Tag Archives: DJ Rashad

Midnight In A Perfect World: DJ Taye

DJ Taye — the alias of Chicago native Dante Sanders — is a member of the revered Teklife crew, joining the influential collective of juke/footwork artists in 2010 at the age of 16. His head-spinning beats, booming bass, and frantically cut-up samples proudly exemplify Teklife’s genre-defining sound, and have also captured the ears of BritishRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: DJ NHK Guy

DJ NHK Guy is the alias of Seattle-via-Fukuoka electronic producer Jesse Lopez, creator of some of the finest juke/footwork rhythms to emerge locally as well as internationally in the last few years. Fusing a love for disco, J-pop, vaporwave, R&B, and video game soundtracks through frenetic and unpredictable percussive workouts, his distinctive style is onRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: et aliae

Raised in Singapore and currently based in London, et aliae is a talented pianist, electronic producer and composer who makes refined and progressive electronic pop. Her debut song came out in 2014 as part of Ryan Hemsworth’s initial Secret Songs compilation, leading to a significant rise in her profile, soon applying her sonic touch onRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Sadly, we lost Chicago footwork pioneer DJ Rashad earlier this year, but before he passed, he and his Teklife crew did this remix of the Sleigh Bells track “Young Legends,” off their most recent release, Bitter Rivals. Check it out below. [Stereogum]

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Monday Music News

Northwest troubadour Colin Meloy shared a new song with our neighbors to the north late last week. Titled “Carolina Low,” the song was apparently written the same day it was performed on the air. Stream the track via CBC’s Q with Jian Ghomeshi at Pitchfork. [Pitchfork] Over the weekend, Chicago footwork pioneer DJ Rashad passedRead more…

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