claude vonstroke

rave curious

Dirtybird's Christian Martin Explains Why Guest DJs Can be a Waste

The West Coast rave vet tells Rave Curious Podcast why it's better to do it yourself.
Joshua Glazer
thump news

Flume, Major Lazer, and More to Play Bonnaroo 2017

The xx, Marshmello, and Future Islands are also on the bill.
Alexander Iadarola
smirnoff sound collective

Watch Dirtybird Explain Why Community Is Better Than Competition

The West Coast label and collective star in the latest episode of Smirnoff Sound Collective’s TRIBES series.
Presented by Smirnoff Sound Collective
thump video

We Got Julie Adenuga to Ask Clubbers If There’s Life After Death

In our new Late Night Philosophy series, the Beats1 host finds out if UK ravers believe in the afterlife.
thump news

Major Lazer, Porter Robinson, and Dillon Francis to Headline HARD Summer 2016

The festival take place an hour west of LA at Fontana's Auto Club Speedway, from July 30-31.
Alexander Iadarola
thump news

Claude VonStroke’s “The Rain Break” Revisits Two 80s Classics

The Dirtybird boss offers up a new interpretation of Raze's "Break For Love" and Oran "Juice" Jones' "The Rain."
Benjamin Boles

It’s 2016: Are House and Techno Thriving or Stagnating?

Kevin Saunderson, MK, Max McFerren, and more weigh in on the present and future of dance music’s bedrock genres.
Larry Fitzmaurice
thump news

Wu-Tang Clan, Flume, and Claude VonStroke Among Artists Speaking Out Against Sydney Lockout Laws

Artists voice their opposition to the strict ordinances now imposed on clubs by the Australian city.
Michael Scott Barron
thump news

The Lineup for CRSSD Festival 2016 Has Been Announced

The stacked San Diego festival is set to feature the likes of Odesza, Chet Faker, Loco Dice, and many more.
Alexander Iadarola
thump presents

THUMP and Snowglobe Team Up for Official Festival Afterparty with Alison Wonderland

Desert Hearts

We Asked the Beautiful Hippies at Desert Hearts to Describe Their Style in One Sentence

We went deep into the Mojave for the San Diego crew's third annual bacchanal. Radical self expression is an understatement.
David Garber
Festival Season!

A Letter Home to Mom and Dad from the Dirtybird Campout

"This camp counselor named Kill Frenzy was really nice, but all of his songs were about inappropriate touching!"
Jemayel Khawaja