Goodbye hump day, hello weekend. There are a lot of shit options to choose from when it comes to So Cal merrymaking after the sun goes down. Some are great, some not so great. These are the former, the parties we'd go to. Each and every single one of them—if cloning ourselves were actually possible. Thursday through Sunday…this is what's up for a proper EDM culture weekend. Until next week...
Los Angeles: Thursday Sept 13
Magnetic friends Dance Right will be hosting a great show to see. The DTLA Artwalk after party has some proper sounds in store by the likes of Cosmic Dan, Good Hurt, Killer Cam, and Justin Jay. For more info and to RSVP, click here!
Los Angeles: Friday Sept 14
Kick off your weekend with some bass in your face! Avalon with their weekly event called "Control" features several headliners all in one night. This coming Friday the lineup consists of Killagraham, ETC! ETC!, and finishing off the night is the one and only Excision. Tickets are $30 and the night will probably be packed especially since Avicii sold out. Sinjin Hawke has been enjoying a big year in 2012. The Montreal native currently based out of Barcelona, known for his hip-hop bootlegs and beat-driven bass music will be performing again in LA for another stacked IHEARTCOMIX show alongside Clicks & Whistles, Fuzz and Keltronix. It’s all happening on the 14th at Los Globos. RSVP here. The Do LaB presents the beat machine from the future known as The Polish Ambassador at King King. Liminus will be providing the visuals and will be joined by Elkkowitz and Unlimted Gravity and Daniel Bilmes whom will be painting live. RSVP here.
Los Angeles: Saturday Sept 15
No Shirt no Shoes are taking their final ride with Tropicool, Surf Ambassador Hendo, Junkyard and Bixel Boys. Get ready to suit up, party and say goodbye. RSVP here. This is going to be a treat. Standard Hollywood presents AA Meeting Pool Party with the one and only Steve Loria. Look kids, Steve Loria has been banging the drum on the West Coast for the last 26 years. He's legendary and there's a reason for it. Loria will be joined by Cache, Hey Mesa and Magnetic pall, CK. And you know what else, this party is free all day long if you RSVP. One of my personal favorites comes into Los Angeles this Saturday at the Shrine. Pretty Lights will be making a one-night stop in LA apart of his "Illumination Tour." DJ Shadow will accompany him as well. The night is not yet sold out (unlike Avicii) for the 18+ event and you can grab one for around $60. Grab them here! You also have the choice of catching one of Steve Angello's prodigies, Tim Mason. He will be hitting the decks at Exchange in Los Angeles on Saturday hosted by Insomniac. Tickets are $20 and that is a steal to catch this DJ who is about to blow! Grab them here!
Los Angeles: Sunday Sept 16
One man. Avicii. Single handily did what not many other musicians have done before. Already having 2 dates at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium due to demand they added a 3rd show for Sunday. Tickets are still available to see the DJ most notoriously known for his track "Levels" but you have a chance to get in for free! Win tickets through Magnetic! Just by sending a tweet. Check out the details HERE! The duo that doesn't speak Americano, Yolanda Be Cool, will be finishing off LA's weekend at Drai's Nightclub. The duo have been hard at work and have veering away from the image of being a one-hit wonder with their track "We Don't Speak Americano." You can catch their set live this Sunday hosted by Dim Mak for $20. Grab your tickets here!Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano will be apart of the hottest Sunday party in Los Angeles called Summer Sessions. This week the theme is "neon" and neon attire is required to attend. XIV's Summer Sessions has been the hottest party starting at 5 pm and ending at 10 pm. Tickets are $100 and chances are you will run into a celeb or two.
Orange County: Sunday Sept 16
The trio known as The M Machine will be taking over Volume Sundays at Ten Nightclub in Newport Beach. The event is 18+ and hosted by Insomniac so you know it's going to be a party. If you are unfamiliar with The M Machine you can read about them here, we discuss their first EP release titled "Metropolis Pt. I" that was released through Skrillex's label OWSLA. Tickets are $15 and this will be best thing of the weekend for Orange County!
San Diego: Sunday Sept 16
Dirty Dutch producer, Chuckie, will be riding the waves this Sunday in San Diego. The high profile act will be performing at Wavehouse. The DJ/producer always draws a big crowd, presale ticket have already sold out but you still can grab some early-bird discount tickets for $30. Grab them now before they are gone!