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Elaborate Intuition: Bergsonist Interviewed by Greg Zifcak
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The inventive electronic musician discusses collaboration, method, and digital distribution.

Tauba Auerbach and Sam Hillmer
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Before the premiere of their multimedia collaboration LIGATURE, visual artist Auerbach and saxophonist Hillmer talk about connectivity, geometry, and the nature of mind.

Arturo Ruiz del Pozo’s Composiciones Nativas and Miguel Flores’s Primitivo by Renato Gómez
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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.

Tori Kudo’s GALA-KEI: Galapagos Cellular Phone Punishment by Keith Connolly
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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. 

That the Voice Is a Shared Thing: Charmaine Lee Interviewed by Conrad Tao
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The vocal improviser discusses the visceral tactility of the voice as a medium for organic and synthetic sound.

The Sonic Equivalent of a Cloud: Marisa Anderson Interviewed by Michael Blair
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The experimental guitarist talks patterns, resonance, and her latest album. 

Between the Event and Sometime Later: This Is Not This Heat Interviewed by David Grubbs
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The British experimental rock group returns to the stage.

Intra-actions: Mark Fell Interviewed by Alec Mapes-Frances
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Computation, performance, and human-instrument networks.

Ursula Le Guin and Todd Barton: Music and Poetry of the Kesh by Matthew Erickson
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Ancient music to accompany a sci-fi novel.

The Music Connects: Belmond Black Interviewed by Monica Uszerowicz
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A long-lost recording resurfaces. 

David Behrman’s Music With Memory by Clinton Krute
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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. 

The Endorithm 6 by Keith Connolly
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A selection of recently reissued music by Basil Kirchin, High Rise, Michael Cosmic, and Phill Musra Group.

Milford Graves by Aakash Mittal​
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The percussionist combines martial arts, herbalism, acupuncture, and technology to concoct a healing potion equal parts ancient tradition and pioneering experimentation.

Roland Kayn’s A Little Electronic Milky Way of Sound by Keith Fullerton Whitman
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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. 

Jlin by Jibade-Khalil Huffman​
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The Indiana-based producer composes intricate music from a blank slate, but her inspirations range from Nina Simone to discrete mathematics.

The Endorithm 5 by Keith Connolly
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A selection of recent and reissued music by Circuit des Yeux, Áine O’Dwyer, German Oak, The Yardbirds, Davy Graham, and more.

Looking Back on 2017: Music
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Featuring selections by Jem Cohen, Keith Connolly, Britton Powell, Alan Courtis, Byron Westbrook, and more.

The Chromatic Trip: on William Eggleston’s Musik by Maxwell Neely-Cohen
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The pioneering photographer releases an album of synth and piano works.

Field Recording(s) by Ugly Duckling Presse 
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A new series from UDP presents poets on vinyl. 

Make Some Noise: Yves Tumor’s Experiencing the Deposit of Faith by Domenick Ammirati
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A daydream by a night owl.

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