Tags: Footwork

Best Footwork 2016 | RhythmTravels.com

The Best Footwork Releases in 2016

2016 will be remembered for Brexit, Donald Trump, and an abnormal number of high profile celebrity deaths. But 2016 was not all bad. Teklife launched as a label in 2016 with three essential releases, further cementing their place at the top of the footwork tree. The Era dance crew branched out into rapping over tracks. […]






Moveltraxx | RhythmTravels.com

Label Focus: Moveltraxx

Since 2007 MovelTraxx has been one of the most preeminent labels within Urban Club Music releasing music from the biggest names within their genres such as Sinjin Hawke, DJ Rashad, Mighty Mark, Dj Earl, Dj Tamiel, So Shifty and Traxman. We reached out to Moveltraxx to get to know them a bit more. What made […]






Weezy, Teklife | RhythmTravels.com

Weezy from Japan Talks Footwork

Ryoya Okamoto, known as Weezy, is a 25-year old Japanese footwork dancer, producer and DJ from Yokohama. He is currently on tour in Europe for the first time. In the past few weeks he has taught dance classes in Barcelona, London and Berlin while also displaying his top-notch DJ skills. Before his footwork class and […]






From Jack to Juke Documentary | RhythmTravels.com

From Jack to Juke 25 Years of Ghetto House (documentary)

This is one of my favorite Music Documentaries by Sonali Aggarwal looking at the electronic side of Chicago music from the last two and a half decades. Chicago is the Mecca of house music where it all began to what we call House and EDM today. Back in the early 80s a music genre that […]






The Best of Footwork in 2015: Part Two

The Best of Footwork in 2015: Part Two 2015 was a colossal year for footwork, with the rise of Indiana producer Jlin, the continued rise of Teklife’s next generation and the ever-growing expansion of footwork around the globe. 2015 also featured outstanding releases from footwork’s more established artists such as DJ Spinn and DJ Clent, and […]






"I'm tryna tell ya" documentary | RhythmTravels.com

“I’m tryna tell ya” (documentary)

In spring 2012 an entourage from Don’tWatchThat.tv went to Chicago to document the Footwork Scene. A scene ingrained in the lineage of the City itself, filled with effervescent dancers, storytellers and beat makers. It was single handedly the most unique and in-depth tour we had ever experienced. They slept on floors, sofas and in dodgy […]






The Best of Footwork in 2015: Part One

The Best of Footwork in 2015: Part One 2015 was a colossal year for footwork, with the rise of Indiana producer Jlin, the continued rise of Teklife’s next generation and the ever-growing expansion of footwork around the globe. 2015 also featured outstanding releases from footwork’s more established artists such as DJ Spinn and DJ Clent, and […]






Footwurk the Legacy | RhythmTravels.com

Footwurk The Legacy

  Akeem Pennicooke tells a story of dance culture and gang culture on Footwurk: The Legacy. Footwork is a style of music and dance that originated in Chicago in the 1990s. For the decade that followed, it was rarely talked about outside of its hometown, bar the odd forum thread where keen fans tracked uploads […]






Q&A with DJ Rashad | RhythmTravels.com

Q&A with DJ Rashad

  Last Sunday we posted the documentary ‘From Juke to Jack: 25 years of Ghetto House‘ where we get an insight on how the underground House scene in Chicago have evolved. Dj Rashad has been a quintessential figurehead in the evolution from Ghetto House to Footwork and its predecessor Juke. His open production approach has helped him […]