Tag: J. Phlip

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

This past weekend Southern California house and techno aficionados came together at the Waterfront park in San Diego to prance, dance, and drink craft beer at the bi-annual CRSSD Festival. I hadn’t been back myself since my trip in March of 2016 for their spring addition and honestly, not much had changed in the year and half I was away. The festival may be in its seventh instalment, but it’s not changing or growing too fast to fit the crowds. Instead, the festival remains the same small size with three stages: The Palms stage, focusing on house artists; The City ... Read more

Dirtybird Campout Announces Booty Bouncing 2017 Lineup

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 epic lineup for their annual campout was released today including those mentioned above and other Dirtybird staples like Shiba Shan, whose set last year had every booty bouncing on the dance floor. This year they have moved the event from Orange County to a more central location at the San Antonio Campgrounds in Bradley, CA which many festival friends will recognize as the same venue ... Read more

Claude VonStroke Named “America’s Best DJ”

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 “America’s Best DJ”. Whatever you may think of rankings and lists, they at least hold a marketing relevance, allowing the “voted xxx best DJ in xxx” tags so often seen. Based on fan votes, this years list, once again, ranks the favorite DJs in the infamously EDM loving US market. See also: Dirtybird Campout Drops Second Phase And We’re Officially Excited So, in 2016, coming ... Read more

DHA Mix #226 By Worthy

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 where he teamed up with Claude VonStroke and Justin and Christian Martin, becoming one of the four founding fathers of the DIRTYBIRD party. In 2007, his breakout track, ‘Irst Te’, quickly established his notoriety as a producer, which has paid homage to classic house while make booties shake around the world for over a decade now. See also: Dirtybird Campout Drops Second Phase And We’re ... 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