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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 »

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DJ Spinn & DJ Rashad – “Dubby” (Feat. Danny Brown) Video

The Chicago footwork originator DJ Rashad died suddenly last year, but the music he left behind is still coming out. "Dubby," a track that he…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2015 - 11:43 am

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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Tom Breihan | August 9, 2013 - 6:08 am