“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 sleazy house label Sleazetone Records, 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, Far East Movement, Mark Stewart, Delorean, Warrior Queen, Waxmaster, and others.
His original productions are found on labels like Hypercolour, Planet Mu, HaloCyan, Loose Squares, and Hyperboloid Records.
<updated September 2013>