Whatever you think of Chrissy Murderbot, there's no denying one simple fact—the man has a lot of energy. How else can one explain the fact that the Chicago-based DJ and producer spent most of 2009-2010 dropping a mixtape a week for an entire year? These days, he's (slightly) slowed down the output of material, but he still maintains a clear affinity for high-octane sounds, whether it's raved-up bass music, hyperactive grime, or the breakneck juke and footwork of his hometown. On this exclusive mix for the XLR8R podcast series, Murderbot covers all that ground and more, including plenty of unreleased tunes and some offerings from his own Loose Squares imprint. (Side note: He also runs the Sleazetone label.) Make no mistake, the mix represents hard for juke and footwork, but Murderbot explores a lot more musical territory here. We're looking forward to similar sonic diversity when his debut album, Women's Studies, is released in May via Planet Mu. If you haven't done so already, peep the album's first video, then grab an energy drink and dig into this podcast.
01 Mega Banton & Kush Arora "Shake Sitten"
02 Cardopusher "We Run This State"
03 T. Williams "Getting Mine (Drumstrumental)" (Enchufada)
04 Sunday Roast "Lo Fi Box" (Soulserious)
05 Olin "Hard Times"
06 Chrissy Murderbot & MC ZULU "The Vibe Is So Right (Atki2 Remix)" (Planet Mu)
07 French Fries "Merel" (Youngunz)
08 Sandra St. Victor "FMAO (Seiji Garage Dub)" (Strategic Soul Ventures)
09 Madeline Puckette "Everything Is Alright (TRRBO Remix)" (Globelle)
10 Canblaster "Clockworks" (Nightshifters)
11 Blackmass Plastics "Selecta Infecta" (Mutant Bass)
12 Submerse "Need To Know"
13 Lethal Bizzle feat. Allstars "POW! 2011 (Royal-T Remix)" (Butterz)
14 Pacheko & Pocz "Tuki Love" (Enchufada)
15 Nehuen "Between Love And Hate" (Iberian)
16 Cardopusher "Damelo"
17 Spooky "Spartan (D.O.K. Remix)" (No Hats No Hoods)
18 Chrissy Murderbot feat. Johnny Moog & Coool Dundee "Sweet Thang" (Planet Mu)
19 Machinedrum "Come1" (Planet Mu)
20 DJ Earl "Drip" (Loose Squares)
21 Chrissy Murderbot "Break U Off" (Planet Mu)
22 DJ Spinn "Man I Do It" (Planet Mu/Loose Squares)
23 Traxman "Lady Dro"
24 DJ Rashad "Lay Down"
25 Eprom "TwerkuL8"
26 Machinedrum "GBYE" (Planet Mu)
27 DJ Rashad & DJ Gant-Man "Intimate Friends"
28 DJ Spinn "LOL" (Planet Mu / Loose Squares)
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