Tag: Claude Vonstroke

Dirtybird Campout Drops Second Phase And We’re Officialy Excited

Growing up in Maine one of my favorite parts of the summer every year was the week when I got to go away to camp. It meant meeting a bunch of new friends with common interests, playing games, and of course staying up way too late telling stories. A lot of the friends I made at such camps were friends I kept for life. As I have gotten older I certainly see that attending music festivals every summer has taken the place of camp. I get excited planning and packing and preparing. I make friends I’ll never forget and open ... Read more

Premiere: Claude VonStroke – Who’s Afraid of Detroit (Marc Houle Remix)

Set as a release for Claude VonStroke’s 10th Anniversary Remix EP, Marc Houle premieres his spaced out remix of the original classic with a crunchy percussive foundation. Raised adjacent to Detroit in Windsor, Ontario, Houle grew within the same fertile music community that spawned his former label boss and mentor Richie Hawtin. Marc Houle is a seminal artist and proponent to the socio-defined minimal sound of the mid-’00s. He went on to transcend it with releases on labels such as Minus and Items & Things.  His obsession with electronic sounds goes all the way back to the noise of ’80s video games and vintage ... Read more

Premiere: Jeancy – From The Sky (Original Mix)

Hailing from Tarragona, Spanish producer and DJ Jeancy aka DJ Raid premieres his latest release off NU Ideals, an energetic record with a modern-day taste of Italo and remix from London-based talent Third Son. Ever since designing an alter ego, Jeancy keeps things on beat by managing his label Beat Yourself. Outside his intrinsic label responsibilities, he’s released via labels such as Get Physical, Electronique, and Natural Rhythm, and collaborated with artists such as DJ Fronter, Israel Vich, and Miguel Bastida – all the while receiving support from artists such as Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer, and Joseph Capriati. The release incorporates a catchy main lead and a powerful bass line that’s caught the early attention on a number of dance floors ... Read more

Interview: Justin Martin

Feeding off the energy of the San Francisco underground, Justin Martin was intrinsically involved with developing the unique sound of Dirtybird Records. As a remixer of classics like Radiohead’s ‘Nude’ and Marshall Jefferson’s ‘Mushrooms,’ curator of a 2010 essential mix, and DJ who has graced the decks of the world’s best clubs and festivals – Panorama Bar (Berlin), Fabric (London), Space (Ibiza) and festivals shows such as Glastonbury, Spring Festival, Hideout and Eastern Electrics – Justin Martin has achieved a soaring amount of success as a Producer and DJ. In 2016, Justin Martin will look to the skies with “Hello ... Read more

CRSSD FEST: A Step Forward In The US Dance Music Scene

This past weekend in Southern California festival goers gathered in the Waterfront park of San Diego for the semi-annual CRSSD Festival put on by FNGRS CRSSD. Although this is a fairly new festival the attendees were not new to the festival scene. Everyone involved was a seasoned festival goer and this was obvious from outfit choices to the level of commitment to the party and the vibe curated by everyone involved. Firstly, after walking in the gates of CRSSD one notes how beautiful the location is. The waterfront park sits directly on the water and boasts pirate ships and fountains ... Read more