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 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!)...
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.
July 31, 2018
Sade is one of those strange attractors in music, a figure who seems to almost effortlessly command total respect from the cognoscenti.
November 21, 2016
It was in that moment that she could see the connections, like a lattice of accord stretching over what once seemed like a tangle of happenstance.
September 3, 2016
During what's turned out to be an exceptionally busy week, I've been vibing out practically non-stop to Woebot's latest mix: "Bands a make her dance."
August 3, 2016
Each of these records is a chapter in the story of music's dalliance with the cosmos, tracing a fascination with the stars through the 20th and beyond.
January 5, 2015
This list represents my absolute favorite 100 records of all-time.