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RP Boo
Mixes / 12.09.19

RP Boo

Footwork owes much to DJ and producer RP Boo. Coming up through Chicago’s 90s movement, Boo essentially established the genre, using his display model sampler to pioneering effect. Two decades…

Long Reads / 08.08.18

RP Boo: Paid Dues

…as RP Boo. But despite the combative style of the footwork pioneer’s music, in person RP Boo – real name Kavain Space – is reputably down-to-earth. “Before I started doing…

Album Reviews / 05.08.15

RP Boo – Fingers, Bank Pads and Shoe Prints

“House music is still here. I am what happened to house music,” once said Kavain Space, aka RP Boo. And for once, such impudence is well-founded. RP Boo’s contribution to…

News / 01.07.21

RP Boo is releasing a new album on Planet Mu

Established! arrives this autumn. Footwork innovator RP Boo is releasing a new album. The new LP is titled Established! and is slated for release on 17 September via Planet Mu….

News / 23.09.21

Space Afrika, Grove and RP Boo join No Bounds Festival 2021 line-up

The Sheffield festival returns next month. No Bounds Festival has added a slew of new names to its 2021 programme. Footwork originator RP Boo will head to Sheffield for a…

News / 27.12.19

Frank Ocean plays Octo Octa, Headie One, RP Boo and Sleaford Mods on Christmas Blonded Radio show

RP Boo and Sleaford Mods. He also dropped festive offerings from Mariah Carey, Pet Shop Boys and The Miracles. The broadcast follows rumours in US Weekly that Frank will headline…

DJ Stingray
News / 13.07.18

DJ Stingray, Grouper and RP Boo among final additions to Semibreve 2018

…place in Braga, Portugal, highlights of the eighth edition include Detroit electro flag bearer DJ Stingray, ambient experimentalist Grouper and footwork pioneer RP Boo. Elsewhere, Canadian composer Sarah Davachi will…

Long Reads / 15.05.14

Turning Points: Gangsta Boo

During the 90s, Gangsta Boo made a deep imprint in hip-hop culture as the sole female rapper of Three 6 Mafia. The highly influential Memphis group’s early work explored a…

End of Year Lists / 01.12.15

Albums Of The Year 2015

If there’s one thing we’ve learnt from putting together this year’s lists, it’s that your feelings towards a record can change dramatically once you’ve allowed it time to settle. In…

Lists / 07.08.18

9 Mixes You Need to Hear This Month

…joins PAN for a mind-bogglingly broad radio set and RP Boo reminds everyone why he is footwork. Whatever mood you’re feeling, grab the aux cable, scroll down and plug in….

Lists / 03.12.20

25 Key Releases from Planet Mu, as chosen by Mike Paradinas

…tracks from all corners of the electronic music spectrum, from DJ Rashad, RP Boo or Jana Rush to Venetian Snares, Jlin, Machinedrum, Ziúr, Rian Treanor, Heterotic (aka Paradinas and his…

Paul Johnson
News / 04.08.21

Chicago house great, Paul Johnson, has died

…Of Our World House Community• Thank You God For His Work That You Installed In Him• Mr. Paul Johnson. 🎶🎧😭 — RP BOO Rolling Stone (@RP_BOO_) August 4, 2021…

News / 20.06.22

A footwork version of Heardle has been launched

Think you know your RP Boo from your DJ Rashad? Then this is the game for you. A new version of Heardle has been created, with a footwork spin on…

DJ Rashad
Long Reads / 25.04.15

Archive Interview:
DJ Rashad

On 26 April 2014, footwork pioneer DJ Rashad passed away in Chicago at the age of 34. On Wednesday 19 March 2014, I had interviewed Rashad on the phone for…

News / 08.06.22

Tresor to celebrate 31st anniversary with two-month festival

…Berlin debut for Tresor’s anniversary. Artists affiliated with the space, like Surgeon and Detroit in Effect, have been confirmed for the line-up, along with Giant Swan, RP Boo, Simo Cell…

Zora Jones
Mixes / 19.11.20

Zora Jones

…lying down with a projector beaming software on the ceiling, this supercharged joyride through productions by Zora, her creative partner Sinjin Hawke and other masters of dancefloor pandemonium like RP

