WHITE MIKE

WHITE MIKE

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“Incorporating everything from indie rock to disco in his mixes, DJ White Mike is a definitive San Francisco dance party sensation.” (from an interview in SF Station) Clu... read more
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Biography

“Incorporating everything from indie rock to disco in his mixes, DJ White Mike is a definitive San Francisco dance party sensation.”

(from an interview in SF Station)

Club night(s): Friday Resident at 1015 Folsom (every Fri. but the 1st); B.A.M Thursdays at Lime; Get Loose! 1st Saturdays @ Beauty Bar.

Style(s) of music you spin: Anything I can get away with. Hip-Hop. House. Disco. Electro. Indiepop. Classic rock. B-more club. Funk. Soul. Reggae. Britpop. Dubstep? Not so much.

So what’s your story, in 100 words or less? There’s only two types of people in the world. The ones that entertain and the ones that observe. (And perhaps a third type, talent show judges, whose observations are a form of entertainment.) Anyhow, I’ve belonged to the first group since I was young, first as a writer and now as a DJ. I’ve been obsessively collecting music of all kinds and making mix tapes since I was very young and that led me naturally to DJing, which I’ve been doing professionally for the past few years. Presently, I’m holding down multiple residencies, learning to produce, and working with The Projects to bring some big acts to town this winter…”

(from an interview with SF Weekly)

“San Francisco’s DJ White Mike is the man behind this 40-minute mixtape of club-ready sonics, which he calls Lights and Sounds. We’ve certainly featured Mike and his Get Loose! shindig before, but this upbeat DJ set is something a tad different from the mixmaster’s usual fare. Yes, it’s still party music, but instead of the old-school hip-hop and pop tunes that the DJ and his club night often sport, this mix leans heavy on the sounds of the indie-dance set…”

(From a feature on SF Weekly’s ‘All Shook Down’ blog)

PRESS LINKS:

Interview in SF Station:

http://www.sfstation.com/dj-white-mike-a24281

Interview with SF Weekly:

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/shookdown/2009/10/hey_dj_friday_qa_white_mike.php

Featured mix on SF Weekly’s All Shook Down:

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/shookdown/2010/09/exclusive_dj_white_mikes_light.php

Get Loose party feature on ASD:

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/shookdown/2010/03/weekend_party_preview_3.php

Article regarding run-in with SFPD:

http://www.sfweekly.com/2009-11-18/music/s-f-cops-may-have-gone-too-far-in-seizing-dj-gear-at-underground-parties/

Featured mix on Discobelle.net:

http://www.discobelle.net/2008/05/28/we-got-mail-8/

Featured mix on Nialler 9:

http://www.nialler9.com/2007/02/podcasts/goddamn-that-dj-made-my-day/

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