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.
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.
On the release of Al Di Là, a collection of her sound works, Forti guides us through her decades-long practice of observation, intuition, and kinaesthetic awareness.
The vocal improviser discusses the visceral tactility of the voice as a medium for organic and synthetic sound.
The British experimental rock group returns to the stage.
The collaborators on riots, punk, Richter, and the new book Now that the audience is assembled.
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 Indiana-based producer composes intricate music from a blank slate, but her inspirations range from Nina Simone to discrete mathematics.
A selection of recent and reissued music by Circuit des Yeux, Áine O’Dwyer, German Oak, The Yardbirds, Davy Graham, and more.
Featuring selections by Jem Cohen, Keith Connolly, Britton Powell, Alan Courtis, Byron Westbrook, and more.
A new series from UDP presents poets on vinyl.
After being prompted to do field recording for this project, I went into nature, looking for novel sounds, and was surprised to find that, in the end, what really caught my attention were my most immediate surroundings—my home and practice space.
“I was doing some plumbing work for a living and picked up a piece of pipe, blew into it, and it created a very good sound. So, I began building instruments.”
One way to understand the work of Erik Satie is to imagine a place somewhere between two opposite artistic poles: James McNeill Whistler and Robert Filliou.