Author Archives: janine shiota

Announcing our 5th DJ…1 more to come!

DJ Thatgirl facebook   mixcrate   web    SFWeekly About DJ Thatgirl: I think DJs, musicians, and artists in general have the power to shape culture and values of society. I tend to gravitate towards music with reflective themes, nostalgic rhythms, uplifting vibes, and righteous lyrics — music that brings the listener back to the soul.  I workContinue Reading

404Beats is happy to support the next generation of DJs!

404Beats is happy to support the next generation of DJs! The first 2 Bay Area Video Coalition BUMP releases of 2013 went live last Friday on our Bandcamp page http://bumprecords.bandcamp.com/ . Check out brand new music from Shanelle Silas and Sleepyhe@d. More coming this Friday from Apollo Carter and Cosmoses.Continue Reading

Announcing our fourth DJ…2 more to come!

DJ Cor   blog   soundcloud About DJ Cor: I’ve been spinning for about 15 years now, background mostly in funky house and breaks. Recently however, I’ve really attached myself to the growing electro swing movement, as you’ll no doubt discover on my soundcloud page. I’m always searching for music that appeals to people no matterContinue Reading

Kid Alien joins 404Beats

Announcing our third DJ…3 more to come! Kid Alien Facebook    SoundCloud About Kid Alien: I’m a classically trained vocalist and pianist, and currently work as an electronic music songwriter/vocalist/producer/DJ. I sing and DJ at the same time using a vocal effect that I call the “Kid Alien” effect. Musical inspirations include Armin van Buuren, Radiohead,Continue Reading

Announcing our first DJ | 1 Day left for submissions for 404Beats!

Announcing our first DJ Wiley Webb facebook   soundcloud   website About Wiley- I’m majoring in CS with a concentration in Human Computer Interaction and stay fully up to date on the latest in tech, particularly as it relates to design and music. I’m a contributing writer at http://djz.com/?s=wiley+webb and will be developing an innovativeContinue Reading

Chuck Fishman joins 404Beats as a judge to bring you a night of fantastic music 6/13!

Chuck Fishman’s background spans music, technology and media production. Currently, he is the Media, Entertainment and Publishing Director at Acquia where he helps those industries develop branded digital experiences on the Drupal platform. In 1994, Chuck begged legendary funk master George Clinton to let him sing on stage with his group known as Parliament-Funkadelic aka P-Funk. He wentContinue Reading

Welcome Alexis Giles – Judge 404Beats on 6/13!

Alexis is VP of Business Development at MOX.tv – we show you what music looks like. Previously, Alexis was at Google for 7 years, working as part of group that incubated and launched new products and also as part of their legal team in the UK,  focused on closing major broadcast and music deals forContinue Reading

404Beats welcomes Arielle Zuckerberg as one of our amazing judges for Tech DJ Showcase on 6/13

Arielle Zuckerberg is a product manager at Wildfire by Google, where she works on social ads and hosts hackathons. Previously, Arielle was a student at Claremont McKenna College, where she studied philosophy and computer science. In her free time, she likes to explore San Francisco and attend electronic music shows and festivals. You can findContinue Reading

404Beats is proud to help support local arts organizations that support the next-generation of DJs

A portion of proceeds from the evening will go to – “BAVC (Bay Area Video Coalition) inspires social change by empowering media makers to develop and share diverse stories through art, education and technology. Since 1976 BAVC has offered a comprehensive web of programs and services that bring together a multi-generational mix of artists, experiencedContinue Reading

C2c at the Indy

If you haven’t heard of C2c yet, you soon will.  These 4 French djs are playing Coachella this year and got snagged by the awesome booker at the Independent playing their first SF gig last night in an off-the-rails sold out show.  Painting a wide musical swath from  retro jazz, to deep blues, electronic andContinue Reading