As You Like It (AYLI) is the result of a shared taste for quality electronic music, late nights and experiences that focus on cutting-edge sounds by today’s most driven artists, while striving for and acknowledging timelessness.

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AYLI & PW present Danilo Plessow AKA MCDE, DJ Minx, & Boy Harsher (DJ Set)

CLICK TO BUY TICKETS  21+ / Limited Capacity LINEUP: Main Room ➩ Danilo Plessow AKA MCDE ➩ DJ Minx ➩ DJ Patrick Loft hosted by Noise Pop and vitamin1000 ➩ […]

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Public Works, 161 Erie St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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AYLI & Public Works presents: Seth Troxler, Jaden Thompson, Demi Riquísimo

GET TICKETS:  https://sethtroxler-pw23.eventbrite.com/ Saturday, March 4th, 9pm – 3am Full Space / 21+ / Limited Capacity LINEUP: Main Room ➩ Seth Troxler ➩ Jaden Thompson (SF Debut) ➩ WOO Loft […]

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San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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As You Like It, Direct to Earth & Public Works presents Rødhåd & noncompliant

Saturday, March 24th, 10pm – 4am Main Room / 21+ / Limited Capacity LINEUP: Main Room ➩ Rødhåd ➩ noncompliant ➩ MOSSMOSS B2B Max Garder VJ:  Derrek Chow ━━━━━━━━━▲━━━━━━━━━ When […]

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AYLI PODCAST

AYLI Ground Level 015 – Whodat

As You Like It · AYLI Ground Level 015: Whodat DJ Whodat interview by Miguel Solari @MiguelSolari23 Hi Terri. Congratulations on all your success and in particular your appearance on Theo Parrish’s IK7 Detroit Forward mix featuring your track "Don't Know". Your...

AYLI Ground Level 014 – Persephone

As You Like It · AYLI Ground Level 014 - Persephone Persephone is musically influenced by what it feels like to be human. They use music as creative healing and to connect to their lived reality. They wish to induce hypnosis, intending to connect with others through...

Ground Level 013 – Force Placement

As You Like It · AYLI Ground Level 013 - Force Placement Jason James aka Force Placement is a DJ/Producer from Los Angeles, CA. Growing up in LA, his journey with electronic music began at age 12 when he first heard Aphex Twin and The Chemical Brothers on local rock...

Ground Level 012 – Taylor Bratches

As You Like It · AYLI Ground Level 012 - Taylor Bratches Taylor Bratches (formerly Talien) seeks to explore and transmit an emotional experience through sound. A lifelong poet and dancer, her relationship to rhythm is intimate and ever-evolving. After spending many...

Ground Level 011: Keenan Orr

Keenan Orr has been a mainstay in Washington DC’s underground dance parties and clubs since the ’90s, including Buzz (DC) at Nation, Red, and Club Five. He has also landed residencies at a number of clubs around the city, including Marvin and Eighteenth Street Lounge....

Ground Level 010: Turtle Bugg

As You Like It · AYLI Ground Level 010: Turtle Bugg Tajh Morris AKA Turtle Bugg is a jack of many trades. You can catch him behind the decks. You may have attended a Sublimate party, including their campout Smangtasia in upstate New York. And in recent years, Tajh has...

Ground Level 009: CM-4’s Revive the Night Mix

As You Like It · AYLI Ground Level 009: CM-4 Cassidy Martin, aka CM-4, is one of the Bay Area's quietest talents. He's been DJing for over a decade, trading often in UK-derived sounds, dabbling in heavy bass music, garage, and jungle. He's also a talented producer,...

Ground Level 008: Josh Cheon – The Bank Mixtape

As You Like It · AYLI Ground Level 008: Josh Cheon There’s little doubt that you’ve heard of Patrick Cowley by now. If you’ve been paying attention the last seven years, you’ve undoubtedly heard his music played in podcasts and on countless dance-floors. You’ve heard...

Ground Level 007: Infinite Jess

As You Like It · AYLI Ground Level 007: Infinite Jess Jessica Borja AKA Infinite Jess brings a subtleness not often found in dance music. Whether you’re having a one on one conversation about the intricacies of her favorite label, discussing the history of Bay Area...

Ground Level 006: Kadeejah Streets

As You Like It · Ground Level 006: Kadeejah Streets Levity (noun) - humor or frivolity, especially the treatment of a serious matter with humor or in a manner lacking due respect. Eddie Cuscavage AKA Kadeejah Streets AKA DJ Daddy Ice of the Dirty Ice Crew. Yes, he's...

Ground Level 005: IVVY

As You Like It · AYLI Ground Level 005: IVVY “The aesthetic of harder techno works for someone in our position because of course you’re frustrated, feeling oppressed, and you have a lot to say about what’s going on in the world and personally,” Madi Levine AKA IVVY...

AYLI Podcast #103 – Tape Ghost

As You Like It · AYLI Podcast #103 - Tape Ghost INTERVIEW BY CHRIS ZALDUA Sometimes particular musicians just nail a vibe. David Grunzweig, aka Tape Ghost and half of the duo Night Sea, has simply nailed a vibe. I first heard Night Sea years ago, when he and his...

Ground Level 004: Zernell

As You Like It · AYLI Ground Level 004: Zernell Pronouns: He / Him Zernell's been a bridge from Chicago to the Los Angeles' underground the last decade. Connecting the true heads who crave the vinyl, soul, disco and boogie that is ever present in the Midwest. Born in...

AYLI Podcast #102 – Tin Man

PHOTO: Christiano Tekirdali As You Like It · AYLI Podcast #102 - Tin Man's All Heart Mix INTERVIEW BY CHRIS ZALDUA If my memory serves me right — somewhat of a tricky proposition these days — the first time I saw Tin Man play live was an As You Like It party at 222...

