CHRIS E PANTS
City Series Mix Volume 33
“The hardest-working motherfucker in Chicago” — Stool Pigeon
“a virtual walking encyclopedia of the last 30 years of dance music” — XLR8R
“If anyone shows the world that dance music truly is in a state of permanent and wonderful flux right now, it’s Chrissy Murderbot.” — RCRD LBL
Chris Shively is a DJ, producer, and staple of Chicago’s dance music scene, performing as Chrissy Murderbot (juke / footwork / bass music) and Chris E. Pants (disco & house).
Now based in Brooklyn, he runs the hard-hitting juke label Loose Squares, the afterhours house label The Nite Owl Diner (with Alex Burkat), and the now-legendary My Year of Mixtapes blog.
Since beginning in the ‘90s rave scene, Chrissy has played 600+ gigs in 20 countries, and done official remixes for Star Slinger & Teki Latex, Shaun J Wright & Alinka, Ssion, Machinedrum, Starkey, Theophilus London, Pixelord, Mark Stewart, Delorean, Warrior Queen, Waxmaster, and others. His original productions are found on labels like Hypercolour, Planet Mu, HaloCyan, and File Under Disco.
If you could collaborate musically with anyone of your choice, who would you choose?
What is your favorite venue you've ever performed at?
What DJ gear and travel essentials do you always carry with you on the road?
Serato SL4, headphones, needles, slipmats, earplugs, and a good book to read!