Hindsight 2020

Have you ever had a day that you just couldn't seem to get out of? How about a year? Well... it wasn't 2020's fault that everything just sort of fell to pieces. The tumblers just locked into place. After all, 'age ain't nothing but a number' (or so sayeth R. Kelly, and he would know). … Continue reading Hindsight 2020

Piece – Free Your Mind

Piece Free Your Mind Planet E: 1992 In the early days of Planet E, anything was possible. Carl Craig and Damon Booker had just shuttered their short-lived (but legendary) Retroactive imprint, and the young C2 was determined to strike out on his own. He'd already recorded his Psyche/BFC trilogy for Derrick May’s twin imprints (Transmat … Continue reading Piece – Free Your Mind

Harold Budd

Harold Budd: The Atmospheric Man Though he rejected the label outright, Harold Budd was one of the towering figures of ambient music. Much like Jon Hassell, he was pulled into the orbit of Brian Eno and accordingly was understood in the popular imagination as a card-carrying member of the scene. Even if Budd was reluctant … Continue reading Harold Budd