Dirt E. Dutch

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Dirt E. Dutch
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Dirt E. Dutch on set of video shoot (2010)
Background information
Birth name Eric Bassriel
Origin Danbury, Connecticut
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Record producer, music director, broadcast personality
Instruments Sampler, synthesizer, drum machine
Years active 2003–present
Labels Little Ax Media, Domination Recordings
Associated acts Breez Evahflowin, Stronghold
Website Official Website
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Eric Bassriel, better known as Dirt E. Dutch, is an American hip hop artist from Danbury, Connecticut. He is a former host and producer for IndieFeed, a notable independent music network on iTunes (2007-2012). As a music producer, he released his first LP with New York rapper Breez Evahflowin in 2008 entitled Troublemakers, which reached as #2 on the CMJ hip hop music charts. In addition to releasing three albums with Breez Evahflowin, he has released two of full-length albums on his own, Hit The Dutchman (2010), and Bars Magica (2011). He has also contributed to a number of releases by others, including Emskee of the Good People, PremRock and Willie Green, and Infinito 2017. Dirt E. Dutch was a major contributor to the Audiowear Project by Elasticbrand, a series of jewelry inspired by musical instruments used to make a hip hop album. He was mastering engineer on the project and produced two songs for the album, which among other museums worldwide, was a feature display at the New York Museum of Art and Design.[1]

As a host, producer and director for IndieFeed, his hip hop show achieved over 25 million Nielsen Media Research verified downloads, and more than 750 five-star ratings and reviews in the iTunes Store. His show maintained a steady ranking in the daily top audio podcasts list in the iTunes podcast directory. In 2010, Mashable named IndieFeed one of "7 Essential Podcasts You Should Add To Your Playlist".[2] In 2008, IndieFeed received a "Best of iTunes" award. In 2007, IndieFeed was the in-store music used in Guitar Center retail outlets across America. In 2006, IndieFeed was selected as one of eight "Best Online Picks" by Business Week magazine.[3] Up to November 2010, IndieFeed Networks has achieved over 100 million Nielsen Media Research verified downloads.[4]


  • February 15, 2008 Troublemakers LP, Breez Evahflowin and Dirt E. Dutch (producer, MC, engineer)
  • October 28, 2008 Remixes, Releases Robots! LP, Breez Evahflowin and Dirt E. Dutch (producer, MC, engineer)
  • May 6, 2008 Journey Towards the Sun LP, Rising Sun Quest (contributing producer, engineer)
  • January 21, 2009 Hardly Seen Rarely Heard LP, Emskee of the Good People (MC)
  • March 31, 2009 The Unearthed Past: A Collection of Underground Hip Hop Vol. 1 Breez Evahflowin (engineer)
  • April 7, 2009 Untitled Is Hard Enough EP, The Protege of Phenetiks (engineer)
  • November 3, 2009 The Sharing Is Caring EP, Deto 22 and Sketch tha Cataclysm (engineer)
  • November 19, 2009 Hydrostatic Equilibrium EP, Rising Sun Quest (engineer)
  • December 15, 2009 Apples and Sunshine LP, Workforce (producer, MC, engineer)
  • January 5, 2010 First Words: Earn Everything LP, Pruven (contributing producer)
  • April 6, 2010 Disrupting Nature's Balance LP, Expertiz (contributing producer, engineer)
  • April 26, 2010 Internationally Known LP, Nomadic Wax (contributing producer)
  • July 20, 2010 Dear Whoever/Duro maxi-single, Roc Doogie (producer, engineer)
  • July 28, 2010 As He Goes In Mixtape Breez Evahflowin (contributing producer, MC)
  • September 21, 2010 Sound Of My Life digi-12, Breez Evahflowin (producer, engineer)
  • October 12, 2010 As He Goes On LP, Breez Evahflowin (producer, engineer, MC)
  • December 14, 2010 Ageless digi-12, Breez Evahflowin (producer, engineer, MC)
  • January 11, 2011 Hit the Dutchman LP, Dirt E. Dutch (producer, engineer, MC)
  • June 7, 2011 Without Permission EP, Infinito 2017 (producer, engineer)
  • August 3, 2011 Audiowear LP, Elasticbrand (contributing producer, engineer)
  • September 1, 2011 First Come First Served EP Vol. 1, JK1 the Supernova (engineer)
  • September 13, 2011 Bars Magica LP, Dirt E. Dutch (producer, engineer, MC)
  • September 27, 2011 Indie Rappers Do It For Gas Money 2 LP, Sketch Tha Cataclysm (contributing producer, engineer)
  • December 13, 2011 Exact Science LP, Expertiz (engineer)
  • March 12, 2012 PremRock and Willie Green: Reassembled LP, PremRock and Willie Green (contributing producer)
  • March 30, 2012 Roc Paper Scissors LP, Roc Doogie (contributing producer, engineer)
  • October 30, 2012 The Eargasm LP, Corina Corina (contributing producer)
  • October 30, 2012 Blood Written In Ink LP, Art Form Rejects (engineer)
  • March 18, 2014 The Free Way LP, Corina Corina (contributing producer)
  • June 3, 2014 In No Uncertain Terms LP, CenTinels (engineer)
  • June 23, 2017 Bring Out Your Dead EP, Breez Evahflowin and Deep of 2 Hungry Bros (executive producer, engineer, MC)



  • "Chains" - Breez Evahflowin and Dirt E. Dutch ft. Phenetiks
  • "Repo Men" - Breez Evahflowin and Dirt E. Dutch
  • "Ridiculous Choices" - Emskee ft. Troublemakers
  • "Barely Livin"' - Workforce
  • "Sketchforce" - Workforce ft. Sketch tha cataclysm
  • "Ageless" - Breez Evahflowin ft. Dirt E. Dutch
  • "War Torn" - Breez Evahflowin ft. Roc Doogie, Dirt E. Dutch, Core Rhythm, Pauley Ethnic
  • "Together" - Dirt E. Dutch ft. Hawl Digg, Breez Evahflowin
  • "Stimulated" - Breez Evahflowin ft. Dirt E. Dutch, DJ Static


  • Don't Be Afraid - Breez Evahflowin and Dirt E. Dutch
  • Careful - Breez Evahflowin and Dirt E. Dutch
  • Nothing - The Protege of Phenetiks
  • Walk With The Beat - Rising Sun Quest
  • No Pressure - The Protege of Phenetiks
  • I'll Rhyme Now - Rising Sun Quest


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