News Month: June 2013

DOMA just got overturned, so we’re gearing up for an especially celebratory pride weekend this year! And who better to herald the victorious partying than New Orleans’ Big Freedia?!?!? And to make it even more ridiculous, we’ve got Brooke Candy, Lady Tragik and DJ Assault along with Freedia at Public Works this weekend doin’ work to make you twerk! (Check for more info below)

Big Freedia is an accomplished “Bounce” Rapper who lives in New Orleans and performs six or more times a week in various venues throughout the city. Bounce is an original urban music rising up from the intimate and fun-loving nature of the housing projects which dominate the city’s street culture. “Sissy Bounce” is the informal name for a derivative of Bounce that has risen to prominence in recent years and features explicitly gay and cross-dressing musicians and themes. Big Freedia is at the forefront of this movement … Read more ›

Did you know that Eastern Europe basically destroys the rest of the world when it comes to electronic music festivals? There’s a quiet intensity and gentle roar that seems to emanate from the region. It’s its own little universe with its own stars and scenes. Arguably  the biggest name to break out of Eastern Europe in the last 10 years, Umek hails from Slovenia, where he is a godfather and pioneer of the electronic music movement there. He makes his Public Works debut this weekend along with the Opel gang.

MORE INFO : OPEL PRESENTS UMEK AT PUBLIC WORKS

Here’s some warm up material for ya….The legendary Carl Cox guests on this one!

 

Behind The Iron Curtain With UMEK / Special Guest – Carl Cox / Episode 100 by Umek on Mixcloud

What happens when you put a gothy darkwave act, a sexed-up R&B badman, a noise-making provocateur with a fascist aesthetic and two dudes known for making rave rain on the same line up??? We don’t know either, But we’re pretty sure that Cold Cave, Brenmar, Boyd Rice, and Jokers of the Scene in the same room, playing the same party is gonna open up some kind of wormhole in the time-space continuum. I wouldn’t be surprised if the apocalypse was done and gone by the time the show’s over. So drink some coconut water and make sure you’ve lit candles in homage to your favorite Illuminati folks, it’s about to be a brave new world.

MORE INFO :: LIGHTS DOWN LOW & 120 MINUTES PRESENT ::: COLD CAVE / BRENMAR / BOYD RICE / JOKERS OF THE SCENE

 

 

COLD CAVE – BLACK BOOTS

MARK FARINA IS PLAYING 2 DJ SETS IN ONE NIGHT AT PUBLIC WORKS THIS FRIDAY!!!!!!!!!!

Honestly, there’s not much new stuff to write about Mark Farina.

He’s a Living Legend and he lives in San Francisco

If you don’t know who he is……we can’t tell you….but you can listen here…….

MARK FARINA DJ MIXES

What we can tell you is….

Mark Farina will be spinning not 1 but 2, yes 2 DJ SETS IN ONE NIGHT at public works

The first, more intimate set will take place in our loft and will be a set of Mark’s famous “MUSHROOM JAZZ” sound

Roman Flugel, Berlin’s Techno & House Maven will also be playing 2 DJ sets on this very special night

MORE INFO / TICKETS  FOR MARK FARINA AND ROMAN FLUGEL EACH PLAYING 2 DJ SETS IN ONE NIGHT!!!