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Stream Teklife and Treated’s Mic Terror’s Live From Your Mama’s House EP

Chicago’s footwork collective Teklife and Treated Crew have combined forces to release a new joint EP, Mic Terror’s Live From Your Mama’s House. DJ Rashad and Mic Terror planned the EP prior to Rashad’s tragic death in the spring of 2014. DJ Spinn, DJ Earl, Taso, DJ Taye, DJ Gantman, and Mano all provided beat… More »

By: Caitlin White / May 14, 2015 - 12:42 pm

DJ Rashad, Nick Hook, & Machinedrum – “Understand”

One of the worst moments of 2014 was when the news broke that Chicago footwork overlord DJ Rashad had tragically died. Electronic producer Machinedrum aka Travis Stewart was working with Rashad on a number of collaborations prior to his death, and he’s finally announced plans to release them. Stewart said he couldn’t bring himself to… More »

By: Caitlin White / April 21, 2015 - 2:24 pm

Sleigh Bells – “Young Legends (Teklife Remix)”

A couple of weeks ago we lost Chicago footwork pioneer DJ Rashad. That’s a really, really rough loss. But there’s some slight comfort in the idea that there’s still unreleased Rashad music out there. Before Rashad died, his Teklife crew got to work on a remix of Sleigh Bells’ Bitter Rivals track “Young Legends,” and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 14, 2014 - 10:37 am

R.I.P. DJ Rashad

Chicago footwork pioneer Rashad Harden, aka DJ Rashad, is dead. Tweets from friends and collaborators DJ Godfather, DJ Spinn, and Chance The Rapper confirmed Harden’s death. According to The Chicago Sun-Times, he was found dead today on Chicago’s West Side with drugs and drug paraphernalia found nearby; police suspect a drug overdose. An autopsy i… More »

By: Chris DeVille / April 26, 2014 - 9:40 pm

Way Out West 2013 Day 1: Beach House, Tame Impala, Junip, & More

The biggest piece of news from the first day of Gothenburg, Sweden’s Way Out West festival wasn’t who was there but who wasn’t. Neil Young & Crazy Horse, the band slated to headline the day, had to drop out at the last possible second, axing all their remaining European tour dates after guitarist Frank “Poncho”… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 9, 2013 - 6:08 am

The Top 30 Electronic Dance Tracks Of 2012

There was no getting away from EDM in 2012. While the three-letter hashtag has certainly caused buzz among radio stations and indie blogosphere alike, it’s been a big year for dance on and off of the pop charts. Regional styles like footwork, juke, and Jersey club went through genre-bending booms, electronic trap instrumentals filtered their… More »

By: Puja Patel / December 26, 2012 - 2:13 pm