• Jay Z launches streaming music service TIDAL
• Tale of Us Share “Distante” as Part of Nils Frahm’s Piano Day
• Jimmy Edgar and Machinedrum return as JETS
• Native Instruments has developed a new audio format
• Listen to the Tale of Us Essential Mix
• Eats Everything Releases ‘Fries With That?’ Mix Compilation on Hypercolour
• Toro Y Moi Plans North American and European Tour
February is upon us, and if you plan on weathering the crazy storm that is supposed to blow in tomorrow night, come find me at these rad parties! A snowy rave is still a fun rave…right??
– Chris Liebing and Tommy Four Seven @ Cielo
–Verboten Presents: Jamie Jones, Russ Yallop, Corey Baker, Rami Deejay @ SRB Brookyln
–Bingo Players and Popeska @ Webster Hall
– Life & Death ft. Tale of Us, Thugfucker, Omar S, & Special Guests @ Output
– Luciano @ Cipriani
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
Lovely photo by Alexander Jacob.
Sorry for the brief Dirt hiatus folks. We’ve been all over the grid lately — Detroit, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas, etc, but now we’re back on track and ready to bring you 10 tracks all for download each Thursday here on out. This week, I’ve teamed up with the youngest member of our family, Toks, for an eclectic collection of tunes that should tickle a bit of everyone’s fancy. Get into it. Continue Reading