February 10, 2019
Every now and then one stumbles upon an utterly beguiling record that somehow sounds both intimately of-its-era and utterly out of time. This is one of those records.
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 15, 2018
Remember when summer vacation would stretch deep into the heart of August, those long, hot days when steam would rise from the asphalt and intermix with the urban haze?
July 25, 2018
Rewiring their funk up to the machines, Kleeer spit vector grooves out across the globe's post-disco dancefloors and laid out blueprints for the future.
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 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.
April 7, 2018
This is a 2018 disco mix filled with music that's lived well past its era to fuel decades of dance and still sounds cutting edge some 33 years on.
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?
December 16, 2016
There exists a particular sound that seems to leap out the speakers in vivid colors, engulfing its surroundings and drawing you into its world.
February 25, 2016
A few years back, I started a limited series in which I'd post a weekly tune that was locked into the celestial. I called it Deep Space Music.