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Gradients. ft. Worthy


MIND at LARGE & Kremwerk invites you to a special edition of Gradients. featuring one of the founding fathers of Dirtybird & Anabatic Records...


Support from...

Gene Lee

Chick Iverson


1809 Minor Ave.
Seattle, WA



When it comes down to the hype, his name says it all. He is Worthy. With an in-depth knowledge of production, mixing & performance, Worthy has the insight to play for his audience, cultivating intense positive energy on the dancefloor. From salty aired islands to dark club basements, over the past 12 years, Worthy has paid reverence to the traditional form of classic house while tripping off the mark & sinking into the euphoric less-charted territories of booty-clapping bass. As Carl Cox said, “The Worthy sound has always been powerful, rocking, funky, bass-driven music at its best & for me this is the new wave in house music.” He establishes an energetic dance floor camaraderie that makes even the most skeptic hater’s booty shake.

Growing up in Washington DC, Worthy was inspired by the early American rave scene. Moving to New York in the late 90’s, he was exposed to artists like LTJ Bukem & Stacey Pullen whose music inspired him to play records across multiple genres, from techno & breaks to hiphop & drum n’ bass. In 2001 he swapped coastlines, moving to San Francisco to pursue his music career. There he teamed up with Claude Von Stroke & Justin & Christian Martin, becoming one of the 4 founding fathers of the Dirtybird party. Worthy’s breakout track, Irst Te, released on the Dirtybird label in 2007, quickly established his notoriety as a producer. With other bangers like Shy Look, Tric Trac (co-produced with Eats Everything) & Dip, Worthy has been rocking the “Dirtybird” sound for nearly a decade now.

In 2014 Worthy released his debut full-length album, Disbehave, a genre-defying rebellion against the house producer’s status quo. Breaking down rules & boundaries, Worthy sought to set himself apart from the mundane world of expectation, striking out to release something unexpected. Disbehave was accepted with critical acclaim & received notable press attention. 

In 2015, Worthy released a 2 part remix album of Disbehave with artists including Thugfucker, Stanton Warriors, Yolanda be Cool, Matt Tolfrey & a slew of other amazing producers. Another Dirtybird release So Delicious followed, while many collabs stormed the charts & the clubs throughout 2016, with success for tracks on Defected, DFTD, Polydor, Toolroom & This Ain’t Bristol.

Concurrently, Worthy established his own label, Anabatic Records, relaunched in 2016 with Faded, an E.P. with Nick Olivetti. This allowed him to be a bit more experimental with his production & expanded his reach as an artist. Many of the songs have charted on sites such as Beatport include Concubia, Work The Walls & Flashin. Worthy continues his relentless tour schedule throughout the U.S. taking in Dirtybird Campout, Symbiosis Gathering & Ministry of Sound, London to rock the Defected crew West-Coast style.

Throughout 2017 labels fell over themselves to sign Worthy, featuring his productions on Exploited, Strangelove, Insomniac & Defected to name a few. In 2018 he is currently on tour with his production partner Option 4 , the pair releasing Dance Around on Nervous Records in January. His latest 2 releases Moody EP & That Feeling EP are out on Simma Black , as well as Freak Frequency on his own Anabatic label.

In physics, a gradient can be defined as an increase or decrease in the magnitude of a property. In the case of our party Gradients. - that property is FUN! Gradients. is here to provide a smooth transition away from the stress of your hectic work week into the fun of the weekends where your true colors can shine bright! Thoughtfully curated by the MIND at LARGE crew. 


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Kremwerk is currently not an ADA accessible space. Club entry is through a flight of 12 metal stairs, with two small steps leading into the main part of the club. We have 2 restrooms with a total of 3 stalls and 1 urinal, all gender neutral.

Timbre Room is ADA accessible with a ramp to the front door/bar area, and access to the back door/dance area through the patio area, and 2 accessible gender-neutral restrooms available. If you have any questions about the safety or accessibility of this venue, please email

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Earlier Event: August 18
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