Marc's Public Blog - Clubbing and Trance
Ok, so I like electronic dance music, more specifically Trance. When I started in the 1990's, the US was a bit behind in that department.
Still, with San Francisco and San Jose nearby, I've had some opportunities to see some great EDM/Trance DJs. Back in the early 2000's, they sadly played club music in the US that was nowhere close to the hits they had composed and were known for, but over the years, as Trance started becoming more popular, those DJs finally started playing their good tunes in the US too, and maybe from 2004 on, it's only been getting better.
Popsicle Halloween 2004 was really the beginning of great music parties in the San Francisco Area, and thankfully things have gotten even better since then
As a matter of fact, after another 10 years (2015 and beyond) the good news is that Trance has grown quite a following in the US, and places like the SF Bay Area, and while Trance has been declared dead a few times in the last 10 years, it's still going strong here.
Trance Family SF is definitely strong in the area, we've been getting more big trance parties every year, including many top DJs that come visit us what feels like every other week now (as of 2018-2019), and through those events, I made many friends in Trance Family SF. Thanks to you all.
Over those years, I got the chance to meet a few of my favourite DJs, including Armin more than once, and my last hobby has been to work on lights for my shirt and pants (version 3) and (version 4)
You can find all the pictures here
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DJ Blurr, Ruben de Ronde, and Marlo @ Ruby Skye
I am guilty of not having gone to SF for DJ nights in too long. My friend David (DJ Blur) fixed that by inviting me to join him a night he was mixing there, just before RuberdeRonde and Marlo. Clearly, it was going to be a night that was not going to suck. Since I was just back from South Korea the previous day, I was thankfully jetlagged in the correct direction.|
David started at 22:00, so I arrived a bit too early around 21:30, it looks like I was the first customer they let in that evening :)
I used the opportunity to try out some of my gear I was going to use at EDC and Burning Man:
After a bit of waiting, I go to listen to DJ Blurr's set:
Then came Ruben de Ronde:
And then came Marlo:
Good evening was had :) Good to have been at Ruby Skye again.
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