Chicago Spotlight: The Love & Lust Live DJs

Chicago Spotlight:  The Love & Lust Live DJs

Dee Jay Alicia decided to bring her mixes to life and called some of the best DJs known for their soulful and sexy style to serve as the musical conductors for the evening, D’Vine One DJs, Mz. Nicky D’Vine and Kris “Jus” Denson and Arise Radio and Rhythm Factory’s own, Steve Maxwell, each handpicked by Dee Jay Alicia because of the passion and emotion they express through their music.   Together, they set the tone for a love filled evening full of sensual sounds. 

The event was so successful they decided to do it again.  I recently joined them for an evening of laughter, music and cocktails to talk to them about this event and their incredible musical chemistry.

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Chicago Spotlight: A Conversation with DJ/Remixer, Steve Maxwell

Chicago Spotlight:  A Conversation with DJ/Remixer, Steve Maxwell

Steve Maxwell, Chicago South Side East native, is a DJ/remixer whose star is rising in the Chicago House scene.  He likes to say he started his deejaying around 1980-81. Having his skills inherited from his brother Jerome Maxwell who Dj’d parties with Tony Hatchett, Andre Hatchett, Bryon Brayme, Jesse Sanders and Wayne Williams. Before ever touching a set of turntable he started remixing disco and R&B mixes which was known as “pause button” remixing.I recently got a chance to speak with Steve about his love of house music, house culture and his rising status on the Chicago house scene.

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