Ranking Roger

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.

Scott Walker

April 28, 2019

However far he'd venture into darkness and abstraction, that golden voice would always be there, rising from the depths and calling you home.

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.

Big Audio Dynamite – Megatop Phoenix

July 7, 2017

I once said that I could write a whole book about this record, so how about a lengthy post to start the ball rolling?

Click Click (Chrome .45)

April 15, 2015

The Beat took the stage, opening with Rough Rider, and any doubts I may have had just drifted off into the ether on the back of its mellow, churning groove.