Mourning the loss of Elbee Bad and Rodney Bakerr, House music innovators

In an era of loss and grieving, we continue losing unsung heroes before their time. That included most recently not just one but two House music legends – Elbee Bad and Rodney Baker. It’s well worth not only marking their passing, but reflecting on why artists are not more sung in their lifetime, and whether […]

Real relief: Music releases to go discover now, in days of pleas for equality

Part II – more music from black artists and organizing around social justice and racial quality, of course on Bandcamp. These are selections that really moved me today; I hope some do the same for you.

Peter Kirn - June 6, 2020

DJ T-1000’s Generator revived from reel-to-reels, and more Detroit back catalogs

Here’s another great Bandcamp phenomenon – digital reissues. And for a Detroit techno throwback, where better to start than this DJ T-1000/Generator remaster – and two big back catalogs, while we’re at it?

Peter Kirn - January 10, 2020

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