Crate Dig: The Bird and The Bee’s “Ray Gun”

  Thus… The Bird and The Bee met in the music’s great multiverse, amongst the planets spinning all around us… wed… and consummated the marriage with a beautiful melody… Someone came and saved my life, while caught under the weight of all this dark, hard, strife… and brought a pretty little life… even if it…

for score: kenosis flows, alchemist rose … in search of duende

the artist journeys along a mellow metronomic road, a compass echoes from the lips of alchemy’s chalice, as an emerald turntable beckons sonic guidance to its mystic maestro … the angel and muse accompany in tune, hovering just beyond both shoulders … this voyage defines, in rhythm and rhyme, a creator’s indelible signature on the…

Now Playing: Leila Adu

Leila Adu reserves an unassumingly distinct sound, a sonic signature which finds its own fresh niche among the mainstream current within a well-curated crevice of restored antiquity. Adu’s music reflects her own rich and diverse identity, blending indigenous sounds from the South Pacific and Ghana with tangibly fantastical instrumentation – a sonic funhouse of second…

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…

Crate Dig: Toro Y Moi’s “Go With You”

Whimsical, yet weathered… a sapient psalm respiring playground love’s ambient air… subtle psychedelic diapasons wafting along the breeze, as compass constellations navigate through rhythmic inquisitions of a matador’s melody …

TrapperKeeper: Spice Girls’ “Never Give Up On the Good Times”

What’s old is new. Nothing says fresh and familiar like a Trapper Keeper – whether keeping the trap under control, or keeping daily assignments and doodles within the fold – one thing kidults could always count on to keep the world right was the Trapper Keeper.