Hailing from the nest of Dirtybird, Claude VonStroke's idiosyncratic label in the innovative atmosphere of San Francisco, Justin Martin has made us wait for his debut album - he was talking to us about it when we put him on the cover of DJ Mag around 18 months ago – but 'Ghettos & Gardens' delivers in full.
Packed with industrial bass and delicate melodies to resonate with the contrast implied in its title, it's a unique sound that could only have come from the mind of Justin, and includes his long-awaited re-edit of Goldie's drum and bass classic 'Kemistry', as well as last single 'Don't Go'.
Catch him in the US and the UK as part of his world tour, dates below.
05/19 Pyramid Lake @ Symbiosis Festival
05/25 Irvine @ Lightning in a Bottle Festival
05/26 Detroit @ Dirtybird showcase
06/01 Birmingham @ The Rainbow
06/02 Manchester @ Sankeys
06/09 London @ Fabric
06/15 Philadelphia @ Philadelphia Experiment
06/16 Washington DC @ U Hall
06/23 Miami @ Electric Pickle
06/24 Charlotte @ Dharma Lounge
06/29 Atlanta @ Masquerade
06/30 New Orleans @ Antipop
07/01 Toronto @ Keating Pub
07/06 San Francisco @ Monarch
07/14 Honolulu @ Asylum
07/20 open date for Europe
07/21 Ibiza @ Sankeys
07/27 Denver @ City Hall
07/28 NYC @ Verboten
08/03 San Francisco @ dirtybird
08/04 Los Angeles @ Hard Summer
08/05 Squamish, BC @ Basscoast
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