Aug 5

Positively Crushing on Carte Blanche

We are loving this vintage-revival jazz band, their sultry vocals, the fact that they sing in multiple languages, and best of all, that they are always perfectly styled in 1920s *white* attire (Pearl’s favorite color, of course). Their first album, Back to Henri, is available now on Amazon. Originally posted on facebook.

Jul 27

Lady Justice: Video Remix by Knowa Lusion

Bass Cabaret friend, DJ/producer Knowa Lusion just released this funky, bass-y video remix which is a fun highlight of the women’s movement through the decades. Next up: ‪#‎freethenipple‬. “Check out my new Remix and Video Remix of the funky, bass’d out Cali crunk Hip Hop track “Lady Justice” by my friends AshEL SeaSunZ and Earth Amplified, presented by Street Ritual.” Free mp3 download: Originally posted on facebook.

Jun 2

Lightning in a Bottle 2015: Party Girl Pearl’s Highlights

For Memorial Day weekend, I attended the Lightning in a Bottle #LIB music festival along with my beautiful campmates in the Oasis experience area (within the Namaste village). Top Non-Musical Moments #1) On Friday and Sunday, I hosted the Arts Co: Lab, an interactive experiment which encourages collaborative creativity. Along with Audette Sophia of Catalyst Arts, we are hosting similar events monthly throughout the Bay, if you’d like an invite to the next one, drop a line in the comments below. A Read Post ›

Apr 14

We’re Goofy for the Postmodern Jukebox

Have you gotten wind of this whangdoodle? The jazz group Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ) is absolutely darling with their vintage versions of current pop hits. You’ll have to hear them to understand why we think they’re the cat’s meow! If you’ve ever wondered what Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga or John Legend sounds like wrapped in ragtime or jazz melodies, then YouTube sensation PMJ is a must see! Their songs have surpassed 100 million views and their shows are reminiscent of the coolest speakeasy in town. PMJ Read Post ›

Feb 1

Bonnie & Clyde’s Wild Romance 2015 ft. Laura Low – Event Recap

On Friday, January 30 in San Francisco, Bass Cabaret: Bonnie and Clyde’s Wild Romance, the third-annual Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow inspired party produced by Party Girl Pearl, was a good ol’ stampede of fun at 1015 Folsom in San Francisco. This eighth installment of Bass Cabaret featured Laura Low of LowRIDERz plus returning favorite Jillian Ann bumping low-frequency, sexy bass music for an upscale bay area crowd. Performing artists included pole acrobats, burlesque artists, aerialists, stilt walkers, and modern Read Post ›

Jan 30

Featured Musicians for Bass Cabaret: Bonnie and Clyde 2015

LAURA LOW Deep, hyphy 808s mixed with heavy rolling melodic dub is the West Coast sound of Laura Low a.k.a. DJ LAURA.  Laura Low has been Djing for the last decade making her mark in the underground west coast scene. Laura is now producing and remixing dirty, hyphy beats that roll through the dance floor dropping lows so deep that it’s undeniable you will feel her sound. Born and raised in Northern Cali, Laura has been able to really tap Read Post ›

Nov 24

the Queen of Pearl’s Mad Tea Party 2014 ft. Jillian Ann & RITUAL fashion – Event Recap

On November 22 in San Francisco, Bass Cabaret: the Queen of Pearls’ Mad Tea Party came to life, based on the classic Lewis Carroll novels “Alice in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass.”  This interactive show and theme party boasted burlesque acts portraying favorite characters from the novels such as the Cheshire Cat and the Jabberwocky as well as some new ones including the Queen of Spades and the Queen of Pearls herself (played by Party Girl Pearl). This seventh Read Post ›

Nov 22

Bass Cabaret Interviews Liquid Love Drops a.k.a. Jocelyn [Club Exotica /Serpent’s Lair / Get Freaky / Booty Trap]

Pronounced Jocelyn with a long ‘O’, Liquid Love Drops, also known by the moniker Love Jocelyn is a long-time DJ who has produced several popular underground, electronic music events in the San Francisco Bay Area like Get Freaky, Booty Trap, and Club Exotica. This Mills-educated creatress and hustler has also tried her hand in original music production, some of which she intends to exclusively feature at Bass Cabaret: Queen of Pearls’ Mad Tea Party this weekend. While Jocelyn has a Read Post ›

Nov 21

Who is Party Girl Pearl?

Producer and designer “PartyGirl” Pearl has been throwing theme parties for as long as she can remember. The name Pearl was given to her on the playa at Burning Man in 2011 (the same year as the dubstep invasion) and she carried it into the default world when she began taking burlesque classes with Bombshell Betty and Red Hots Burlesque. The “PartyGirl” part was added for irony, as both an attendee and a producer of parties. As a burlesque performer, Read Post ›

Nov 19

Bass Cabaret Interviews Jillian Ann & Cassidy Haley [RITUAL Fashion]

RITUAL Fashion Breathe Collection 4

As designers and purveyors of the slow fashion movement, as well as skilled multimedia artists and music producers, power couple Jillian Ann and Cassidy Haley, co-creators of the brand and lifestyle company RITUAL Fashion have brought together their love of music and alternative fashion to create an unforgettable stage experience.  Jillian and Cassidy found time to talk to us between a decompression session at a Korean bath house and prepping dinner at their home in Los Angeles. These seemingly otherworldly Read Post ›