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.
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.
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.
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.
January 12, 2018
Where does machine funk intersect with post punk?
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."