dirtyBird’s Claude VonStroke must be sipping the hyphy juice these days, because the minimal techno mastermind has been putting in serious work that includes residencies from Ibiza to New York, as well as pumping out remixes for the likes of The Rapture and Jeff Samuel. The hardest working man in techno has also just launched his Mothership imprint.

The label’s first single, the Italoboyz’ “Viktor Casanova,” has already sold over 5,000 vinyl copies and been embraced by everyone from Villalobos to Jesse Rose. Another recent release is the sophomore single “Paranoid,” from XLR8R’s own “Bubble Metropolis” columnist Monty Luke. To celebrate these accomplishments and more, VonStroke and company are holding parties in San Francisco, San Diego, and Seattle. Get set for a year of dirty techno from San Francisco’s finest.

Italoboyz’ “Viktor Casanova” and Monty Luke and Tasho’s “Paranoid” are available now from Mothership

Claude VonStroke with Italoboyz Tour Dates
09/20 San Francisco, CA: The End Up
09/22 San Diego, CA: Sin
09/23 Seattle, WA: Decibel Festival

The Italoboyz released Mothership’s first single.