Tuesday SXSW Showcases

First night hangs – showcases!

DJ Taye
DJ Taye

Teklife X N.A.A.F.I.


On this showcase stacked with two of the leading labels in footwork electronic music, Teklife and N.A.A.F.I. curate a hybrid group of DJs. From the Teklife crew, there's juke Brooklyn duo Tripletrain, plus DJ Taye from the birthplace of the fancy footwork (Chicago), where he's known for frantically cut-up samples, and Berlin's DJ Paypal, outlining modern electro with hi-def sonics, soul, and disco. On the Latin American N.A.A.F.I. side, experimental DJs Mexican Jihad and Zutzut spin in some ritmo, followed by Lao, constantly flowing through a myriad of genres reinventing aesthetic rhythm. Giving a more mystical, less dancey perspective to the electronic music scene, Teklife and N.A.A.F.I.'s collaborators prove the cultural effects of street music.

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