CRSSD brings the magic through the rain – photos by Felicia Garcia, Miranda McDonald, Julian Bajsel, and Juliana Bernstein

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DJ Seinfeld curates some class grooves ahead of CRSSD Festival [Exclusive Playlist]

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DJ Seinfeld curates some class grooves ahead of CRSSD Festival [Exclusive Playlist]DJ Seinfeld Press Shot

CRSSD Fest is around the corner, where lo-fi DJ Seinfeld will be making his San Diego debut. The occasion is a grand one for Southern Californian house aficionados, who’ve been waiting patiently for the powerhouse to make his way down to the region. He’ll be taking over The Palms stage on Saturday with his nuanced grooves, but ahead of time, he’s taken the time to put together a little playlist for fans to enjoy.

Seinfeld showcased a plethora of underrated talent in his selection, with hidden gems like Skatebård’s “Why Not,” TSHA’s “Sacred,” and “Cholobass” from Legowelt as some notable additions. From the left, Porter Robinson’s Virtual Self persona also makes an appearance with the instant classic, “Ghost Voices.” It’s a playlist made to glide smoothly into the festival.

CRSSD celebrates its fifth birthday in its Spring 2019 edition, and the event has delivered in its out-of-the-box booking. In addition to DJ Seinfeld’s debut, a variety of other worldly talents will also be making the first time, like Georgia Angiuli, Enrico Sangiuliano, and Avalon Emerson. Tickets are currently sold out.

 

CRSSD Fest teams up with WeTransfer to give guests free exclusive content

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Fancy a free gift bundle from a set of reputable DJs? Luckily, CRSSD has paired with WeTransfer to provide such a package.

Assembling a variety of unique content from the likes of Shiba San, Mark Knight, Tchami, and more, the two companies have put forth a finished product that is aurally and visually appealing. Trippy Turtle, for example, contributed a salad recipe. Max Chapman has put together a bundle of Resonance exclusives, while Weiss, Nora En Pure, and Walker & Royce have contributed their own mixes to help boost the festive energy.

Download the bundle 

CRSSD Fest is sold out, but you can still view further information about the fest here.

Meet the underground talent of CRSSD Fest: Alan Fitzpatrick

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Alan Fitzpatrick

CRSSD‘s 7th edition is a special one —it marks the official third birthday of the festival. Hosted at its usual location at the picturesque Waterfront Park in San Diego, the semi-annual event certainly hasn’t faltered in its lineup curation, inviting the likes of Cirez DEmpire of the SunHenry Saiz, and Tchami onto its bill across March 3 & 4. Dancing Astronaut joins organizers in digging a little deeper into its roster to unearth its top underrated performers to find out their backstories thus far.

A decade of hardwork and consistency has firmly planted Alan Fitzpatrick in the upper echelons of the underground. Emerging in the latter half of the 2000’s with singles like “Nine Hours Later” and “Weed Killer,” the UK native quickly made a name for himself. Before long, he was invited onto labels like Bedrock, and later Drumcode, where he became one of the powerhouse imprint’s favored regulars.

One skill Fitzpatrick possesses in spades in his keen ability to wreak destruction on the dancefloor. Whether formulating more vintage-tinged productions with heaps of funk, or hard-hitting stompers that shake the body to its core, his distinctive sound leaves listeners subjecting themselves to his music’s demands to move. He recently launched his newest label endeavor, We Are The Brave, which embodies this ethos. In fact, its entire message is that Fitzpatrick refuses to adhere to whatever arbitrary “rules” and trends that are set in the industry, instead forging a path true to his vision. His fans are happily following along for the ride.

Having recently released a dynamic compilation alongside Sasha and also preparing for another abundant year full of releases from himself and others on We Are The Brave, Fitzpatrick sat down to have a chat with Dancing Astronaut ahead of his CRSSD debut about all things musical and festival-related.

CRSSD Fest is sold out, but you can still view further information about the fest here.


What catalyzed your love for dance music?
I was born at the right time. By the time I was 11 or 12 and becoming interested in music and being cool etc it was the mid-90’s, and the whole dance music explosion was in full force in UK so it was actually impossible to avoid. Dance music was not just a massive part of youth culture, but it was new and exciting and that made for a totally intoxicating mix in my young and impressionable mind.

