Blog Archives by Year

  • Opulent Temple bonus party :: Sunday, May 27th

    Opulent Temple spontaneous combustion insta-party!
    w/ Dylan Rhymes

    Sunday, May 27th

    The stars have aligned with a pioneer in the electro/breaks/ tech funk world being around for some spontaneous fun for the Opulent Temple. So, to make it a memorable Memorial Day weekend, we’ve convinced him to come throw down …


  • Thrust :: May 19

    Saturday, May 19th
    w/ Lee Coombs & Bassbin Twins

    One of the events we look forward to is the always jamming Thrust parties, global super star Lee coombs’ SF residency party co-produced with Opel. Forward thinking and rocking tech funk breaks, house, electro, and beyond. Lee Coombs is joined …


  • Opel’s How Weird After Party

    You Can’t Stop Weird!: Opel’s Offical After Party for the How Weird St. Faire

    Sunday, May 6th

    Because of the downsized number of sound stages How Weird is allowed, we don’t get to rock the How Weird St. Faire this year. Have no fear though, you can’t stop weird, …


  • Underground United :: Friday, May 4th

    Opel, Seismic & Big Smile presents: Underground United – May 4th

    Opel, Seismic, & Big Smile deliver a very special birth of summer big phat one off in a rarely used space. We’re bringing together an assortment of underground crews and dj’s, including live acts, to play hard all night …


  • The Promise of Religion

    The Promise of Religion: If Only it could Evolve with the Rest of Us (well… most of us…)

    By Syd Gris

    Easter Sunday made me think, as it often does, of my Christian faith, it’s promises and perils. I say ‘my’ Christian faith loosely. I don’t identify myself as a …


  • My New Age Pet Peeves

    My New Age Pet Peeves: My take on the bullshit involved in ‘You Create Your Own Reality’ and ‘Everything Happens for a Reason.’

    By Syd Gris

    If you know me or have taken anytime to read what I’m about and what Opel is about, you know I’m a huge proponent …


  • One Day This Hell Will All be Over

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    It should never have happened.
    But it did.
    Twice. The world will be better off when this
    pathetic misguided war mongerer is no longer
    our leader.


  • Opulent Temple’s Evocation

    Opulent Temple Presents…
    Evocation @ The Porn Palace
    Saturday, April 21st, 2007

    The Opulent Temple has shown up big for BRC going on 5 years in a row now with the most diverse line ups of world class talent the playa has ever seen. Tiesto, Stanton Warriors, Paul Oakenfold, …