ICONtact: Fashion on the Run, Dusty Rhino & OT Massive
by on June 6, 2012 in ICONtact Archives

Hey y’all! Just a quick late night update before the week-end activities begin! As you know, I have been championing a great cause by raising funds and awareness for Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America and running in the Kona Half Marathon on June 24. So far, with the support of my friends, family and community, I have raised almost $6500 for this charity. Woohoo! Tamo, my very special honoree, who is on the road to recovery from Colitis, has graciously organized a music and fashion benefit event tomorrow evening (June 7th) at Project One Gallery in San Francisco called FASHION ON THE RUN! There will be a trunk show of local designers including Tamo Design, Silver Lucy Design, SuperSugarRayRay and more; an amazing DJ line-up: MoPo, M3, Dulce Vita, Shooey and Shissla; and a raffle for fabulous prizes including: Pioneer HDJ-2000 Headphones, limited edition gold Pioneer HDJ-1000 Headphones, gym membership to The Sports Club LA, personal training sessions, manicure/pedicure gift certificates to Sapphire Salon, massage therapy sessions, Clothing and Accessory items from all the designers and more. Everyone who has already made a donation will have free entry and receive a raffle ticket as well! Special thanks to all the DJs and companies/designers/proprietors who donated their services, goods and time. We really hope to bolster our fundraising efforts tomorrow…hope you can make it. GO TEAM TAMO!

Friday, I will be DJing at another edition of the Dusty Rhino series of fundraisers leading up to Burning Man, RHINO ROAR! This camp is like family to me and I am always happy to rock out on the Rhino, which I hear will be new & improved for the playa this year! Speaking of family, don’t forget that next Saturday, June 16th is our Opulent Temple Treasure Island Massive, our biggest off-playa event ever. This is truly an event not to miss and you will be helping the OT return to Burning Man for our 10-year anniversary at the same time – sounds like a win-win to me! We have the legendary CARL COX performing, need I say more?? OK… I will. You will also be partying in an airplane hangar on Treasure Island with 6 areas of music. Not sold yet? There is a free shuttle from San Francisco. I mean, a guaranteed awesome night is basically being handed to you on a platter. Great, it’s settled then… see you there! 🙂

Lastly, I have some news on the music front. Ground_Control and I just dropped a hot new bootleg under our new alias, ICONtrol, on Soundcloud. “Rhythm is a Dancer” is one of my favorite dance music songs of all time and it was super fun to remix! I test-drove it like crazy on the Illeven Eleven West Coast tour recently and got ace reaction and feedback from the dancefloor and fellow DJ/producer types. Super stoked to share it. Instructions: 1. Listen 2. Download 3. Put bass face on. Check it! Also, the release date for our Deekline & Ed Solo remix of “Reload” featuring Million Dan will be June 18th on Rat Records. Get yours on Beatport!

That’s all for now. All aforementioned event info is below. I’m gonna keep on running, running, running towards that finish line! Have a wonderful weekend full of rainbows and unicorns, my pretties. <3

Yours Truly,

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Thursday June 7, 2012

Project One Gallery
251 Rhode Island, San Francisco, CA

A Benefit to raise funds for research towards finding a cure for Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis Diseases.

Please join us for an evening of local designers’ trunk show, awesome DJ’s, drinks & food, fabulous raffle prizes, and supporting a great cause!

On June 24th, ICON is running the 13.1-mile Kona Half Marathon to benefit the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America and also to honor Tamo, who is on the final road to recovery at long last. It’s estimated that 1 of 200 people have these diseases. All proceeds will go to CCFA; $0.75 of every dollar raised goes directly towards research for finding a cure and every major breakthrough has been funded by this organization!

More information on the CCFA and the race:


  • SilverLucy Design
  • Tamo Design
  • SuperSugarRayRay
  • Minerva’s Antennae
  • Sea Pony Couture
  • 3 massage therapy sessions by Giorgia Brunetti (valued at $240)
  • Shalom Organics Skin Care
  • Fluidance | By Nieves: Handmade Natural Body Care

MoPo – Sunset Productions
M3 – Green Gorilla Lounge
Dulce Vita – Opulent Temple
Shooey – Space Cowboys
Shissla – Space Cowboys


  • 1 pair of Pioneer HDJ-2000 Headphones (valued at $349.99)
  • 1 pair of limited edition gold Pioneer HDJ-1000 Headphones (valued at $209)
  • 1 month gym membership to The Sports Club LA (valued at $250
  • 3 personal training sessions by Amy Pitner (valued at $300)
  • 2 manicure/pedicure gift certificates to Sapphire Salon (valued at $50 each)
  • 3 massage therapy sessions by Giorgia Brunetti (valued at $240)
  • Clothing & Accessory items from all the designers
  • Flow and Fire Dancing Coaching with GlitterGirl of Temple of Poi ($150)

251 Rhode Island St. @ 16th St.

San Francisco
$15-20 Suggested donation at the door

Raffle Drawing will be held at 9pm, winner need not be present to win.

