Exclusive Interviews

Pineapples & Ibiza: An Interview With Lauren Lane

Photos by Alyssa Durant When asked, “Would you be interested in talking to the lovely house goddess, Lauren Lane?” there is no arm-twisting required.   Lauren Lane is an NY-born, LA-based, DJ/Producer who spends her summers living in Ibiza spinning percussive, weird, groovy house music. Just one week before Dirtybird played Ushuïa ANTS closing party and […]

Gorgon City Talk About Ushering In a New Era of House Music

The Duo Are Charting New Territory In Dance Music Gorgon City has been touring the globe, almost nonstop, for the better half of a decade. For those unfamiliar, the pioneering house music duo includes Foamo (Kye Gibbon) and RackNRuin (Matt Robson-Scott). The group gained worldwide recognition for tracks “Saving my life” and “Ready for your love.” […]

Catching up with… Sydney Blu!

If you’re in Chicago this weekend and want to catch the very last bits of summer, head over to Estate Ultra Bar to hear one of Toronto’s biggest DJ/producers Sydney Blu’s set. The extended 5-hour extravaganza is brought to you by our friends at Vested Recordings and Primary Presents and is sure to be the icing on […]

Alan Walker Discusses The Success of Faded, Superstardom at 19, and Helping Children Fight Cancer

If you aren’t at least somewhat familiar with Alan Walker‘s 2015 global smash Faded then you have probably been living under a rock. The overwhelmingly somber downtempo electro house track has gone to number one in over twenty countries, has garnered over 673 million streams on Spotify (and that’s not counting the remixes), and its music video […]

[INTERVIEW] Guy J: On Developing His Sound, Armadillo Records & More

It was one of those rare, perfect evenings in New York City. Gone was the stifling, sticky heat of summer, and the brisk winds of autumn had yet to touch the metropolis. I gazed in awe as the Statue of Liberty glided into view of our boat, haloed by a brilliant sunset. It created a […]