There’s A Riot Goin’ On

CHR-008: Scorpio Rising

February 28, 2019

SA-RA Creative Partners are the greatest crew of the 21st century, with a discography that plays like the textbook definition of machine soul.

Students Of The Future

December 5, 2018

This time of year — when late autumn begins giving way to the dawning chill of winter — often takes me back to the year 2001, a swirling vortex of electronic jazz and machine soul.

Funkadelic – The Electric Spanking Of War Babies

August 31, 2018

Throwing everything from "(Not Just) Knee Deep" to "Hit It And Quit It" into a blender of abstraction, War Babies comes up with the adrenaline rush of pure future shock.

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?

We Shall Overcome

October 25, 2016

The resistance started in folk and the blues, chronicling the ills of their day with a resolute spirit that vowed to one day reach the mountaintop.

RAG016: Spring 2015

May 30, 2015

This Spring mix comes out later than usual, and therefore the mood is a bit more dusted, more sun-baked than it otherwise might have been.

The Parallax 100

January 5, 2015

This list represents my absolute favorite 100 records of all-time.