Dirtcaps Exclusive Mix

Sep 11, 2017
Dirtcaps Exclusive Mix
 
Dirtcaps step in with a massive 40+ track packed Exclusive Mix celebrating their new single “Need A Friend.” In their interview, the Dutch duo discuss releasing music they feel, working with close friend Jantine, their hardstyle explorations and more!
 
 
Incredible mix guys – love how it feels like a live set!! How did you approached your mix and how do you feel it compares with a DJ set of yours?
Thanks! No matter whether it’s a mix or live show, we always try to play as many of our own tracks/edits/remixes as possible. And in this mix we also included a lot of stuff from our label KLASH. The big difference is that when we record a set like this there's no crowd. Though it might sound like a cliche, the crowd gives us that next level of energy.

Can you highlight three tracks or artists included in your mix and why you chose to include them?
1. Reebs – “Back Again.” We met this Italian duo last year and they released “Boom Bap” on a compilation called Klash Dime Pieces. They are a super talented duo both producing and DJing. This second track got great support and we might do something together with them in the near future...

2. Late – “Combo.” This guy is simply a crazy dude. We are so happy to have released this guy and think he has a bright future.

3. Gold/Shade – “Everything You Say.” This is someone to keep an eye out for! Crazy productions and vibes. We would really love to release some of his tracks!

With “Need A Friend” you guys went much more melodic, future bass-y, and dance-y. Can you talk about working on a more crossover track in that genre sphere?
To be fair we just want to release music that we 100% feel. Or even 110%. We don't start a track with a plan like “Let's make more melodic songs.” I understand your question though, it's a process. Most of the time it starts with chords and then we start to write. With this track the subject really came to life and I think the production flew with it. It “deserved” an easier approach than our heavy club stuff. 
 

You guys have quite a history going now with Jantine. Can you talk a bit about your past and what brought you back to work together formally on “Need A Friend”?
We’ve worked on a lot of tracks together and we still do. The first track Jantine really had a share in was “Fools Paradise.” Next to writing music together, a friendship grew and she is a person we have a strong connection with. She was also the singer on our collab with Coone called “Sniper" and we are sure that this is not our last collab with her.

What do you like most about her voice and what’s your favorite thing about working together?
Her voice is both vulnerable and powerful. It touches you whether or not the subject is heavy and we really like that. She's a studio monster, has so much experience in writing sessions and our music seems to fit her voice really well. So it's win-win.

We know you’ve been working on some hardstyle goodies with The Prophet and you went b2b with Coone at Mysteryland. What can you tell us about your roots in that genre, and the place it still holds in your hearts?
We always have liked hardstyle. We actually started playing in “lounge areas” at hardstyle parties in our beginning years. We played Defqon1 for the 6th time this year and also played at Defqon1 in Chile. We think that our music and hardstyle music come together really well.
 

With Coone we have a special thing going on. He's truly such a good human being and supports us in a lot of ways. Actually our Collab “Sniper” was our first take at releasing a hardstyle track. We will definitely experiment more with that genre and are working on some cool projects.

How do you guys see the progress of your label KLASH and can we expect anything special from the label around ADE?
We wanted to create a platform for everybody. We’ve achieved a couple of really dope things that we didn't expected to after only one year as a label. The coolest thing to see is that people acknowledge what the label stands for. The music we are going to release in the coming weeks truly makes us super proud! During ADE we are going to do an intimate event on Friday – more info soon!

What else has you guys excited for the fall?
We are releasing a lot of new tracks. The next track will be on our label KLASH and is going to be a collab with.....haha we will let you know! We are going on tour in Asia, America, Australia and Europe and we've just launched our Dirtcaps merchandise which you can get at www.dirtcapsshop.com.
 
