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The 10 Best Experimental Albums of 2015

Music of all kinds are tending toward a consciously experimental direction. Maybe we’re finally getting through to them.

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Ex Eye: Ex Eye

Led by Colin Stetson and augmented by drummer Greg Fox, Ex Eye makes a black metal/jazz amalgam that is cathartic in its athleticism.

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Colin Stetson: All This I Do For Glory

On his most recent release, Stetson produces some of the most intense expressions of his virtuosity.

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Sarah Neufeld Gets Physical With "The Ridge"

Sarah Neufeld has recorded in underground parking garages, toured with Arcade Fire, and recorded remarkable music with Colin Stetson. She's also made some superior solo recordings, and her latest, The Ridge, encourages listeners to feel the music along with her.

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Colin Stetson - "SORROW III" (Singles Going Steady)

The track isn't merely about "sorrow", that passing sentiment of unhappiness that always allows recovery; rather, it is about this sentiment amplified tenfold.

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Colin All Arms: An Interview with Colin Stetson

Whether you understand his music or not, Stetson's work is undeniably powerful -- a walled-in chamber of voluptuous white noise in which the artist holds the addressees of his wayward signals captive. He speaks to PopMatters about his new album, his 100-year-old sax, and more.

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Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for April 2013

April's releases feature highly anticipated returns years in the making, new work by critical faves of a current vintage, and reissues of alt-rock touchstones. Check out the early word on new albums by the Knife and Kurt Vile, as well as the 20th anniversary edition of the Breeders' Last Splash.

Matthew Fiander and Arnold Pan
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Colin Stetson: New History Warfare: Volume 1

Attention John Zorn: you may have met your match this time, pal.

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