Mick Jones

The guitarist who picked up a sampler... ...and became an informal emissary between the worlds of rock 'n roll and the dancefloor. From The Clash to Big Audio Dynamite and beyond, there's a whole world of dancefloor mayhem to be found within the grooves of those records. As the man once said, the hardcore life … Continue reading Mick Jones

Terminal Vibration II

Remain In Ghosts Two years ago I asked the question Where does machine funk intersect with post punk? It's a question I'd meant to jump into deeper at the time, but then the moment seemed to pass. I'd been toying with the notion of revisiting it recently, weaving a narrative around these two strands of … Continue reading Terminal Vibration II

The Parallax 200

The next 100 records It's been three years and three days since I first posted the original Parallax 100, and I've been wanting to delve into the next 100 for some time now. Over the course of the intervening years, I've worked up a little list that I've tweaked here and there but have somehow … Continue reading The Parallax 200

Hello 2018

I wouldn't tie my shoes without a backup plan. Well, it's a new year (and a new toad). 2017 was spent largely laying the groundwork for the coming year, with the Parallax Stax/BISON project providing the backbone for the whole next phase of Parallax Heights to come. As a result, there was less content posted … Continue reading Hello 2018