Dirtybird BBQ

April 4, 2014 Posted by admin at 10:32 am

With word that the dirtybird bbq is making its way to Australia in 2014, Claude Von Stroke’s first compilation in Australia comes off the grill cooked to perfection. See his words below.

The new dirtybird compilation is loaded with 11 great tunes I have been collecting for over 6 months. Most notably, the Shiba San “OKAY” record has absolutely been destroying every dance floor known to man. We have lots of big birds like Justin Martin, Catz ‘N Dogz & Justin Jay on this, plus a ton of great newcomers and friends making appearances.

The dirtybird BBQ was founded as a small get together in Golden Gate Park thirteen years ago. We’ve had the same core line-ups and even the same chef, Grillson, since the beginning. But three years ago, the free party in the park got too big and our permit was pulled. The city of San Francisco could no longer handle the amount of people showing up to the event.

Ever since then we have been trying to think of way to bring back the vibe of the BBQ park party. This year we finally put together a team that is able to take the BBQ party all across North America and Europe. We will be starting in Miami and ending in San Francisco so make sure to come grill and chill with us sometime this year. This compilation is a celebration of the O.G. dirtybird BBQ vibe. I hope you enjoy the music.

Love,
VonStroke

Download the dirtybird bbq here.

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Stoney Roads and AIM presents ‘They Say’ Remix Competition

April 1, 2014 Posted by admin at 11:04 am

AIM and Stoney Roads are proud to present a Track Sift remix competition for Australian producer and multi-instrumentalist Kilter and his latest single “They Say” from his forthcoming EP due out on etcetc.

Kilter’s popularity has been guided by his unique approach to original production, charismatic live show and distinct Australian stamp in sound having just finished up remixes for Duke Dumont and London Grammar among others!

Track Sift is a first-of-its-kind music aggregation platform that allows producers to connect their SoundCloud directly to real-time charts based on a Reddit style algorithm that means the best is always surfacing from the underground of house, electro, techno and more!

Kilter ‘They Say’ Remix Aussie Winner
Mastering of winning track at the renowned Studios 301
Release on etcetc
Support slot at one of the monthly Red Bull Music Academy Club Nights*
Play the Red Bull Music Academy pre-party in Byron Bay**
1 x $250 Zanerobe Voucher

Kilter ‘They Say’ Remix International Winner
Mastering of winning track at the renowned Studios 301
Release on etcetc
1 x $250 Zanerobe Voucher

*Sydney or Melbourne Winners
**Winner must make own way to Byron Bay

To enter, head to the official Kilter remix competition page, hit ‘like’ and download the stems. From there finish your remix, upload your track to SoundCloud and submit it to the ‘Kilter Remix Competition tab’.

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All entries must be submitted on Track Sift by Wednesday 28th of April 2014. This adventure has been brought to life with the support of our friends at Red Bull, Zanerobe and Studios 301.

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Regular Pussy

March 21, 2014 Posted by claude at 3:48 pm

Recently scoring a Top 40 US Billboard single with their inclusion on the Grand Theft Auto V soundtrack, Favored Nations has gathered a legion of fans spread worldwide. As ‘The Setup’ continues to be one of the highest selling singles from the series, the band is building a score of enthusiastic fans who are all eager to hear the band’s elasticated indie rock follow-up.
Enter ‘Regular Pussy’, a cruising disco adventure introducing a gentleman’s obsession with a feline companion and beyond. With a fun-loving video and the aid of a double-entendre, Morgan romances on the notions of being in a monogamous relationship. The ‘Regular Pussy’ video recently premiered on VICE music imprint, NOISEY.

FREE DOWNLOAD HERE: www.regularpussy.com

Ahead of their debut live performance in the US this June, the band is busy placing the final strokes on their LP, to be released via etcetc in 2014. With an impressive pedigree of releases with DFA, Record Makers and Ed Banger, the album stands a high chance of fulfilling fans of The Setup, Blame Game and great cosmic rock.

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Who is Arkon Fly?

March 12, 2014 Posted by admin at 1:34 pm

Multi instrumentalists, writers, producers and vocalists, Big Jam and Bixby are the London duo Arkon Fly. Already winning plaudits from Skream, Duke Dumont and Julio Bashmore, their debut ‘Through The Fire’ signifies the start of an electronic soul /funk scene coming out of the progressive UK underground. ‘Through The Fire’ brings a soul and blues inflicted vocal hook with a deep funky house beat, melodic synth stabs and is accompanied by a suitably heady video.

Having signed on with garage imprint Locked On in the UK (home of such seminal releases from The Streets, Artful Dodger, Todd Edwards) and etcetc in Australia, the 12” release of Arkon Fly’s Through The Fire will signify the label’s comeback with the original don, Nick Worthington at the helm.

Basing their performances on live instruments and vocals, all performed by the duo, their debut show at London’s infamous XOYO promises a meeting of arresting musicianship with playful showmanship for a heady dance floor celebration.

The live show will come 1 week before the single release of ‘Through The Fire’ through etcetc with a steamy stream of successive singles leading towards an LP later in 2014.

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