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.
March 12, 2019
In the final crisp days of winter, we descended upon the weeds that had begun to take over the Gardens, encroaching on anything and everything the way only winter weeds can do.
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.
January 14, 2019
1997 was without a doubt my favorite year in memory, and its music more than lived up to the times, remaining potent today over twenty years on.
December 12, 2018
In the annals of great soul men, Alexander O'Neal stands astride the worlds of smooth soul and modern r&b like a colossus.
December 8, 2018
This latest Motion playlist dates back to late summer, with the tempo dropping accordingly into machine soul, trip hop and finally post-disco and techno.
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.
September 30, 2018
Over in the space of twenty-five minutes, this four track EP hits you like a vintage soul album in miniature (albeit shot through with a healthy dose of Future Shock).
July 20, 2018
Summer in full swing, electronics in the system, the bug in the bassbin. Triggered breakbeats and rhythm boxes in full effect. "Theme From Hot Burst" by Yage.
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.