HOUSE GUEST: JACOB LONDON AND PHILLIP ENO
This week's House Guest features a couple local producers who are making some serious house tracks--they get the message to the rest of the world that there's more than just long johns under these flannels, baby! This is the spot if you love techno and deep house. Baltic Room, 1207 Pine St, 625-4444, 9 pm-2 am, 21+, $5.
FRIDAY MAY 2
Tonight's Yes Siam party features Laird (Om, Golden Gate Recordings) from San Francisco. The Siam parties are still going strong, and where else can you eat Thai food and dance to house music--just go easy on the spices. With Josh Carson and Phillip Eno. Siam, 1880 Fairview Ave E, 323-8101, 10 pm-2 am, 21+, $5.
SATURDAY MAY 3
LIFE: RAOUL BELMANS
Raoul Belmans is one-half of Belgium's Swirl People, and head of Aroma Records. He's one of Belgium's top DJs, with a residency at Food in Brussels. If you're unfamiliar with his material, just check out "Future Signs" on Tronicsole Records. Baltic Room, 1207 Pine St, 625-4444, 9 pm-2 am, 21+, $7 before 10:30 pm, $10 after.
SUNDAY MAY 4
This is turning out to be quite the Sunday spot--intimate setting, good sound, and lovely downtempo and house beats. This week, BC's DJ Ali (Leaf, Totem, Tilted) is in town along with residents Ryno and Jon Lee. Lulu's, 421 Second Ave, 342-9457, 10 pm-2 am, 21+, $3/$5.
WEDNESDAY MAY 7
Scarlet Tree has been hosting a bi-monthly party that features DJs and live PA. This might be a good place to pop in if you live north of the city and want to hear some beats: Brandy Westmore (Maktub) does a swell job of keeping things swingin'. It's as easy as that. Scarlet Tree, 6521 Roosevelt Way NE, 523-7153, 9 pm-2 am, 21+, $5.
Right is still the consistent midweek meeting spot for house heads thanks to its solid lineups, spacious interior, and extra-friendly staff. Tonight El Paso transplant and part-time hairstylist to the stars Eric Andrews plays deep house along with the Right residents. Noc Noc, 1516 Second Ave, 223-1333, 9 pm-2 am, 21+, free.