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LIL DEATH, the distopia-done-right party that every cyberpunk in LA has darkly adored is coming to Miami this week, with a stacked lineup full of longtime GDD favorites.  Our friends The OverthrowTrouble & Bass, and Paris’ Bromance Records are all involved to bring you a very special night of Tech Noir vibes straight out of Gotham, with a very special guest.

What’s more?  All this can be yours for a night with one free RSVP.


Read more about the party in the interview here, and be sure to check out the mix above by our very own GDD writer and Overthrow DJ, Tamara Sky, for a taste of what’s to come.

We’ve been big supporters of T&B for years now, and we love when the Brooklyn Bass collective brings their sounds over to the left coast. This Saturday, we’re teaming up with our friends at iheartcomix for a massive event at one of our favorite venues, The Central in Santa Monica, where Drop the Lime will be headlining the night with a massive underbill featuring T&B’s The Captain, Tamara Sky, BONES, and CC Sheffield. Coincidentally, Trouble & Bass just put out a new mix today, featuring 12 collaborations with artists around the world, “spanning the gamut between house, dubstep, club music and rap — often all within the same tune.”

Buy tickets to Saturday’s event HERE.

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For the 72nd installment of The Dirt, I’m teaming up with GDD’s newest member Tamara Sky, who also happens to be my sister in Overthrow. We’ve packed together some of our secret weapons to kick-start your summer indulgences. If you get really turned on by Tamara’s picks, you can catch her tonight at VERSUS. 10 tracks for download after the jump.

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We’ve been lucky enough to host many of the best up-and-coming acts @ VERSUS, but we have yet to showcase the female force in electronic music that tear it up with the best of them. This week, we are proud to bring you a full fledged lineup of some of the best lady-djs from Los Angeles – featuring newest GDD member and Overthrow vixen Tamara Sky, deep techno and Bromance queen Louisahhh, disco grooving young gun Docta Nelson, and the provocative house veteran DJ Moni. This one is gonna get HOT, so we strongly encourage you to not miss out!


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For the past 6 months, The Overthrow Collective and I have been performing this sort of experimental party in Downtown LA called Lil Death.  The project is essentially a weekly event centered around a very specific tech-noir sound that we like to call “Gotham Wave.”  To tantalize your curiosity, I’ve just released version 2.0 of our Lil Death mix series with influences of post-punk, industrial, french techno, and witch house.
Lil Death’s slogans “Long Live the new Flesh” draws it’s inspirations from the post-physical reality that we get closer to ever day. This eclectic mix is electronic and organic sound is an homage to the ever wavering struggle we have with totally accepting this new prosthetic digital nervous system that has begin to connect us all.


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You may have heard about Gotta Dance Dirty’s newest addition Tamara Sky numerous times here on the site already. We’re excited to announce that she is now on board as our first female contributor to GDD™ and we think her impeccable and eclectic tastes will only add to your experience here as a valued and loyal reader.

In addition to being an all-around bad ass chick and superstar DJ extraordinaire, Tamara is an artist, model, horror movie enthusiast, and generally a multi-tasking phenomenon. She recently moved from Miami to LA, and is helping expand our brethren collective The Overthrow with their already notorious weekly party project Lil Death, which takes place in DWNTWN LA, and may or may not feature regular human sacrifices.

Stay tuned for some upcoming posts!


Miami based creative collective, OVERTHROW, has been not so silently plotting to take on the West Coast with the debut of their Sunday night party called LIL DEATH, which is this Sunday in Downtown LA. After the wicked success of the infamous Black Sunday party in Miami, evil masterminds Alexis Mincolla and Caleb Gauge have scripted the party along the fascination with Le Petite Morte. OVERTHROW mistress Tamara Sky is set to play this weekend, and she has curated the first installment of the LIL DEATH mix series. Perhaps I should have mentioned this earlier, but the party is FREE if you RSVP, and you’re also rewarded with complimentary Jose Cuervo Platino, PBR, and Prometheus Springs (while supplies last).


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This Saturday (May 14th), 0ur Overthrow brethren are hosting their infamous Sloppy Seconds party in Atlanta – this time showcasing their family ties with Gotta Dance Dirty and inviting your very own BONES to bring my LA noise to the east coast alongside Tamara Sky and of course our GDD/Overthrow lovechild Troy Kurtz. If you are anywhere in a 200 mile radius I expect you not to miss this one – not just because the poster artwork is too cool for the pool, but because were gonna make ATL get bass-face banana tits. Yeah, you heard right.

