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BEAUTIFUL BUZZZ

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NEW SHOW: TOUCH SENSITIVE (LIVE) // JUNE 22 // SAN FRANCISCO

Music, Event, Dance Party, Concert, Live ConcertErin MaherComment

Well .... look at this .... I am beyond thrilled to announce this next show.  For years we've been wild about this young man right here ... his funky disco dance vibes are pretty much the best thing in life. Now, we're bringing Touch Sensitive back to the bay to debut his LIVE set on June 22 at Mezzanine! Not only is this going to be the greatest dance party of the year, it's also kicking off Pride Weekend .... so grab your rainbow flags and disco balls and come out for the time of your lives!  Tickets go on sale this Friday April 6 at 10am! Don't sleep on this! 

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TWO FRIENDS LA SHOW RECAP+Q&A

Live Concert, FEATURE, Dance PartyMike DooseComment

Two Friends (Eli Sones and Matt Halper) in the green room at the El Rey in Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy of Ian Johnson, IG: @youngianphoto)

Here at Beautiful Buzzz we generally only provide coverage for single tracks. We like to keep it simple. But once in a while we like to offer an inside look into the lives of artists with whom we really love and consider homies. This past weekend we caught up with Two Friends after their show in Los Angeles at the El Rey Theatre. 

James Delaney sings "Emily" with Two Friends. (Photo courtesy of Ian Johnson)

This hard-working yet light-hearted DJ duo has been picking up momentum since they first started putting a slew of remixes and original tracks on SoundCloud 5 years ago. Known for their riotous social media antics, viral remixes of hits like “Mr. Brightside” and “Trap Queen”, SoundCloud chart-topping “Big Bootie Mixes”, and recent original pop-leaning singles like “Out of Love (feat. Cosmos & Creature)”, “Emily (feat. James Delaney)”, and “Just A Kid (feat. Kevin Writer)” the friend pair of Matt Halper and Eli Sones have earned a well-deserved following and respect as one of the foremost rising acts in the scene.

Saturday night, playing to a sold-out crowd at the legendary El Rey Theatre in the heart of LA, I finally got to witness firsthand why these fellas are quickly climbing the ladder of success—they really know how to get the crowd moving. Some young DJ acts today it seems just hit the play button, jump up and down, and run around the stage hyping the crowd, but it’s clear that Two Friends can do that and simultaneously actually DJ—mixing between tracks quickly and seamlessly flowing from throwback classic to Top 40 remix to their original releases, bringing guests like James Delaney and Kevin Writer on stage to perform their features. Two words can be used to sum up the night and all the fun that was had: Dance. Party.

Doing their thing. (Photo courtesy of Ian Johnson)

After the show we decided to ask Eli and Matt some rapid fire questions to find out a little more about them. Enjoy their responses:

BB: Sushi or Ramen?
Eli: Ramen
Matt: sushi

BB: Pizza or Pasta?
Eli: Pasta
Matt: pizza

BB: Tacos or Burritos?
Eli: Tacos
Matt: burritos (why are we even friends eli?)

BB: Favorite spot to get any of the above in LA?
Eli: Tacos at Frida's at the Brentwood Country Mart
Matt: Burritos at Kay N Dave’s

BB: Favorite artist (musical or not) who is pushing creative boundaries?
Eli: Chance The Rapper
Matt: AJR

BB: Favorite guilty pleasure Spotify playlist?
Eli: Disney movie soundtracks, especially Lion King and Hercules
Matt: ^lol. Ummm probably like one of the Coffee House ones

BB: Biggest inspiration(s)?
Eli: Friends and family
Matt: unique songwriters who tell stories well

BB:  Coolest cities you’ve played in so far?
Eli: All the international ones are always surreal- Barcelona might be at the top.
Matt: I might agree for once. 

BB: Dream collaborator?
Eli: Blink-182, I'm stealing your answer Matt.
Matt: Bli... oh uhh let’s go with Ben Gibbard. 

BB: Most embarrassing moment of tour so far?
Eli: Matt addressing the New York City crowd as Chicago accidentally, sorry Matt.
Matt: that was last year bro. I’d say falling off a DJ booth or two

There you have it folks. Catch Two Friends live in a city near you. All show dates can be found here!

Two Friends. (Photo courtesy of Ian Johnson, IG: @youngianphoto)

[NEW SHOW] CLASSIXX // NOVEMBER 10 // SAN FRANCISCO

Contest, Dance Party, Live Concert, Live Set, MusicErin MaherComment

There is nothing like a Classixx live set - it has all the deep disco house dance grooves tangled up with soulful R&B vibes to create the ultimate music experience ... we love Classixx.  We were just teasing you back in May with a DJ set ... just warming you up for our next go around on November 10 at The Regency Ballroom with a big fat in your face LIVE set from our favorite LA duo. Tickets are currently on sale and they won't last - so swoop them ASAP! 

[NEW SHOW] AUTOGRAF (LIVE) + GOLDROOM (LIVE) NOV 04 // THE FOX THEATER - OAKLAND, CA

Live Concert, Live Set, Event, Music, ConcertErin MaherComment

It's been an incredible journey with these two artists so far - and I am completely over the moon to announce this next show! Beautiful Buzzz + Another Planet Entertainment presents Autograf and Goldroom co-headline live bus tour, November 4 at the incredible Fox Theater in Oakland. It seems like yesterday when we debuted Goldroom's live set at SXSW back in 2013, and we've been supporting Autograf since day one, now look at us! We've all been growing together, and now we are about to have our biggest show in the Bay Area to date! RAD! Tickets just went on sale, and they will 100% sell out fast! Let's all feel the love together! 

[NEW SHOW] REZZ // JUNE 23 @ 1015 FOLSOM // SAN FRANCISCO

Music, Event, Live ConcertErin MaherComment

This little lady right here has been named one of the best newer producers of 2016 by some very big electronic music publications .... pretty impressive! We have to agree actually, and that's why we are psyched to announce this next San Francisco show with REZZ! We're teaming up with our homie DJ DIals and 1015 Folsom to make your Thursday night crush! When the likes of Deadmau5 and Skrillex are putting out your records, you know this Canadian producer has something special! REZZ has also been crushing the festival circuit lately with her darker electro sound - so this is definitely a night you can't miss! Swoop them tickets! 

[NEW SHOW] DARIUS - BOAT PARTY // JUNE 11 // SAN FRANCISCO BAY

Event, Live Concert, Music, Boat PartyErin MaherComment

Boat parties are pretty much the best things ever! We're keeping the summer fun going strong with this next adventure - we take to the high seas of the San Francisco bay with an epic sunset boat party featuring French disco house legend Darius! We're teaming up with The Yacht Week and our homie DJ Dials on June 11th to get our groove on - and tickets will sell out fast! Get on board and let's boogie! 

[NEW SHOW] STELOUSE + TASTYTREAT + BKAYE

Event, Live Concert, Music, Original Mix, RemixErin MaherComment

Awwww what's up fam! Remember what happened last time we brought SteLouse to Audio in San Francisco? Complete debauchery and utter chaos -- and prolly the most fun we've had all year! I've never seen that room lit up like that ... such fire! We're so ready to do it all again, and this time we are adding the homies TastyTreat along with newcomer and bay area native BKAYE.  Tickets just went on sale today, so swoop yours now to guarantee yourself entry - cos last time we sold out and the line to get in was down the block! HAM!