The Bronx

Luscious Jackson

August 31, 2019

The classic Luscious Jackson sound was a loose-limbed amalgam of sampladelic collage and live instrumentation that seemed to contain the ghosts of ESG and The Slits even as it paralleled the sonics of contemporary hip hop.

Terminal Vibration VIII (Modern Funk Beats)

May 15, 2018

The elegant beat matrix of electro is to rave what the blues were to rock 'n roll. In other words... it all started with Kraftwerk.

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.

Nightmares On Wax – A Word Of Science

April 20, 2017

Tucked away in the shadowy early years of Warp Records' long and winding history, you'll find the debut album by trip hop stalwarts Nightmares On Wax.

Post Punk In 10 CDs

August 12, 2016

If we're talking post punk, I started out with CDs in the first place. My vinyl stacks at this point were largely populated by the stuff you couldn't get on CD.