• Chrissy Murderbot Women’s Studies

    Chrissy Murderbot - Women's Studies

    Reviewed by Robin Howells Source: (Playground)

    <b> Chrissy Murderbot </b> - Women's Studies

    Some might know Chrissy Murderbot for nth-generation jungle productions on several US labels, but more might be familiar with him as a DJ who describes himself being in love with “juke-rave-jungle-disco-tropical-hi-NRG-gangsta-garage-core”. On his blog he offers a mind-boggling lexicon of mixes, recently having uploaded one a week for a whole year – compressed 101s on everything from New Jack Swing to Neue Deutsche Welle, via bassline house and Belgian
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  • Chrissy Murderbot Women’s Studies Review

    Chrissy Murderbot - Women's Studies

    Reviewed by Paul Clarke Source: (BBC Music)

    <b> Chrissy Murderbot </b> - Women's Studies

    A mutation of ghetto house, juke is the soundtrack to footwork competitions in Chicago, where battling dancers perform frenetic displays that resemble – to the untrained eye – moonwalking over hot coals. But for anyone outside the Windy City, exploring the scene was liable to leave you feeling as clueless as if you’d just attempted a footwork dance yourself. There was plenty of footage of dance crews like HaVoC or tracks from producers like Taxman floating around
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  • Chrissy Murderbot - Women's Studies

    Chrissy Murderbot - Women's Studies

    Reviewed by Andrew Ryce Source: (Resident advisor)

    <b> Chrissy Murderbot </b> - Women's Studies

    Sick of footwork yet? It's not fair to dismiss an entire scene based around the endless gimmickry and outside appropriation it has inspired, but either way, reservations about the pseudo-genre shouldn't get in the way of Chrissy Murderbot's fantastic debut album for Planet Mu. No, Murderbot isn't a footwork producer—this is the man who was making ragga jungle only a few years ago, mind—and Women's Studies isn't quite a footwork album. It's an all-purpose party album,
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  • Chrissy Murderbot Women's Studies

    Chrissy Murderbot - Women's Studies

    Reviewed by Matt Earp Source: (XLR8R)

    <b> Chrissy Murderbot </b> - Women's Studies

    It's really hard to know how to begin to describe Chrissy Murderbot, or his third album, Women's Studies. The Chicago-based artist is a virtual walking encyclopedia of the last 30 years of dance music, but this album is about choice quotes rather than sample overload. On "Under Dress," housey horn stabs from 1986 are paired with slack-talk princess Warrior Queen. "Pelvic Floor" features piano-house chords from 1992 with dancehall MC Rubi Dan riding a fierce flow over
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