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( ( ( ( (H O U S E P I T A L I T Y) ) ) ) ) presents a special decompression party and birthday celebration for Fil Latorre featuring
::THREE (Hallucination LTD | NYC)::
with support from two residents, one birthday boy, and one newcomer to the Icon booth:
::FIL LATORRE (Housepitality, Staple | SF)::
::TYREL WILLIAMS (Housepitality, Acid Test | SF, Chicago)::
::LUCKY LEIGHTON (Roundness Records | UK)::
::MIKE BEE (Vinyl Dreams | SF)::
So you're getting back from the burn, you're tired, you're dusty, you're spent. But you know that what you need is to see everyone again, to relive the magic, to tell your stories to someone who will understand.
OR, you never left, you're sick of looking at pictures from the burn and hearing your friends blather on about it, and you just want to dance your ass off to some incredible music.
In either case, Housepitality has got your back.
For this special post-burn Wednesday, we will be celebrating the birth of our own resident Fil Latorre with an exclusive set from THREE, who's always been one of our favorite DJs. If you haven't seen him play, understand that he will bring a sound that is deliciously dark, strange, funky, and dance-able, striding the line between house and techno. He's a favorite among the Housepitality crew, a DJ's DJ, and a great soul to boot.
Supporting in the main room, we have a tag team set between our Chicago-trained resident Tyrel Williams and the birthday boy himself, Fil Latorre. Filling out the lineup is Housepitality friend Lucky Leighton.
In the Groove Lounge, longtime local favorite Mike Bee will be holding it down all night, playing the feel-good disco-ed out jams, as only he can. If you missed his set at the last Sunset Campout, you are in for a treat!
FREE champagne from 9pm-10pm
$5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality discount)
FREE before 11pm with RSVP at www.housepitalitysf.com/rsvp
otherwise $5 before 11pm, $10 After
**ONE FREE DRINK WITH BURNING MAN TICKET STUB**
Currently residing in New York City, Three has been tirelessly holding the flag for underground electronic music in the US since his rise out of the sunny state of Florida in the early 90's. In that time, he's emerged as one of the brightest DJ talents in the US and continues to be a true inspiration for many of us. Three’s tour dates show both diversity in audience and a genre-bending passion for good music; he’s held residencies at NYC’s Twilo, Cielo (Robots), Love and Blk Market Membership, as well as Florida’s legendary Simon’s while playing lauded guest spots at San Francisco’s Wicked party, Fabric (UK), Panorama Bar (Berlin), Blk Market Membership (NYC) and forward thinking events like Japan’s Labyrinth Festival and Australia’s Rainbow Serpent.
Three's label Hallucination Limited was started in 2003 by Three as an off-shoot of the seminal US 90's label Hallucination Recordings which was founded by dance music legends Rabbit In The Moon. Hallucination Recordings was responsible for some of the freshest techno (licensing the Hazed - Bells EP to Richie Hawtin's Plus 8 label in '94), proper electro (miami bass legends Dynamix 2 and Jackal & Hyde) and benchmark releases like Second Hand Satellites - Multiple Mirrors EP (produced by Three and Sean Q6). Armed with a sound that borrows equally from vintage acid-house, techno and underground electronica Hallucination Limited is held in the highest regard getting attention from a wider audience than most most reach. One of the ethos of Hallucination has always been to release music that years later that is still relevant and feels timeless. A perfect example of this is Cassy's Circo Loco mix CD for the July 2011 issue of Mixmag... which contains no less than five tracks from the label catalog! Three's eclectic taste as a DJ and producer shine through just as brightly in his choices for the label.
Following the path of his appeal as a DJ, his rare forays into producing have become staples for DJs of all styles. Three's remix of Mish Mash feat. Lois - 'Speechless' (Lost in Translation mix) for heavyweight UK label Crosstown Rebels received praise across the board including "pick of the month" in the 15 year anniversary issue of DJ Magazine while other productions such as the underground staple that is Second-Hand Satellites and remixes as Three A.M. (with David Christophere of Rabbit In The Moon) like U.N.K.L.E. feat. Ian Brown - 'Reign' continue to be played on dance floors around the world from DJs as diverse as Harvey, Ricardo Villalobos and Lee Burridge.
Coming from the school of American DJs like Josh Wink and Doc Martin, Three has a wide ranging musical palate akin to Andrew Weatherall or Laurent Garnier, and was recently featured as part of DJ Times Magazine’s DJX20 Anniversary profile series as one of twenty DJs who embody the spirit of the American underground along such contemporaries as Josh Wink and Claude Von Stroke.
Aside from his natural ability on the decks, Three sets himself apart from the rest of the pack by presenting eclectic sounds with an open-minded attitude towards everything he does. From DJ sets to musical output, Three is a "DJ's DJ" who has always leaned toward the cutting edge without losing touch with the roots of house and techno.
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Enjoy handcrafted cocktails by our very own groove lounge mixologist, Kira.
World class acts, world class music, every Wednesday night..
We got you!
Located at Icon Ultra Lounge
1192 Folsom St. at 8th St., SF
9pm-2am | 21+ | 3 Rooms
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