The DJ, dancer and Teklife crew member holds it down with a guest mix chock full of original tunes and remixes.
The members of the Teklife crew are the progenitors of footwork, the frenetic dance style birthed in Chicago, but many can hold it down on both sides of the decks. Manuel Gaines, better known as DJ Manny, is one of them. He’s been dancing since he was 12 years old, and he describes his musical style as both soulful and emotive — his latest release, Greenlight, a collaborative effort with Teklife host DJ Taye, manages to infuse breakneck rhythms with melody and soul. For this month’s episode of Teklife, Manny comes through with a set jam-packed with original tunes and remixes to get your feet workin’. Get up!