Grooves don’t get much more locked than the dark alley diatribes of Peaking Lights, a Madison, Wisconsin couple who’ve struck the perfect balance between 21st century dub and masterful, meditative bouts of melancholy. It’s also worth noting that “Birds of Paradise Dub Version” is a straight-up banger, a nearly 8-minute descent into the dark side of the duo’s own personal moon.
By Philip Sherburne on 10.28.14 in Features
In the middle of a sweltering heat wave, Indra Dunis and Aaron Coyes talk with Philip Sherbrne about their winding road to music.
By Andy Battaglia on 10.07.14 in Reviews
Peaking Lights are masters of deception and surprise. Their homespun electronic dub can sound sloppy and slapdash at first, as if cobbled together while thinking of errands to run after a recording session. But then shar...
By Andrew Parks on 09.24.14 in News
Rather than hold a simple 25th anniversary concert, Luaka Bop has announced several major events and releases over the next couple months. First up: a downtown takeover on October 1-3, as Javelin, Delicate Steve, Janka N...
By Andrew Parks on 09.05.14 in News
Most music videos don’t require much more than a sentence-long summary, let alone an intro from Carson Daly, so here’s what we’re doing every Friday afternoon: saving you a slew of clicks by dropping the clips you may ha...