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Claude VonStroke shares cheeky new single, ‘Comments,’ with ZDS, plus preternatural music video

Head Dirtybird, Claude VonStroke just released his latest single, “Comments.” The track is a combined effort with Dirtybird frequenter, Zombie Disco Squad (ZDS), including vocals from popular house music voice-over artist, KE. This is VonStroke’s second single out on his own imprint this year, following the upbeat jam, “Getting Hot.” “Comments” is not the prime-time […]

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Walker & Royce – Bodies Do The Talking

In 2017, Self Help became one of DIRTYBIRD‘s top LP releases while also establishing Walker & Royce as high caliber house talents with crossover appeal. It was a truly seminal output for the duo, who went on to tour internationally and further increase their global presence. They’ve officially returned to their Self Help home for […]

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Prepare for the Dirtybird BBQ with a fierce new ‘Get Roasted’ compilation

In preparation for the DIRTYBIRD‘s annual Dirtybird BBQ traveling concert series, the San Francisco and Los Angeles-based label always allows one of their many DJs to pick some selections from label-mates and give fans a quick tease of what to expect at the year’s events. This years compilation, titled Dirtybird BBQ: Get Roasted, features ten […]

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Prepare for the Dirtybird BBQ with a fierce new ‘Get Roasted’ compilation

In preparation for the DIRTYBIRD‘s annual Dirtybird BBQ traveling concert series, the San Francisco and Los Angeles-based label always allows one of their many DJs to pick some selections from label-mates and give fans a quick tease of what to expect at the year’s events. This years compilation, titled Dirtybird BBQ: Get Roasted, features ten […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Guide to Miami Music Week 2019

Between Ultra Music Festival, Winter Music Conference, and the disorienting litany of poolside affairs throughout Miami Music Week, it’s easy to feel a little dazed, and a lot confused if you’re headed down to Miami this week. Don’t waste any more time poring over event flyers because Dancing Astronaut has lined up the best of the best […]

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DIRTYBIRD’s 2019 BBQ lineups are here

It’s time to assemble the flock; the DIRTYBIRD BBQ lineups have arrived for each city, and Claude VonStroke has once again assembled a high caliber crew of friends and labelmates to join him on the cross-country adventure. Justin Martin, Will Clarke, Sacha Robotti, and Shiba San are just a few of the names who will […]

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BOT & Will Clarke are ‘Feeling Good’ with long-awaited collaboration

“Feeling Good” has been making its way around the house and techno circuits for quite a few months now. The mellifluous stomper, which has been revealed as another BOT & Will Clarke, is almost too effective at getting stuck in the mind with its pitched-down vocal hook and creeping progressions. Paired with crackling analog elements, […]

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Matthias Tanzmann – The Treat [EP Review]

DIRTYBIRD is continuing to build its flock across the pond. They’re particularly fixated on underground hotspot Berlin, drawing the likes of Chambray, Marc Houle (who currently resides there), and now, Matthias Tanzmann into their fold. Tanzmann’s label debut arrived on March 1 under the name, The Treat. Ever the tasty ensemble, the EP’s title track […]

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Claude VonStroke tries his hand at stand up comedy on episode four of ‘Stroke Show’ [Watch]

Attendees of DIRTYBIRD collective’s iconic festival, the Dirtybird Campout, know stand up comedy shows to be an integral thread in the recreational fabric of the event. Each year, Dirtybird Campout comedy director, Blakeshine, coordinates live comedy sketches that guarantee attendees belly-aching laughs in between sets. A demonstrated expert in the comic realm, Blakeshine gives label head […]

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Marc Houle debuts on DIRTYBIRD with acidic EP

The past few months have been a time of evolution for the DIRTYBIRD brand, which has been consistently stepping outside its status quo to feature an array of new artists and sounds. Their latest signing comes from seasoned veteran Marc Houle, who’s instilled his hardware mastery into a blistering two-tracker dubbed Min And Soda. What he’s […]

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Claude VonStroke launches wacky new video series, ‘Stroke Show’

The Dirtybird label boss has launched a brand new video series called “Stroke Show.” Based on its premiere, the series will follow the weekly endeavors of Claude VonStroke, whether it be in the office or on tour. However, the techno DJ is known for his wacky personality, a trait that coincides with the video’s framework. […]

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Grill and chill with Claude and company: Dirtybird announces 2019 summer BBQ tour dates

An indelible pairing, like mustard and hot dogs or ketchup and french fries, Dirtybird beats and sweet, sticky barbecue is a classic summer combination. Come May 2019, Claude VonStroke will once again rally the Dirtybird flock and grease the grill for a five-date Dirtybird BBQ mini-run. The San Francisco-born collective will bring their blend of […]

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‘Along Came Polly’ producer Rebūke continues hot streak with ‘Jump Ship’ on DIRTYBIRD [EP Review]

Hot Creations had an instant classic on its hands in “Along Came Polly,” an infectious jam that would put Rebūke’s name on the map and eventually hold the top spot of Beatport’s Overall Chart for quite some time. It’s clear the aforementioned producer had found a magic formula of mixing past and present tech house […]

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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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Will Clarke & Nick Monaco empower in ‘Like A Girl’

DIRTYBIRD is off to a strong start for the year. Its first release, “Like A Girl,” comes from two of its strongest players, Will Clarke & Nick Monaco. The result is an extra-terrestrial heater, whose laser shots take on the form of pointed synth progressions and whose low-end is positively destructive in the best of […]

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Claude VonStroke announces Double Dip mini tour

Claude VonStroke is heading into 2019 at full speed, announcing a new tour concept he’s calling Double Dip. Starting February 1, the DIRTYBIRD Records boss will head out on a three city trip that promises to deliver more than a standard mini tour. Each stop in Chicago, Detroit and San Francisco will include two back-to-back […]

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Seeing into ‘The Future’ with Tom Flynn [Q+A]

House music caught Tom Flynn‘s ear at a young age. Internet radio brought the sounds into the Birmingham native’s bedroom, quickly catching his attention with its grooves and its inspiration from disco and funk with which he grew up. By 16 years of age, he found himself at his first-ever gig: a new year’s party […]

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Minimal Effort announces stacked lineup for upcoming NYE event

Following a successful All Hallow’s Eve event, Minimal Effort will once again take the reigns at downtown LA’s Belasco Theater on December 31. In its four year run, the event series has made a notable dent in LA’s underground club scene, holding events bi-annually on Halloween and New Years Eve. Their All Hallow’s Eve event […]

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PEZNT rouse listeners with ‘Breakfast’ single on DIRTYBIRD

DIRTYBIRD‘s newest signees — Croation duo and top selectors, PEZNT — have paid hommage to their favorite meal (and activity) of the day: breakfast. In a bout of cheeky, double-entendre-laced ecstasy, a low-pitched vocal outlines all sorts of breakfast-related lyrics whilst PEZNT get to work on the low-end with a grooving bassline and techy percussion. It’s a […]

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