Posts Tagged ‘hands’

Parties We Love :: thePeople, Oakland

Parties We Love :: thePeople, Oakland

Back in 2008 I was invited to spin at thePeople, a classic dance party in Oakland, California, and it was hands down one of the best parties I’ve ever played. So much so that I was begging to spin again after my set was over. There were REAL dancers, the ones who get sweaty, clap their hands and throw them up in the air. It was just my kind of party. The collective who organizes this monthly gathering is made up of music lovers, artists & DJs. It is hosted by Ms. Nabong and heyLove* with resident DJs Cecil, Cali and Be Brown. This month the special guest is the knob-loving, awesome French DJ producer, Simbad (whom I had the pleasure of playing with in Tokyo). To get a taste of the great vibe of thePeople, check out the video below & listen to Cali’s mix here.

art we love :: roland tiangco’s poster project

art we love :: roland tiangco's poster project

I’ve always been a fan of any art that involves more participation that just focusing your two eyeballs on a fixed point. When I first saw this poster project by artist Roland Tiangco I thought…”Wow! Now that’s taking art into your own hands.” Another fun example of a little thought outside the box going a long way. I also love the fact that no two posters will ever be the same…