What was your first label release? Would you still play it?
Funny you mention this as it came up in another conversation today. My first ever released track was called “In Full Effect” written under the alias Testube Babies (with Dave Robertson) and released on Ilogik’s UK Hard Dance label, Elasticman Records. I think it has stood the test of time, but not sure I’d get the chance to play it these days as its about 135bpm!

Describe the moment or event that made you realize that you were meant to be a full-time DJ.
I’ve told this story a few times in interviews, but it was the summer of 2009 and I’d been releasing music as Alan Fitzpatrick for about 12 months. My music was being well received and I had done a few gigs, but I was still working my day job with an insurance company. One Friday night I had picked up my girlfriend (now wife!) and I heard Pete Tong play ‘Reflections’ on BBC Radio 1 as his Essential New Tune for the week. That moment, hearing my track be singled out on national radio, having just finished a week at work and doing a very normal thing like going out with my girlfriend was certainly pivotal in terms of me making DJ’ing my full-time job.

What’s your opinion of the dance scene in the US right now?
I don’t think it has ever been better, and I am excited to be back this weekend to see for myself.

What are you looking forward to most about CRSSD Fest?
The San Diego sunshine – it’s snowing in UK right now!

Where are your favourite places to play in the world, and why?
Urgh – are you seriously going to make me choose?! I did a show in Belfast just before Christmas, in a huge old newspaper factory with the most amazing energy from the crowd and tons of lasers and amazing production. That takes some beating.

What are the biggest things in your pipeline at the moment?
March is a really big month for me. On 17th I am hosting my own day-long, 5000 capacity festival in Dublin which promises to be unreal and then on 23rd March my new release is out on We Are The Brave with two tracks ‘Colour Of A Dream’ and ‘Joy Rider’ that I think are going to go down well with everyone, so I am super excited for what is to come over the next few weeks.

If you could recommend three artists to catch from the CRSSD line-up, who would you pick?
Cirez D – because Eric’s music and live shows always blow me away

Sasha – because the guy is just on fire again right now and we owe each other a big hug for how well our El Jefe collaboration did at the end of last year.

Gorgon City – because they put on a sick live show and they are good lads who I’ve always enjoyed hanging out with when we bump into each other.

Meet the underground talent of CRSSD Fest: Henry Saiz

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Henry Saiz

CRSSD‘s 7th edition is a special one —it marks the official third birthday of the festival. Hosted at its usual location at the picturesque Waterfront Park in San Diego, the semi-annual event certainly hasn’t faltered in its lineup curation, inviting the likes of Cirez DEmpire of the SunHenry Saiz, and Tchami onto its bill across March 3 & 4. Dancing Astronaut joins organizers in digging a little deeper into its roster to unearth its top underrated performers to find out their backstories thus far.

From ethereal, dark progressive to avant-garde electronica, Henry Saiz sits firmly on the cutting edge of dance music. Earning inspiration from natural places, his music is often a blend of profound melodic elements, comforting samples, and wistful progressions. His Natura Sonoris label additionally reflects this ethos, bringing caliber acts like Dosem, Clarian, Gab Rhome, and more into its fold.

Lately, however, Henry has drifted farther and farther away from the tropes of contemporary dance music, seeking reinvigoration once more to create music that he adored. His solution? An immersive revolutionary audiovisual album that took him all around the world to help spark ideas for what would soon become a veritable fable in sonic form. To boot, the project was entirely crowdfunded, demonstrating just how much trust his fans had in him to create something truly special.

The album is still a ways out from its official release; however, Saiz and his band will be providing fans a taste of what’s to come with a special live performance on CRSSD Fest‘s Ocean View stage. Dancing Astronaut was able to nab him for a quick discussion ahead of time to talk about his musical pathway, what excites him musically, and more.

CRSSD Fest is sold out, but you can still view further information about the fest here.


What catalyzed your love for dance music?
I´ve had a strong relationship with music since I was a child. My parents have great taste in music so they introduced me to such artists like Vangelis, Tangerine Dream or Mike Oldfield when I was very young and I was mesmerized by those synth tones and textures.

