Liaison Artists

Range, appeal and a massive dose of nasty, gritty bass are the three chief weapons every Dirtybird artist has in his quiver, but Ardalan seems to be the peak culmination of all those assets in one wieldy point. This young archer has had the incomprehensible luck to fall into crew with his idols, be reared by their best and given some of their most guarded musical secrets, then hoisted to a platform to blare his prodigious beats from places where most creators can only dream of being. Born in Tehran, Iran, Ardalan Noghre-Kar 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.

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Upcoming Tours

02 . 22 . 19

Kinda Super Disco

Houston

02 . 22 . 19

9910

Edmonton

02 . 23 . 19

EDC

Mexico City

02 . 23 . 19

HiFi

Calgary

03 . 02 . 19

Deja Voom

Riviera Maya

03 . 02 . 19

CRSSD

SD

03 . 06 . 19

Dancing Sasquatch

Banff

03 . 07 . 19

Traverse

Revelstoke

03 . 08 . 19

Sapphire

Kelowna

03 . 09 . 19

The Woods

Castlegar

03 . 09 . 19

Marty's on Newport

Tustin

03 . 22 . 19

Boulder Theater

Boulder

03 . 22 . 19

Monkey Loft

Seattle

03 . 23 . 19

Chvrch of John

Edmonton

03 . 29 . 19

Space

Miami

03 . 29 . 19

Space

Miami

03 . 29 . 19

Musette Yacht

Miami

03 . 29 . 19

Musette Yacht

Miami

03 . 31 . 19

Stereo Live

Houston

04 . 20 . 19

Ardy Pardy

Palm Springs

04 . 27 . 19

EOS Lounge Parking Lot

Santa Barbara

04 . 28 . 19

The Grad

SLO

05 . 01 . 19

Bar Standard (Main Floor)

Denver

05 . 25 . 19

EFUNK TV Lounge

Detroit

05 . 26 . 19

Elements Lakewood

Lakewood, PA

05 . 26 . 19

OK COOL

Detroit

06 . 08 . 19

Ever After

Kithcener

06 . 29 . 19

Electric Forest

Rothbury