Shygirl © Yis Kid
News / 18.02.22

Floating Points, Shygirl and Jeff Mills announced for Nitsa Club programme

…there’ll be a live set from Jan Blomqvist. The line-up over the next several months also features footwork pioneer RP Boo, VTSS, Anz, India Jordan and Jon Hopkins. A European…

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Live Reviews / 05.11.18

Semibreve 2018: A thoughtful, low-key standout in the experimental festival circuit

Braga is a relatively small city nestled among mountains in north Portugal. With an abundance of churches it has a quaint feel, but a large student population lends it a…

Lists / 25.04.16

6 New Videos
You Need To See

Horny bees, glitter to the face and cold-blooded murder all appear in this week’s roundup Don’t tell me off – I’m purposely avoiding the biggest visual drop of the week,…

News / 11.12.12

THE TOP 100 ALBUMS OF 2012: 10-1

…most distinctive acts. Thomas Frost   PORTICO QUARTET – LACKER BOO [haiku url=”″ title=”Portico Quartet-Lacker Boo”]     2. TAME IMPALA LONERISM (MODULAR)   With their debut album, Tame Impala…

Album Reviews / 09.11.15

DJ Paypal – Sold Out

…that transcends the post-internet silliness of the Paypal brand. It’s a wholly enjoyable and promisingly outward-facing effort from Paypal. If the boldly unconventional releases from RP Boo and Jlin showed…

Kode9 Stone Island
News / 21.02.22

Kode9, Bill Kouligas and Elena Colombi curate playlists for Stone Island and C2C Festival

RP Boo, aya, Jlin, and Scratcha DVA. DJ and radio host Eleni Colombi brings the eclectic selections she’s known for with tracks from deep tan, Parris and Alan Vega. Bill…

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Events / 04.10.18

Yves Tumor, Eartheater and Giant Swan to play Unsound Adelaide 2018

…Kraków leg will run on 7-14 October, with a line-up featuring former Crack Magazine cover star SOPHIE, Gaika, Marie Davidson, Lotic, Kode9, RP Boo, Tim Hecker and Amnesia Scanner. The…

News / 23.06.22

Objekt, Huerco S and Object Blue to play Tresor’s 31st anniversary celebrations

…go back-to-back with Anthony Naples and DJ Stingray 313 is slated to play live. Elsewhere, the Berlin clubbing institute has confirmed JASSS, Ectomorph, Elena Colombi, RP Boo and KMRU is…

News / 09.12.13


…60. RP BOO LEGACY (Planet Mu) SPEAKERS R-4 (SOUNDS)     59. BLONDES SWISHER (Rvng Intl.) ANDREW     58. FOALS HOLY FIRE (Warner Bros/Trangressive) PROVIDENCE     57. CHELSEA…

Events / 20.07.16

Curated programs announced for Le Guess Who?

…Suuns will have Alessandro Cortini, Marching Church, DJ Nigga Fox, Samuel Kerridge, RP Boo, Jerusalem In My Heart, Brian Case, Marie Davidson, and Patrick Higgins play their stage, and neo-classical…

Long Reads / 04.11.16

DJ Earl:
Fuelling The Footwork

…25-year-old Earl Smith, aka DJ Earl, is part of the class of footwork’s present and future. Taking influence from the scene’s early architects such as RP Boo, DJ Clent and…

Long Reads / 25.04.14

Turning Points:
DJ Rashad

…and we grew together. 1996: Joining Chicago dance crew House-O-Matics Ronny Sloan from House-O-Matics, the president of the dance group that me, RP Boo and Spinn were in together, used…

News / 12.12.13


…Thundercat – Apocalypse 63. Sapphire Slows – Allegoria 62. Chelsea Light Moving – Chelsea Light Moving 61. The History of Apple Pie – Out of View 60. RP BOO –…

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Events / 28.03.19

Juliana Huxtable, Donato Dozzy and Buttechno locked for Terraforma 2019

…Russian producer Buttechno, Stargate – the side project of Lorenzo Senni – Dominican producer Kelman Duran and footwork originator RP Boo. They join Laurie Anderson, Mica Levi and DJ Stingray…