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…

Mood Musik: Shadow’s Cast

“To light a candle is to cast a shadow.” ~ Ursula K. LeGuin, A Wizard of Earthsea ~ Shuffled up a steady set from the archives … vinyl-tinged spins from analogue-sampled trips and well-aged hops, some downtempo chillwave, splash of low-fi baroque, echoes of the ambient social conscience coast along the crest, deep rhythmic blues…

re:code.fm :: La Roux’s La Roux

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill painted a music scene reflective of urban culture on the brink of a new millennium; eleven years later we – as a culture and creative class – had evolved and devolved from that reality. We had since found our souls in the synthetic, and were given our new sonic aesthetic…

A.V. Hub: Justice’s “Civilization”

Every now and then nowadays, between orchestrated glitches in the spectacle space, it’s worthwhile to take time, break time, make time to remember those we’ve lost en route to creating a more profitable union… that gated community upon the dollar bill *a moment of silence for civilization* #alldayimemeaboutscene Culture – Commerce = Civilization From Brazil’s…

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…