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Since making his mark on the scene in late 2015, Lord Leopard’s music has had an impressive impact. Supported by the likes of Claude Von Stroke, Felix da Housecat, and Skream, Lord Leopard now joins...

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Is there anything better than camping with friends? Yes, when your friends also include world class DJs and producers like Claude Von Stroke, J Phlip, Christian Martin, and more from sunny California’s Dirtybird crew. The...

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Party Report: Ultra Music Festival 2017

April 5, 2017 | Amsterdam

Doing 3 days at Ultra when you’re 38 years old is like running the New York Marathon for the first time with no shoes on. “You sound like you were ran over by a train”...

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Desert Hearts announced the line-up today for their intimate spring festival at Los Coyotes Indian Reservation (Orange County, California) March 31st- April 3. We knew it was going to be an amazing collection of house...

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Forever surrounded by a sense of intrigue, the world soon cottoned on to the elusive yet enchanting musical powers of the otherworldly beast, Claptone. On 23 January the man with the golden mask delivers the...

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DHA Mix #259 By Breach

January 19, 2017 | Amsterdam

Breach aka Ben Westbeech has seen the steady growth of his label ‘Naked Naked,’ with a prolific set of releases, both his own, as well as from the likes of Midland, Dark Sky, and Dusky....

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The Top 10 DHA Premieres Of 2016

December 26, 2016 | Amsterdam

With over 100 exclusive premieres in 2016 alone, we’re taking a look at the 10 most streamed from our Soundcloud channel. With entries from the likes of Drumcode, Dirtybird, and All Day I Dream, coupled...

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Interview: Justin Jay

December 16, 2016 | Amsterdam

Justin Jay has had a quick rise to underground fame since being discovered by Claude Von Stroke a few years ago and descending the ladder into the world of underground music. His style incorporates a...

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Dirtybird Campout 2016: Becoming A Dirtybird

October 14, 2016 | Amsterdam

This past weekend, a small group of Dirtybird superfans gathered in Orange County for a weekend of summer camp filled fun led by none other than tech house music legend Claude Von Stroke. For years...

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Claude VonStroke Named “America’s Best DJ”

September 9, 2016 | Amsterdam

With all the drama surrounding DJ Mag’s list and the legitimate excitement of RA, it’s often easy to forget that DJ Times and Pioneer also have their annual “Best DJ” list in the form of...

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DHA Mix #226 By Worthy

August 26, 2016 | Amsterdam

With an in-depth knowledge of production, mixing, and performance, Worthy has the insight to play for his audience, cultivating intense positive energy on the dance floor. In 2001 Worthy swapped New York for San Francisco...

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This past weekend in Bradley, California festival culture had its annual family gathering at Lightning in a Bottle (LIB). This festival in its seventh official year has grown into a movement with roots in many...

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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...

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Interview: Justin Martin

April 4, 2016 | Amsterdam

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...

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Mix #149 By Gene Farris

April 16, 2015 | Amsterdam

A global ambassador of Chicago’s classic house music sound, Gene Farris has spiritedly contributed to the evolving house and techno culture of this century. He began playing Acid House, Disco and the classic Chicago style...

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