Tag Archives: Dirtybird

Barclay Crenshaw-Barclay Crenshaw

Barclay Crenshaw better known by his dj name Claude VonStroke has dropped that moniker and released a self-titled album. He pioneered the Bay Area House movement which is a mix of Detroit Techno with a more bubbly sound to it. Here though he delves into his musical roots and has produced an Electro Hip Hop […]

Justin Martin-Hello Clouds

Hello Clouds is the second release from Dirtybird co-founder Justin Martin. Martin has been around for quite awhile DJing and remixing and his sound is rooted in Bay Area House. His music, though, is completely innovative and groundbreaking with bouncy basslines and four-on-the-floor kicks which sound straight forward but Martin twists these into something new. […]

Various Artists-Dirtybird 10

It’s hard to believe but it’s been ten years since Claude VonStroke’s label, Dirtybird, was created. To celebrate this, the label has a released a compilation of new music titled Dirtybird 10. The music has its roots in Detroit Techno (Vonstroke, real name Barclay Crenshaw, grew up outside Detroit) but has evolved into what is […]

Claude VonStroke-Urban Animal

Ooo, yeah! It’s been four years since Bird Brain and Dirtybird owner Claude VonStroke is back with his latest album, Urban Animal. Vonstroke (whose real name is Barclay Crenshaw) grew up in Detroit but later moved to San Francisco and brings a fresh and fun vibe to the land of House music. Infusing Detroit Techno […]

Justin Jay-Static

Static is a single from the youngster Justin Jay released on the Dirtybird label. Label boss Claude Von Stroke says “Ms. smooth SoCal soul meets Mr. NoCal dirtybird swagger and they have a baby together. That baby is Justin Jay and at 20 years old he is already making his 4th appearance on Dirtybird.” The […]