Part of the appeal of a Mo’ Wax release, other than the music, is their amazing artwork, and the label became famous for their visually appealing packaging. This series will take a a brief look at some of the artists who worked with Mo’ Wax between 1992–2003.

Brain Cross (B+)…


Part of the appeal of a Mo’ Wax release, other than the music, is their amazing artwork, and the label became famous for their visually appealing packaging. This series will take a a brief look at some of the artists who worked with Mo’ Wax between 1992–2003.

Stan Green grew…


The Delmonas look straight out of the 60s. With their garage rock mix of covers and originals, they don’t sound too far off, either. But this was a band from the 80s, and thanks to a recent reissue, they’re being rediscovered.

But who were The Delmonas?

While the band’s lineup…


Remembering musician and director Melvin Van Peebles, 21 August 1932–21 September 2021.

Melvin Van Peebles died at at his home in Manhattan on Tuesday, he was 89. The musician and director was perhaps best known for his film Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song. Van Peebles not only wrote and directed the feature, but created the soundtrack which reached #13 on the Billboard Top…


As Afghanistan finds itself back in the hands of the Taliban, musicians recall the last time the group were in power and how music was banned outright.

Since the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan, the world has been watching and wondering, will Afghan’s retain their freedoms or will things go back to how they were twenty years ago?

The Associated Press spoke with several musicians recently, and they each expressed dismay over what they see as the…


In the 1950s organs left the church and were embraced by jazz musicians thanks to Jimmy Smith and his incredible albums and live shows.

There’s a long list of artists who’ve made the organ their own, and we previously touched on the work of Brother Jack McDuff, but here’s a…


Lathe record pressing is a process of cutting a record in real time on polycarbonate discs, as apposed to vinyl which is pressed using stampers. The lathe process is slow, but has gained a cult following, with one of the most famous in the field being Peter King.

Peter began…


Part of the appeal of a Mo’ Wax release, other than the music, is their amazing artwork, and the label became famous for their visually appealing packaging. This series will take a a brief look at some of the artists who worked with Mo’ Wax between 1992–2003.

Yamatsuka Tetsurō (山塚徹郎)…


When David Toop’s Rap Attack book was released in 1984 he wrote about several of the early important rappers and DJs. Since then some have remained household names, like Grandmaster Flash and Afrika Bambaataa. But here’s five you may have missed. Listen along on Mixcloud too.

Joe Bataan ‎– Rap-O Clap-O (1979)

Joe Bataan is…


Medium now requires writers to have 100 followers before they can earn any money. It seems like a push for less writing and more promoting of Medium?

Yesterday I saw Medium had changed their Partner Program rules again. This saw a number of changes, such as the way writers earn…

James Gaunt

An Australian writer with a passion for research. In 2020 he published Making Psyence Fiction, a book on the creation of UNKLE’s debut album. www.jamesgaunt.com

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