The musician delves into the sonic properties and generative caprice of resonating bowls of water and melting blocks of ice—instruments that propel her latest album, Musique Hydromantique.
A selection of recently reissued music by Takehisa Kosugi, Roger Doyle, Laurie Spiegel, Luciano Cilio, and Dennis Weise.
Featuring selections by Steve Dalachinsky, Mark Fell, David Grubbs, Charmaine Lee, and more.
The performers recount their experiences with Henning Christiansen and his work.
The founder of gelbe MUSIK, the renowned record store and gallery space, speaks about its history.
The two musicians converse about their working-class upbringing, the elitism of the avant-garde, and the politics of goofiness.
The inventive electronic musician discusses collaboration, method, and digital distribution.
Before the premiere of their multimedia collaboration LIGATURE, visual artist Auerbach and saxophonist Hillmer talk about connectivity, geometry, and the nature of mind.
Peru is an experiment—from colony to slavery to independence to diasporic migration; from military to revolutionary to criollo dictatorship; and then from corruption to neoliberalism to democracy to, finally, more corruption. (Can someone rewind the tape and get us back to side A please?) In the 1970s, out of this motley salad of historical tensions came musicians Arturo Ruiz del Pozo and Miguel Flores, who questioned the nature of Peru’s cultural production and identity with sound.
Ever the reductionist, three decades deep into a sprawling, marrowy discography, Japanese noise legend Tori Kudo has produced what he’s called a “life work” that, unsurprisingly, defies simple classification.
The vocal improviser discusses the visceral tactility of the voice as a medium for organic and synthetic sound.
The experimental guitarist talks patterns, resonance, and her latest album.
The British experimental rock group returns to the stage.
Computation, performance, and human-instrument networks.
Ancient music to accompany a sci-fi novel.
A long-lost recording resurfaces.
We often think of music as flowing from memory or being committed to memory. Music With Memory—the title of a new LP of three ’80s-era performances of works by the composer David Behrman—implies some conversation and interplay between the two.
A selection of recently reissued music by Basil Kirchin, High Rise, Michael Cosmic, and Phill Musra Group.
The percussionist combines martial arts, herbalism, acupuncture, and technology to concoct a healing potion equal parts ancient tradition and pioneering experimentation.
The prospect of a physical music anything is dicey at best in the year 2017, which makes frozen reeds’ choice to bring out Roland Kayn’s A Little Electronic Milky Way of Sound—an object containing sixteen compact discs of nearly fourteen hours of previously unreleased material—respectably audacious.