If you hear an unfamiliar but pleasant buzzing in your ears, it probably means that Dirty Fly has landed on top of your system with a fresh dose of funk that no type of spray can get rid of! This mischievous character is aptly named, as he takes your understanding of fly beats to the next level.
Having coined his own term “groove stomp” to describe his heavy hitting style, the raw sounds of Dan Donahoo will draw bass fiends to the speaker stacks like flies to a pile of the filthiest trash. Thick and funky drums are layered relentlessly with some of the most original and raw bass design.
In a scene where every man and his dog is having a go at the mid-tempo range, the Dirty Fly is offering something a bit more solid. Forget those airy synths and recycled 80s build ups that are the norm in the glitch hop realm – this is more the style that makes gurning, head nodding and general thrusting of bodily parts compulsory.
After a decade honing his style, this fly has finally started to buzz around the right gigs and releases, included a filthy drop on kiwi legends Empathy Records – Let the Cream Rise, and his successful debut EP release through Digital Whomp. Have a gander and you’ll agree; its never felt so good to be dirty!