Circuit 2011: Little Boots’ Shake Until Your Heart Breaks

So, spinning retrospective… the solar cycle rounds a sampling of rotations past two-thousand Anno Domini … from where I vantage, London calls, snow falls, and once upon a December nocturne stroll, cobblestone rumbles, and so I stumble upon a warehouse happening diffusing pure tempo … The Siren: Victoria “Little Boots” Hesketh The Sound: Neo-Disco Electro-synth…

re:code.fm :: Madonna’s Confessions on a Dance Floor

In 2005, Madonna dropped the world like a discoball. She created one of the decade’s best albums as she had created her entire career: by producing a self-context so great that it becomes the world’s Pop conscience. If “the main problem with 2008’s Hard Candy was that Madonna seemingly didn’t care,” and “with American Life…

Blind Take: “Ditisco, Ep. 3”

I date many things… cities, sounds, dreams. These things happen. When I date sounds, it is a full-stop courtship: get to know their interests, their background, their dreams, with whom they engage, do they have siblings, where do they post up to get down – can they read. These things. Eventually, the dalliance fades and…

Supercharged Primacy on Display: Electric Zoo

Nestled halfway between Harlem and Brooklyn lies Randall’s Island. This Labor Day weekend the islet transformed into a beautiful blend of Wonkaland and Woodstock, Israel and Ibiza, Pleasure Island and Neverland – a hybrid between that Pinocchio place where lost boys find themselves and where Peter Pan’s lost boys aimlessly meander… all perpetuated by the…