Head to Head: Optical vs. Matrix
Optical and Matrix interviewed for Insomniac‘s Head to Head series: Head to Head: Optical vs. Matrix Listen to selections from Optical’s 20 Years of Optical LP via his SoundCloud. Listen to “Fire” the latest … Continue reading
In The Studio With Optical D-n-B Legend
Optical interviewed for 20 Years Of Optical for DJ Times Magazine September 2016 Issue: In the Studio With Optical D-n-B Legend Hear tracks from 20 Years Of Optical via Optical’s SoundCloud.
Ed Rush And Optical: An Incurable Virus
Ed Rush and Optical interviewed for their compilation, FabricLive 82, and their album, No Cure, for DJ Mag USA August 2015 issue: Ed Rush And Optical: An Incurable Virus Watch the trailer for FabricLive 82.
Ed Rush and Optical @ Respect
Previewed for LA Weekly: Ed Rush and Optical at Respect at the Dragonfly Listen to “Virus Takeover Arcadia” from this year’s Glastonbury Festival via Optical’s SoundCloud.
Respect Is the Most Committed Drum & Bass Party in North America
Interviewed Machete, Optical, and R.A.W. for the 20th Anniversary of Respect for LA Weekly March 1-7, 2019 Issue: Respect Is The Most Committed Drum & Bass Party In North America Listen to Respect DnB Radio via Mixcloud.
Bonobo: Migration (Ninja Tune)
Reviewed for Electronic Musician Magazine February 2017 Issue Bonobo Migration (Ninja Tune) The astronomical success of 2013’s The North Borders brings too much anticipation to Bonobo’s new album, Migration. He returns with … Continue reading
#TeamBassrush: 2016 Year In Review
My top five most rewindable drum ‘n’ bass moments of 2016 for Bassrush: #TeamBassrush: 2016 Year In Review Links to articles I’ve written about everyone on my list: Optical, Matrix, Delta … Continue reading
Head to Head: Kasra vs Mefjus
Kasra and Mefjus interviewed for Insomniac‘s Head to Head series: Head to Head: Kasra v. Mefjus Watch the teaser video for Mefjus and Emperor’s Hello World 2 EP on Kasra’s Critical Music.
Turf Wars: Overcoming the Elitism of Early UK Drum & Bass
TeeBee, DJ Marky, Gridlok, UFO!, and Optical interviewed for my culture piece on breaking the UK barriers in drum ‘n’ bass for Bassrush: Turf Wars: Overcoming the Elitism of Early UK Drum … Continue reading
Under The Radar’s Best Albums Of 2015: Individual Writer Lists
Twenty-five albums that came out in 2015 I would listen to for fun and not just work:
The Upbeats On The Drum ‘n’ Bass Noise War, Incest And History
The Upbeats‘ Jeremy Glenn and Dylan Jones interviewed while on the Bassrush Virus No Cure LP tour with Ed Rush and Optical for Insomniac.com: The Upbeats On The Drum ‘n’ Bass Noise War, … Continue reading
FuntCase Is Like A Crazy Comic Book Character
FuntCase interviewed while on the Bassrush Virus No Cure LP tour with Ed Rush and Optical for Insomniac.com: FuntCase Is Like A Crazy Comic Book Character Listen to some FuntCase sounds via … Continue reading
Knowledge Is Power: Why More Producers Are Sharing Their Secrets
Optical, Ed Rush, TC, and Digital Labz interviewed for my production culture piece for Bassrush: Knowledge Is Power: Why More Producers Are Sharing Their Secrets Watch a two-minute snapshot of … Continue reading
Beyond Wonderland @ San Manuel Amphitheater
Previewed for LA Weekly: Beyond Wonderland at San Manuel Amphitheater Watch Ed Rush and Optical’s 15 Years Of Virus Recordings for the two’s imprint.
Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 3.57: Optical
In the 57th episode of the Picture of Lily Podcast, I talk about my 24 years of friendship with Optical. Listen here: Or on your preferred podcast platform: Or on … Continue reading →