Juiced Monday Dance Party

I owe a huge amount of gratitude to Big Wild for including Adam Vida‘s “I’m Juiced” in one of his playlists on Spotify. Without him, I wouldn’t have this strangely infectious, potently motivational track to get me through a shitty, inundated by minutia Monday morning. If you’re familiar with Mr. Carmack, this kind of production should come as no surprise, and if you’re new to … Continue reading Juiced Monday Dance Party

Neneh Cherry | Blank Project

In 1995, Tricky dropped ‘Maxinquaye,’ an album that operated as a showcase of his own capable production abilities as well as providing a dark, brooding ideal environment for Martina Topley-Bird’s vocals. It was a bit of a departure from his previous work with Massive Attack, though still in keeping with key elements of trip-hop and electronica characteristic of ‘Blue Lines’ and ‘Protection.’ It’s a similar … Continue reading Neneh Cherry | Blank Project

Celtic Revenge: Or, The Demise of Electronica

Are you old enough to remember the rise of electronic music in the 90’s, as DJ’s and other electronic groups emerged from the underground into the light of the mainstream? This era was a heyday for labels like Astralwerks and Mute, large players responsible for bringing Prodigy, The Chemical Brothers, Aphex Twin, Underworld and many others to the throngs of new fans disenchanted by the … Continue reading Celtic Revenge: Or, The Demise of Electronica