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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.

On the Chaos of Bodies: David Grubbs and John Sparagana in Conversation
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The collaborators on riots, punk, Richter, and the new book Now that the audience is assembled.

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.

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.

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

Field Recording by Eve Essex
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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.

Yoshi Wada by Tashi Wada
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“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.”

The Necks by Clare Cooper
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“There has to be a social music.”

Erik Satie’s A Mammal’s Notebook by Anthony Huberman
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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.

Mike Cooper & Steve Gunn by Clinton Krute
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Blues, free improvisation, Portugal, and the abstract truth.

Helado Negro by Ari Spool
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Universal languages, performing in a trance, and the benefits of losing your work.

Jason Lescalleet by Ben Hall
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A banjo-playing cab driver and slipping the rug out from under the listener.

K. Leimer by Alexis Georgopolous
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“Ambient” music, found sound, and valuing process over product.

Amen Dunes by Ian Kim Judd
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Channeling acid-folk, drone, and straight up rock ‘n’ roll.

Juana Molina by Paola Capó García
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Language barriers, meaningless titles, and what it takes to “bake a cake.”

William Tyler by Andrew Aylward
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Composition for solo guitar and its discontents.

Heatsick by Ian Kim Judd
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The politics of gear and the Randian nature of The Whole Earth Catalog.

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