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FNGRS CRSSD Shows Make CRSSD Festival Last All Year

Twice a year, the relatively new CRSSD music festival takes over downtown San Diego for a beachside 21-and-over dance party. The fifth CRSSD will be on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 2017, at Waterfront Park. Mixmag, Stella Artois beer, Enter Sake, KCRW 89.9 FM radio and XLR8R podcast are partners of the event. Over the […]

Dirybird Campout 2017: New Location, Same Incomparable Experience.

Dirtybird Founders Claude VonStroke and Justin Martin unite the fanbase to spend a weekend celebrating the label’s shared love of music at the annual Dirtybird Campout. The festival will be located on Lake San Antonio, where Lightning in a Bottle is held, from Oct. 6 to 8. Campout won’t call Orange County home again because of new sound […]

Take The ‘Time’ To Listen To Justin Jay’s Catchy New Track

Last year Justin Jay and a group of talented friends set off on a musical voyage that would put many smiles on many faces. Today Justin, guitarist Benny Bridges, and drummer Henry Was put out their latest single, “Time.” With Justin on the vocals, this release and the past two tracks he’s put out (“Stuck […]

Meet The Latest OWSLA Signee: Ekali

Earlier this month Ekali became the most recent artist to sign with Skrillex’s record label, OWSLA. You might recognize his sounds if you’ve ever listened to Drake’s album “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late.” Drake’s producers sampled Ekali’s “Unfaithful” in “Preach” and “Wednesday Night Interlude.” Ekali’s real name is Nathan Shaw and he represents […]

Dirtybird named Mixmag’s ‘Label of the Decade’

Mixmag, the British-based but internationally-known electronic dance and clubbing magazine, allowed readers to vote online on the record label they deemed most impactful over the recent decade. The past ten-year time span was a big movement for electronic dance music. On their website, Mixmag explained: “2007 – 2017 has seen local sounds like dubstep, footwork, […]