September 12, 2019
I've been rolling through the Heights on a wave of rugged roots 'n future in the afterglow of the Mezzanine XXI show, shearing into a sound often termed "soundsystem soul."
June 26, 2019
The Pop Group emerged from Bristol in 1977, its members steeped in the raw funk and reggae bedrock of the city's storied musical landscape even before they'd recorded a note.
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.
May 9, 2019
This rolls up the whole Terminal Vibration vision into an unmissable two-part mix, featuring a killer selection of 30 Riddimatic Traxx From The Wild Side Of The 1980s.
March 22, 2019
The latest Motion playlist is actually an adaptation of the original Motion mix from a few years ago. I'd forgotten all about the O.G. outing...
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 31, 2019
This is the sound of cloud-covered days and rain-slicked streets, half-lit street corners and errant rhythm boxes spooling out the Chiba City blues.
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.
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.
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.