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FISHER further exhibits his acute ear for house sound on new single, ‘Losing It’

FISHER is on fire. A formidable follow up to previous FISHER fan favorites like “Stop It,” “Ya Didn’t,” and “Crowd Control,” “Losing It” is further evidence of the Dirtybird signee’s ever acute ear when it comes to crafting dance floor dominators. “Losing It” treads familiar territory for FISHER in its use of a repeated vocal […]

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Listen to Will Clarke’s entrancing Dirtybird Campout East set [Stream]

A live set sure to inspire fervent ID searches, Will Clarke’s performance from Dirtybird Campout East has arrived, just ahead of the Dirtybird collective’s 2018 edition of its flagship Dirtybird Campout West. Rife with gritty bass, entrancing loops, and penetrating transitions that take listeners from one Will Clarke catalogue staple to another house heater, to […]

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NMF Roundup: Keys N Krates remix Diplo, Zedd releases ‘The Middle’ remix package, and many more

The most important day of every week: New Music Friday. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed. Kyle Watson adds a low-toned, mystery-filled house beat to ZHU and Tame Impala‘s seminal “My Life.” Swedish producers Dimitri Vangelis & […]

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Billy Kenny makes a storied return to Canada’s annual “Electric Island” series

It’s undoubtedly hard enough for producers and DJs to achieve a balance between performing and producing music, let alone take on the daunting task of co-owning their own label. Though it may be a seemingly rare occurrence in this day, Billy Kenny has shown admirable skill and talent in conquering this triad of musical prestige. UK-born and raised, Billy Kenny has hurtled his […]

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Claude VonStroke delivers his Movement set turned album, ‘Live In Detroit’

Dirtybird don and Detroit native Claude VonStroke announced that he would release his headlining set as a live album after playing Movement Music Festival over Memorial Day weekend. Originally released on Apple Music, the set is now active on all streaming services and titled, Live In Detroit. Jam-packed with VIP edits and deep cuts, VonStroke went all […]

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[Q&A] Meet the artists bringing the house down at Mamby: Walker & Royce

Since 2015, Mamby On The Beach has been allowing Chicago’s festival-goers to relish a diverse roster of acts right from the lakefront, the awe-inspiring Chicago skyline as its backdrop. Perched quite literally atop the sands of Oakwood Beach, Mamby is known for its eclectic lineup, which this year features everything from Chicago rapper, Common, to […]

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Chris Lake and Walker & Royce team up for new EP, ‘Close Your Eyes’

Chris Lake and Walker & Royce each spent the last few years refining their energetic and fun-loving approach to house music. While the Dirtybird duo and Black Book head honcho have enjoyed their individual successes, they decided to come together for their exciting, two-track Close Your Eyes EP. The first track, “Dance With Me,” is a perfect […]

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Claude VonStroke announces first ever Dirtybird live album

On the afternoon before his debut headlining performance at Detroit’s annual Movement Festival, Claude VonStroke took to Twitter to excitedly deem the opportunity a “dream come true,” as well as a “major bucket list set.” The combination of VonStroke having made almost a dozen appearances at Movement before eclipsing a headliner seat, as well as […]

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Mija and Billy Kenny suit up for far out ‘Afterparty Planet’

Two esteemed members of the Dirtybird clan and known cohorts, Mija and Billy Kenny, have joined forces for “Afterparty Planet,” an intergalactic house expedition, this time through This Ain’t Bristol. The track serves as one fifth of Kenny’s Billy Kenny & Friends 2 compilation album, featuring a number of zany collaborations with the likes of Weiss, Bot, […]

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Claptone transfixes in newly released Dirtybird Campout East set [Stream]

A new Dirtybird Campout East set has arrived, and it comes ‘straight outta’ the St. Cloud sonic archive. As the Dirtybird collective sets its sights on the 2018 edition of its flagship event — the San Francisco-based West Coast Campout —organizers of the newly bi-coastal festival released Claptone’s Campout East set, spun live from The […]

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DA Premiere: Mikey Lion & Sacha Robotti fire up the grill with ‘Glide,’ from forthcoming Dirtybird BBQ compilation [Full Tracklist]

Summer is upon us — and with the scorching summer heat means it’s barbecue time… at least for the Dirtybird crew. This year, Claude VonStroke has announced plans to roast up three lucky U.S. cities with house music mischief as Dirtybird BBQ plans to touch down in Los Angeles, Austin, and Oakland. To celebrate the annual summer affair, Dirtybird Records is releasing a […]

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Do LaB and Dirtybird end Dirtybird Campout partnership

Los Angeles-based festival producers Do LaB officially announced that they’ll be ending their longstanding partnership with the bass-bumping house label, Dirtybird Records. Since the hatching of the Dirtybird Campout back in 2015, both the event and the organizations have each grown considerably. With three years of sold-out events, star-studded lineups, and over the top summer camp inspired programming […]

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DA presents: 10 sets you can’t miss at Movement 2018

Words by Bella Bagshaw and Grace Fleisher Despite a visibly shifting techno scene stateside, 2018 marks one of the most banner years for  Detroit, and America’s finest house & techno institution — Movement. With a booking that arguably serves as a controversial departure from the city’s roots, Movement’s 2018 programming captures the experimental essence of the times, a time […]

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Shiba San throws down Chicago house in new ‘Off To Funk’ EP

Dirtybird deity, Shiba San returns to Relief Records with his newest EP, Off To Funk, his second release on the Green Velvet-founded Chicago-based label. The producer’s patriarchal presence in the house and tech scenes began after the release of 2015’s wall-to-wall club track “OKAY.” Since, he has embarked on world tours and worked alongside some of […]

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Claude VonStroke funks it up on new EP, ‘Walay (My Bae)’ [Stream]

Claude VonStroke is a consistent sonic standout, and Walay (My Bae) positions the father of the Dirtybird flock at the very center of the slew of stirring releases that constitutes this week’s New Music Friday. Steady rockin’ in the 128 BPM range, VonStroke’s Walay (My Bae) both whets and satiates listeners’ appetites for the rousing […]

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Billy Kenny weeded out of TSA security line, deported back to UK on drug offense

A new cautionary tale is currently making its way around the dance music industry. UK native and Dirtybird power player Billy Kenny has been forced back to his home country after making the fatal error of bringing marijuana across country borders. “From the evening of March 30th – April 2nd, I carelessly left a small […]

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Billy Kenny weeded out of TSA security line, deported back to UK on drug offense

A new cautionary tale is currently making its way around the dance music industry. UK native and Dirtybird power player Billy Kenny has been forced back to his home country after making the fatal error of bringing marijuana across country borders. “From the evening of March 30th – April 2nd, I carelessly left a small […]

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Dirtybird BBQ announces dates for Austin, Oakland, and Los Angeles

Years ago, the beloved Dirtybird crew assembled around a grill in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park over a mutual love of full gullets and outlier records. The space began a safe place for the original Dirtybird Players to let their inner weirdness shine and has since grown to welcome an extended family of thousands. The family style cookout has become an […]

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