June 21, 2019
An honest assessment of my absolute favorite records and artists from the U.K. that managed to crack the code and storm the shores of mainstream America.
April 28, 2019
However far he'd venture into darkness and abstraction, that golden voice would always be there, rising from the depths and calling you home.
March 25, 2019
The focus here is reggae, specifically its routes into dub, dancehall and trip hop as the decade unwinds toward the nineties and beyond.
February 25, 2019
Where does machine funk intersect with post punk? The chrome-plated technicolor world of machine soul. It's arguably the most vital form of popular music (still!)...
January 10, 2019
Cut 4 Me is a sketch of everything of-the-moment RnB should aspire to. Transcending its rugged origins even as it uses them to its benefit, what began life...
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...
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.
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.