August 23, 2019
Capturing the half-lit glow of about a million wonderful things, Morgan Geist's Moves EP haunts those magical deserted spaces tucked away in the shadows.
July 31, 2019
The man, the myth, the legend: Adam Ant was the reason I got into music in the first place. You've heard that one before? Well, hear it again.
April 20, 2019
If there's one record that stands at the portal to the world of Terminal Vibration, it is without a doubt Public Image Ltd.'s mighty Metal Box.
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 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.
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 29, 2018
This music is like Detroit — a complete mistake. It's like George Clinton and Kraftwerk stuck in an elevator. The subject turns to techno, house and other things...
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 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.
April 23, 2018
Saturday night, Snakes and I caught Jean-Michel Jarre at the Spreckels Theatre, where we were treated to an enchanted evening of cosmic electronica.