Traxman "Tekvision" Album Release Party

Late Show: Teklife x Low Key x Mercury Lounge Present...

Traxman "Tekvision" Album Release Party

DJ Manny, Mel G, HI$TO, Los, Sucia

Fri, November 10, 2017

Doors: 10:30 pm

Mercury Lounge

New York, NY

$4.20 - $12.00

This event is 21 and over

Traxman
Traxman
Cornelius Ferguson a.k.a. Traxman is from the West Side of Chicago and one of the longest serving producers working in Footwork with releases stretching back to the glory days of Ghetto House on Dance Mania records in the nineties. He’s also one of the co-founders of Chicago's two-decades-old Geto DJz clique and a member of DJ Rashad & DJ Spinn's teklife crew and was one of the creators of the legendary mixtapes on coloured cassettes which were the prototype for Footwork's evolution. His unique brand of Footwork is very strongly rooted in Chicago's history of Soul, Funk, House and Ghetto Trax; he’s a veteran and renowned crate digger who has provided the sample sources for many of Footwork's classic tracks over the years. His deep knowledge of music (check the mixes he occasionally throws up on the net) makes him one of the city’s most versatile and skilled DJs and producers.

Traxman's own productions are an incredibly well rounded suture between hip hop’s natural funk and resourceful sample flipping, the hyper-kinetic innovation of footwork’s stop-start, half-time to double-speed drum programming and a deep respect and understanding of Chicago’s House past, that few producers can match; His mixes are a testament to this man's skills.
DJ Manny
DJ Manny
DJ Manny is without a doubt Chicago's most up and coming Footwork producer and has all the moves to prove it. Twenty one years old, Mr Kush Pack is already a respected veteran. Raised in Harvey, a South Side Chicago suburb, and footworking since the age of 10, he was mentored by DJs Spinn and Rashad, quickly becoming apart of their Ghetto Teknitianz crew. Part of his own dance crew Take Ova Gang (aka T.O.G. aka Taliban) as well as Footwork OG super-group Red Legends alongside the likes of Agee the CEO, Que, LiteBulb, Poo, Darreon and Steve-O. He destroys weekly battles at Underground Track Factory on the city's South Side both on the floor and behind the decks. He has proven to be footwork's youngest in charge. His album is forthcoming on Rashad and J-Cush's label Lit City Trax.

"Greenlight is the first Teklife release from Manny, a longtime footwork dancer and producer from Harvey, Illinois. Rated as one of the best dancers in the Chicago scene, he was a protégé of the late DJ Rashad. The LP features a number of artists from the Teklife collective, including DJ Chap, DJ Lucky, Sucia and Hyperdub affiliate DJ Taye, who has a few cameos on the record.”
- Resident Advisor
Mel G
Mel G
TEKLIFE Producer and DJ based in Brooklyn, NY

1/2 of Tripletrain
HI$TO
HI$TO
eff a bio...
Los
Los
Producer/ DJ from Jersey City, NJ. One half of The Heights with Scatta. A member of LA’s Juke Bounce Werk Crew.
Venue Information:
Mercury Lounge
217 E Houston St.
New York, NY, 10002
http://mercuryloungenyc.com