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DJ Rashad 'Double Cup' 10th anniversary reissue released alongside 'I Don't Give a F*ck' EP: Listen

DJ Rashad's seminal footwork album 'Double Cup' has been reissued to mark its 10th anniversary. Out today (8th December), the reissue features the full original...

Giulia Tess They Hate Change 4-4-2

London-based Italian artist Giulia Tess has teamed up with Tampa rap duo They Hate Change for a new single, ‘4-4-2’. You can check out the...

DJ Rashad's ‘Double Cup’ gets 10th anniversary vinyl reissue

A 10th-anniversary reissue of DJ Rashad’s ‘Double Cup’ has been announced, along with an accompanying video for ‘Last Winter’. Check it out below. First released...

DJ Deeon tribute Rinse FM

A four-hour tribute to the late DJ Deeon has aired on Rinse FM. Following the sad news of the Chicago DJ and ghetto house pioneer's...

Photo of RP Boo wearing a red jumper

When he sat down in 1997 to produce a track for the Chicago dance battles that he was DJing at, RP Boo had little thought of helping to forge a new genre of music. But the resulting track, the Ol’ Dirty Bastard–sampling ‘Baby Come On’, did more than challenge dancers — it helped bring footwork into existence

It’s never easy to pin down the moment that a new musical genre comes into being, to be able to say exactly when a long-gestating...

RP Boo Legacy Volume 2

RP Boo has announced a new album of archive material spanning 2002-2007. The compilation will land digitally and on vinyl 12th May via Planet Mu...

DJ Swisha standing in front of a lilac coloured wall with graffiti

Part of New York’s thriving underground and the cross-States Juke Bounce Werk crew, DJ SWISHA has established himself as an essential producer and DJ covering footwork, house, jungle and more. Alongside a high-energy mix joining the dots between Jersey and Baltimore club music and techno, he speaks to Tice Cin about friendship, club culture and his mysterious former alias

Born in Philadelphia, raised in LA, and currently based in Brooklyn, DJ SWISHA’s unique and internet-crate-digging sound has created a community around him. He is...

DJ Clent

DJ Clent has released a new EP in tribute to his late mother, Chicago DJ Natalie Hill. '#LongLiveMamaHill' comprises five tracks from the footwork figurehead...

Premiere: DJ Manny ‘Feet Start Dancing’

DJ Manny returns to London-via-Paris label Moveltraxx this month with the ‘Feet Start Dancing’ EP. Listen to the title track below. Almost five years since...

Recognise: Heavee - Sam Siegel

Chicago footwork artist Heavee steps up for the Recognise mix series, and speaks to Arielle Lana LeJarde about following in the footsteps of their mentor DJ Rashad by releasing an EP on Hyperdub, and how cartoons and video games helped lead him to a life in electronic music

Some artists are constantly chasing the high of their next success, but Chicago native Heavee is still basking in the positive response to his new...

New online game, Footwork Heardle, tests your track recognition

A new online game, Footwork Heardle, tests your track recognition. Launched on June 19th, it's based on the popular browser-based game Heardle, which itself was...

Heavee sat on steps outside in a hooded jacket

Chicago footwork dynamo Heavee, a mentee of the late DJ Rashad, is set to unleash a new EP, ‘Audio Assault’, via Hyperdub on 25th March...

SHERELLE remixes Lone’s ‘Visited By Astronauts’ for new reworks EP: Listen

SHERELLE has remixed Lone's 'Visited By Astronauts' for the latter's forthcoming reworks EP, which lands on 4th March. The four-track 'Natural Aerials' comprises alternative versions...

Teklife releases new album from Chicago footwork artist, Sirr TMO, ‘888 (INFINITY)’: Listen

Teklife has released the new album from Chicago footwork artist Sirr TMO, '888 (Infinity)'. Check it out below. A prolific face in the city's scene...

Jana Rush announces new mini-album on Planet Mu, ‘Dark Humor’

Jana Rush has announced a new mini-album, 'Dark Humor', which will land on 25th March via Planet Mu. The record follows on from the Chicago...

'City Stars' is out next month

Hyperdub is preparing the release of a new EP from footwork producer DJ Hank.

Spanning six tracks, 'City Stars' sees the Chicago-based artist channel R&B...

The 'JUNGLE TEKNAH' producer will unveil a list of guests soon

SHERELLE has announced a four week residency at London venue Phonox, playing Fridays from 4th February. 

The BEAUTIFUL label boss, jungle and footwork purveyor...

Five tracks of footwork, 2-step garage, broken house and more

Ciel has dropped a new EP, 'All We Have Is Each Other', on New York City label Mister Saturday Night. Check it out below. 

The...

The techno-leaning release's title track was written for Chicago's Third Coast Percussion

Jlin has announced a new EP, 'Embryo', which will drop on 10th December via Planet Mu. You can hear the title track below. 

Comprising four-tracks...

Music must be sent for consideration by 1st October, and all tracks are donated to the album

Juke Bounce Werk has issued an open call for submissions to the label's forthcoming compilation, 'JBDUBZ Vol. 9'. 

The Los Angeles-based imprint is inviting new...