MNML:FUN - Zettabyte Takeover
MNML:FUN is a monthly event showcasing techno and minimal genres. FREE BEFORE 11pm, $5 COVER AFTER.
**This month we’re excited to have Zettabyte taking over the night, featuring Mac Vaughn, Sean Ocean, Milkplant, and Zettabyte founder and MNML:FUN resident Zita Molnar! **
Bruce Mac Vaughn, known in the minimal techno world as “Mac Vaughn”, began his electronic music career 10 years ago as a full time DJ, playing throughout the United States.
In 2008 he shifted his focus from DJing to spend more time on music production. Gaining momentum since his debut as Mac Vaughn in 2009, he has proven himself to be capable of holding his own. In 2012 alone, Mac has had over 8 tracks charted in the Beatport minimal top 100. After coming in at #15 with his first single on Minicoffee Records, “Dark In Here”, he has continued to be in the charts, including a #1 in the top 100 releases. He has appeared on labels such as Turning Wheel Records, Aki Recordings, Hooked Music, Berlin Aufnahmen, Freshport Music, Massive Duck, and Fierce Animal Recordings, Mac’s own chart-topping imprint.
Sean Ocean started his DJ Career in 1997 DJing mostly undergrounds, raves and renegades.. shortly thereafter, he founded DEFSF as a sound company in 2001 and as a promotional crew with a focus on promoting West Coast techno artists in 2003. After DJing for nearly 20 years, Sean packed up his turntables, refocused his efforts and started a new chapter as a new promising live PA in 2014.
Milkplant is Justin Pennell. From 0-1 label founder and co-owner with longtime friend Sone, he is originally from Milwaukee,Wisconsin; and now resides in Oakland, California. Schooled in the Midwest, and developed on the West Coast, his work encompasses nearly 30 years of combined DJ and production experience, and 8 years of record label operations. In the fall of 2014 he released 'Time Dilation', a four track 12" EP on From 0-1, charted by Gary Beck, and Paul Mac at #2 and #1 in their November 2014 Juno charts. He has released on Planet Rhythm, Wall Music, Dark Net, Etichetta Nera, and his own From 0-1, among others.
His productions have drawn critical acclaim from many notable artists; showing up in mixes and charts by Ben Sims, Jerome Sydenham, G-Man, Abstract Division, Bryan Zentz, Joachim Spieth, Tommy Four Seven, Submerge, Hector Oaks, Groof, Mr. Jones, Electric Indigo, David Meiser, Samuli Kemppi, Arnaud Le Texier, DJ T-1000, and many others.
Born and raised in Hungary, Zita now resides in the San Francisco Bay Area as an accomplished DJ, Producer, and owner of Zettabyte Records.
Zita's musical journey started at age 7 playing violin. Classically trained Zita's ear evolved at an early age and landed her a spot in one of Hungary's top specialty music schools. As a senior in high school Zita's parents were offered an incredible opportunity in the USA and migrated to Chicago, Illinois.
Zita's introduction to electronic music started after attending the Miami Winter Music conference. While attending the event Zita was introduced to several artist who inspired her to start DJing. Shortly after she landed her first DJ residency in Chicago at a local club called UN. Couple years later, visiting a friend in San Francisco, Zita was introduced and was determined to make it her home.
MNML:FUN residents Peter Clarke and Lt. Daaan will be opening the night.