Dirty South is a well-loved Serbian-Australian DJ and producer. His music ranges from original progressive and electronic house to film-oriented indie pop to club remixes.
In 1978, Dirty South was born Dragan Roganović in Belgrade, Serbia. His first stabs at mixing involved splicing a physical tape deck. Fast forward a few years to 2004 and you’d find Dirty South tapping away at his music-production game changer: a laptop.
He’s an EDM superstar. Still, any main course requires stellar sides.
If Dirty South was a roast, these 9 artists would be the mashed potatoes.
Before checking out our recs, read Magnetic’s exclusive feature: Dirty South Details His Five Favorite Pieces of Studio Equipment for ‘XV.’
9 Artists Like Dirty South
What Is Dirty South’s Most Popular Song?
Dirty South’s most popular track on Spotify is “City of Dreams.”
The upbeat EDM track features artists Alesso and Ruben Haze. “City of Dreams” has a whopping sixty two million streams on Spotify alone. Dirty South was also the man behind its music video, which has over 15 million views.
What Genre Is Dirty South?
Most know Dirty South as an EDM artist. He’s done some pop-like work though, too, directing and scoring his own indie film.
It’s important to note that Dirty South’s sound is constantly evolving.
“Whenever I didn’t feel like I was connecting with the music or the style I was making, I would take a little break and then come back to it,” Dirty South said in an interview with Your EDM. “I could have made ‘City of Dreams’ Part 7, Part 8, but I didn’t feel like doing that.”
Hear Dirty South’s thoughts in audio form on Magntic’s exclusive podcast episode featuring Dirty South.