Everyone who makes a donation will receive a raffle ticket, get extra tickets to increase your chances! Those of you who have previously made a donation to our campaign will enjoy free admission as well as 1 raffle ticket per every $100 donated. If you can’t make the event but still want to help the cause, you may still purchase raffle tickets or please contribute here


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Friday June 8, 2012

101 6th Street, San Francisco, CA
Dusty Rhino

We literally cannot wait the whole summer to hear the Dusty Rhino ROAR with her upgraded sound system…so we are are teaming up with the best sound in San Francisco yet again to let off some steam.

Join the Dusty Rhino crew at Monarch on Friday, June 8th for deliciously dirty beats (see killer lineup below) and lots of love.

For those who have made it out to the last couple of events, you know we will fill up so get your pre-sale tickets and come out early. (We will be reserving space for everyone with a presales this time). Discounted pre-sale tickets starting at $10 available here. $15 at the door if horny (i.e. work a horn in your attire), $20 hornless. All proceeds support the Dusty Rhino Art Car.

In case you forgot, here are some reasons to love the Dusty Rhino:

  • Busting a move in front of a fire-throwing ivory beast at the Burn
  • Dancing with thousands of your friends and neighbors at the feet of a bass-booming White Rhino at SF Decompression
  • Because you have a thing for long horns, loud music and lots of fire

Monarch Lineup:
DJ Icon (Illeven Eleven Recordings)
DJ Zach Moore (Space Cowboys)
Influence (Strategik)
DJ Dane (Dusty Rhino | I Like It Dirty)
DJ MYSTR/HTCHT (Dusty Rhino)

Afterparty Lineup:
DJ Jaime Lin (Opulent Temple | Love Our House)
Ground Control (Hot N Heavy Recordings)
B.Nugz (Footprint Records)
DJ Alvaro Bravo (Dusty Rhino)

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Saturday June 16, 2012

Treasure Island, Hangar 3
600 California Avenue, Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA

Opulent Temple returns to Treasure Island for our biggest off playa party -ever ! An electric night of music, art and community to help us go over the top on our 10 year camp at BM 2012.

Discount pre-sales now here for $40:

* 6 * Areas of Music

:: Main 1 : The ‘Opulent’ Stage ::
CARL COX (carlcox.net / UK)
Dutch (Opulent Temple)
Billy Casazza (Opulent Temple)
Alain Octavo (Spundae)

:: Main 2: The ‘Temple’ Stage ::
APHRODITE (Aphrodite Recordings, UK)
DOPAMINE (Disconnected Audio / Lot49, UK)
Tek Freaks (Opulent Temple)
Dulce Vita (Opulent Temple)
Dex Stakker (Opulent Temple)
Brian Peek (Opulent Temple)
DJ Brian Williams (Opulent Temple / Boomrock Saints)

DJ Kramer
Layne Loomis
Matthew Kramer
Darren Grayson

:: Synergy Playground ::
Seven Lions (Anjunabeats / Viper Recordings)
Blix Cannon (Skills / Time Unlimited)
DJ Hil (Yerba Buena Disco)
Kimba (djKIMBA.com / Refreshed)

:: Shiva’s Opulent Chill Lair ::
Jef Stot (Hookahdome/ Six Degrees)
DJ Amar (electric vardo / surya dub)
Redstickman (Ambient Mafia)
Fllow (Fllow Creations, fllow.net)
Korch (Opulent Temple)

::Outside Silent Disco stage by ZEROdB | Mind the Noise::
divaDanielle (Wobble / Shade)
Loomer (Cruz Coalition / Disorient)
DJ Hey (ZerodB)
DJ Hax (ZerodB)

Art Cars ~ including the Dancetronauts Strip Ship, Garage Mahal’s Ganesh Mobile, the Heart Deco Bus, the Dusty Rhino, the Disco Space Shuttle, the Tigger Truck, GRAHAMa’s House, Janky Barge & More!

Big Art ~ including APERION (by Charlie Gadeken), INFINITE PLAYGROUND (Kimba Rose), ELECTRIC DNA (Brian Krawitz), with more art by Rich Martin, Karen Cusolito, Vinkalmann, Debi Danger, Analogia, Rafael and MUCH more coming.

Lazers by UV99, Video Mapping and Visuals by VJ4 and Viberation, Special deco by Allasara & Anon Salon, LED Wall from EPR, Outdoor visuals by Pixelpusher, Inflatables, black light art, live painting, and more

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