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San Jose is about get Intense with Armin Only

It’s Northern California’s turn to be in a state of Trance with the world’s biggest DJ, Armin van Buuren, for his marathon, five-hour “ARMIN ONLY INTENSE” world tour in San Jose at the SAP Center. Those who have been going to the SAP Center (formerly known as the HP Pavilion) for years like myself for San Jose Sharks games and ... Read More »

DJ MAG TOP 100 DJs 2013


01. Hardwell 02. Armin van Buuren 03. Avicii 04. Tiesto 05. David Guetta 06. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike  07. Nicky Romero 08. Steve Aoki 09. Afrojack 10. Dash Berlin 11. Skrillex 12. Deadmau5 13. Alesso 14. W&W  15. Calvin Harris 16. Nervo 17. Above & Beyond 18. Sebastian Ingrosso 19. Axwell 20. Aly & Fila 21. Markus Schulz  22. ... Read More »

Meet Josh Ballesteros | Writer


Hi everyone my name is Josh and I am a certified Tranceaddict. That kind of sounds like an AA meeting intro I guess… but for me music isn’t just something I’m into, it’s truly an addiction and a passion that of which life would truly be incomplete without. Being heavily involved in the scene here for a number of years ... Read More »

Please welcome our new writer, Will Yee


My first exposure to trance music was years ago, sometime before high school when my brother shared his gigantic iTunes library with me. Deep within those thousands of songs were several tracks from Gouryella, the now legendary trance duo of DJ Tiesto and Ferry Corsten. For several years this was my only encounter with electronic dance music as a whole, ... Read More »

Meet Nandiya Attiya – The Official Photographer of TranceFamily SF


Growing up, I listened to a lot of music. It’s my way of spacing myself from the world and lifting me into a different state of mind. I knew I had a passion for it when I first picked up the guitar. A connection grew between myself and the guitar with each rhythmic strum. I jammed my heart out every ... Read More »

Never Forget

Our hearts go out to all those who lost their lives or their families eleven years ago, on September 11, 2001. Do not let today go unnoticed! Those people deserve to be remembered. The “Tribute in Light” memorial is in remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001, in honor of the citizens who lost their lives in the World ... Read More »

TranceFamily SF Squad’s DJmag Votes

We want to give you a little peek into who we here at TFSF are supporting this year on DJmag’s Top 100 DJs poll. There is definitely overlap, but not as much as you would think! Who did you vote for?     Sony Jacob Co-founder, Technical Director @sonyjacob I voted for: 1. Eric Prydz 2. Markus Schulz 3. John ... Read More »

DJ Mag Top 100 DJs


Everyone knows about the DJ Mag voting and understands how important it is. Sadly many of us never even bother to vote. Every year we always get reminded who to vote for and we sometimes figure that our vote doesn’t matter much. Reality is that every vote counts for the top artists and the small artists. In fact they depend ... Read More »

Meet Becca Shayne, Design & Media Director

Becca Shayne Design & Media Director, Photo & Video Twitter: @beccashayne Email: Bio: I grew up five minutes north of San Francisco, in Mill Valley, though I am proud to say I was born in the San Francisco Children’s Hospital, even though my parents lived in Oakland at the time. I just graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with ... Read More »

TranceFamily SF One Year Anniversary Celebration – Food Drive


TFSF One Year Anniversary Celebration at South Beach Park in San Francisco | Food drive for San Francisco Food Bank | 4.30.2011 Read More »

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