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Good Morning Mix: Barclay Crenshaw’s ‘Transmission 004’

Claude VonStroke is back to his low-end antics under his real name, Barclay Crenshaw. The DIRTYBIRD boss introduced this new (or old, should we say) ego to the world in early 2017, proving his prowess in the non-4/4 realm. He subsequently began his Transmission series of mixtapes, showing off the fruitful results of his deep […]

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North Coast boasts diverse 2018 lineup featuring Miguel, Axwell ^ Ingrosso, Jamiroquai & more

Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival unveiled the diverse lineup for its ninth edition, returning to Union Park August 31–September 2. This year’s headliners include Jamiroquai, Miguel, Axwell ^ Ingrosso, DJ Snake, The Revivalists, and Yellow Claw. Additional artists performing at “Summer’s Last Stand” include Vulfpeck, Snails, RL Grime, Gramatik, and more. This year, North Coast will […]

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Barclay Crenshaw blesses Coachella with beat-heavy Bon Iver renegade cut, releases it as free DL

Self-proclaimed bass daddy, Barclay Crenshaw, the extraterrestrial-steeped hip-hop alter-ego of Claude VonStroke, closed out Coachella‘s Gobi Tent on the first weekend’s final night. In what can only be described as an over-the-top delivery of high frequencies and off-kilter, bass-driven meanderings, Crenshaw was in top form. Though much of his background is in jungle and drum-n-bass, Crenshaw still infuses his musical […]

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Beyond the headliners: DA presents the top 10 must-see acts of Coachella 2018

America’s cornerstone music festival is fast approaching its Empire Polo Club descent. As Coachella Music Valley Music & Arts Festival enters its 19th annual celebration, the festival reflects on music’s past, relishes in its present, and amplifies its future. It’s an exuberant apex promising the land of milk and honey for its frenzied fashion frolickers […]

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Bassnectar announces line-up for Basscenter XI

Riding the massive success of his sold-out Spring Gathering event in Chicago, Bassnectar has announced a third family-style event for 2018. BassCenter XI returns to Hampton, Virginia’s Hampton Colosseum, a sacred space dubbed “the Mothership” by bassheads. Following Bassnectar’s summer gathering, Freestyle Sessions, which touches down in Colorado in early June, the Bassnectar project will […]

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Shambhala announces initial 2018 lineup: Claude Von Stroke, Destructo, Feed Me, Gramatik, Christian Martin, Mr. Carmack, Opiuo, & more

After celebrating a historic two decades last year, Shambhala Music Festival returns to the pristine Salmo River Ranch in British Columbia, Canada, on August 10–13, 2018. Organizers of the transformational event have already dangled some tantalizing teasers in REZZ, The Glitch Mob, Kyle Watson, and DJ QBert. Today, the festival announces the first phase for its 21st annual edition.  This year’s roster will boast […]

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Barclay Crenshaw drops audacious new single, ‘The Baddest’

Barclay Crenshaw reasserts his presence in a parallel hip hop reality with the release of “The Baddest,” a single poised to drip its overflowing attitude all over the charts. A track that taps into the tantalizing rap roots that have grown into the full branched, alien bass aesthetic that defines Barclay sound, “The Baddest” gleans […]

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Dirtybird Campout East shares staggering final phase of inaugural lineup

The nest for Dirtybird Campout’s East Coast edition is finally full, with the complete lineup for its inaugural Dirtybird Campout East set to feature label forerunners, Barclay Crenshaw, Justin Martin, and Shiba San. Crenshaw, Martin, and San round out the St. Cloud, Florida-based event’s lineup, the third and final phase of which further expands the festival’s already massive […]

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Barclay Crenshaw drops off high-octane Dirtybird Campout set

Claude VonStroke‘s first love was hip-hop, and as is said, “you never forget your first love.” In an effort to hone in on his love for the genre, VonStroke released a debut LP under his own name, Barclay Crenshaw, in January of 2017 and as the year went on, he released a satiating slew of extraterrestrial-friendly […]

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Dirtybird Campout releases eclectic lineup and venue change for 2017

Today, July 11, brings exciting news for house music fans. Curated by Claude VonStroke (a.k.a. Barclay Crenshaw), Dirtybird Records has just announced the lineup of their third annual Dirtybird Campout. Under the supervision of Head Counselor Claude, festival-goers will be able to enjoy live music from artists like Amtrac, Chris Lorenzo, Cut Snake, Egyptian Lover, […]

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Dirtybird Campout releases eclectic lineup and venue change for 2017

Today, July 11, brings exciting news for house music fans. Curated by Claude VonStroke (a.k.a. Barclay Crenshaw), Dirtybird Records has just announced the lineup of their third annual Dirtybird Campout. Under the supervision of Head Counselor Claude, festival-goers will be able to enjoy live music from artists like Amtrac, Chris Lorenzo, Cut Snake, Egyptian Lover, […]

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Barclay Crenshaw delivers new mixtape, ‘Transmission 002’

Dirtybird label head Claude VonStroke has been turning heads and amassing a new fanbase over the past two years with his scintillating side project under his real name, Barclay Crenshaw. Leaving behind the dirty house beats that made Claude VonStroke one of the premier tastemakers of dance music, Crenshaw’s brand of extraterrestrial-tinged hip-hop is a fresh and […]

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5 artists not to miss at Lightning in a Bottle 2017

15 artists not to miss at Lightning in a BottleLightning in a Bottle has become a veritable institution over the past several years. Held annually in the expanse of Bradley, CA, the annual gathering has gained a reputation as California’s premier Memorial Day Weekend festival.Upon the desert landscape (which will include a lake for the […]

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