Duke Ellington

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.

The Parallax 200

January 8, 2018

Picking up where the original Parallax 100 left off, this list represents the next hundred entries in my top 200 records of all time.

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).

Yusef Lateef – Eastern Sounds

September 8, 2016

If forced to choose my absolute favorite record produced by the late great Rudy Van Gelder, it would be Yusef Lateef's Eastern Sounds.

Click Click (Chrome .45)

April 15, 2015

The Beat took the stage, opening with Rough Rider, and any doubts I may have had just drifted off into the ether on the back of its mellow, churning groove.

The Parallax 100

January 5, 2015

This list represents my absolute favorite 100 records of all-time.