DJ Rashad: Itz Not Rite EP
Reviewed by Colin McKean Source: (Fact Magazine)
Ever feel a bit numbed by Web 2.0? Musically I mean – I’m not talking about pornography or anything. You can spend all day listening to pretty much whatever you like; being exposed to esoteric styles and subgenres from all over the world you probably never knew existed. Kuduro, gamelan, hauntological, hypnagogic – it even expands your vocabulary. I feel glutted.
In no way would I argue this is a bad thing, it makes albums like Flylo’s sprawling
Dj Rashad – Itz Not Rite
Reviewed by Richard Carnes Source: (Resident Advisor)
2010 will be seen as the year where footwork went overground, at least when it comes to European exposure. One of the men who has been instrumental in bringing this about has been Planet Mu boss Mike Paradinas, throwing his weight behind the sound with releases from DJ Nate, DJ Roc and the man who is arguably the most popular contemporary producer on the Chicago scene, DJ Rashad.
With the exception of the lead cut's stuttering soul-infused clap frenzy—which
DJ Rashad – Teknitianz
Reviewed by Unknown Source: (20 Jazz Funk Greats)
Teknitianz beats down the door to our disco with a 93 Jungle bassline in accapella, but as the dust settles and we expect execution by snare rush, we instead float away on the wings of varicolor sprites left over from the commodore 64 film tie-in franchise game of Hitchcock’s Birds. A little bit more straight ahead than some of the younger abstractions of DJ Nate or DJ Elmoe, but still ramping the syncopation into a +6 cerebral setting, pushing accents into place
- DJ Diamond - Flight Muzik
- Machinedrum - Room(s)
- Pritch & Trim - Stereotype
- Tropics - Parodia Flare
- Anti-G - Presents 'Kentje'sz Beatsz'
- Various - Ghettoteknitianz E.P.
- Kuedo - Severant
- Chrissy Murderbot - Women's Studies
- Boxcutter - The Dissolve
- NastyNasty - No Names
- FaltyDL - You Stand Uncertain
- Chrissy Murderbot - Bussin Down
- Boxcutter - Allele
- - Bangs & Works Vol.1
- DJ Roc - The Crack Capone
- Solar Bears - She Was Coloured In
- Various - 14 Tracks From Planet Mu
- DJ Spinn - Man I Do It EP
- DJ Rashad - Itz Not Rite
- Numan - Race Against Time
- Ital Tek - Midnight Colour
- DJ Nate - Da Trak Genious
- Tropics - Soft Vision E.P.
- Mrs Jynx - Shark Carousel