21 May
Festival hits the Whittier Recreation Center August 2nd & 3rd

Time to get HARD for summer at the Whittier Recreation Center this August 2nd & 3rd. Equipped with five stages and a serious lineup, HARD Summer will feature a very comprehensive sampling of roof-raising knob-twiddlers including: Jack U (the new Skrillex & Diplo superduo), Axwell, A$AP Mob, Tiësto, Dillon Francis, NERO and Disclosure, along with A-Trak, Baauer, Martin Garrix, Pusha T,  Maya Jane Coles, […]


11 Mar
San Fran & Bristol producers team up for dirtybird's latest

Those rambunctious rabble-rousers over at dirtybird records are at it again, creating some masterful music aimed at dancefloor bedlam. San Fran’s Justin Martin teams up with Bristol’s finest, Eats Everything, on a two-track EP titled Hello Mr. Jello, due March 31st on dirtybird. We were big fans of both Justin Martin’s Jungle Mix Winter 2012 drum & bass […]


20 Dec
LIAS compiles the most thoughtful, unique sets of the year

As is the case almost every year, 2013 was loaded with amazing music put out by the most creative artists of our age. We posted mixtapes from some of the biggest names in hip-hop like Pusha T, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, Killer Mike x Big Boi, Jay-Z + 9th Wonder and then other tapes by […]


3 Jan
1-hour mix featuring Goldie, Marcus Intalex, Adam F & more

These are the type of gifts from the cosmos that pop up in the Internet Age that bring true joy into my world. Dirtybird’s own Justin Martin, just for the hell of it, decided to compile a retrospective drum & bass mixtape of some classics — as well as some new dirtybird stuff — and […]


24 Oct
Los Angeles' DJ/producer shares the latest from the DB camp

Do you know where we’ll be this Friday night? Listen, if you have beef for any reason and want to find us to deliver some vengeance pain, just go to Avalon Hollywood where we’ll be getting sweaty and clinking glasses with the Dirtybird crew as label boss Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin (he of Ghettos & […]


17 Jul
Behind-the-scenes videos of Gregory Euclide's artwork

It was just about a year ago we were sitting around patiently (and rather impatiently) waiting for the follow-up to Bon Iver’s For Emma, Forever Ago, and the highly acclaimed Bon Iver, Bon Iver was clearly well worth the wait. The album easily made a slew of blogs’, magazines’ and assorted media’s Top Album of […]


9 Jan
40 minutes of dubstep heat from LIFE + TIMES

Jay-Z’s LIFE + TIMES website drops a new 40-minute dubstep mix via DJ/producer Troublemaker. Titled Pantystep – Pleasure Her Pain, the 18-track mix features bangers from heavyweights like The Weeknd, Joker, Skrillex, Clams Casino, Com Truise, Skream, Boards of Canada and James Blake. Congrats to Jay who saw the birth of his daughter B.I.C. (Blu Ivy […]


12 Dec
From Japanese art to the appreciation of well shaped derrières

The second installment of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series focuses on the Top 10 Books of 2011, including photo-heavy coffee table books, research tomes and literature. From the history of menswear staples to Japanese art to modernist architecture to the appreciation of the well shaped derrière, there were a multitude of books published covering […]