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Monday, October 31 2011

Steve Mason & Dennis Bovell: Ghosts Outside

Ghosts Outside is a worthwhile addition to Mason’s small discography. This is a record that, despite its flaws, occupies an interesting niche and a fascinating approach to a remix.


Monday, October 10 2011

Extra Classic: Your Light Like White Lightning, Your Light Like a Laser Beam

Extra Classic pays homage, and shows its own vitality, when they build off of Jamaican music, but the band should find subject material a bit closer to home.


Monday, November 8 2010

Onmutu Mechanicks: Nocturne

Nocturne is a murky Drexciya album by Onmutu Mechanicks gone dub, minimal, and without the thrashing TR-808.


Wednesday, October 13 2010

The Orb feat. David Gilmour: Metallic Spheres

The sound of Pink Floyd's lead guitar sits on top of the Orb's music rather than inside of it. That's good, but not good enough.


Friday, August 27 2010

Lee “Scratch” Perry and the Golden Age of Roots: ‘Super Ape’

From the irresistible call of the opening drums to the indeterminate farewell of the last, fading chant, 'Super Ape' incarnates a sonic world, a microcosm of rhythm, mix, melody, and toasting that, whatever your personal tastes, stands replete and to itself.


Sunday, July 18 2010

Phantom Band: Phantom Band / Freedom of Speech

At its best, Cologne's Phantom Band offered a sense of what Can might have sounded like had the group pursued its original vision into the 1980s.


Thursday, November 12 2009

Horace Andy and Alpha: Two Phazed People

With the help of Alpha’s confident, well-crafted beats, Horace Andy proves that he is still in integral part of the music world.


Tuesday, September 15 2009

Various Artist: Round Black Ghosts 2

The second attempt at rounding up the finest spectral dubstep progeny by Stefan Betke's (aka Pole) ~Scape label.


Tuesday, June 2 2009

Franz Ferdinand: Blood

The problem with Blood is that it functions much more effectively as a companion to Tonight: Franz Ferdinand than as its own work.


Thursday, October 16 2008

Joe Gibbs: Scorchers from the Mighty Two

When listening to a compilation like Scorchers from the Mighty Two, ownership of a certain piece of music seems like a quaint and inconsequential idea. There's a communal spirit that reigns.


Pole: 1 2 3 (Reviews) [10.Sep.08]
Various Artists: Furry Selection (Reviews) [14.Aug.07]
Eccodek: Voices Have Eyes (Capsule Reviews) [16.May.07]
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