fsol on mtv 1996

i’ve been a fan of the future sound of london since about 1999 when i heard “dead cities” for the first time and fell in love. “lifeforms” was the next album i bought from them (a double cd!!) and i was hooked.

this video is from when they were on chillout zone (i don’t know what that is/was – i wasn’t watching mtv in 1996) and is really freaking wild visually. the music is all from “dead cities” though most of the songs are abbreviated and/or completely reworked – samples that played together in a series in a song pop up here and there in transitions, or played in a different order or with another song. still, it’s a great chance to have a listen to them and trip out a little

music for a rainy night

it’s rainy here in nyc tonight. it’s also really warm for this time of year and i’ve got the windows open as i’m writing. i’m listening to lifeforms by the future sound of london – one of my favorite albums of all time (from one of my favorite bands of all time) and the perfect music right now.