The Worker [Michael Kelly] is consistently looking for adventurous, deep, and eclectic electronic sounds from various regions of the world. One part is rooted in house and techno, while another is in global beats - collecting sounds from producers that incorporate regional influences.
This combination developed over the last decade, beginning first with the events Stateless and Novo Soundz, which he DJed and produced in San Francisco. These parties established his roots in globally focused club music. In partnership with Six Degrees Records, Stateless hosted dj/Rupture, Filastine, Maga Bo, Rob Smith [RSD], Lemonade, Mexican Dubwiser, Jef Stott, Timeblind, Maneesh the Twista, and many others. Novo Soundz explored the sounds of contemporary Brazilian electronic music, accompanied by samba and capoeira performances and video production. Both events fed into WMC showcases, featuring these artists alongside Nickodemus, Gaudi, and David Starfire.
Towards the end of this period, and after an extended evening at SF's fabled Endup with "rave warrior" André Lucero, a new series of events were born. Fiction took form as a rowdy monthly party, co-produced with André and Christian Blaafjell [MFYRS.] Hosted at Vertigo, with a healthy pinch of unruliness seeping in from SF's Polk Street, the night delivered a dizzying dose of techno, electro and mutant disco for a few bleary-eyed years before making its way to SF's tiny underground gem, 222 Hyde. Hosting SF talent such as Sammy D, Anthony Mansfield and Tal M. Klein, Fiction also welcomed Lee Foss, John Selway and Rob Rives for special events. White Label, SF's Friday night underground house and techno happy hour, came to life during this period as well. Held at 6 St.'s Showdown, with co-residents Michael Perry, Sesh, and Matt Wilder, it featured special guests such as Jonah Sharp, Dave Aju, Eric Cloutier, Michael Tello, Mr. White, Kevin Knapp and numerous other talented DJs from SF.
Now tucked into East Austin, The Worker is working on a reboot of Stateless, producing a series of podcasts and events focused on the best in global beats, house and techno.
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