400 Blows

Keni Stevens – Night Moves

February 10, 2019

Every now and then one stumbles upon an utterly beguiling record that somehow sounds both intimately of-its-era and utterly out of time. This is one of those records.

Terminal Vibration IX (Elevator Music)

June 29, 2018

This music is like Detroit — a complete mistake. It's like George Clinton and Kraftwerk stuck in an elevator. The subject turns to techno, house and other things...

Warehouse Weatherall XXX

June 8, 2018

The legacy of Andrew Weatherall looms large over dance music's history. What follows is a semi-historical narrative woven around 30 of his records.

FSOL – ISDN

May 7, 2018

This is the sound of the seedy underbelly of The Future Sound Of London's world, in the grimy back streets and dingy dives deep within the city.

Colourbox – Baby I Love You So

March 31, 2018

This is one of those records that seems to come out of nowhere like a complete bolt for the blue, preempting the decade to come with dread trip hop vibes.

Terminal Vibration VI (Imperial Slates)

March 19, 2018

Into the 90s, where the aftershocks of dubbed out post punk were continuing to live large. Right off the bat, Mark Stewart was the strange attractor.

Chiba City Blues

February 15, 2018

The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel. The view stretches from Chicago to the cornfields of Iowa and beyond.

Terminal Vibration II

January 12, 2018

Where does machine funk intersect with post punk?

The Parallax 200

January 8, 2018

Picking up where the original Parallax 100 left off, this list represents the next hundred entries in my top 200 records of all time.

4th Quarter Report*

December 31, 2015

2015 was an interesting year. It didn't start out as such, but then I didn't yet know my life would change by its closure. But more about that later...