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Tevo Howard

June 14, 2012

In Tevo Howard‘s words:

“I started to DJ at roughly thirteen or fourteen years old, putting us back to about 1987. After a knee injury in a skateboard accident (I wiped out) in 1987, I found myself sitting at home, bored, and with little interests other than skateboarding and music. With skateboarding out of the picture, I could only gather to mess around with the turntables that sat in the room my brothers and I all shared. I remember thinking that being a DJ was a hobby that wasn’t either illegal, or dangerous, and that it would be fun to DJ my own music as opposed to my brother’s music. I walked down to Gramaphone Records, which was about 10 blocks away, and bought one record. I had no idea what was about to happen.”

What happened was over 19 amazing releases including a handful of LPs and various singles and EPs. We’re huge fans of his work and his label Beautiful Granville Records. Tevo is domestic and best of all he’s raised in Chicago. The guy has been DJing for over 20 years now but claims “Deep inside, I know well that I am only at the beginning of my career.”

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