What was your first label release? Would you still play it?
That must´ve been ´You, The Living´ back in 2006. And no, I don’t play it anymore. My taste and music evolved from that kind of sound so it just wouldn’t work for me at this point. I have no regrets though, it was good for its time 🙂

Describe the moment or event that made you realize that you were meant to be a full-time DJ.
I don’t think there was specifically a moment like that, but probably when i got signed to the UK label Renaissance… Ever since I remember myself I knew that what i´m going to do in life would be related to music and for the majority of my existence i´ve actually been involved in music one way or another. Full-time djing just came naturally.

What’s your opinion of the dance scene in the US right now?
EDM hype seems to be almost gone and that´s all that matters haha. But yeah, people´s tastes are evolving into something better, they are moving to more authentic and true styles within dance music so I guess you guys are going in the right direction. But there´s also a good thing to it and it´s that it made electronic music more popular in general in the US so people who started with listening to mainstream EDM eventually became a techno or a house fan, and got to know me, for example.

What are you looking forward to most about CRSSD Fest?
I just love to play in California and I´ve heard many good things about CRSSD. Cant wait to play our new live show to such a crowd for the first time. My bandmates and I have been working on this audiovisual project for the past 1.5 years, and now the record is almost finished and so we changed our live show entirely to tour the new album with. So it´s very thrilling and exciting.

And also we´re looking forward to just playing such a cool festival, really. We love these, we love the atmosphere, we love the vibe and all the beautiful people.

Where are your favorite places to play in the world, and why?
Honestly, I can never choose one. Every place i´m playing has its own magical atmosphere, crowd and is just special in its own way. But if I had to choose a small few I’d say Crobar in Buenos Aires, Ministry Of Sound in London, Input in Barcelona, The Block Tel Aviv, Vent in Tokyo and Stereo Montreal. These would probably stand out.

What are the biggest things in your pipeline at the moment?
Finishing up this whole audiovisual album, you guys. Album is to be out in just a couple of weeks, so it´s a very stressful time haha. Other than that, working on some new stuff to release as Henry Saiz as well, so 2018 should be interesting.

If you could recommend three artists to catch from the lineup, who would you pick?
I´d probably be checking out Empire of The Sun and Little Dragon, and then Sasha and Cirez D too (Eric going techno is always a lot of fun).

[EXCLUSIVE] Warm up for CRSSD Fest with a high-charge mix from Kyle Watson

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Kyle Watson

Kyle Watson is no stranger to scintillating tech house sizzlers. The South African export has steadily climbed the ranks since he first entered the electrosphere a decade ago, landing himself global acclaim and eventually being accepted into the Dirtybird flock as a prominent rising talent.

His music is oftentimes a blend of irresistibly danceable drum patterns, funked up melodies, and jarring vocal samples, with singles like his Billy Kenny collaboration “Wiggly Worm” and solo works like “Moments” and “Pop Up” lighting up dancefloors worldwide.

Now, the time has come for him to bring his brand to San Diego’s CRSSD Fest, where he’ll be setting The Palms ablaze with a plethora of contemporary music built for maximum movement. To further invigorate the pre-festival excitement, he’s provided Dancing Astronaut with a short, yet sweet mix that makes for a perfect pre-game soundtrack. It features a high-charged selection of booty-shaking house, tribal tech, and grooving vocal-assisted cuts.

 

[EXCLUSIVE] Cristoph forges graceful progressive mix ahead of CRSSD Debut

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Cristoph

Any fan of modern progressive has likely heard the name ‘Cristoph.’ The British producer has been amidst an avalanche of his success since the start of his career, breaking through officially in 2016 with a release on Hot Since 82‘s Knee Deep In Sound.

Soonafter, he found himself not only working with the likes of Sasha and John Digweed, with releases on both Bedrock and Last Night On Earth, but also Eric Prydz as a new protegé of sorts.

Such accolades come with great reason; Cristoph’s outputs are extremely consistent in quality and technique. Within his own sonic tropes, he skillfully navigates the full spectrum of emotion — from dark, brooding, tech-lace progressive, to more euphoric cuts. His sets are equally class, traversing multiple pathways to create an aural adventure no matter the length.

Cristoph will be debuting at San Diego’s CRSSD Fest on Saturday, March 3, where he is set to fill the City Steps speakers with his delectable brand of progressive. To give a deeper taste on what’s in store, he generously provided Dancing Astronaut with an exclusive mix to celebrate.

