Coldcut’s @0 swaddles the listener in mellow, relaxing swaths of sound. Slow-building, expansive washes of synthesizer pads dominate, swelling and ebbing with each successive track.
The Faded Orbit is the music of sound, a storm of possibilities curated by Siavash Amini and Saffronkeira. Eerie sounds that move in an intoxicatingly musical way.
Ricardo Donoso’s Progress Trap is cold. It sends chills, causes dark, abstract thoughts, and seems perpetually set in a futuristic noir.
Mira Calix’s Absent Origin takes the concepts of Dada and re-arrangement from visual artists such as Duchamp for a series of tracks impossible to pin down.
Phew’s voice on New Decade is an instrument often disconnected from lyrics. Its job is supplemental to the amorphous tones she invokes from electronics.
Brazilian electronic producer Amon Tobin offers up a collection of songs that’s eclectic even by his own genre-hopping standards on How Do You Live.
Jana Rush’s new album addresses mental health issues and exists gingerly on footwork’s outer edges, suggesting the genre without quite hardening into it.
Colin Newman and Malka Spigel talk about moving to Brighton, the art of collaboration, and the new Immersion project Nanocluster, Vol. 1.