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Colin Newman and Malka Spigel on Nanocluster, Collaboration, and Musical Independence

Colin Newman and Malka Spigel on Nanocluster, Collaboration, and Musical Independence

Colin Newman and Malka Spigel discuss their collaborative project Nanocluster and the importance of collaboration to maintain artistic independence.

Leaving Records Are Bigger and Weirder Than Ever Turning 15

Leaving Records Are Bigger and Weirder Than Ever Turning 15

Los Angeles experimental label Leaving Records embrace an “all genre” aesthetic. At 15 years old, their artists are moving the cultural needle in a big way.

Fire-Toolz’s ‘Breeze’ Dares to Imagine Joy Within Chaos

Fire-Toolz’s ‘Breeze’ Dares to Imagine Joy Within Chaos

It’s a rare artist indeed who can turn tools for expressing existential dread toward a grateful appreciation of life, but Fire-Toolz accomplishes this on Breeze.

Summer 2024 European Music Festivals Light Up Major Cities

Summer 2024 European Music Festivals Light Up Major Cities

Sure, Glastonbury and Rock Werchter dazzle with pastoral grandeur, but if you’re more of a city-dweller, check out the best European music festivals this summer.

KOKOKO! Electrify on the Intensely Innovative ‘Butu’

KOKOKO! Electrify on the Intensely Innovative ‘Butu’

KOKOKO!’s Butu is full of heat and movement, from the traffic sounds that start the opening track “Butu Ezo Ya” to the final claps of razor-sharp “Salaka Bien”.

Talented Vocalists Explore Melancholy Moods with Moby

Talented Vocalists Explore Melancholy Moods with Moby

Moby creates a series of melancholy soundscapes, along with some upbeat tunes, to highlight the collection of talented singers on Always Centered at Night.

Will Gregory Moog Ensemble Goes to the Symphony

Will Gregory Moog Ensemble Goes to the Symphony

Sent back through a wormhole from the distant future by mad synth scientists, the Will Gregory Moog Ensemble, this Heat Ray is a weapon of unknowable power.

Forest Law Debut ‘Zero’ Has Worldly Finesse

Forest Law Debut ‘Zero’ Has Worldly Finesse

At the center of Forest Law’s Zero is his versatile guitar work, through which he variously evokes bossa nova, classic funk, and psychedelic folk.

Brian Eno, Holger Czukay, and J. Peter Schwalm Provide Food for Thought

Brian Eno, Holger Czukay, and J. Peter Schwalm Provide Food for Thought

After more than 25 years, Brian Eno’s Sushi! Roti! Reibekuchen!—a once-in-a-lifetime gig by three experimental giants—finally sees the light of day.

Lynks Balances Swagger and Self-Doubt on His Catchy Debut

Lynks Balances Swagger and Self-Doubt on His Catchy Debut

ABOMINATION has a secret weapon: Lynks’ ear for catchy musical hooks. It’s a rollicking record that’s equal parts swagger and self-doubt.

Ascending Mount Kimbie on ‘The Sunset Violent’

Ascending Mount Kimbie on ‘The Sunset Violent’

Mount Kimbie stir their influences into The Sunset Violent so well that it’s distinctly a record of theirs and an enjoyable one at that. 

Justice Dance Through the Decades on ‘Hyperdrama’

Justice Dance Through the Decades on ‘Hyperdrama’

Parisian dance duo Justice’s first album in eight years might not bottle the same lightning as their debut, but it’s still got enough charge for a wild night out.