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The Slowed Down Funk of Delroy Edwards

Torii MacAdams recently purchased a bunch of rap cassettes in southeast Dallas. “Hauntingly beautiful” is a koan for lazy journalists and bloggers, used to describe music that’s ethereal, breathy, and melodious. It’s also a phrase never used in conjunction with chopped and screwed mixes, which can fulfill all the qualities of “hauntingly beautiful,” with an added […]

Faux Fix

This is how music discovery should work. I hear a great track by a well-established artist and it happens to feature a relative unknown with whom I begin to fall in love. Such a love story happened yesterday, when I posted Son Lux’s “No Fate Awaits Me” featuring vocals by Faux Fix. Well [...]

The Lowdown: The Final Interview with Anberlin

Having recorded 7 successful albums, toured the world over 12 years and even gaining a gold record, you wonder what makes a band want to give up that lifestyle. The five boys (minus guitarist *Christian*, who joined in 2007) in *Anberlin* started the band in their small hometown of Winter Haven,…

Watch Underworld’s 20th Anniversary Mini-Documentary On Dubnobasswithmyheadman

British electronic wizards Underworld released their seminal record Dubnobasswithmyheadman in 1994, and in celebration of the album’s 20th anniversary, Rick Smith and Karl Hyde participated in a documentary about its creation. The two-part documentary includes performance footage and testimonial interviews, giving some insight into the process of creating Dubnobasswithmyheadman as well as an account of [...]