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The Lost Art of Raw Recording by Ian Brennan
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Re-embracing the full sonic spectrum in the era of binary digital sound.

The Lost Art of Raw Recording by Ian Brennan
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Re-embracing the full sonic spectrum in the era of binary digital sound.

Connective Threads: Sugar Vendil’s A Vocal Record by Jasmine Dreame Wagner
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The composer and multimedia artist on raising awareness of the Asian experience during the pandemic.

Post-Post-Post-Era: Mats Gustafsson Interviewed by Alan Licht
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The free jazz saxophonist on new realities for experimental music.

Jasmine Guffond’s Microphone Permission by Kristen Kubecka
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This spring, Vienna’s experimental label for “new punk computer music,” Editions Mego, releases an anxiety-inducing record by Australian-born, Berlin-based sound artist Jasmine Guffond.

The Art of the Word: Patty Larkin Interviewed by Yvonne Conza
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On writing music to the poems of Nick Flynn, Marie Howe, Natalie Diaz, and others.

An Evolution of Textures: Mary Halvorson and John Dieterich’s A Tangle of Stars Reviewed by Jasmine Dreame Wagner
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On preserving improvisational force and the fluid collaboration between two musicians.

Dialing Back: Lina Tullgren Interviewed by Gillian Walsh
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On resisting the limitations of genre and shifting toward a more spatial approach to composition.

Looking Back: BOMB on the Past Decade in Music
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With contributions from Okkyung Lee, Alan Licht, Aakash Mittal, and more.

Becoming Peter Ivers by Clinton Krute
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The life of mutant-pop songwriter Peter Ivers was really something.

Words Like Little Stones: Félicia Atkinson Interviewed by Ben Vida
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The sound artist on collecting and hunting for language.

Tent Music: 75 Dollar Bill’s I Was Real Reviewed by Michael Blair
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“You could dance to it, mourn with it, revel in it, or march alongside it.”

Tyshawn Sorey by Claire Chase
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The composer and percussionist’s Autoschediasms language invites collaborative composition between a conductor and musicians by employing a lexicon of gestures and textual cues.

Drawn Out of the Muck of America: Lonnie Holley Interviewed by Allie Tepper
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Art as flotation device.

Jack Briece’s Heterophonious Fool by Tyler Maxin
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This fall, Concentric Circles will press to vinyl Heterophonious Fool—composer Jack Briece’s sole commercially-released recording…

Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society’s Mandatory Reality by Ben Vida
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A perfect hybrid of minimalism and spiritual jazz.

Amplified Objects: id m theft able Interviewed by C. Spencer Yeh
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The sound artist on musical prejudices, metal t-shirts, and shortwave radios.

The Serene Background of the Future: Yoshio Ojima Interviewed by Spencer Doran
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The pioneering ambient music artist discusses the computer programs, musicians, and spaces that shape his soundscapes.

Nyege Nyege Tapes by Simon Gabriel
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The first time I heard something on Nyege Nyege Tapes was on computer speakers. For once, the promotional blurb wasn’t hyperbolic …

William Basinski by Lea Bertucci
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Coaxing elegies from tape loops, the composer propels us from the San Fernando Valley to deep space, then into “the long-form beyond.”

Everywhere at Once: José Maceda’s Musical Territory by Aki Onda
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The secrets are boxed within. That’s what I thought two years ago in Quezon City, where I was doing research at the University of the Philippines Center for Ethnomusicology.

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