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 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.
April 24, 2019
It was a strange historical twist of fate that found Johnny Rotten on Tommy Vance's Capital Radio show at the height of his notoriety in The Sex Pistols.
March 16, 2019
I was quite saddened to hear of Mark Hollis' passing. As the frontman of Talk Talk, his voice was the extraordinary foundation upon which his group's sound was built.
February 28, 2019
SA-RA Creative Partners are the greatest crew of the 21st century, with a discography that plays like the textbook definition of machine soul.
February 17, 2019
If there's one figure who stands above all else as house music's singular visionary iconoclast from year one, then it must be Jamie Principle.
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.
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.
January 25, 2017
The enchanting wizard of rhythm.