 

 

Find out more about CRSSD here

Dancing Astronaut’s ‘Best of CRSSD’ Fall 2017 edition

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CRSSD Festival has become a veritable institution of California’s flourishing electronic music landscape. The bi-annual festival, produced by FNGRS CRSSD, consistently curates some of the more forward-thinking lineups around, as evidenced by bookings this year like Mathew Jonson, Marcel Dettmann and more.

Combined with its gorgeous backdrop of Waterfront Park, CRSSD has found its formula, and it’s hard to find fault. With the fall edition having freshly wrapped up, Dancing Astronaut has selected five highlights from the weekend.

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CRSSD and Redbull Curates host first-ever CRSSD Xpress

Prior to gates opening this year, CRSSD, in partnership with Redbull Curates, hosted the first-ever CRSSD Xpress: a futuristic party train transporting guests from LA’s Union Station to San Diego. Converting two private Amtrak carriages into fully-furnished hangout spots — including live jazz, cocktail bars, and futuristic light therapy — the train provided a standout experience for select CRSSD guests before the festival even began. What’s more, the train featured performances from both Patrick Topping and Latmun, the latter of which was captured live by Mixmag.

Ultimately, the event epitomized Red Bull’s ability to curate experiences in unlikely locations. A three-hour party train hosting some of the underground’s finest DJs is certainly a first in our book.

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Richie Hawtin’s ENTER. Sake Bar

Richie Hawtin’s love for sake is no secret. In fact, it’s one of the cornerstones of his global ENTER. brand. In celebration of World Sake Day, Hawtin hosted a pop-up sake bar on Sunday of CRSSD. With high quality sake on tap, Hawtin arrived for a meet and greet with fans. While CRSSD’s craft beer selection has always been a staple of the festival, the pop-up sake bar proved a welcome addition to the festival’s experiential offerings.

What’s more, in a brief conversation with Hawtin, the Canadian veteran confirmed to Dancing Astronaut his plans for a revamped ‘Close’ show, including all new production and technology. More information to come on that soon.

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Photo credit: Julian Bajsel

Bedouin and Mathew Jonson 

There’s a certain exotic charm to Bedouin’s music that makes their performances downright spell-binding. While their music can often be a bit sedative or soporific in the home listening environment, with a proper sound system at their disposal, their creations take on a mesmerizing energy. Though playing just a one hour set at 4pm on Sunday, their performance proved an easy highlight from the weekend.

Mathew Jonson Live was a rare treat at CRSSD, and unequivocally one of the more praise-worthy bookings from the FNGRS CRSSD team over the years. The analog virtuoso brought his beautifully erratic style to the City Steps stage, providing a welcome change of pace from the more traditional house and techno sets that pervaded the weekend.

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Photo credit: Felicia Garcia

RUFUS Du Sol draw the biggest crowd of the weekend

Rufus Du Sol were the biggest attraction of CRSSD’s Fall edition, and for good reason: their feel-good blend of live electronic music is the perfect match for the festival’s dreamy outdoor setting. Coupled with an indie dance-leaning, deep house-savvy demographic, and it’s no surprise that the crowd came out in thousands for their headlining set on Saturday night.

One thing that sets Rufus apart is their consistency. Fans largely know what to expect, with Bloom still holding strong nearly two years later, yet that’s part of the draw: a sea of people singing to “Like an Animal,” or a thousand hearts melting to “Innerbloom.”

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Photo credit: Julian Bajsel

Richie Hawtin reaffirms his legendary status

When Richie Hawtin is on his game, there’s few in the world who can match him. Sunday night was one of those nights. For two hours, Hawtin provided a masterclass on the City Steps stage, offering a bold, brilliant showcase of his abilities.

What became readily apparent throughout Hawtin’s set was his unparalleled control of dynamics. Through dexterous EQ precious, volume manipulation, and filter work, Richie created the auditory illusion of each successive drop sounding more impactful. Combined with his live drum programming and unabashed improvisation, it was the kind of techno set capable of turning new fans of the genre into dedicated zealots.

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CRSSD Festival partners with WeTransfer to offer free music and cocktail recipes

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San Diego’s famous CRSSD Festival has partnered with the world’s leading file transfer platform, WeTransfer, to gift fans with a free batch of exciting content in lead up to the festival’s fall installment. Since its inception in 2009, WeTransfer has been committed to working with some of the world’s most creative minds to produce innovative and engaging content for their users.

