On-U Sound

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."

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"...

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.

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.

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.

Warehouse Weatherall XXX

June 8, 2018

The legacy of Andrew Weatherall looms large over dance music's history. What follows is a semi-historical narrative woven around 30 of his records.

Colourbox – Baby I Love You So

March 31, 2018

This is one of those records that seems to come out of nowhere like a complete bolt for the blue, preempting the decade to come with dread trip hop vibes.

Terminal Vibration VI (Imperial Slates)

March 19, 2018

Into the 90s, where the aftershocks of dubbed out post punk were continuing to live large. Right off the bat, Mark Stewart was the strange attractor.

Terminal Vibration V (What Time Is It?)

February 16, 2018

Now we move to the back of the crate toward the voodoo records: the heaviest, most atmospheric music this side of krautrock. Things are gonna get weird.

Fall Inna Bassbin

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."