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Waajeed – Shango EP

For the Shango EP, producer Waajeed transitions from downbeat to upbeat on the latest release from his DIRT TECH RECK imprint with three choice cuts ranging from the millennial Blaxploitation vibes of the title track to the orgasmic, angular funk that is “Better Late Than Never” and “Winston’s Midnight Disco.” Merging the electro sounds of his native […]

Warrior Code

Detroit legends Waajeed, Duminie Deporres and Theo Parrish collaborate for a Sound Signature release. Get your copy here.

Complex Movements in Metro Times

Complex Movements present Beware of the Dandelions Flower power By Shelley Salant Inside an old car mechanic shop in northeast Detroit sits a 400-square-foot polyhedron dome. It’s the skeleton of “the pod,” the setting for Detroit artist collective Complex Movements’ multimedia project Beware of the Dandelions. Conceived by longtime Detroit-based artists and activists, this wide-ranging […]

Complex Movement Limited Prints

We’re very excited to release Complex Movements “Beware of the Dandelions EP”. This EP is over six years in the making, Invincible and Waajeed with partners Carlos Garcia (L05) and Wesley Taylor together form Complex Movements. A Detroit-based art collective that explores the connections between science and social justice through multimedia. Their limited edition 6-track […]

DTR X UR

This weekend was one for the history books. The legendary Club REX is one of the oldest and respected underground clubs in the world. This past weekend it hosted a UR night featuring a DJ set by DTR’s boss man Jeedo and UR’s Nomadico. Headlined by Timeline featuring Jon Dixon, Desean Jones and Mark Flash. […]

Jeedo on Dublab with Aaron Paar

Exclusives galore!!!  Jeedo heads to Los Angeles for Stomping Grounds Radio with host Aaron Paar. He plays a number of his own productions with a ton of unreleased material.  

PPP ft. J Dilla Shotgun (Plinky Remix)

Today marks the end of Dilla Month 2016. 10 years have passed since the death of one of Hip Hop’s most innovative and talented producers. We continue to celebrate his memory here at DTR with another rare find from Jeedo’s archive. This track was also on The Abundance Mixtape same as or free download last […]

You should know : Yamandu Roos

What is history without documentation? The two go hand and hand. In the case of Detroit’s Underground Hip Hop trio Slum Village, lead by James Dilla Yancey –  There are only a few photographers that had the for site and access to capture the moments that would become history. One of the first is Robert […]

No hype, No frills, Just dirt.

New goodies in the store this week. Let’s start with our favourite… No hype, No frills, Just dirt. Available in heather grey in a crewneck or tee. Available in large sizes. Only here at DTR.

Byron the Aquarius: Interview

Byron, Tell us about yourself. I’m a 27-year-old music producer, Dj and Jazz musician (Pianist) originally from Birmingham, Alabama. I’m known for my numerous releases on independent labels like Rush Hour, Sound Signature, Warp, HHV, Circulations, Reebok Classics – A Journey into Future, Real Soon, and Giant Step Records. I built my reputation via the internet […]