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Q&A: Detroit Swindle
Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets sit down for a chat—and offer up a stream of their new Freerange EP..

In early 20012, few people outside of the Netherlands were familiar with Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets. Nowadays, pretty much anybody with an interest in quality house music knows who …

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Ponty Mython "Movin' On"

The Dirt Crew label is set to celebrate 10 years of music with the forthcoming Deep Love 10 compilation. Rather than using the occasion to look back on its past …

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Detroit Swindle "Guess What"

Today, newcomers Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets (a.k.a. Detroit Swindle) offer this classically minded deep-house track from its recently released Guess What EP for Dirt Crew. Though both musicians were …

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Dirt Crew "Sweeter"

Break 3000 (a.k.a. Peter Gijselaers) and James Flavour (a.k.a. Felix Eder), the two German tech-house lovers who make up Dirt Crew, are following up their Deep Love compilation from last …

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Last Mood "Tell You Something"

Rotterdam producer Last Mood is set to drop his latest effort, the Warehouse EP (artwork above), in the coming days, and has passed along “Tell You Something” to serve as …

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Dirt Crew "Deep Love"

Berlin’s Dirt Crew imprint have been solidly releasing deep, soulful house for the better part of six years now and today sees the release of the label’s 50th offering, a …

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Dirt Crew Blow

With a strong background of early Chicago Warehouse tracks and mid-’90s NYC-inspired house, along with their penchant for U.K. dub-house, Berlin’s Dirt Crew has made a sprawling tech-house album with …

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Dirt Crew Presents Collection 02

With Collection 02, Dirt Crew label founders Peter Gijselaers (Break 3000) and Felix Eder (James Flavour) release the their imprint’s first mixed compilation, demonstrating just how unremarkable minimal tech-house can …

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Dirt Crew "Manoeuvres (Motorcitysoul Remix)"

The Berlin-based tech-house dream team of Break 3000 and James Flavour–who’ve been actively DJing and producing as Dirt Crew since 2004 and run a label under the same name–unleash another …

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Dirt Crew Raw

I said goddamn! The double-timed ‘tssk’ of a hi-hat halving a stark electro beat (an effect frequently heard from Crosstown Rebels, a label for which Dirt Crew’s Break 3000 and …

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Dirt Crew "Big Bad City"

After three years of triumphant singles and outstanding remixes for labels like Mood Music and Freerange, Dirt Crew has finally served up Raw, its first official long-player. As could be …

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Various Artists Dirt Crew Presents: Collection 01

Berlin’s Dirt Crew loudly proclaims the gospel of dance on its second-year-anniversary compilation, where two discs of the label’s best singles and new cuts further convince listeners these guys are …

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Podcast 4: Dirt Crew

An hour-long mix from Germany’s two-man house team, Dirt Crew. Features tracks from Tigerskin, 2020 Soundsystem, Drum Cult, Prudo, James Flavour, and more! Subscribe to this podcast: iTunes or mp3 …

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