This offering contains music from some of CRSSD’s hottest artists such as Hot Since 82, Lane 8, and Patrick Topping, but it also gifts a few unique  pieces like Alex Wax’s signature vegan Pasta al Pomodoro recipe and a sake cocktail recipe from Richie Hawtin’s own ENTER.Sake brand. All of this content is available to download for free through the WeTransfer platform.

 

The CRSSD Fall 2017 WeTransfer Bundle includes:

  • Hot Since 82
    KCRW Mix
  • Lane 8
    Fingerprint (Anderholm Remix)
  • Richie Hawtin’s ENTER.Sake
    X Marks the Dot Drink Recipe
  • Patrick Topping
    Dr. Vibes EP
  • Phantoms
    Vodka Soda Recipe
  • Elohim
    Don’t Feed The Baby Tigers (Vol. 1)
  • Prok & Fitch
    Truth Be Told – AFTRWRK (Prok & Fitch Remix)
  • Lee K
    Lee K’s When We Dip Mix
  • Hito
    BBC Radio 1 : Hito b2b B.Traits
    XLR8R Podcast 505: Hito
  • Cooper Saver
    Cooper Saver’s XLR8R Mix
  • Alex Wax
    AIVI – HyperActiveMind iPhone Background
    Alex Wax – Vallarta (Original Mix)
    Pasta al Pomodoro Recipe (Vegan)

Download: CRSSD + WeTransfer Bundle

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Meet the underground talent of CRSSD Fest: Jax Jones

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San Diego’s CRSSD Fest – presented by FNGRS CRSSD — has become a sanctuary for underground electronic music fans. The upcoming Fall edition is pumped with a wide array of unadulterated talent, where headliners including RÜFÜS DU SOL, Richie Hawtin, and Hot Since 82 are joined by up-and-coming acts like Breakbot, Solardo,and Hito to make for a weekend of top quality music from all over the underground spectrum. To dig a big deeper into the lineup, we’ve tapped some of our favorite acts on the bill for an interview series before the festival.

The contemporary music market demands unprecedented levels of talent in order to stake one’s claim in the saturated market. Luckily, Jax Jones fits this bill. Influenced by ancestral rhythms, hip-hop, and more from his earliest days, the talented musician has since made his mark in the dance sphere with grooving house cuts and his multi-instrumental talent.

He clearly knows his way around a catchy production, as evidenced by his recent slew of highly prolific singles. His singles “House Work” and “You Don’t Know Me,” both scintillating sizzlers, lit up dance-floors worldwide over their time on public airwaves and have accrued millions of streams. In fact, his platform has grown so much that he attracted the likes of Demi Lovato to work with him on his latest record, “Instruction.”

Dancing Astronaut caught up with him for a quick chat ahead of his CRSSD debut, and the following ensued:

Jax Jones

 

At what point did you realize that Djing could be a career for you, rather than simply a passion?
It was when I wrote “I Got U” for Duke Dumont. I wrote that song originally as a birthday song for my fiancé, my manager put me in with Duke Dumont and it became “I Got U.” It went on to be pretty successful and that’s when I realised I could make Jax Jonesinto a full time career.

What’s the most important project in your pipeline at the moment?
My next single. Right now there’s nothing more important, haha.

What’s your opinion of the dance scene in the US right now?
There’s some really amazing House producers coming out of the US right now like The Black Madonna and Valentino Khan. People can slate EDM all they want, but the scene has given promoters a big audience to try new stuff and parties like CRSSDFestival are introducing people to new genres and DJs, which I think is a great thing.

What are you looking forward to most about CRSSD Fest?
Getting to play for all you guys and have some fun. It’s the last stop on my tour, so I’ll definitely be going all out.

If you could be another artist for a day, who would you pick?
DJ Snake. That man is living the dream and looking good while he’s doing it.

If you could recommend three artists to catch from the lineup, who would you pick?
The Black Madonna, KiNK, and The Magician.

If you were recruited to provide an Essential Mix in 2017, what’s the one song you couldn’t leave out?
You Don’t Know Me. My 2017 kicked off in a big way with that track.

 

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