Sherelle chronicles a sound born in the streets of Chicago.
The Detroit polymath picks some key influences.
High tempos, broken beats and weighty basslines adapted to all shapes and styles.
Global Roots leader Thris Tian charts the history of a Chicago institution.
The Astral Black boss picks Rose Royce, The Jones Girls and Lamont Dozier.
Kuduro to crate-diggers, afro-house to migrant sounds.
Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Nubya Garcia, Emma-Jean Thackaray and Charlotte Dos Santos feature.
Latin American electronic music inspired by ancient music traditions.
Frankie Knuckles, Boyd Jarvis, the Burrell brothers and Victor Simonelli all feature.
Zapp, 2Pac, Snoop Dogg, The Nonse, DJ Quik, Madvillain and PBW all feature.