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 31, 2019
Raw power and pure excitement rolled up inna virtuoso soundclash right there on the edge of madness, The Prodigy were the original techno punks.
May 28, 2019
I think it's time to discuss the philosophy of hip hop blues as it relates to Terminal Vibration. Prime trip hop, in other words.
May 25, 2019
The idea is that the 1980s are the decade when the liquid, telepathic grooves of funk and krautrock melt into dance music's sprawling electronic trip.
March 12, 2019
In the final crisp days of winter, we descended upon the weeds that had begun to take over the Gardens, encroaching on anything and everything the way only winter weeds can do.
January 14, 2019
1997 was without a doubt my favorite year in memory, and its music more than lived up to the times, remaining potent today over twenty years on.
June 19, 2018
What do I like about techno? For one, it's the frequency, the vibe... not to mention the sense of longing, that alien wonder running through its core.
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 2, 2018
Material's Intonarumori is a sprawling double-album sourced in the seedy underbelly of hip hop. And it's as ugly and twisted as you could hope for.
April 19, 2018
At the interzone between post-disco, new wave and boogie lies a tropical dancefloor sound embodied by no one quite so much as the Compass Point All Stars.