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Secret Scotsman

DJ Deevice gives the summer downlow, Dub Mission turns 16. Plus: Original Plumbing, the Field, more parties.

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marke@sfbg.com

SUPER EGO So: woozy hip-hop has snuck back onto better dance floors via trap music, neon mutant Goosebumps-Beetlejuice children are ruling the queer clubs, techno keeps getting rave-wiggier, a true house revival is lighting up Oakland — and right now I'm wearing 6-inch shiny black pumps, a canary yellow pencil skirt, and a pair of sexy hornrims, because I am breaking down summer nightlife for you like the busy head of a global conglomerate, power points everywhere. Now where's my soy double mocha latte no foam with a single ice cube?Read more »

Softly, with feeling

FALL ARTS PREVIEW: Jazz chanteuse Veronica Klaus is our nightlife spirit of autumn. Plus: Trap City, Amon Tobin, more upcoming fall parties

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SUPER EGO Veronica Klaus, jazz chanteuse extraordinaire, is one of the most sincerely charming people I know — especially when she breezes up to Momi Toby's cafe in Hayes Valley on her bike one recent morning, fresh from a brisk ride to Ocean Beach, flawless in a casual black wraparound top, ivory kid gloves, and a vintage black bag full of her chihuahua, Charisse. (Yes, queens, named after Cyd — and no, not sporting matching gloves.) "Sorry I'm a little late," she smiled, barely out of breath, gesturing toward her sculptural figure. "Just trying to keep it all in place."Read more »

Giving you L1fe

Queer rapper Le1f is summer's hot new look. Plus: Teengirl Fantasy, Gatekeeper, 5kinandbone5, more

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By the horns

Nightlife: Voices from the Lake, Chuck Hampton, Blaktroniks, Blow Up reunion, Nitin, more -- too many? Nah -- parties 

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marke@sfbg.com

SUPER EGO So much glitterbong unihorny tres magnifiqué this week — let's get into it:

CHUCK HAMPTON

Fabulous old-school Detroit houser (also known as Gay Marvine) hits up the Housepitality weekly, dropping some glamour on the kids with fellows P-Play and Synthetigers.

Wed/18, 9pm, $5–$10. Icon, 1192 Folsom, SF. www.housepitalitysf.com

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Now, Monsoon

Summer heat, tropical-style, with Surya Dub at Non Stop Bhangra. Plus: Cubcake, Cosmetics, more

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Kinda cyborgy

Open-eared Soundwave Festival appeals to our "Humanities." plus: Recloose, Red Baraat, more parties

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The prestige

Stop picking on our DJs! Plus: The magician, Dimitri from Paris, Deepblak, and more fabulous low-falutin' nightlife. 

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marke@sfbg.com

SUPER EGO Everybody's in an uproar. Panties: twisted! Wig: askew! Weave: berated! Kanga: roo'd! The upper lefthand quadrant of the Internet is aflame.Read more »

Welcome to the Technodome

A full report on the Movement Detroit techno fest. Plus: DJ Toph One returns, Soul Slam, more.

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Deep dish

Stompy and Wicked parties rave into third decade, Kontrol loses it, Omar Souleyman, Dopplereffekt, more
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SUPER EGO Ooh, she's windy! And everybody knows it. I'm writing you from Chicago, specifically and improbably from the Hard Rock Hotel in the gorgeous old Union Carbide building. It's not so tacky (I'm staying on the Prince Floor, displaying several of his blouses), even though it's brimming with hopefuls for the International Mr. Leather Competition-related "Grabbys," the big annual gay porn awards. Someone please tell their hairdressers that 2005 was seven years ago! No more gay porn cockatoos, please. Read more »

Master and servant

Leather love, Detroit techno, carnaval after party, DJ Assault, Radio Slave, more parties

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marke@sfbg.com

SUPER EGO Well, I'm off to the huge Movement: Detroit Electronic Music Festival this week, but first a stop in Chicago for the opening ceremonies of the International Mr. Leather competition — I certainly hope I don't get them mixed up!Read more »