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One of New York’s finest house music maestros, Eli Escobar, has been enjoying a stand out year that has seen the launch of his own Night People NYC label, several brilliant releases, like his most recent Madonna and The Devil EP on CursesSafer At Night label, and more. With his prolific 20-year music career, Eli has built a well-respected reputation as a gifted and dedicated producer/DJ, while continuing to grow his influence with unwavering credibility that only comes with time. Now he’s graced us with an eclectic hour of  house music on this guest mix that fuses the sounds of the past, present, and future into a captivating offering, which perfectly compliments his new EP.  Listen/download the mix below, and check out Eli’s Madonna and The Devil EP after the jump.

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It’s about time that NYC-based Holy Ghost! got to headline their own tour. After opening up for the likes of LCD Soundsystem, Cut Copy, and Chromeo as well as releasing their incredible debut album on DFA Records this year, the dynamic duo is well-deserving of the 20-date tour that they’ll be embarking on this October and November. In addition to the upcoming North American jaunt where they’ll be accompanied by Jessica 6, Midnight Magic, and Eli Escobar, Holy Ghost! has teamed up with Austrian producer Wolfram to put together the latest single, ‘Hold My Breath,’ which will be released as an EP on October 17th complete with remixes from Tiger & Woods, Cosmic Kids, and Falty DL. Feast your eyes on another great music video from director Ben Fries, and check tour dates below for a stop near you.

Fall Tour Dates
10/29 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
10/30 – Orono, ME – University of Maine
10/31 – Montreal, QC – Belmont on the Boulevard
11/01 – Toronto, ON – 69 Bathurst
11/03 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
11/04 – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
11/05 – Chicago, IL – Double Door
11/08 – Vancouver, BC – Fortune Sound Club
11/09 – Portland, OR – Holocene
11/10 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
11/11 – Los Angeles, CA – Music Box
11/13 – San Diego, CA – Voyeur Night Club
11/16 – Dallas, TX – Prophet Bar
11/17 – Austin, TX – The Parish
11/18 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s
11/19 – New Orleans, LA – Parish @ House of Blues
11/21 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
11/23 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
11/25 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
11/26 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg



Montreal’s Grandtheft, also known as GT, has established himself as one of Canada’s most in-demand djs through his trademark high-energy sound, mostly incorporating his own edits/remixes and originals. To date, GT has delivered successful remixes for Steve Aoki (Dim Mak), Metric (Last Gang), Juan MacLean (DFA) and Drake (Young Money). Many of these and his highly-circulated white-label remixes have risen to the top of the Hype Machine popular 100 charts. Co-founder of The Eh! Team, and co-owner of Montreal’s favorite little dance club, Blue Dog Motel, GT is also known as one half of the Team Canada DJs who this past year played to a crowd of over 100,000 in Ottawa for Canada Day Live on Parliament Hill and were selected as the official DJs of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.

Free Exclusive Downloads + More information on GT After the Jump

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Big ups to our reader submitted GDD babe of the week!

After a short hiatus for the festive season, we’re back to bring you the first Dirt of 2011! Starting the year off strong, this week we’ve a fresh 14 in store, accumulating some of the hottest tracks in tropical tech, disco-house, electro and dubstep. Fear not Dirty Dancers, we will indeed be back with another helping next week. Whether it lands on a Wednesday or Saturday is up to the powers that be, but feel free to stick your oar in by voicing your thoughts on our facebook page and the comments section below.

Without further ado, it gives me great pleasure to dish The Dirt, number 22…

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More times than not, my friends that don’t live in Miami think that this place is some sort of electronic music mecca; a city that pushes that boundaries of our favorite music. But when your only visit to Miami comes during WMC, its easy to forget that the Jersey Shore, Ed Hardy, bottle sale douchebaggery of Miami runs rampant the other 360 days of the year. The causeways separating South Beach from Downtown do a relatively good job of keeping the trash on the beach, but tourists and locals alike are drawn to the spectacle of the big money venues along Washington Ave, however, music formats are dictated by radio stations, because when you just spent $2000 on a table, you definitely want to hear LMFAO, right? Which is why OVERTHROW has been trying for two years now to bridge the gap; bringing the music we dearly love so much to the ears of the Snookies, Situations, and wannabe Kardashians. Our newest venture is a party called Coco’s Habit every Thursday, which is located at Coco de Ville, a speak-easy lounge in the Gansevoort Hotel. Pirate Stereo and myself are the resident DJs, and we pretty much have the freedom to play whatever we want. He and I both made little promo mixes for the night for your listening pleasure, so if you live in Miami, come by and give us a hello.

Pirate Stereo – Coco’s Habit Mix

Coco’s Habit Thursdays Vol 2 by PIRATESTEREO
Phoenix – If I Ever Feel Better
Talking Heads – Girlfriend Is Better (Bit Funk Edit)
Miami Horror – Holidays (DCUP Remix)
Breakbot – Baby I’m Yours feat. Irfane
Treasure Fingers – Keep Up feat. Haley Small
Depressed Buttons – Ow!
Katy B – Louder
Stealers Wheel – Stuck in the Middle

Troy Kurtz – Coco’s Habit Mix
Coco’s Habit Thursday Mix by Troy Kurtz
Aeroplane vs Friendly Fires vs Flight Facilities – I Crave Paris
Stevie Nicks – Stand Back (Eli Escobar Mix)
Azari & III – Reckless For Your Love (Tensnake Remix)
Mark Ronson – Bang Bang Bang (U-Tern’s Disco Dub)
Two Door Cinema Club – Something Good Can Work (The Twelves Remix)
Aeroplane – Superstar (The Krays Remix)
Tensnake – Coma Cat (Treasure Fingers Remix)
Annie – Songs Remind Me of You (The Swiss & Donnie Sloan Remix)
Treasure Fingers – Lift Me (Original Mix)
DiscoTech – Outta My Mind (Extended Version)[produced by Joe Maz]
Cee Lo Green – F**k You (Le Castle Vania Remix)
Fake Blood – I Think I Like it (Tommie Sunshine & Figure present EC$TACY EDIT)
Duck Sauce – Barbra Streisand
The Count & Sinden – After Dark (Extended Club Mix)
Kill The Noise – Perfect Combination (Original Mix)
Martin Solveig, Dragonette – Hello (Club Edit)
Katy B – Katy On A Mission (Original Mix)

“New york, new york. Big city of dreams, but everything in new york aint always what it seems.”

DJ AM, née Adam Goldstein, was found dead this weekend in his Manhattan apartment. While the details surrounding his untimely death are still unknown, his legacy undeniably won over millions of fans, impressed his predecessors, and inspired both the turntablist and the mix DJ. This interview from our friends at Schitz Popinov only confirms what I heard from everyone who ever opened for him: that Adam was one of the friendliest, most humble dudes in the game. On behalf of the editorial staff at Gotta Dance Dirty™, our hearts go out to his friends and family.
My apologies for the low quality; I searched far and wide for a better bitrate to no avail.
For those of you lucky enough to catch him at this year’s Electric Daisy Carnival, this is my favorite track from his set.