Lee “Scratch” Perry

Walk Under A Full Moon’s Light

September 14, 2019

The great swaying downbeat drift of "Exchange" has me thinking about the way the whole trip hop impulse seems to stretch back into time to soul music's glory days.

Garden Grooves 005

August 27, 2019

This episode of Garden Grooves actually dates back to the great dawn-of-summer tilling of the fields, getting the Parallax Gardens back in good standing.

Public Image Ltd. – Metal Box

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.

Terminal Vibration: The Concept

April 4, 2019

The proto-Earthbeat global overload rhythm mash-up of new wave, hip hop, dance and My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts-style fourth world madness that gave us modern music as we know it today.

Rugged Sounds

March 31, 2019

All these rugged sounds in discordant harmony, swirling like shadows in your mind, extraterrestrial raggabeats/trip hop broken down/post punk noise/machine soul riddims...

Terminal Vibration: On A Ragga Trip

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.

Timbaland

January 22, 2019

If we're talking machine soul, there's absolutely no getting around the man. There's r&b before Timbaland and r&b after, with a seismic shift in between that hinges on the axis of his vision.

25 From 97

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.

The Parkway Bowl Disco Mix

April 7, 2018

This is a 2018 disco mix filled with music that's lived well past its era to fuel decades of dance and still sounds cutting edge some 33 years on.

Dubstyle!

March 6, 2018

Dub was born on the b-side of the reggae 7" single, where the instrumental version would be pressed so that deejays could chat over the top at the soundsystem.