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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 quickly became an […]

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Booty shakin’ bass abounds on Fisher’s latest single, ‘Crowd Control’

Fisher’s latest single will have fans “movin’ up and down, side to side, like a rollercoaster.” The Dirtybird label cohort channels the palpable energy from previous releases like “Ya Kidding” and “Stop It” onto “Crowd Control” — a production that fully materializes what Fisher does best. With its entrancing, looping mini-monologues and hypnotic beat processions, the track slowly […]

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[EXCLUSIVE] Warm up for CRSSD Fest with a high-charge mix from Kyle Watson

Kyle Watson is no stranger to scintillating tech house sizzlers. The South African export has steadily climbed the ranks since he first entered the electrosphere a decade ago, landing himself global acclaim and eventually being accepted into the Dirtybird flock as a prominent rising talent. His music is oftentimes a blend of irresistibly danceable drum […]

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The resilience of Dirtybird: How the grassroots collective overcame their biggest hurdle yet

Words by Grace Fleisher and John Flynn “I did everything humanly possible,” Barclay Crenshaw, known by most as Claude VonStroke, says in an older Billboard interview — circa 2015 —  on the focus that led to the genesis of the Dirtybird record label. After having moved out west to San Francisco from Detroit, VonStroke makes mention of the immense amount […]

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Get a bird’s eye view of the inaugural edition of Dirtybird Campout East [Photo Gallery]

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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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Meet the counselors of Dirtybird Campout East: Ciszak

Dirtybird Campout has grown past a simple gathering and into a phenomenon that has gained national interest. Claude VonStroke and his flock have created a truly unforgettable experience that harkens back to childhood memories while also offering an immersive transformational festival experience — complete with an endless supply of rage-worthy music. 2018 marks a milestone year, in which […]

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Dirtybird Campout East releases 2018 set times

Dirtybird Campout is set to embark on a new chapter with the inaugural edition of their East Coast Campout. The festival — which features sets from Walker & Royce, Justin Martin, Biz Markie, and the bird boss himself Mr. Claude Vonstroke.Now, campers can begin planning their weekends as the festival has released their official set […]

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Meet the counselors of Dirtybird Campout East: Ryan Forever

Dirtybird Campout has grown past a simple gathering and into a phenomenon that has gained national interest. Claude VonStroke and his flock have created a truly unforgettable experience that harkens back to childhood memories while also offering an immersive transformational festival experience — complete with an endless supply of rage-worthy music. 2018 marks a milestone year, in which […]

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Meet the counselors of Dirtybird Campout East: Rampa

Dirtybird Campout has grown past a simple gathering and into a phenomenon that has gained national interest. Claude VonStroke and his flock have created a truly unforgettable experience that harkens back to childhood memories while also offering an immersive transformational festival experience — complete with an endless supply of rage-worthy music. 2018 marks a milestone year, in which […]

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Meet the counselors of Dirtybird Campout East: Abi Getto

Dirtybird Campout has grown past a simple gathering and into a phenomenon that has gained national interest. Claude VonStroke and his flock have created a truly unforgettable experience that harkens back to childhood memories while also offering an immersive transformational festival experience — complete with an endless supply of rage-worthy music. 2018 marks a milestone […]

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Exclusive: Check out Dateless’ grooving contribution to Dirtybird Campout East’s special compilation

Dirtybird fans are in full-on excitement mode, as the beloved brand’s debut East Coast Campout prepares its touch down in sunny Florida on February 2-4.Simultaneously stirring the pot and commemorating such a milestone affair, the Dirtybird crew has assembled a special edition compilation to get the party started ahead of time. It features an array […]

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Meet the counselors of Dirtybird Campout East: Louisahhh

Dirtybird Campout has grown past a simple gathering and into a phenomenon that has gained national interest. Claude VonStroke and his flock have created a truly unforgettable experience that harkens back to childhood memories while also offering an immersive transformational festival experience — complete with an endless supply of rage-worthy music. 2018 marks a milestone […]

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Win a meet & greet with Worthy and two tickets to Dirtybird Campout East

The early bird gets the worm, but the lucky bird wins the opportunity to complete a three-legged race with OG Dirtybird tech house spinner, Worthy, at Dirtybird Campout East 2018. Dancing Astronaut and Dirtybird are offering one fan of the tech funk collective an exclusive meet & greet experience with Worthy, as well as a […]

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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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Dirtybird releases EOY track, Ryan Forever’s ‘Nasty’

In lieu of their traditional end of year New Year Special compilation, Dirtybird has instead released one final funktastic track to cap off another illustrious year: “Nasty” by Ryan Forever. Forever test drove the track, his debut Dirtybird release, while spinning at the 2017 Dirtybird Campout‘s notorious Family Set, enrapturing both the crowd and label patriarch, Claude VonStroke, himself.“Nasty” […]

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Ardalan releases exclusive mix ahead of Minimal Effort NYE

Iranian producer and DJ Ardalan Noghre-Kar — aka Ardalan — is one of Dirtybird‘s most established young recruits. Amalgamating influences spanning a diverse range of genres, Ardalan incites dance floors with textures of disco, nu groove, house, and ghetto bass, serving up a platter of funk heavy rhythms to listeners. Ahead of his performance at Minimal Effort New […]

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Rihanna & SZA – Consideration (Will Clarke remix)

Will Clarke tackles Rihanna and SZA’s collab, “Consideration,” in his latest imaginative reproduction, tricking out the track in a musical “glitter” that, in accordance with Rihanna’s lyrics, “makes it gold.”A producer of booty shakin’ beats, Clarke crafts a remix that functions as much as an attitude-infused flip of the original as it does an invitation […]

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CRSSD Festival unveils stunning lineup in anticipation of its seventh edition

Downtown San Diego’s CRSSD Festival has cultivated a reputation for curating emergent and established talent alike, the production’s lineup for its 2018 iteration materializing as yet another impressive installment in the event’s booking history.Situated directly within the festival’s house and techno wheelhouse, the Spring roster features an array of dominant techno influencers, among which Cirez […]

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