The Dirtybird label boss himself Claude VonStroke is making his SoCal stop on the ‘Urban Animal’ North American album tour this Saturday, October 5th downtown @ Exchange LA – and we’re giving you FREE tickets to the show! VonStroke just released his full-length ‘Urban Animal’ LP on his imprint Dirtybird Records, celebrating an experimental journey into tech house, booty bass, jungle, hip-hop and more: “Spanning genre, space and mood, Claude VonStroke’s Urban Animal is as unpredictable and bewildering as any living entity.”
This Saturday he rolls into DTLA with support from fellow Dirtybirds J.Phlip and Justin Jay, and an opening set from Insomniac’s resident La Muerte. This one is gonna get hot and heavy into the late hours, so make sure you don’t miss out on this one!
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Tonight, some of our favorite women in dance music will be taking the reins at Exchange in Downtown Los Angeles — Magda and Blond:ish. We were able to have a quick chat with the Montreal-born, London-based duo responsible for releases on some of our favorite imprints (Kompakt, Get Physical, Defected) ahead of their set tonight where we touched on their love of 70s psychedelia, how they link up with labels, their Cherry residency, and more. Read on and give a listen to their remix of Maya Jane Coles’ “Everything” out this week…
The folks at Epiphany Presents are putting on quite the party next Thursday, Feb. 28th at Exchange in Downtown Los Angeles, with sets from Digitalism, Switch, Classixx, Rhythm Monks, and more. With a lineup fit for a main stage and a venue perfectly apt, THE LOT will be an amazing night and we have 2 pairs of tickets to give away. Enter below through Punchtab for your chance to win! Winners will be announced next Tuesday. Buy tickets here and find more info on the event here Continue Reading
There’s a reason Ali Shirazinia – 1/2 of the now defunct Grammy Award-winning duo Deep Dish and currently better known as Dubfire – consistently ranks in the upper echelons of the Resident Advisor Top 100 DJs list year after year. It’s because he’s just plain damn good. The dance music legend and SCI+TEC label impresario will bring his talents, along with cohorts Carlo Lio and Shaded, to Downtown Los Angeles this Saturday, and Gotta Dance Dirty will be taking over the downstairs Gallery of the increasingly infamous Insomniac presents Inception at Exchange LA to add to the festivities.
Featuring a very special first time ever b2b set by GDD‘s own Bones and Burn Unit, as well as guest appearances by Dr. Fresch and Bixel Boys, the party is sure to be pumping no matter which room you find yourself in.
Please email names to RSVP@gottadancedirty.com to be on our discount guestlist for the evening. All names must be submitted before 5:00PM on Saturday, 2/23.
Oh, and in case you missed it last week get a free download of Bixel Boys’ new single ‘Love Like This’ after the jump!
LA! Where will you be on New Years Eve?
Sure there are plenty of goings on around the area, but GDD would like to personally suggest the place to be as we ring in 2013. Insomniac has teamed up with Exchange in downtown LA to bring you a monumental night of music thats sure to go til the break of dawn. In the main room (top floor), techno legends Sasha and Adam Beyer will be in control of the decks, while deeper heavyweights Art Department and Damian Lazarus will be holding down Room 2 (bottom floor). You can fist pump your life away any other night – we highly recommend educating yourself with some of the best in electronic music as we ring in the new year.
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In honor of Sesame Street, today is brought to you exclusively by the number 12. One of my favorite DJs and all-around standup guy 12th Planet is ready to shake the Earth tonight with his massive show THE END tonight at Exchange LA. Supported by an amazing lineup of Salva, Two Fresh, DallasK, and Clicks & Whistles, it’s 12thy’s evening of all evenings, with the planets aligning just right for 12/12/12.
In honor of THE END, I asked 12th Planet for 12 things he’d like to do before the apocalypse. True-to-form, he delivered superbly entertaining answers. Go ahead and check them out after the jump and find out how you can win a pair of tickets to his show TONIGHT.
After being burdened by finals at the RMBA Culture Clash two years ago (where Dim Mak, Stones Throw, SMOG, and Dub Club battled with an achingly close win by Stones Throw over SMOG), the second I heard of the clash returning, I was all in. As a 100% admitted fan-girl of the stuff that Friends of Friends teamers Salva, Shlohmo, Groundislava, and Jerome LOL are pushing I was really excited to see them competing, but as we all know my blood is infused with SMOG. So my fate for the evening is sealed.
“Make sure you make me look like a complete wanker.” were Eats Everything’s (aka Daniel Pearce) parting words to me. Mind you, this is at a cracking warehouse party around 5AM, where he’s still bouncing around and having a (ahem) JOLLY GOOD TIME. That’s just the type of person the house producer from Bristol is. Brimming with cheeky English humor and infectious personality, it took all of half a second upon meeting him to realize this was going to be the easiest interview ever.
You can read the interview after the jump, and be sure to check out his new EP on dirtybird, and tune into his radio show on IHeartRadio every Thursday at 9PM EST.