label.
2/14: Audien @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
This progressive house producer has remixed tracks for the likes of Bastille, Armin van Buuren and Justin Bieber, to name a few.
2/15: LED Anniversary IV @ Valley View Casino Center, valleyviewcasinocenter.com
Electro spin master Zeds Dead headlines the fourth annual My Life Every Day (LED) anniversary show at the Sports Arena. DJs ETC! ETC!, Brazzabelle, The M Machine and others will also perform.
2/17: DJ Snoopadelic @ Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras, sdmardigras.com
D-O-Double-Gizzle sips his gin and juice while spinning a live DJ set at San Diego’s 21st annual Fat Tuesday rager in the Gaslamp.
2/19: Paul Van Dyk @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
In 2012, Forbes dubbed this German trance artist one of “The Worlds Greatest DJs.”
2/20: Steve Aoki @ SOMA, somasandiego.com
Electro house superstar Steve Aoki locked in the No. 10 spot on DJ Mag’s 2014 list of “Top 100 DJs.”
2/20: Bassjackers @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
MAKJ, Dyro and R3hab have collaborated with this house music duo.
2/21: Mike Mago @ Bang Bang, bangbangsd.com
House act from the Netherlands on a month-long North American tour.
2/21: Whiiite @ FLUXX, fluxxsd.com
In January, this EDMer remixed Nicki Minaj’s single “Only,” featuring Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Drake.
2/21: Dannic @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
Progressive house DJ Daan Romers (aka Dannic) released his Dannic Selection Part 2 EP on January 19.
2/26: Bob Sinclar @ FLUXX, fluxxsd.com
Cece Rogers collaborated with this house music producer on the recent track “I Want You.”
2/26: Vinai @ Bassmnt, bassmtnsd.com
In 2014, electro house brothers Alessandro and Andrea Vinai made their DJ Mag “Top 100 DJs” list debut, landing at No. 62.
2/28: Matoma @ Bang Bang, bangbangsd.com
Mid-twenties electronica remixer on his Midnight Sun Tour.
2/28: Borgeous @ Bassmnt, bassmtnsd.com
Florida-native EDMer most known for his 2013 song collaboration with DVBBS, “Tsunami.”