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11 11 rules.  We’ve eagerly anticipated (read: tried hard not to give up on ever hearing) more from the duo that is Guy Gerber and Diddy.  We’ll never forget their groundbreaking first “Tourist Trap“, and of course, the Jamie Jones ‘Miss X’ remix of it.  This little diddy is currently trending its way up the Boomrat charts right up to the top.

Beautiful, haunting electronic music for “demented after hours minds” as Diddy once affectionately stated.  At one point he wanted to name the album Ketamine.  Never do ketamine.  The full length debut is slated for free release this summer.

At once a meeting of two worlds, and yet also a dismissal of those signifiers, 11 11 inverts the recent dialogue between the worlds of hip-hop and electronic music, eschewing simple radio friendly factory fare, for darker, richer, deeper soundscapes. 11 11 is not a project aimed at main-stages and masses, but outliers and after-hours.

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After successfully collaborating on Gerber’s acclaimed Fabric 64 compilation, Clarian North (1/2 of Footprintz) called upon the Israeli producer to join him on “Claire” — one of six tracks from his forthcoming Chemical Gardens EP out on Visionquest later this month. “Claire” illuminates the true emotion that can be found in good Deep/Tech House, taking the listener on a poignant journey throughout all seven minutes. A very fitting track for this lovers’ holiday…

Since it’s inception in 2010, Detroit label, Visionquest, has made waves throughout the underground dance community. Founded by the supergroup consisting of Seth Troxler (biggup on getting the #1 spot on the RA Poll today), Ryan Crosson, Lee Curtiss, and Shaun Reeves, the independent imprint has played home to EPs from some of the best names in Deep/Tech House including Benoit & Sergio, Guy Gerber, Tale of Us, and more, but last month saw the first album release as a collaboration between VQ’s Ryan Crosson and Cadenza‘s Cesar Merveille.

In my chat with Crosson about the DRM project, he talks about how the partnership came about, struggling through 27 versions of one song on the album, and how its good to be unrestrained in the studio… Continue Reading

We promised the start of GottaDanceDirty.tv in the Summer of 2012, and who are we to break a promise?! With a ton of stuff in the pipeline that we are very amped about, it’s time to start bringing you guys some of the stuff we’ve been cooking up over the past months. First we bring you an interview with Techno master Guy Gerber.

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