News Month: September 2014

Ahead of this Friday’s affair with Recondite, Ten Walls and Jon Charnis, Ableton sits down with Recondite, the German techno producer who has been making waves in the scene. With a third album upcoming, this next one on Innervisions, we’re excited to see what he has to offer Friday at Pubic Works.

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Recondite: Make Your Own Color
In 2011 Recondite emerged from the south of Germany with a poised and elegant brand of techno. Marked by a distinctly animate emotional core, his productions blur organic and synthetic processes into a melange that has reached far beyond the narrow realms of heady, heavy techno. His releases on Dystopian, Absurd Recordings and his own Plangent imprint are marked by an assured melodic instinct and an attention to detail that makes for crisp, intimate and … Read more ›

In four years, the country sees a new leader, a new soccer team is bestowed a cup, the Moon’s shadow crosses the Earth’s surface. In four years, we’ve built Public Works from the ground up – relentlessly bringing the best talent in house, techno, bass, disco and more. On Sept. 20, we’re celebrating 1,460 days of existence with a legend: Danny Tenaglia.

Some DJs are famous for their personalities. Some are known for their production work, while others are known for their ability to read a crowd. And still others occupy a special place in the universe reserved for those that are both revered by their peers and worshipped by their fans. Danny Tenaglia is one of these DJs. Having cut his teeth among the early days of New York and Miami club culture, Tenaglia is known for an almost supernatural style of mixing that encompasses various forms of … Read more ›

This Sunday, at Public Works, some of the biggest figures in the Mezcal world will be  celebrating Mexico’s greatest spirit through tastings, art, music, and a series of exclusive discussions of the hottest topics in the mezcal world. Now, many of you may be familiar with the magical MEzcal drink, but in case you want to be a little more informed when you join us for the  MEZCAL : MEXICO IN A BOTTLE  event this Sunday 9/14 at Public Works SF, our friends over at Tastings have provided a nice little breakdown of Mezcal history…
“…Tequila, and its country cousin Mezcal, are made by distilling the fermented juice of agave plants in Mexico. The agave is a spiky-leafed member of the lily family (it is not a cactus) and is related to the century plant. By Mexican law the agave spirit called Tequila can be made only from one particular … Read more ›