December 17, 2018
One thing that's become apparent through the various stations of this whole Terminal Vibration saga is that the music grows decidedly more electronic...
December 5, 2018
This time of year — when late autumn begins giving way to the dawning chill of winter — often takes me back to the year 2001, a swirling vortex of electronic jazz and machine soul.
June 30, 2018
With Deep Space, his debut album, Juan Atkins lays the blueprint for the chrome-plated sounds of machine soul: the art form of the 21st century.
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...
May 29, 2018
Techno as only the Master Reese could do it. Holding court last weekend at Movement, it's clear that he's gonna keep right on doing it for years to come.
May 15, 2018
The elegant beat matrix of electro is to rave what the blues were to rock 'n roll. In other words... it all started with Kraftwerk.
March 15, 2018
And so we've reached the halfway point in the Terminal Vibration saga, concluding the core eighties segment of the trip.
July 7, 2017
I once said that I could write a whole book about this record, so how about a lengthy post to start the ball rolling?
June 7, 2017
Folk have been declaring the death of the album for years now, but in truth it has always supported less volume than the 7" single (for instance).
January 5, 2015
This list represents my absolute favorite 100 records of all-time.