February 25, 2019
Where does machine funk intersect with post punk? The chrome-plated technicolor world of machine soul. It's arguably the most vital form of popular music (still!)...
February 23, 2019
In the hazy shadow of r&b's ultraviolet hip hop inflections, its mirror image lingers like a haunting moment still hanging hazy in the air.
December 5, 2018
This time of year — when late autumn begins giving way to the dawning chill of winter — often takes me back to the year 2001, a swirling vortex of electronic jazz and machine soul.
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.
August 30, 2016
Friday night I was lucky enough to catch Hot Chip live at the North Park Observatory, and I'd been looking forward to finally catching this crew live.
April 28, 2016
A week ago today, Prince passed away, leaving a massive hole in the musical landscape. Gone, and in a year that's already taken too many greats from us.