If any album deserves a re-issue, it’s Massive Attack‘s 1991 masterpiece Blue Lines. The Bristol collective have spent some time in their studio piecing together original recordings to produce a fully remastered version of this groundbreaking debut. Influenced from the glories of downtempo, electro, soul, reggae, jazz, hip-hop, and god knows what else, the innovative album […]


31 Jan
Upsetters, Sabbath, Van Halen, Iron Maiden, Howling Wolf & plenty of stoner rock & 70's experimentalism

Seminal Finnish trip hop/downtempo/breakbeat outfit Pepe Deluxé just dropped their fourth longplay, Queen of the Wave, this week. They’ve come a long way since their 1999 debut Super Sound, their electronic output taking a deeper delve into live breaks and organ-led rhythms. To illustrate their influences and direction, Pepe Deluxé — aka Jari Salo and […]


13 Dec
Kieran Hebden's 120-minute mixtape of ambient aural pleasures

It’s Tuesday, the holiday parties are in full swing, and chances are you’re gonna get boozy a couple times this week. Who’s really thinking about work anyways? We know you’re really spending most of your time shopping online for friends, family and self, so why not slip on the headphones and do it with some […]


8 Jul
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of one of the greatest labels on Earth

There are no words for my love of Ninja Tune. They have put out so many of my favorite records, and filled my life with so much sonic joy, that to try to assemble words to explain my love would only sully our magical relationship. And now they’re celebrating 20 years of awesomeness, and to […]