Anatomy of Failure

Staff Picks - November

A round up of the best albums released in November 2018.

Under the Spotlight

In the Bunker with Guy Tavares

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IN CONVERSATION

Tadd Mullinix - Social Ecology in Electronic Music

Tadd Mullinix of Charles Manier, Dabrye and JTC talks about the Detroit parties from the ‘90s, avant-garde music, Nation and more.

IN CONVERSATION

RP Boo Talks Footwork, Past, Present and Crew Connection

RP Boo talks about the fast and passionate world of the Chicago footwork scene, exploring its roots and evolution.

ALBUMS OF THE MONTH

Staff Picks - October

A round up of the best albums released in October 2018.

ALBUMS OF THE MONTH

Staff Picks - September

A round up of the best albums released in September 2018.

FESTIVAL GUIDE

A Guide To Outernational Days 3

Check out this day-by-day guide to Outernational Days 3.

ROUNDTABLE CONVERSATIONS

Aïsha Devi - An Empowering Vision

Aïsha Devi and Emile Barret discuss the trans-dimensional world laid out through DNA Feelings and the empowering vision that inspires it.

IN CONVERSATION

Adele Nigro - Navigating Sexism

Adele Nigro aka Any Other shares her experiences with being a self-taught musician, her relation to feminism and her struggles with choosing a non-conventional career.

IN CONVERSATION

Tony Buck (The Necks) - Slow Moving

Tony Buck of the Australian trio The Necks discusses homeland music and the long history of the trio's ups and downs.

ROUNDTABLE CONVERSATIONS

Lustmord - The Socialist Realist

Brian Williams also known as Lustmord gives an account of his creative process, collaborations, politics and more.

EXPLORATION

Khruangbin - A Story of Houston

The polyphony of modern metropolis is the natural soundscape for Houston based trio Khruangbin. Their sound is a rare fusion of influences that range from Thai funk to surf rock and psychedelia.

FEATURE

Discovering The Women Singers of Turkey from the 70s and 80s

An exploration of Turkish music from the 70s to 80s, written, produced or performed by women.

IN CONVERSATION

Kink Gong - Reconstructing Ethnic Minorities Music

Laurent Jeanneau on his Kink Gong recording project, gong orchestras, multiculturalism, discrimination, and cultural appropriation.

FIRST PERSON

Challenge, Failure and Fatality

Essentially, everything is about that feeling of utility. Multidisciplinary artist Mitoș Micleușanu explores the multiple faces of failure.

PERSPECTIVE

ALBUMS OF THE MONTH

Staff Picks - November

A round up of the best albums released in November 2018.

ALBUMS OF THE MONTH

Staff Picks - October

A round up of the best albums released in October 2018.

ALBUMS OF THE MONTH

Staff Picks - September

A round up of the best albums released in September 2018.

OUTERNATIONAL DAYS 2

Romanian Flowerings

Andrew Choate shares his thoughts on the second edition of Outernational Days festival (July 7-9, 2017).

FIRST PERSON

On Listening To Everything

Music is everywhere. You claim to listen to everything, but do you really?

Andrei Rusu

Challenge, Failure and Fatality

Essentially, everything is about that feeling of utility. Multidisciplinary artist Mitoș...

Mitoș Micleușanu

Improvised Music Depends on Failure

The difference between not-a-total-success and absolute-failure is often one of attitude.

Andrew Choate

Objective Improvisation in Japanese Music

The Japanese tabletop improvisation scene is often characterised by several kinds of weakness.

Richard Hames

Videos

YEAR IN REVIEW

Favourite Albums of 2017

Since we dislike lists as much as you do, we asked some of our contributors, collaborators and friends to help us and share their favourite albums of 2017.

IN CONVERSATION

Boring Formless Nonsense - Interview with Eldritch Priest

Using experimental music to drive his argument and an unorthodox use of literary form, Eldritch Priest creates an experiential critique of failure.

IN CONVERSATION

Trial and Error with Novo Line

Novo Line talks about mathematics and alchemy that infuses his singular music.

IN CONVERSATION

Rabih Beaini and Jan Rohlf: Everything Visible Is Empty

There are so many reasons for why music exists and why people are using music.

IN CONVERSATION

Peripheric Sounds: When Identity Meets Research

Barcelona-based Venezuelan DJ and artist Daniella Isamit Morales talks about her current research on Tuki, Funka and Kuduro music genres, exotified identities, sexism and more.

IN CONVERSATION

Octavian Nemescu on Romanian Avant-garde Music

In communism, if you were not obeying the instructions, you were sent to work in a factory.