m.O.N.R.O.E // Mark Slee presented by You're Welcome & Alter Ego
Benjamin K, Dj M3 aka Makes Me Move, James Houdini
119 Utah St.
San Francisco, CA, 94103
9:30 PM (event ends at 2:00 AM)
This event is 21 and over
In just a few short months Jordan Postrel aka m.O.N.R.O.E. has managed to affiliate himself with some of the major labels in electronic music and playing at the top nightclubs in North America such as Output, Nest, Vinyl, Treehouse, Velvet, and Sound. Jordan has established himself as an artist to look out for. Following in the footsteps of his father who worked as a producer alongside the legendary James Brown.
Jordan’s first full release came on ‘VIVa Music’ (label of Steve Lawler) in 2014 alongside Canadian DJ and producer Daniel Dubb and has two solo EP's on Get Physical (Label of M.A.N.D.Y.) & a Single on Saved Records on its way (Label of Nic Fanciulli). His EP's landed in the binders of electronic musics biggest names with the likes of Marco Carola, Steve Lawler, Detlef, Hot Since 82, Guy Gerber, Joris Voorn, Adam Beyer, Leon and many more.
With established names already taking note of m.O.N.R.O.E.’s talents, it won’t be long until this Miami based producer is making waves in a city near you.
Hailing from San Francisco, Mark Slee is known to wear many creative hats. But two of his all-time favorite fashions are that of DJ and producer. Since co-founding House-Heads in 2008, a collective combining forward-thinking music with a quirky underground vibe, he has gone on to join the Listed Bookings roster and host the monthly mix show Heron Sound on Proton Radio. He is also one half of Manju Masi, a collaboration with long-time partner in crime Atish.
Over the course of an obsession with dance music now more than 15 years strong, Slee has evolved a style of deep house that reflects a unique personality, balancing intricate grooves, dreamy textures, and playful whimsical bounce. Blending his technical side with intuition and introspection, he takes an approach that tickles both mind and soul.
Slee's sets have taken him far and wide, playing for audiences from Cape Town to Playa del Carmen, from Robot Heart to the Cityfox series in NYC. On the home front, his penchant for diverse and well-crafted warmup sets sees him regularly playing SF's top clubs, opening for DJs like Danny Tenaglia, Danny Howells, Lee Burridge, Guy Gerber, Mathew Dekay, Vincenzo, Andre Lodemann, and Hector.
Rounding things out are his original productions and remixes, released on Cityfox, Tenampa, 5 and Dime, and Looq.
It's a booty shakin sort of a thing.
A small town boy at heart, Benjamin was born and raised in Colorado, graduating from college in the small mountain town Durango, CO. With influences of everyone from Sasha to Prince, Whitney Houston to Tale of Us his sound is best described with two words...lust and love. After making a name for himself behind the decks, playing alongside heavy hitters the world over, and working to throw and host absurd theme parties that were consistently sold out and ample amounts of strange…..he decided it was time to pursue the life of happiness for real, packed his bags, quit his career teaching, and moved out to San Francisco. Now with just three years under his belt in the city, he's been able to pick up where he left off….and then some. Creating a monthly in the city called 'You're Welcome', bringing in some old and new favorites from all across the underground, and all across the world, has catapulted him to a consistent name stay in the SF underground. It's begun, but you've only just seen the tip…
Dj M3 aka Makes Me Move
Dj M3 has staked his everlasting claim in the Bay Area music community in 1990 as a key promoter and DJ, roles for which he took on the abbreviated appellation of M3, short for “Makes Me Move”. Begun as a fluid, down-tempo approach, M3 eventually evolved his sound to the expression of house and techno bangers he is known for today. Manny quickly developed his own legendary party brand Green Gorilla Lounge and progressed to sharing the decks with industry icons with bookings across the globe. This further developed Manny’s acumen for rhythm and cultural finesse, priming him for several collaborations with Phil ‘Rene’ Collis of Bachelor’s of Science and setting the stage for their alliance as the stealthy duo Sleight of Hands. Having seen releases through his own label Green Gorilla Lounge, as well as Smoke ’N’ Mirrors, Om, Sirenum, and Chillin’ Records. M3 has notably performed at the San Francisco Treasure Island Music Festival 2014, Outsidelands 2013, and Coachella 2013 as Sleight of Hands. And Coachella as Dj M3 2012
With past projects including the Tweakin’/ Black Pancake record shop and Triple Crown Nightclub under his belt, Manny has moved forward embodying his passion for music as of the Father of record label Green Gorilla Lounge and co-owner of SF nightlife staple Monarch nightclub along with Chris Smith of Om Records.When not in the studio, M3 can be found tearing it up pushing his signature sound DJing in clubs, bars, and undergrounds all over the city. Presenting with Green Gorilla, Manny also co-hosts the annual “Fully Loaded” in collusion with the infamous Sunset Crew. Suffice it to say, there is no doubt M3 is thoroughly invested in his lifelong relationship with the 1s and 2s. Looking to the future. 2017 will see a kick of release from green gorilla lounge. BE ON THE LOOK OUT!
James Houdini is by far one of the most unique that will be here to stay.
Originally from Washington DC now currently spending most of his time in San Francisco California
Originally from Washington DC growing up fully submersed in the music scene of Washington he didn't start Recording music until moving to San Francisco. Naturally after being introduced to the underground music scene he began to fall in love with the House music that San Francisco was saturated with.
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