Massive Attack

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.

Soundsystem Soul

September 12, 2019

I've been rolling through the Heights on a wave of rugged roots 'n future in the afterglow of the Mezzanine XXI show, shearing into a sound often termed "soundsystem soul."

Mezzanine XXI

September 9, 2019

Last Sunday, I was lucky enough to catch Massive Attack on their Mezzanine XXI tour, which marks the 21st anniversary of the group's monumental third album.

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.

Catching Up With Parallax Moves

August 15, 2019

After a couple months of playing catch up, we're finally right at home in the present again here at Parallax Moves. Hopefully we can "Get The Balance Right"...

Sneaker Pimps – Becoming X

July 23, 2019

It's long been my contention that Becoming X is the Revolver of the 90s. A bold pronouncement, perhaps, but one that a dive into the record ultimately bears out.

The Pop Group – She Is Beyond Good And Evil

June 26, 2019

The Pop Group emerged from Bristol in 1977, its members steeped in the raw funk and reggae bedrock of the city's storied musical landscape even before they'd recorded a note.

British Invasion 25

June 21, 2019

An honest assessment of my absolute favorite records and artists from the U.K. that managed to crack the code and storm the shores of mainstream America.

The Prodigy

May 31, 2019

Raw power and pure excitement rolled up inna virtuoso soundclash right there on the edge of madness, The Prodigy were the original techno punks.

Bomb The Bass – Clear

May 28, 2019

I think it's time to discuss the philosophy of hip hop blues as it relates to Terminal Vibration. Prime trip hop, in other words.