When the band Dead Rider put out its debut album a couple of years ago, it was a substantially different band. For one thing, the band – known then as “D. Rider” – was pretty much the vision and voice of one person: Todd Rittmann.
On Fridays, Eight Forty-Eight presents some of the best selectors Chicago has to offer.Dirk van den Heuvel certainly knows his way around a turntable. As a DJ had Chicago crowds moving for a long time.
Heather Robinson learned the fundamentals of DJing on Saturday nights at a bar in Chicago’s Wicker Park/Bucktown neighborhood. But DJ Heather has gone on to earn international recognition and respect – for her turntable skills and for her production work.