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Minimal Effort NYE Returns to The MacArthur with DJ Tennis, Justin Martin, Jimmy Edgar and More

We have been following the events with Minimal Effort closely, knowing full well what happened during their All Hallow’s Eve event on Halloween weekend. The simple truth of the matter is that the organizers were forced to shut doors due to “capacity and safety” issues although the event was not at capacity as approved and proven by city permits.

Naturally, this left a very sour taste in the mouth of attendees who couldn’t enjoy the night. The hallmark of a good brand can be seen in how they react to adversity and in their failure to deliver to their customers. Minimal Effort’s response in this regard has been impeccable, refunding all requests from ticket buyers that didn’t enter that night as well as providing them a free ticket to the upcoming 2017 New Year’s Eve edition. All this while doubling down on efforts to secure a venue that has a proven track record and that will provide the safe haven for all to enjoy the welcoming of 2018.

 

With this in mind, today Minimal Effort announced that it is makings its return to the historic haunts of The MacArthur, site of their successful 2015 edition and a venue that holds much respect and appreciation from Minimal Effort regulars. The event will continue its devotion to providing ahead of its time electronic music lineups to the underground elite of Los Angeles.

Minimal Effort’s lineups have always been a point of pride, and this time it’s no less, featuring Dirtybird favorites Justin Martin and J.Phlip, Life and Death co-founder DJ Tennis, Detroit’s Jimmy Edgar, grit-driven House specialist Ardalan, All Day I Dream favorite Oona Dahl, one of the world’s craftiest track-selectors in DJ Three and Minimal Effort staple Human Resources. But that’s not all, as Minimal Effort plans to announce a Special Guest on December 3rd.

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CRSSD Festival Announces Recondite, Rødhåd, Âme and Jackmaster for Spring 2017

City Steps - Photo by Skyler Greene

City Steps – Photo by Skyler Greene

As scheduled, CRSSD Festival has released its Spring 2017 roster and its possibly its best one to date.

As per previous formats, the San Diego waterfront festival continues with its mission to provide an eclectic experience with emphasis on more “underground” sounds of house and techno, as well as deeper strands of electronic music that aren’t found on other festival main stages.

Positioned at Waterfront Park in the city’s downtown area, CRSSD sold out both of 2016’s editions and with this lineup release looks set to repeat the feat for the third time in a row. Live acts this coming March 4th and 5th include Blood Orange, AlunaGeorge, Recondite, Bob Moses and Dusky making their live debut on the West Coast. Highlights in the house and techno realm include Dystopian boss Rødhåd, Innervisions’ Âme, Scotland’s ever-popular Jackmaster, crafty selector Midland, the wizardry genius of Damian Lazarus, CRSSD alum Skream, 2manydjs and an extended set by Seth Troxler b2b Eats Everything. On the more diverse side of the lineup, the Ocean View stage is set to feature Flume, Snakehips, Giraffage and Duke Dumont.

On top of its music programming and idyllic location, the 21+ festival has also become popular for its craft beer selection, top-tier local gourmet food options and impeccable mixology program.

Tickets will be available on December 27th at noon via CRSSD’s Official Website.

See below for the full Spring 2017 lineup:

CRSSD 2017 Spring

 

 

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DIRTYBIRD Campout Announces Location and Initial Line Up

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Dirtybird Campout to be Held at Oak Canyon Park in Irvine, California from Oct 2nd-4th

24 Hour Pre-Sale Starting July 22

DIRTYBIRD has teamed up with The Do LaB for their Fall Campout which will take place at Oak Canyon Park in Irvine, California.

With it’s lush trees and serene atmosphere, Oak Canyon Park will provide the perfect setting for lakeside debauchery under the close guidance of camp counselors Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Justin Jay, J. Phlip, and Kill Frenzy . Oak Canyon Park has played host to JuJu Beats, Lightning in a Bottle from 2010 – 2012, and just recently hosted The Do LaB’s newest festival – Woogie Weekend.

The Do LaB’s founder, Jesse Flemming, had the following to say about the partnership

“We are honored to be partnering with the DIRTYBIRD crew to create the first annual DIRTYBIRD Campout. Going back to the relationship we’ve built over the years by having so many DIRTYBIRD artists play our stages at both Lightning in a Bottle and Coachella, we are excited to see where this new chapter together takes us.”

DIRTYBIRD is celebrating their ten-year anniversary this year, and the DIRTYBIRD Campout is a testament to the fun, playful, and passionate vibes that can easily be attributed to the entire DIRTYBIRD family.

A 24 hour Do LaB pre-sale will run on July 22 at 10am PT before the general sale with a full lineup release coming on July 23 at 10am PT.

More Information

DIRTYBIRD Campout: Official Website | Tickets | Facebook Event

Ticket Pricing
Early Bird 3 Day Pass (July 22 – 23) – $130
Regular 3 Day Pass – $145
Later Bird 3 Day Pass – $160
Backstage Party Pass – $300
Car Camping Pass – $70
RV Camping Pass – $160

Freebie Friday: Justin Martin

Justin Martin EXLAWhen it comes to high quality bass and house music, the Dirtybird crew can be considered master chefs. Luckily for us folks in Los Angeles, they’ve held down a residency this year at Exchange LA with many of their artists coming through to lay down dance floor heat. This Saturday the Dirtybird night includes Justin Martin, Jimmy Edgar, Justin Jay, and Christian Martin. We’re already more than excited, but here’s two free downloads from Justin Martin to help us get in the right mindset for the evening.

RSVP and pre-sale tickets are available on our Events tab.

Just imagining Justin Martin’s rework of Ultraista – Small Talk coming through the sound system at Exchange puts us in a good mood. It’s a fantastic bass heavy rework that has all the essential elements that give it that quintessential Dirtybird feel.

The second free download, Don’t Go (VIP) starts off with an ensemble of strings that rain down from the bass heavens. A beautiful compilation of strings only to fade into the deep bass and groove suited for the dance floor. The download is at the standard 320 bit rate, but head on over to the Dirtybird Drip.fm and there are some more goodies available there. (For a small subscription fee).

A big night ahead this Saturday for the Dirtybird takeover at Exchange. Enjoy these free downloads, and we’ll see you on the dance floor!