*Thank you to the whole community that came out for the Opulent Massive**
WOW !! What a night. We are stoked and humbled by the amazing show of support on Friday night. Thanks to you, we can safely say we WILL be at Burning Man ’09. Special thanks to all the crews, collaborators, volunteers, artists, performers, and help along the way to make this possible. You all rock !
DAY: The Opulent Temple and our bros at the Deep End will have a stage together at Decompression near the south end of the park.
NIGHT : Opulent Temple’s annual After Party at Mighty
When you’re ready to move indoors, come down to Mighty for the Opulent Temple’s annual ‘next step’ on the night following the Decompression event. With indoor and outdor areas, 2 rooms of sound from your playa favorites, and a special appearance by a secret guest, this is sure to keep the fun going as long as you can keep dancing.
With a ‘special secret guest’ and Opulent Temple residents such as Syd Gris, Cosmic Selector, Drew Drop, Dulce Vita, Jeff Taisch, PLUS! Influence (Strategik), T Dub (Tahe Breakz) and much more tba. Tickets $10
This year we wanted to give more info and background on our nights and what we are trying to say, the dj’s that play, who they are and why they get to play the treasured spots at Opulent Temple, and some back stories that illuminate how this comes together. It’s a frequent question we get about how to get a slot, if you read this it will become clear, that by and large, you get it the old fashioned way, you earn it.
To see the ‘short form’ of the 2008 schedule, click here.
A double header of playa worthy action as the OT gets the support of both Lee Coombs and The Scumfrog in this dusted up night. PHAT. SICK. AWESOME. As you probably know by now, we continue to elevate our production, as well of course evolve our unprecedented line up of world class talent. But, as you also know, we do this only with your help, as BM doesn’t give sound camps squat.
Joined by the OT’s posse Syd Gris, Dutch, Vinkalmann, Dex Stakker, Nathan Vain, Dulce Vita, Hoj, Billy Cassaza, and Billy Seal. We’ll do 3 areas of sound. $15 playafied in any way, $20 otherwise. OT Live Recordings on hand.
Lee Coombs The Scumfrog Syd Gris Dutch Vinkalmann Dex Stakker
Nathan Vain Dulce Vita HOJ Billy Casazza Billy Seal
Next up from the Opulent Temple to get us back on the playa brings us the seminal producer and dj, Dylan Rhymes (Lot 49 / London, UK). One half (along with Meat Katie) of the talent behind Lot 49 Records, the gold standard of tech funk releases, Dylan Rhymes has produced monster cuts in many a genre and is respected world wide for both his production skills and DJ performances. He came out to Burning Man for the first time last year after loving the Opel parties and not only loved, it, but got down and dirty with us during the camp construction. He ROCKS the party in a fresh, funky dirty infectious sound. Come get lucky with us at Supperclub on Friday the 13th!
Dylan Rhymes Icon Cosmic Selector Dulce Vita Smoove
Having climbed out of a deep hole of debt, one of the premiere sound camps at Burning Man returns for another epic year in 2008. The OT will once again elevate our production and show case an unprecedented diverse range of world class talent. But, as always, only with the support of the community (since the BM org gives only paltry support to sound camps in comparison to those camp’s contribution to the event). So come out and dream this dream with us at the large playground with the phat sound system that is Mezzanine.
DJ Hyper Felix the Dog Kramer Laird Jondi & Spesh Dutch Dirtyhertz Eric Sharp Fred Funk Atimatik
The OT is very excited to welcome none other than the West Coast house legend DJ Dan to come to play in support of our efforts. Dan had the set of the week at the OT this year at Burning Man. After Gabriel & Dresden weren’t able to make their sunrise set, he stepped in spontaneously and, tagging for a portion of it with his friend Travis, just killed it. He is donating his fee and his time to help us come back in 2008. We’re doing this at Ruby Skye, which we know may seem strange to Burners, but this is where he plays in SF and they’re giving us a generous cut of the door, as well as full reign to make it our own kind of production. So don’t fret, we’re taking over the place in most every way, and the night is sure to be a special one!!