Even without the presence of DJ Gavin Hardkiss, Mosun’s popularity
is obvious as crowds of club-goers spill out onto the street on
weekend nights. The venue features Japanese cuisine, music in the
restaurant after 9 p.m. and Club M.
The upstairs nightclub draws people in to see DJs from Orange
County and around the nation spinning trance, progressive house,
hip-hop and more. The lines start forming around 10 p.m. and the
place keeps jumping until closing.
On Friday Gavin Hardkiss, a.k.a. Hawke, was drawing the crowds. On
the San Francisco scene Hardkiss is a pioneer to the electronica
He has been named responsible for concocting some of the first
distinctly San Franciscan dance music and has helped bring
tribal-like beats into the club scene.
Hardkiss recently released Heatstroke, which features more of a
timeless style that put San Francisco on the map.
“People spend a lot of time talking about genre in dance music,”
said Hardkiss, “But no genre stamp can capture a certain heart and
passion and emotion.”
Hardkiss did not disappoint, but he did add some mainstream feel
to a couple of his songs. He added Prince’s Raspberry Beret and other
popish favorites in the mix. The Club M scene is a bit more like Los
Angeles, Manhattan or South Beach with everyone dressed up. It’s not
necessarily a locals hang out for the most part, but it does have a
The decor is funky, club-like and has female Go-Go dancers, as
well as an area with couches to relax while the club continues to
bring in the big names. Information: (949) 497- 5646 or
www.mosunclubm.com. Club M is at 680 S. Coast Highway.