News Month: May 2014

This Sunday sees the return to Public Works of the SUNIGHT event, where Ghostly  International artist Christopher Willits and his creative collaborative group, Overlap.org experiment with ambient excurions into ambisonic surround sound.

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So, what in the hell is Ambisonics?
Ambisonics is a full-sphere surround sound technique: in addition to the horizontal plane, it covers sound sources above and below the listener
Hmmm…..
I think I need someone to explain it to me in an English accent…

If you’d like to check out Ambisonics In Real Life…..check out SUNIGHT AT PUBLIC WORKS this Sunday

Theres no better decade to celebrate than the one that brought us Alanis Morisette, Jurassic Park and the Olsen Twins. Here we’ve put together a few photos that just about sum it all up. Join us tonight as we commemorate the nineties — the period that taught us all we know. UHAUL SF brings out DJ Lady Ryan, Jenna Riot and Chelsea Starr for a night of reminiscing.

Click HERE for more info!

Mister Lies, Nick Zanca’s multimedia ambient pop project started in 2012, makes his Public Works debut tonight, and we’re stoked to have him. Get a full exclusive listen of his upcoming album on the Brooklyn-based imprint Orchid Tapes at the show! A Facebook status of his claimed he’ll be playing the whole album through. Tickets are available online until 8pm! Click HERE to get them!

The beauty of this Earth can be uncanny, and it takes an exceptional talent to find and express that beauty through a slew of different mediums – from photography to paint and illustration. Opening this Friday, our Roll Up Gallery celebrates the Secrets of Earth featuring art by four extraordinary artists: Brandi Lee, Meghann Riepenhoff, Stephanie Janny and Sergio Santurio. Here we give you a little bio on each.

The event is free and open from 6 to 9pm.

Brandi Lee
Born in San Bruno, Brandi Lee received her B.F.A in Drawing & Painting at Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Brandi won 1st and 3rd place in “Abstract” at the Academy of Art University’s Spring Show, was featured in the de Young Museum’s Student Showcase, and won a Merit award from juror Gail Wight in “Borders // Boundaries,” Sebastopol Center for the Arts. The artist was also recently the honored … Read more ›

In the midst of a massive North American tour which lands here at Public Works tomorrow night, figurehead Joris Voorn talks to our friends over at mybeatFix about his upcoming album and more.

“As a highly focused underground music figurehead – alternating between studio sessions, extensive touring, and managing a pair of prominent record labels – it’s impossible to deny Joris Voorn’s sweeping credibility among the modern industry. Even more laudable, the Dutch native has garnered an extraordinarily decorated profile throughout his multi-decade-long career, citing two full-length studio albums (the third to be released this Fall), five official compilations (including the prestigious Balance and Cocoon Heroes series), and a number of chart-topping EPs/singles. Given such a respectable reputation, it’s unsurprising that the Rejected chief makes frequent visits to the world’s greatest nightclubs, from London’s legendary Fabric to the Asian nightlife mecca, Womb Tokyo.

Currently well-immersed in a month-long North American tour circuit … Read more ›

From Resident Advisor …

Prepossessing the ability to effortlessly maneuver through the realms of house and techno, Tim Green has constantly experimented across the spectrum of electronic music. Whether putting out reverberating minimal techno, lush and warm deep house, or sprinkling some of that unmistakable TG charm over productions of popular appeal, his work is stamped by ingenuity, fearlessness and fun. The quality level of his productions resulted in him landing the coveted ‘Best Breakthrough Producer’ award at DJ Mag’s Best of British ceremony in 2010…

Prepossessing the ability to effortlessly maneuver through the realms of house and techno, Tim Green has constantly experimented across the spectrum of electronic music. Whether putting out reverberating minimal techno, lush and warm deep house, or sprinkling some of that unmistakable TG charm over productions of popular appeal, his work is stamped by ingenuity, fearlessness and fun. The quality level of his productions resulted in him … Read more ›