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!)...
January 14, 2019
1997 was without a doubt my favorite year in memory, and its music more than lived up to the times, remaining potent today over twenty years on.
January 10, 2019
Cut 4 Me is a sketch of everything of-the-moment RnB should aspire to. Transcending its rugged origins even as it uses them to its benefit, what began life...
May 29, 2018
Techno as only the Master Reese could do it. Holding court last weekend at Movement, it's clear that he's gonna keep right on doing it for years to come.
August 3, 2016
Each of these records is a chapter in the story of music's dalliance with the cosmos, tracing a fascination with the stars through the 20th and beyond.
February 25, 2016
A few years back, I started a limited series in which I'd post a weekly tune that was locked into the celestial. I called it Deep Space Music.
February 2, 2016
I recently noticed that I'd loaned out my copy of Derrick May's Innovator and thought, "what a great compilation that was," followed by "I really hope that I get it back."
January 5, 2015
This list represents my absolute favorite 100 records of all-time.