Lowe’s modular synthesizer pieces are textured yet precise. There’s something soothing and familiar about this entire album. Continue reading
Powerful electronic bass, exquisite wind tones, squawking free jazz horns, and Moor Mother’s poetry as instrument of a welcome future. Continue reading
Billed as jazz drummer Cleaver’s return to his Detroit roots, this LP of mesmerizing synth pieces is far from typical techno. It’s been some time since I’ve found an album of experimental synthesizer work so beautifully inspired. Continue reading
The Chocolate Buttermilk Band has been a successful cover and backing band in the Southern United States for almost fifty years. Continue reading
9th Creation was one of the funkiest bands to emerge from the West Coast in the 1970s, but stardom was always just out of reach. Continue reading
One of the first Chicago house music labels was started by Mike Macharello.
Ron Hardy Muzic Box mixes courtesy of Marcus Chapman–playlists and track IDs. Continue reading
This Chicago house collection includes rare tracks by Ron Hardy, James “Jack Rabbit” Martin, Terrence Woodard, Traxmen, and more. Continue reading
More Definitive Original Acid and Deep House 1985-1991; a 5-disc compilation from Harmless Continue reading
Murphy calls on four Chicago producers to remix his superb single from last spring.