Aretha Franklin

Garden Grooves 005

August 27, 2019

This episode of Garden Grooves actually dates back to the great dawn-of-summer tilling of the fields, getting the Parallax Gardens back in good standing.

Geology 35

November 18, 2018

Now we venture beyond the cozy climes of Laurel Canyon and assorted outposts into the realm of the metaphysical, the music that lies at the fringes of canyon proper.

Anthony Shakir – Tracks For My Father

September 30, 2018

Over in the space of twenty-five minutes, this four track EP hits you like a vintage soul album in miniature (albeit shot through with a healthy dose of Future Shock).

Aretha Franklin

August 16, 2018

There's just no getting around Mrs. Franklin's greatness. That voice. She could pour everything she had into one sustained note and then keep right on going...

Terminal Vibration IX (Elevator Music)

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...

Album Cuts

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).

Two Steps From The Blues

August 22, 2016

I recently came across this mix by Woebot that he terms "this grungey, mutated R'n'B-derived sound." In truth, it's a place where I dwell much of the time.