“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.
<updated March 2014>