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SXSW 2016: SPIN Portraits of Chairlift, Waxahatchee, A$AP Ferg, Lizzo, and Many More

From March 16 through March 20, 2016, the Bud Light Factory at Brazos Hall hosted many of the hottest shows at the annual  South by Southwest…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2016

SXSW 2016: Photos of Santigold, Bloc Party, Lizzo, and More from SPIN’s Bud Light Factory Party

SPIN closed out the final day of South by Southwest with a blow-out party at the Bud Light Factory, featuring energetic performances by Santigold, Bloc Party, Lissie,…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2016

SXSW 2016: Santigold, Bloc Party, and More Light Up SPIN’s Closing Day Party at Bud Light Factory

All good things must come to an end, even SXSW. But you’ll never be able to say the festival goes out like a lamb: Saturday’s…
T.M. Brown / March 21, 2016

SPIN’s SXSW Showcase at Bud Light Factory: Santigold, Bloc Party and More

Austin’s South by Southwest music festival is only days away (March 15 through March 20), and SPIN will be there in full force. In addition to the already announced…
SPIN Staff / March 10, 2016

Teklife Announces Posthumous DJ Rashad Album, ‘Afterlife’

The Teklife DJ crew have announced Afterlife, a posthumous album by the late DJ Rashad. Afterlife collects collaborations between Rashad and some of group's best-known members, including DJ Spinn, DJ…
Anna Gaca / February 29, 2016

Teklife’s DJ Rashad Memorial Album Will Benefit the Late Legend’s Son

A new album honoring late Chicago producer DJ Rashad will soon see the light of day, courtesy of his Teklife crew and the acclaimed Hyperdub label.
James Grebey / October 1, 2014

Teklife’s DJ Taye Shares Jittery, Wobbling ‘F—k ‘Em’

We lost a great when footwork godfather DJ Rashad passed unexpectedly last month. To paraphrase the introduction to our favorite tracks by the man: When Frankie…
Chris Martins / May 27, 2014

Chicago Footwork Innovator DJ Rashad Dead

Earlier this evening Detroit producer DJ Godfather tweeted that footwork DJ and Teklife founder DJ Rashad has passed away. The news was confirmed by Rashad's…
SPIN Staff / April 27, 2014