Matt Fisher

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  • 12 years ago | Reviews

    The San Francisco-based label Om Records may be best known for its slickly packaged house and neosoul acts like Mark Farina and Soulstice, but it has always checked the pulse of hip-hop's underground, too. Since 1998 its Deep Concentration comps h...

  • 12 years ago | Reviews

    House music's throbbing beats, feel-good vibe, and bare midriffs are never going to be mistaken for Rachmaninoff. But the genre's bad rep can actually be attributed to DJs and producers who pander to the lowest common denominator with a steady str...

  • 13 years ago | Reviews

    In the Seventies, funk took soul and disco and fucked 'em up, twisted 'em around, and tripped 'em out. It got people to strut around like a chicken, telling them it was okay to get busy on the shag carpet. Funk took people to another place. Strang...