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Forgotten Treasures

The Exciters “Caviar And Chitlins” (1969, Nature Sounds Records)

From the fairground organ whimsy actualized in the opening bars of “Blowing Up My Mind” immediately supported with an uptempo female vocal assault in triplicate, to the non-manipulated, sample ready horn line delivered on-beat at the start of “Give It  Read more  »


Diggs Duke Places An 8-Year Musical Progression Front And Center

Baltimore-based soul singer Diggs Duke’s two most recent releases were recorded eight years apart, but oddly were released ten days apart this past May. Subject matter that once drew inspiration from the boudoir is now extracted from the output of  Read more  »


Washed Out Releases Video For “Get Lost”

Washed Out, the once drowsy chillwave alter-ego of Ernest Greene, has returned with the uptempo “Get Lost” that lovingly tips its hat to retro dance-floor song construction. The track, produced by Greene and mixed by Cole MGN, is part wanting  Read more  »

Future Classics

The Heliocentrics “A World Of Masks” (Soundway Records)

When the UK experimental septet The Heliocentrics decided to add the young Slovakian singer Barbora Patkova to their Jazz, Hip Hop, Psych and Krautrock outfit for their new release “A World Of Masks”, it transformed an already well-respected band… into  Read more  »

Future Classics

NO ZU “BODY2BODY2BODY” (Chapter Music)

Australian mutant punk funk outfit, NO ZU, have returned with a burner of a remix for Body2Body2Body from their 2016 album Afterlife. The landmark Manchester band A Certain Ratio, who are about to have their entire back catalogue reissued by Mute  Read more  »