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DJ Rashad, DJ Spinn, and Taso Smoke Out ‘Luchini VIP’

We've been singing footwork master DJ Rashad's praises from his 2012 Essential TEKLIFE Vol. 1 to recently naming his "I Don't Give a Fuck" the…
Dan Reilly / March 5, 2014

Ryan Hemsworth’s Radiohead Rave, DJ Rashad’s Footwork, 11 More Dance LPs in Control Voltage

ALBUM OF THE MONTH: Special Request, Soul Music (Houndstooth)Paul Woolford has been out there doing his thing — mostly a techno thing — for a long time…
Philip Sherburne / November 5, 2013

DJ Rashad’s EPs ‘I Don’t Give a F—k’ and ‘Rollin” Prove the Footwork King Can Do Almost Anything

Despite a 15-year reign as what Ghettophiles label owner Neema Nazem calls the "gum underneath the shoes of Chicago house music," juke and footwork (a…
Andy Beta / July 30, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: AlunaGeorge, Baroness, Mac DeMarco, and More

Close out the work week with 10 all-new, ready-for-streaming albums. Grab a set of earbuds and dig into the latest releases from AlunaGeorge, Ebony Bones, DJ…
Kyle McGovern / July 26, 2013

Album of the Week: Stream DJ Rashad’s Manic, ‘Best Cry Ever’-Sampling EP ‘I Don’t Give a F—k’

"We Chicagoans are spoiled, if you know what I mean," says DJ Rashad, sitting in the studio with fellow Chicago footwork trailblazer DJ Spinn. "Footwork…
Philip Sherburne / July 22, 2013

DJ Rashad and DJ Spinn Party With Kitty in ‘She Turnt Up’ Video

Chicago footwork king DJ Rashad and his ghetto-house Teklife crew compatriot DJ Spinn have teamed up for "She Turnt Up," a sufficiently wavy trunk-rattler replete…
Chris Martins / July 13, 2013

The 40 Best Dance Tracks of 2013 So Far

The year in dance music so far has been all about strange bedfellows, deep-seated urges, and going back to basics. It's weird times for dance…
Philip Sherburne / July 3, 2013

Hear DJ Rashad’s ‘Let it Go,’ a Lonely Junglist Daydream

Last year, SPIN took a feature-deep dive into Chicago's explosive footwork scene in part inspired by the movement's musical crown jewel, the Essential TEKLIFE Vol. 1 —…
Chris Martins / March 14, 2013

DJ Rashad: Footwork’s Bright Star Bends Genres and Brains

Who: DJ Rashad, a producer from Chicago's thriving footwork dance scene whose stuttering, chaotic tweaks of other local styles like juke and house has helped…
Brandon Soderberg / August 15, 2012

These Feet Were Made for Workin’: Inside Chicago’s Explosive Footwork Scene

Sometimes dance music needs a push. And for an increasing number of artists and fans from the late 2000s forward, the once-insular sound and competitive…
Dave Quam / July 5, 2012

DJ Rashad Goes to Stonehenge in ‘We Trippy Mane’ Video

Fresh off being named one of SPIN's 40 Best Albums of 2012... So Far and still streaming his whole album on our site, the mighty…
Christopher R. Weingarten / June 19, 2012

Stream DJ Rashad’s Footwork Masterpiece ‘TEKLIFE Vol. 1′

Right now, the SPIN office is completely obsessed with the kinetic rat-a-tat of Chicago footwork, the regional electronic music known for its frenetic, unlikely rhythms…
SPIN Staff / June 12, 2012

DJ Rashad, ‘TEKLIFE Vol. 1: Welcome to the Chi’ (Lit City)

Stream the entire album here!Chicago footwork, the regional dance-music style now celebrating its 15th birthday, is not about instant gratification. It likely has no real…
Christopher R. Weingarten / June 11, 2012

80 Minutes or Less: Listen to SPIN’s Favorite Dance Tracks of 2011

Work off those holiday pounds with this relentless tour through SPIN's favorite dance music of 2011. You may recognize some names from our top 20…
Philip Sherburne / December 28, 2011
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