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Full tracklist info available at Dirtcaps - 1001Tracklists Exclusive Mix 2017-09-11
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Puff Daddy - It's All About The Benjamins (Hot Damage Remix) [BAD BOYS (INTERSCOPE)]
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02
00:45
Dirtcaps & Mightyfools - Put Ya Hands Up [KLASH (ARMADA)]
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7x 0x 1x
03
01:28
Dirtcaps & Gianni Marino - Picasso [KLASH (ARMADA)]
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2x 0x 0x
04
02:38
Phibes - Ain't That Fresh [BOMBSTRIKES]
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05
04:08
Dirtcaps - Nuh Fight Ovah Man (Dirtcaps VIP Mix) [KLASH (ARMADA)]
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1x 0x 0x
06
05:37
Iggy Azalea - Mo Bounce (Dirtcaps Remix) [DEF JAM]
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3x 1x 0x
07
06:50
Dirtcaps - El Fuego [KLASH (ARMADA)]
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24x 0x 1x
08
07:52
Zedd - Stay vs. Yuri Viroy [DREAMSCAPE]
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09
10:28
Gold/Shade - Everything You Say [POWERHOUSE]
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10
13:28
Laidback Luke & A-Trak - Shake It Down [MIXMASH]
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11
14:02
heRobust - Move Mint [MAD DECENT]
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31x 1x 1x
12
16:06
Skrillex & Habstrakt vs. Herobust - Chicken Breed T-shirt (Bronk Mashup)
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13
18:38
Carnage ft. Lil Uzi Vert & A$AP Ferg & Rich The Kid - WDYW (FS Green DJ Tool) [ULTRA]
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14
19:37
Valentino Khan - Pump [MAD DECENT]
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15
20:52
DOLF & Juyen Sebulba - Cowbell [BARONG FAMILY]
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16
22:14
D-wayne & Crossnaders - Drop It Low [WOLV]
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17
23:45
Wiwek - Rain Dance [OWSLA]
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18
25min
Reebs - Back Again [KLASH (ARMADA)]
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19
25:45
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20
27:58
Moksi & Chace ft. Yade Lauren - Lucky (Gerald Le Funk Remix) [BARONG FAMILY]
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7x 1x 1x
21
31:04
Conducta ft. Lifford - Still You (Holy Goof Remix)
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1x 1x 0x
22
33:15
Dirtcaps - ID
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23
35:14
Missy Elliott - Lick Shots (Smookie Illson Booty) [STEREO]
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3x 0x 0x
24
36:37
Dirtcaps ft. Eleni Drake - Foreign Tongues (Extended Mix) [KLASH (ARMADA)]
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25
39:05
Diplo ft. Nicky Da B - Express Yourself (Mangazi Flip) [MAD DECENT]
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26
39:28
Travis Scott ft. Kendrick Lamar - Goosebumps [EPIC (SONY BMG)]
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27
40min
Dirtcaps - Smack That [KLASH (ARMADA)]
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28
40:36
Marshmello - Alone (Dirtcaps VIP Mix) [MONSTERCAT]
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41:41
Dirtcaps ft. Jantine - Need A Friend [KLASH (ARMADA)]
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9x 3x 1x
30
44:02
Timmy Trumpet & Qulinez - Satellites (Dirtcaps Remix) [HUSSLE]
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31
45:06
Valentino Khan & Skrillex ft. Kstylis - Slam Dunk [OWSLA]
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32
46:25
Lowriderz - Pompeii Lit (Lowriders Trap Edit)
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33
47:51
Boombox Cartel X Kanye West & Jay Z - Jefe's Mercy (Dirtcaps Mashup)
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34
48:32
Coone ft. Jelle Van Dael & E-Life - We'll Be Gone (Dirtcaps Remix) [DIRTY WORKZ]
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35
49:35
Late - Combo [KLASH (ARMADA)]
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9x 0x 1x
36
50:48
Blanke - Resistance [KLASH (ARMADA)]
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37
52:09
Gianni Marino - Mask Majapahit (Dirtcaps Mashup)
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38
53:38
Yellow Claw & Alvaro & Dirtcaps - Flags Up (Dirtcaps & Teknoclash Rework) [BARONG FAMILY]
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39
56:15
Dope Tendencies & Flozee - Monkey Madness [KLASH (ARMADA)]
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40
57:24
Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes - Look At Me Now (Deville 2017 Edit) [JIVE]
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41
58:16
Mokita X CADE - Monopoly (Dirtcaps Remix) [ARMADA TRICE]
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