Sonic Week 3.9: Blueberry Punch

Punctual breaths, heating lips and roaring mouths, crying for love or change or both, sipping¬†smoothies through the paranoia in a candy game mall. Eyes shift to the angle of vibration taking shape in conversation’s space. Find the source and shake it off but nothing catches spray, droplets stagnant in space time freeze for the duration … Continue reading

Sonic Week 1.28: Beat Seat

Beat your slushy path to the seat heat for a hip hop playlist that’s as verbose as it is versatile, grounded always in gold beats. Chicago’s very own Tree¬†comes up twice on Beat Seat, first with the bare-boned and catchy “Probably Nu It” and later on the raspy soul trap signature “God Like.” A rolling … Continue reading

Sonic Week 11.7: Friday Inspira/fuck

A journey into your Friday night, beginning with an old but clever track from Clown and Sunset’s 20 year old Soul Keita, following suit with a swarming fresh catch by Axel Bowman that doesn’t fully climax until the fabulously giant fifth minute. Booka Shade’s big tune techno takes a turn towards hotel parties on it’s … Continue reading

Sonic Week 10.22: Creative Percussion

Acid Pauli plucks dry the sound of distant South American samples, morphing hollow tribal beats into tender, complex, oscillating layers. Henrik Schwarz continues with vocal zipper melodies, remodeling these once childish play noises into calculated, persistent additions to a speeding thematic crescendo. Glory to wobbling additive meters, building its techno pleasure points tenfold. Ta-ku explores … Continue reading