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.
August 23, 2018
Seeing as we've moved into the dog days of summer, the moment seems right to bring back the Motion series. This selection happens to include some of my all-time favorite techno music.
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.
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...
April 20, 2018
It's a sprawling selection of 21 shimmering dancefloor dubs from the first half of the 1980s, all lovingly presented in an indispensable 3½ hour anthology.
October 31, 2016
Halloween. A day with a lot of memories through the years, but when it comes to music I think back to one in particular. It was about fifteen years ago.
August 22, 2016
I recently came across this mix by Woebot that he terms "this grungey, mutated R'n'B-derived sound." In truth, it's a place where I dwell much of the time.
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.