Category Archives: Electronic

(July 12, 2013): RJD2 – 1976

From the 2004 album, Since We Last Spoke.  This tune is likely a testament to the year Ramble Jon Krohn was born – 1976. It is also the showcase song and first single that came off the LP.

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(June 21, 2017): The BPA – He’s Frank (slight return)

From the 2008 album, I Think We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat.  The Brighton Port Authority was a Norman Cock (aka Fatboy Slim) project in the late naughts.  This is definitely a friends LP.  Iggy Pop with the pipes on this … Continue reading

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(June 4, 2017): Blue Boy – Remember Me

From the 2006 album, Mushroom Jazz.  This was the first of a series of compilations mixed by DJ Mark Farina for the Mushroom Jazz label.  The latest, volume 8, was released in 2016.  This volume was re-released in 2007 with … Continue reading

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(February 13, 2017): Phoenix – Everything is Everything

From the 2004 album, Alphabetical.  The French Versailles band with the hits. I recall streaming KCRW at the time of this release and hearing it constantly. Many good memories around the entire LP right before a two year visit to … Continue reading

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(December 7, 2016): Halfby – Pearl Harbor

From the 2015 album, Innn Hawaii. The most recent tune with Pearl Harbor in the title I could find for December 7.  Halfby (Takahiro Takahashi) is a DJ from Kyoto.  The song is “off” a 13 x file digital release from … Continue reading

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(December 3, 2016): Add N To (X) – Buckminster Fuller

From the 1999 album, Avant Hard.  This was the first song I put on after Donald Trump had been declared the winner of the election as the 45th U.S. President. It still captures how I feel. A number of songs off … Continue reading

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(June 19, 2016): Afterlife – Jello

From the 2006 album, The Afterlife Lounge.  I don’t know what it is, but so-called ‘Chillout’ or ‘Downtempo’ tunes often put me in mind of some of the best Muzak of days of old.  I used to despise the elevator … Continue reading

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