Ground Level 002: Jacq Jill

As You Like It · AYLI Ground Level #002: Jacq Jill's Release Mix Pronouns: She/They AYLI Ground Level shines a light on artists that create the fabric of our community: City by city, state by state, country by country. Washington, D.C.’s Jacq Jill AKA Lauren Wright's...

Ground Level 001: Baronhawk Poitier

As You Like It · AYLI Ground Level 001: Baronhawk Poitier's Stopped World Mix Pronouns: He / Him The new podcast series "AYLI Ground Level" shines a light on artists that create the fabric of our community: City by city, state by state, country by country. In a...

AYLI Podcast #101 – Christina Chatfield

Photo by Brian DeSimone INTERVIEW BY CHRIS ZALDUA Christina Chatfield has been in the AYLI family since the beginning. For 10 years, she has been an As You Like It resident performer, playing live techno, improvised and not, on stages both big and small. Anyone who...

AYLI Podcast #100 – Prins Thomas B2B Gerd Janson

As You Like It · AYLI Podcast #100 Gerd Janson B2B Prins Thomas INTERVIEW BY CHRIS ZALDUA NOTE FROM AS YOU LIKE IT: We know that it’s a trying time for everyone’s finances and especially for the nightlife community who rely on the box office to cover expenses....

AYLI Podcast #99 – Wonja

As You Like It · AYLI Podcast #99 - Wonja INTERVIEW BY CHRIS ZALDUA NOTE FROM AS YOU LIKE IT: We know that it’s a trying time for everyone’s finances and especially for the nightlife community who rely on the box office to cover expenses. We’ve always budgeted...

AYLI Podcast #98 – Lando

As You Like It · AYLI Podcast #98 - Lando INTERVIEW BY CHRIS ZALDUA NOTE FROM AS YOU LIKE IT: We know that it’s a trying time for everyone’s finances and especially for the nightlife community who rely on the box office to cover expenses. We’ve always budgeted the...

AYLI Podcast #97 – Sis Girl

NOTE FROM AS YOU LIKE IT: We know that it’s a trying time for everyone’s finances and especially for the nightlife community who rely on the box office to cover expenses. We’ve always budgeted the costs of our SoundCloud and podcast series from the box office....

AYLI Podcast #96 – Space Ghost

Photo by Nahom Zerai As You Like It · AYLI Podcast #96 - Space Ghost NOTE FROM AS YOU LIKE IT: We know that it’s a trying time for everyone’s finances and especially for the nightlife community who rely on the box office to cover expenses. We’ve always budgeted the...

AYLI Podcast #95 – Rubidium

NOTE FROM AS YOU LIKE IT: We know that it’s a trying time for everyone’s finances and especially for the nightlife community who rely on the box office to cover expenses. We’ve always budgeted the costs of our SoundCloud and podcast series from the box office....

AYLI Podcast #94 – Eichef

NOTE FROM AS YOU LIKE IT: As You Like It, like all of you, has gone on full lockdown. All of our shows over the coming several months have been cancelled or postponed to an undetermined date. However, in the coming days, we will release a series of podcasts and...

AYLI Podcast #93 – Supervixen / Vaughan

INTERVIEW BY CHRIS ZALDUA It's not a common topic of discussion, but it's my firm belief that a great name is an integral part of a great party. Take Supervixen, for instance, a new-ish project launched by Evita Salazar that celebrates the feminine and the dance in...

AYLI Podcast #92 – Patrick Wilson

INTERVIEW BY CHRIS ZALDUA. Oakland-based DJ Patrick Wilson isn't new to the game. In fact, he's been DJing longer than some of us have been alive — he's been at it 39 years, first putting hands on decks around the age of 10. Now that's dedication. He and fellow...

AYLI Podcast #91 – Brown Amy

It's late afternoon on a San Francisco summer day. It's sunny, maybe — maybe. You're in the south end of the Mission, right by where Mission St. intersects with Valencia St., and you walk past storied queer dive El Rio. There's a line of folks — most clad in brightly...

AYLI Podcast #90 – TVOD feat. Jason Polastri

If the weirder end of club culture is what wets your whistle, you are probably familiar with TVOD. (The club crew, that is, but probably also The Normal's tune that provided them their namesake.) The crew's members — Nihar Bhatt, Jason Polastri, and Fanciulla Gentile...

AYLI Podcast #89 – Faychee

Faychee, aka Faith Harding, is new to the Bay Area, but not new to house music. She moved to Oakland in June 2018, and since then has been playing out regularly — most frequently for Palace, a fun, breezy celebration of dance music of all kinds originally launched by...

AYLI Podcast #88 – Jordan Poling

Not all house music commands you to jack your body. Some house music — cool, crystalline house music with delicate beats and melodies like a winter breeze — sets the soundtrack to a mood just as well as it turns up a dance-floor. That's the shade of house music that...

 LATEST RELEASE DEAR JOHNNY by V/A

The OAK series is a tribute to Johnny Igaz, an AYLI DJ and social justice warrior lost in the Ghost Ship Fire, who was an inspiration for the label’s creation. AYLI will donate proceeds to social justice organizations that will be determined and announced before each OAK release. Johny believed that together we should challenge the system.

 RELEASE : ASCENT/DECENT by CHRISTINA CHATFIELD

AYLI’s long-awaited label, As You Like It Recordings, promises to support Bay Area artist culture and music worldwide. Christina Chatfield’s inaugural release, “Ascent/Descent EP,” is a fresh take on the classic acid sound which encapsulates this drive with remixes from TIN MAN, Noncompliant, Lily Ackerman, and Tape Ghost.

 

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