Irreversible Entanglements “Open the Gates”

It only takes about 15 seconds for Tcheser Holmes and Luke Stewart to get into a locked a tight groove. It only takes 15 seconds for Irreversible Entanglements to grab us by the scruff of the neck and drag us over to the edge to show that’s it’s time to open our damn eyes. “It’s energy time,” hollers Camae Ayewa as the lights go out. … Continue reading Irreversible Entanglements “Open the Gates”

Moor Mother “Zami”

Blown-out bass snarl burns like a massive fuse beneath Moor Mother’s new track, “Zami,” while she spits napalm-laced truths over graveyard rhythms. “Yeah, I’m being erased. And you don’t fucking care. And you was never there,” smashes through walls, the heavy distortion glowing electric. Translucent keys flicker through melancholy scales, trying like all hell to add points of light to the solid darkness, but the … Continue reading Moor Mother “Zami”

Notes From the Jewel Garden #1: Back to the Future

Picking up old threads as 2013 bleeds into 2021. Hello again… On January 31st, 2013 when I pressed ‘publish’ on the final installment of my long-running column, The Long Decline, I 100% believed that was the end of Foxy Digitalis in any form. I hadn’t dropped any hints or made any announcements leading up to the formal declaration I made in that piece, but I had … Continue reading Notes From the Jewel Garden #1: Back to the Future