ARDALANSTYLE: Native country:
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Ardalan possesses a peculiar, fresh perspective on music genesis without even trying. His mixes, remixes and dubs are known for their sass, energy and wickedly wry samples that snap like a wet towel to the face, but his original tracks are where his efforts shine, like those released with Justin Martin-“Mr. Spock”, a 2010 party anthem charted by Diplo and Jesse Rose, and “Lezgo,” charted by Dog Blood (Skrillex and Boyz Noise)-and those soon-to-be-released on his own EP with Dirtybird. It’s no wonder he’s been given the nod by everyone from Papa Dirtybird himself (Claude Von Stroke) and A-Trak to those who are charting his remixes, like Maya Jane Coles, Audiojack, and Riva Starr, the last of whom he has an upcoming remix for to be released on Snatch. The greatest strength in Ardy’s music is his ability to whip out hits that work equally well from the dankest basements to the most opulent dancefloors; sounds that satisfy those with diverse tastes who can unite under his single agenda of having a good time.
We could see him performing at Elements Festival (Lakewood), Sunset Music Festival (Tampa), Bass Coast Festival (Canada), Coachella (DoLaB Stage), Floyd Miami, HARD Summer Festival, Northern Nights Festival, Birdhouse Festival (Chicago),…
He also created recently his self-curated party series ‘Ardy Pardies’ taking place so far in Flash (Washington DC), Audio (San Francisco), Minimal Effort (Los Angeles), and Art Basel (Miami).