Raw Thought is a monthly dance event at the Above DNA Lounge – with a big room in front and a Psychedelic Chill Room in back, and DJs going, simultaneously, in both, from 10pm-2am.
Also featured are freshly generated, mind bending visuals courtesy of Projekt Seahorse. (Here’s a clip of Projekt Seahorse performing with Tha Spyryt at the Internet Archive from November 10, 2018.)
Raw Thought was the name of Aaron’s prolific blog, and one of the main goals of these events – besides providing a great place to meet people and dance – is to continue to spread Aaron’s knowledge and ideas to a larger audience.
In the fall of 2018, a group of Aaron Swartz-inspired DJs circling Noisebridge convinced us to have a dance night at the DNA Lounge in celebration of Aaron as an “Opening Night Party” to our Sixth Annual Aaron Swartz Day.
As a result, November 9, 2018 became the historic date of the very first “Raw Thought at the DNA Lounge.” (Here’s Tha Spyryt’s set from that night!) It was so awesome we all decided to keep doing it, once a month, in 2019.
The next Raw Thought is Friday, January 11, 2019, from 10pm-2am.
Each Raw Thought features the sounds of the “Raw Thought Crew” – Six DJs with varying styles and flavors; all very experimental and progressive in nature. Some of them have more than one persona :)
Live visuals by Projekt Seahorse
Raw Thought at the DNA Lounge happens every second Friday:
January 11 – February 8 – March 8 – April 12
Also starting with our January 11 event, we will be hosting small and thoughtful dinner parties beforehand from 7:30-9:30 pm. These events will be limited in size & invitation-only, so we can keep them small and personal. The goal is to share ideas and spread the word about whatever we all feel is most important.
Write us at email@example.com or tweet/DM @AaronSwartzDay, whether you are simply interested in attending or have something you’d like to show and tell at the event.
Raw Thought is every second Friday at the DNA Lounge.
Next show January 11, 2019. See you next year!