Dirt Monkey, the alias of Patrick Megeath, embodies the identity of a forward-thinking electronic music artist in every sense. Cutting-edge sound design is the name of his game, proven by his constant releases that span a broad spectrum of genres. From dubstep, to house, to drum & bass and beyond – it’s no surprise that Dirt Monkey is regarded as a producer’s producer and a fan-favorite performer in the electronic music world.
Since unleashing his first full-length record in 2012, Dirt Monkey has consistently bestowed his fans with countless singles, collaborations, remixes, and albums throughout the past decade. Listeners can find Dirt Monkey’s tunes on a plethora of notable labels including Bassrush, Deadbeats, SubCarbon, Wakaan, Disciple Round Table, Circus Records, and more. 2019 saw the rise of Dirt Monkey’s own imprint label, 19K, with the mission to cultivate the next generation of experimental electronic music by showcasing the talents of artists both revered and obscure.
Dirt Monkey took full advantage of 2021 with a packed festival season, a headline Mission Ballroom play and the release of his sixth full length album, Depolarize. He zoomed directly from festival season into the Depolarize Tour, his 40+ stop headline bus tour across the United States. Dirt Monkey rang in 2022 with a headline b2b with Boogie T at Countdown NYE, followed by multiple appearances as special guest on Subtronics’ Fractal Tour.
Dirt Monkey kicked off 2023 with his second Mission Ballroom headline, returning with an even more thrilling set and mind-blowing production, performed to a packed house. Over the next six months, he and Jantsen embarked on their 50-stop co-headline Full Circle Tour across North America. Throughout the summer, he scored prime slots at massive festivals including Lost Lands, EDC Las Vegas, Electric Forest, Bonnaroo, and more. Dirt Monkey closed out 2023 with one of the biggest endeavors of his career thus far: the release of his ambitious double album MYCELIUM SOUND. Consisting of the up-tempo and highly energetic PT. 1 and the deep and hypnotic PT. 2, the two halves of his double album together showcase the duality of his musical palate and the dynamism of his skills as a producer.
Charging forward into 2024, Dirt Monkey is setting out on his 4-month headline MYCELIUM SOUND TOUR across the United States before playing his first co-headline show at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre on March 31st. Endlessly honing his craft as a producer and a performer with an ever-growing repertoire of new music and an extensive touring schedule on the horizon, Dirt Monkey heads into 2024 at the top of his game.