News Month: August 2013

it’s a hotly contested issue…whether or not San Francisco becomes somewhat of a ghost town during Burning Man. As someone who went to Burning Man for the last time in 2000, I can tell you that the city becomes, while not quite a ghost town, a much mellower version of itself. Maybe it’s the fact that an estimated 30,000 people from San Francisco make the exodus to the Black rock Desert, but that’s only like 2% of the SF population. Or maybe its the fact that all the excitement and energy leading up to the week people leave is so vibrant and ubiquitous that when the flood of burners take off to Nevada, the rest of San Francisco feels a proverbial weight lifted off it’s shoulders, a sigh of relief that the excitement has subsided. Whatever the reason..it’s a win win situation for everyone. to celebrate the mass exodus, we’ll … Read more ›

See that thing up there? That steaming, lazer-shooting gargantuan is a stage……yes…a stage. It’s called Arcadia, and we’re pretty sure it’s a weapon from another planet sent here to rave us all to death. The picture is from the Glastonbury Festival in England. And at that festival, on that stage, PLUMP DJs played. And they killed it. Per usual. And since we are so close to burning Man, we felt that the combination of oversized mechanical spider sound systems that spit fire and 2 of the world’s most renowned Breakbeat DJ / Producer team, PLUMP DJs was an apropos blog post, conjuring up excitement for the coming burn and providing ample inspiration for daydreaming. So, listen to the mix from last year’s Breakfast of Champions party on New Year’s Day and fantasize about half-naked warriors flying dragons into the desert horizon….

 

PLUMP DJS take to the Public Works stage this … Read more ›