Archive for August, 2011

  • Rock The Bells 2011 [Recap]

    By Various on August 31, 2011
    Rock the Bells was like a 12-hour baseball game. This was my epiphany as I drove home from The Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View on Saturday. Elements at RTB– the layout of the main stage, the food selection, and the overall experience– reminded me of baseball games at The Oakland Coliseum and AT&T (or formerly Pac Bell) Park. Bear with me as […]
  • Souls of Mischief [Interview]

    By DJ on August 31, 2011
    Background: Classic hip-hop crew the Souls of Mischief famously laid claim to the microphone until “infinity” in their debut album, released in 1993. Since then, they’ve released 5 LPs, with the most recent being Montezuma’s Revenge in 2009. They are known for their heavily sampled beats, which are pulled from sources as disparate as jazz, rock, an Islamic call to prayer, and […]
  • BURNS [Identity Festival Artist Spotlight]

    By Brandon on August 31, 2011
    [info_box]The Metropolitan Jolt is proud to be providing coverage for this year’s Identity Festival. We will be profiling artists performing in the lead up to the September 3rd date at the Shoreline Amphitheater. [/info_box] London DJ and producer BURNS is one electro-house act that has been pumping out quality tunes for years, but has recently garnered attention from the more mainstream side of […]
  • Motorcycle – Alex Gopher

    By Brandon on August 31, 2011
    Here’s a banger from the prehistoric days of bangers.  I first heard this song when it was on Kitsune’s compilation album Kitsune Maison 3 which was released in 2005.  It may be older than just about everything you hear in a club today, but I could see a 2011 audience getting down to this just as hard as if it […]
  • [Show Review] Tritonal, John Beaver, M3RC and Tandemonium at Ruby Skye

    By Cyrus on August 30, 2011
    This past Thursday night, i got one last taste of the awesome club scene in San Francisco before I flew 3000+ miles across the country for college. What better place for this experience than San Francisco’s premier night club, Ruby Skye.  The promoters of the event, TORQ SF, put on an impressive show earlier this summer with Porter Robinson and […]