My Friends

Arrow Up

Arrow Up
Arrow Down
,
  • Mon
    22
  • Tue
    23
  • Wed
    24
  • Thu
    25
  • Fri
    26
  • Sat
    27
  • Sun
    28
David Mitchell Sep 22, 2014 The author of Cloud Atlas and Book Catapult creator Seth Marko will discuss Mitchell's new novel, The Bone Clocks, about a fifteen-year-old psychic girl trying to solve multiple mysterious phenomena. Ticket price include a copy of the novel. 48 other events on Monday, September 22
 
Check 1, Check 2 | Music & nightlife
Band plays live for first time in 20 years
Concerts
Bands coming to town and just-announced shows
Film
New indie from Lenny Abrahamson tops our coverage of movies screening around town
Editorial
Lying signature gatherers add to undemocratic referendum process

 

 
Log in to use your Facebook account with
San Diego CityBeat

Login With Facebook Account

Recent Activity on San Diego CityBeat
 
Home / Articles / Music / Nightgeist /  Hip-hop lessons, Miami Horror and strictly business
. . . .
Wednesday, Aug 08, 2012

Hip-hop lessons, Miami Horror and strictly business

Let our Hit List guide your nighttime activities

By Alex Zaragoza
hitlist Miami Horror, in a promo photo that probably seemed like a good idea at the time
- Photo by Miami Horror

Not all nights out at a bar or club need to involve hardcore dance-floor grindage, but it usually just ends up that way. We’re primal creatures that I assume have been dropping it low since the Paleolithic era. I can’t know for sure. I bailed on freshman anthro after I realized that I’d have to learn the names of every bone in a human hand, so I’m basing this information on The Flintstones. Fred and Wilma got down. Here are three nights to get in touch with your ancient inclination to do the snake:

Til-Two Club (4746 El Cajon Blvd. in City Heights) is giving everyone a lesson in hip-hop at A Brief History of Rhyme, a night dedicated to old-school rap and hip-hop. Four DJs will serve as the professors in a class that studies some of the raddest lyricists in the game, like EPMD, A Tribe Called Quest and Nas. This is a night for the urban-music purist. Pre-fade with some Fuzzy Navel Boones Farm and head over at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8. You’re allowed to be drunk in this class.

With a name like Miami Horror, you’d think it’s a gaudy, Versace-clad crabcore band performing a DJ set at Quality Social (789 Sixth Ave., Downtown) on Thursday, Aug. 9. But, no, it’ll be the Australian electronic group, best known for their synth-pop dance jam “Sometimes,” at the turntables. Joining them are DJs Gabe Vega and Robin Roth. As a result, there’ll be the usual swarm of partiers in neon outfits making sexy faces at the nightlife photog at this party.

If you’re not partied out by the time Saturday, Aug. 11, rolls around, check out Strictly Business at The Office (3936 30th St. in North Park). EdRoc and Kanye Asada (puns!) will play a smorgasbord of styles: pop, rap, indie, Motown and so on. That means you can bring those co-workers with whom you have nothing in common. Office party at The Office!


Write to alexz@sdcitybeat.com. You can also bug her on Twitter.



 
 
 
 
 
 
Close
Close
Close