Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Tag: Mutek

Techno-arts fest Mutek.SF recreates a trippy rave blueprint online

Last year's iteration of MUTEK.SF, the off-shoot of the the original MUTEK festival—an event dedicated to electronic music and the digital arts that began 20 years ago in Montreal—was...

Burger Boogaloo, other big fests reschedule in COVID wake

The forthcoming 11th annual Burger Boogaloo festival, held in Oakland’s Mosswood Park and originally planned for July 11 and 12 has been rescheduled for Halloween weekend due to the unprecedented circumstances related to...

Noise Pop snaps, crackles, and jangles with surprises and new favorites

Facilitators of Noise Pop Music and Arts Festival know the key to running a successful week-long bill of shows throughout the Bay Area, which extended this year to Santa Cruz...

Noise Pop’s latest round showcases newcomers

Earlier this month Noise Pop, the annual independent music festival that takes place in San Francisco the week of February 24-March 1, announced its fourth wave of performers. With...

Our top stories of 2019

From the election of Chesa Boudin and Dean Preston to a renewed spirit of arts and culture in the face of displacement, the 48 Hills team was kept on...

Talking beat evolution with SF native producer Dave Aju

For years, Marc Barrite built out his Dave Aju alias, a wordplay nom de plum for a San Francisco techno night in the early oughts, into a much-admired experimental...

5 artists you can’t miss from Noise Pop’s second wave

Facilitators of Noise Pop, the annual independent music festival that takes place in San Francisco the week of February 24th-March 1st, just announced their second wave of performers. LA...

A stellar Mutek.SF refreshed spirits weary of tech’s cynical slide

We descended on last weekend's MUTEK San Francisco festival drifting through a massive digital space station, orbiting weightless above a radiant earth, which soon dissolved, revealing something underneath: structures even more...

Arts Forecast: 48 Hills Spring Gala, How Weird Street Faire, New Wave Prom…

ARTS FORECAST Hello! Did you know that we are having an some fundraising party this Thu/2, 6pm-9pm at the lovely Oasis? Please support what we do by coming out for...

At Mutek.SF fest the techno is ambitious. So is the food.

The second iteration of MUTEK San Francisco, the international festival of digital creativity which takes place from May 2-5, is a descendent of the famed, 19-year-old Mutek festival in...