A Certain Ratio

Funkadelic – The Electric Spanking Of War Babies

August 31, 2018

Throwing everything from "(Not Just) Knee Deep" to "Hit It And Quit It" into a blender of abstraction, War Babies comes up with the adrenaline rush of pure future shock.

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.

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.

Jah Wobble/The Edge/Holger Czukay – Snake Charmer

February 25, 2018

Walking the same path as My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts, Snake Charmer takes post punk 80s electro boogie out for a walk in the desert.

Terminal Vibration IV (Rockers Revenge)

February 6, 2018

The Spartan minimalistic funk turned out by crews hailing from places like Manchester, Leeds and (especially) New York. Punk funk, in other words.

Terminal Vibration II

January 12, 2018

Where does machine funk intersect with post punk?

Fall Inna Bassbin

September 3, 2016

During what's turned out to be an exceptionally busy week, I've been vibing out practically non-stop to Woebot's latest mix: "Bands a make her dance."