10 Songs That Inspired Jamie xx’s ‘All Under One Roof Raving’

If you couldn't figure it out from the title, Jamie xx's new one, "All Under One Roof Raving," is an unambiguous paean to the golden…
Philip Sherburne / June 26, 2014

Lone’s Remix of Illum Sphere’s ‘Embryonic’ Is a Blissful Dose of Drum’n’Bass

The British producer Lone has a particularly promiscuous relationship with dance music's subgenres. He's tried his hand at lysergic beat music with 2009's Ecstasy &…
Philip Sherburne / February 25, 2014

Dance Tracks of the Week: Mathew Jonson’s Entrancing Techno Sweet Spot

Mathew Jonson Her Blurry Pictures (Crosstown Rebels) Mathew Jonson likes his techno rippling, rubbery, and slightly bent — full of gracefully arced melodies, twanging analog timbres,…
Philip Sherburne / June 6, 2013

Control Voltage’s Friday Five

If there's a theme this week, it's outsiders, whether that means contemporary artists working at the fringes of the club scene or forgotten musicians from…
Philip Sherburne / May 4, 2012

Lone, ‘Galaxy Garden’ (R&S)

Synaesthetes, beware: Lone's jewel-toned rave bliss may induce color wheeling, acid rephlux, Boards of Canadaitis.
Philip Sherburne / May 2, 2012