Get your swag started with TKO’s moombahton remix of GDD fav Peacetreaty‘s ‘Change’ and of course their original summer heater ‘Cabo Fuego’ below:

PeaceTreaty – Change (TKO Moombahton Remix) by Troy Kurtz

Troy Kurtz & Damaged Goods – Cabo Fuego (Original Mix) by Troy Kurtz


I feel like it’s been a while since I’ve put up a nice, feel-good mix and even longer since I’ve let you guys know what our friend Tamara Sky has been up to, so allow me to bestow some beachy vibes and classic tunes to cap your summer off right. Here is how Tamara defines Jet Lag Volume 2:

“Jet Lag is the Mixx tape series to Tamara’s cross-continental DJ adventures, scoring the changing time zones, first class seats, and hotel room mini-bars. The consummate mix of tracks have enough zip to help finish a round of Bloody Marys before catching the red eye to the next gig without a headache. Chill & quick mix of Italo Disco / Nu Wave / Shoegaze influences with drops from Roxy Cottontail, Señor Stereo and Drop The Lime.”


1. The Golden Filter – Favourite Things
2. Phoenix – Lisztomania (Classixx Remix)
3. Noah and the Whale – Blue Skies (Twelves Remix)
4. David Rubato – Circuit (Aeroplane Remix)
5. The Golden Filter – Hide Me (Rory Phillips Remix)
6. Holy Ghost! – On Board (Friendly Fires Cover)
7. Mario Basanov – Caribean Girl (Ichisan Remix)
8. Two Door Cinema Club – Something Good Can Work (The Twelves Remix)
9. Gorillaz – Stylo (Alex Metric Remix)
10. Miami Horror – Make You Mine
11. Passion Pit – The Reeling (Calvin Harris Remix)
12. Miike Snow – Animal (Treasure Fingers Remix)
13. The Whitest Boy Alive – Golden Cage (Fred Falke Remix)
14. Au Revoir Simone – Only You Can Make You Happy (PUNCHES Remix) √+
15. Señor Stereo – I Am The Beat ft. Louisahhh!!!
16. Drop The Lime – Devil’s Eyes (Classixx’s B-Live Mix)
17. Monarchy – Love Get Out Of My Way (Treasure Fingers Remix)
18. AutoKratz – Stay the Same (Alex Gopher Dub)

A little dreamy number to cruise around with your top off…I mean down.


Hello again GDD™ nation. I am back from the desert and have regained full brain function once again. For those of you I met out there, thanks so much for all of the kind words it was so awesome to know that we have such great supporters of the site. If any of you guys still have Bangduck ringing in your ears like I do and are ready to dance again this weekend, come on out to the Avalon in Hollywood this Friday for a headline performance by Kid Sister and supporting DJs Free The Robots, Big Syphe, GDD friendly Tamara Sky, Mr. White, and your favorite GDD mixtape maker ///BONES who will be throwing on some hard ones at the end of the night for all of you kids that like to stay up late.

Please RSVP at JONAHDANCESDIRTY@gmail.com to be on our discount ticket list for the night. Pricing will be as follows:
-21+: 10$ before 10:30 15$ after (Enter through left side Honey Lounge entrance)
-18+: 15$ before 10:30 20$ after (Enter through main central entrance)

Tamara Sky sent us over a wonderful 40min mixtape for all you guys:

Track List:
The Black Ghosts – Repetition (Diplo Remix)
Friendly Fires – Paris(ft. Au Revoir Simone)(Aeroplane Remix)
Hercules & Love Affair – Raise Me Up
Calvin Harris – Colours
Ghostland Observatory – Sad Sad City
Sia – Buttons(CSS Remix)
Lykke Li – Little Bit(CSS Remix)
Passion Pit – Little Secrets(Hey Champ Remix)
The Golden Filter – Solid Gold
80Kidz – Miss Mars
Ladyhawke – Paris Is Burning(Cut Copy Remix)
Sébastien Tellier – Kilometer(A-Trak Remix)
The Virgins – Rich Girls(Le Castle Vania’s Remix)
Cut Copy – Hearts Of Fire(Holy Ghost Remix)
The Rapture – I Need Your Love
La Roux – In For The Kill(Lifelike Remix)
Vitalic – Poison Lips
Empire of the Sun – Walking On a Dream(Treasure Fingers Remix)
Señor Stereo – Unintentional ft. Danny Daze
Midnight Juggernauts – Shadows
Santogold – L.E.S. Artistes(Left/Right Remix)
Surkin – Next Of Kin(Todd Edwards Re-Kindled Mix)
Hey Champ – Cold Dust Girl(Zebo Remix)

PS: Happy Holidays I hope you’re all seeing green.