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With a big festival week on our hands, we went behind the emerald curtain and into the studio with Hook N Sling to watch him break down his recent remix of The Presets‘ “Fall”. From the synth leads to bassline, from buildup to the drop, watch (above) as the Aussie producer takes the original vocal and sends it straight to the main stage…

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The first CONTROL in 2013 comes in the form of Big Room House, with a threesome of headliners including Hook N Sling, Alex Kenji, and MAKJ, with supporting sets from Brian Matrix and Party Favor.

For discount guestlist, please email names to RSVP@gottadancedirty.com before 5:30PM tonight.

Pricing:
$15 before 11PM

Set times + tunes after the jump… Continue Reading

Have you noticed … the Australians? They’re everywhere in LA now – playing our music, drinking our beer, and loving our sunshine and palm trees. Or so recent import Bass Kleph says. One of the most established Aussie DJs on the US scene, he recently moved to LA in early 2012. Like his fellow Aussies Hook N Sling and his old flatmate Tommy Trash, Bass Kleph has taken the Aussie irreverence and humility and turned it into something the American scene has always had loved – pure, heads down fun, serious technical skill, and music that doesn’t always take itself too seriously.

But that’s not the whole story with the Kleph, as GDD has discovered. In fact, his most recent track is a rare emo moment: a number he wrote to mark the end of a long relationship. Called Make Me Forget, it’s a very personal statement: the first time he’s sung on his own tracks, and a unusually melancholy lyric for a man who’s usually a very sunny guy.

“Make Me Forget was about missing my ex,” he says. Continue Reading


Photo courtesy of Tracy Monsod

Get reviews from Hook N Sling, John Digweed & Danny Tenaglia, Pleasurekraft and Thomas Gold after the jump! Continue Reading

The Russian duo Hard Rock Sofa is back in Los Angeles for another pumping CONTROL set this Friday at the Avalon with support from recent LA transplant Hook N Sling and Kitsuné’s BeatauCue, as well as bookend sets from BONES and Erick Diaz.

Please email names to RSVP@gottadancedirty.com to be on our discount guestlist for the evening. All names must be submitted by 5:30PM on Friday.

Pricing:
$15 before 11PM

Set times and tunes after the jump! Continue Reading

It goes without saying, but this week is going to be a big one at CONTROL at the Avalon in Hollywood. If you’re looking for a bouncy, Housey, fun-filled night then look no further. The sensational duo from the Netherlands, Bingo Players, will be headlining the festivities with support from ‘Diamonds In The Sky’ phenom, Hook N Sling, as well as bookend sets from the buzzing Krewella and Linkin. Like I said, it’s going to be a big one.

Send names to RSVP@gottadancedirty.com to be on our discount guestlist for the night. All names must be submitted before 5:30PM on Friday.

We have a very limited guestlist this week, so you will only be confirmed for guestlist if you receive an email back from us. Guestlist confirmation does not guarantee entry.

Pricing:
$20 before 10PM
Doors will open at 9PM. ARRIVE EARLY.

Prodigy Bootleg from Bingo Players for download after the jump! Continue Reading