October EDM Shows
10.1: Valentino Kahn @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
This L.A.-based DJ and producer worked with Skrillex and Kstylis on his latest single, “Slam Dunk.” His Fall Classic 2016 tour runs through November.
10.1, 2: CRSSD Festival @ Waterfront Park, crssd.com
The newest installment of the bi-yearly festival features an amazing lineup that includes Zhu, Miike Snow, Bonobo, Claptone, Kaytranada, Felix Da Housecat and more.
10.8: Breathe Carolina @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
After starting 2016 with remixes of Steve Aoki and Sultan + Shepard, the Denver-based electro-trio just released their latest collection, the “Sleepless EP,” for Spinnin’ Records.
10.7: Laidback Luke @ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com
The Filipino-Dutch DJ and producer (real name Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen) released his latest single, “Promiscuous,” last month. He is married to American DJ Gina Turner.
10.13: RJD2 @ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
Indie DJ/hip-hop producer Ramble Jon Krohn, aka RJD2, released his sixth studio album, “Dame Fortune,” in March. It features collaborations with Little Brother’s Phonte and singer Son Little among others.
10.13: Shaun Frank @ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com
This Canadian DJ, producer and singer co-wrote The Chainsmokers “Closer (feat. Halsey)” and has released singles with Oliver Heldens and Borgeous.
10.14: Kill Frenzy @ Bang Bang, bangbangsd.com
Belgian house DJ Kill Frenzy (aka Sebastian Vanschoonbeek) released the two-track EP, Crystal Seed/Follow Me, in July.
10.15: Feed Me @ Bassmnt, bassmntsd.com
British electro house/dubstep DJ Jon Gooch, aka Feed Me, first performed under the moniker Spor. Led by the single “What It Feels Like (feat. Nina Nesbitt),” Gooch released his second LP, Feed Me’s Family Reunion, in July.
10.15: GRIZ @ SOMA, somasandiego.com
The saxophone-playing, Michigan-based DJ and producer took part in KAABOO’s inaugural late-night series last year. His 2015-released fourth album, Say It Loud, featured collaborations with Belgian house DJ Kill Frenzy, The Floozies and Orlando Napier.
10.21: Cedric Gervais @ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com
The Miami-based French DJ/producer responsible for the Grammy-winning remix of Lana del Rey’s “Summertime Sadness” is on the first phase of his Delecta Sessions Tour. The initial volume of a companion compilation series is coming soon.
10.21: Seven Lions @ House of Blues, houseofblues.com/sandiego
In March, Santa Barbara-based DJ/producer/musician Jeff Montalvo (aka Seven Lions) released his fifth EP, “Creation,” on Casablanca Records. It hit the top spot on Billboard’s U.S. dance chart.
10.22: MAKJ @ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com
A veteran of Electric Zoo, Coachella and TomorrowWorld, this San Luis Obispo-based house DJ has released singles with Hardwell, Henry Fong, Lil Jon and Bassjackers.
10.28: Matoma @ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com
Fresh from September’s KAABOO appearance, 25-year-old Norwegian tropical house DJ Matoma (aka Tom Lagergren) returns to San Diego. Matoma’s 17-track mixtape, “Hakuna Matoma,” is available on his SoundCloud page.
10.28: Pete Tong @ Bang Bang, bangbangsd.com
Tong is a legend. This guy is a BBC Radio 1 all-star, Ibiza veteran and EDM global ambassador.
10.29: Groundwater @ Park at the Park, crssd.com
Didn’t get enough CRSSD this year? Well, move it over to Petco Park and check out DJ sets from Disclosure, Justin Martin, Dusky, Lane 8 and more to scratch that itch.
10.30: Zeds Dead @ Observatory North Park, observatorysd.com
The Canadian electro house duo of DC and Hooks (Dylan Mamid and Zachary Rapp-Rovan, respectively) recently launched their own record label, Deadbeats, with the release of the single, “Back Home (feat. Freddie Gibbs).”
10.31: Slander @ OMNIA, omnianightclub.com
Former frat brothers at UC Irvine Derek Andersen and Scott Land created their own genre (Heaven Trap) and have worked with everyone from Skrillex and DJ Snake to Diplo and Bassnectar.
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