DJ Alan Braxe Responds in Full to Accusations That He Urinated Onstage at DNA Lounge
Yesterday, we told you about the rather strange battle between French house DJ Alan Braxe and folks at SF's DNA Lounge, who say they kicked Braxe out of the club during the middle of his set on Friday for urinating on a curtain behind the stage.
Braxe's representatives disputed the accusation yesterday, saying he didn't pee "on any curtain or wall."
But now, Braxe has posted a full response to the allegations on his Facebook wall. Here it is:
I want to personally address the rumors that are going around various online media and press, in which I am accused of "pissing on a back-wall curtain" during a DJ set in San Francisco.
Firstly, these rumors are FALSE.
I DID NOT and WOULD NOT ever urinate on or damage a venue's or anybody else's property. The accusation of a "bladder problem" is also false, and offensive!
These lies have been fabricated, twisted and spread by somebody at the venue in order to generate extra interest in that space, in what appears to be a very inappropriate PR stunt.
This personal attack on my nature and artistic image is distasteful, hurtful and it is something that I will be taking very seriously.
Apart from this unpleasant gossip, I really enjoyed having the opportunity to play again in the U.S and Canada and want to sincerely thank everybody who came to the shows and made them such fun and successful nights.
I also want to thank all the promoters for inviting me and Jeffrey Paradise and his team for a great night in SF.
I'm really looking forward to returning to San Francisco in the future and I wish you all the best over the holiday season.
A pretty strong response, to be sure, but we're not clear on something: How can there be any confusion about urine being in a place outside of, um, a bathroom? Is there a phantom pisser at the DNA Lounge? Was the wetness on the curtain perhaps just the (undigested) remnants of a greyhound Braxe drank? Was it just water? It seems to us that if Braxe did let a little stream slip, well, it's gonna be pretty hard to hide.
We're trying to get to find out more details from the folks at DNA Lounge. We'll update this post if we get them.