March 25, 2019
The focus here is reggae, specifically its routes into dub, dancehall and trip hop as the decade unwinds toward the nineties and beyond.
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.
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.
April 4, 2018
With Spring beginning to take flight, it was high time for the crew to get involved in some horticultural escapades at the Parallax Gardens.
March 15, 2018
And so we've reached the halfway point in the Terminal Vibration saga, concluding the core eighties segment of the trip.
February 16, 2018
Now we move to the back of the crate toward the voodoo records: the heaviest, most atmospheric music this side of krautrock. Things are gonna get weird.
June 22, 2017
Dub disco diva, high priestess of the dancefloor.
June 20, 2017
This is summertime music, pure and simple, post-disco music with gulf stream tendencies (linking New York to the Caribbean and the Black Ark to the Paradise Garage).
April 11, 2017
I recall wandering the vast corridors on an indoor mall only to find a record shop nestled in one of its murky corners.