Ms White and Monarch presents
Juan Maclean DJ Set, Kim Ann Foxman
101 6th St
San Francisco, California (CA), 94103
This event is 21 and over
Juan MacLean DJ Set
Since the turn of the 21st century, DFA club music maestro Juan MacLean has been laying groundwork. First, there were killer singles, from "By The Time I Get to Venus" in 2002, to international mega hit of 2008 "Happy House" as well as the "The Simple Life". There was a debut full-length (Less Than Human, 2005); remixes for colleagues like Air, Yoko Ono, Daft Punk, David Gahan, Franz Ferdinand; international tours with Cut Copy and Shocking Pinks, and DJ gigs from Telluride to Tel Aviv.
In April 2009 came the second album, The Future Will Come – a more pop inspired collaboration with DFA mainstay Nancy Whang. "In my career as The Juan MacLean, my guiding principle was to start out more dance-y and instrumental, and someday bow out making flat-out, three-and-a-half minute pop songs." As he puts it himself – The Future Will Come estimated this creative arc is at its midpoint.
The next stop on the journey was 2010's Juan MacLean DJ KiCKS mix CD. True to the series' standard, it was selected by DJ Magazine as the #1 essential mix of 2010. Juan's expert take on pure house music (re) introduced house to a new generation of dance music fans such that the genre's popularity has risen to new heights.
Last year DFA releaseda 12" under Juan's "house-de-plum" Peach Melba and a digital-only album called Everybody Get Close. It pulled together songs which had previously never been released on an album and remixes of The Juan MacLean songs by the likes of Cut Copy, Holmes Price and DFA's Jee Day.
2012 will see a new single by The Juan and an brand new album.
Kim Ann Foxman
For the past few years Kim Ann Foxman has been brewing a cult club following across the globe; crisscrossing everywhere from Japan to Cologne and Chicago, she has established herself as one of the most sought after DJ's, and artists in the house scene. Splitting her time between her home in New York City's East Village and her globetrotting schedule she's released a single, Creature / What You Need, while her remixes bring her loyal dance followers to the floor, her infectious yet soulful DJ sets intoxicate dance floors everywhere. After collaborating with Hercules and Love Affair for 2 albums, she decided to part ways and focus on her own personal work proving the old saying that 'in order to skyrocket, you must let go'
BLAKSHEEP are Derek Bobus and Ken Vulsion. We are a creative partnership specializing in immersive experiences through combined music and visuals. This site serves as a center and portfolio for work we do both individually and as a collective. It is also the home of theKNIT, a weekly podcast which features music from ourselves and artists we admire.
Aligned with cult 90s crews Sunset and Hardkiss, Derek Bobus and Ken Vulsion were already in the fabric of the local dance scene when they met in 2009. As members of Honey Soundsystem they brought world class clubbing to San Francisco every Sunday night. Derek and Ken acted as evangelists for the Honey brand, taking their unique vibe to clubs in London, Berlin, New York, LA and most corners of the USA.
A few of the parties, places and DJs they have worked with : Todd Terje, Horse Meat Disco, Kim Ann Foxman, Derrick Carter, Spun, Juanita More!, Jacob Korn, Stefan Goldmann, Miracles Club, KiNK, Prosumer, Jeno, Garth, Toby Tobias, Optimo, Cocktail D Amore, Kubicle, Vandam, Beats in Space, Bearracuda, Som, Glastonbury Festival, the Endup, Dalston Superstore, Mezzanine, Tape Club, Holocene, Smartbar, 1015 Folsom , Supperclub, 222 Hyde, Ace hotel, Jones, Public Works, Monarch, and SFMOMA.
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