Sign “O” The Times

Terminal Vibration X (Machine Soul)

February 25, 2019

Where does machine funk intersect with post punk? The chrome-plated technicolor world of machine soul. It's arguably the most vital form of popular music (still!)...

Dâm-Funk

December 22, 2018

A tribute to Damon G. Riddick, L.A.'s laidback ambassador of machine soul, and his sprawling nocturnal wonderland laid out beneath a neon glow.

Album Cuts

June 7, 2017

Folk have been declaring the death of the album for years now, but in truth it has always supported less volume than the 7" single (for instance).

Garden Grooves 001

August 17, 2016

Last weekend I put in work with the crew down at Parallax Gardens. Needless to say, there was a steady stream of great music playing while we toiled in the sun.

The Beautiful Ones

April 28, 2016

A week ago today, Prince passed away, leaving a massive hole in the musical landscape. Gone, and in a year that's already taken too many greats from us.