Anatomy of Failure

Staff Picks - March 2019

The March edition of Staff Picks is here, expect plenty of schizoid ambient, experimental, psychedelic and more.

Under the Spotlight

Indonesia For Beginners: Priangan and Gamelan Degung

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ALBUMS OF THE MONTH

Staff Picks - January / February 2019

A round up of the best albums released in January and February 2019.

ROUNDTABLE CONVERSATIONS

Dinner with Sote

Iranian experimental musician Sote talks about his new label Zabte Sote, the project Sacred Horror in Design and much more.

ALBUMS OF THE MONTH

Staff Picks - November

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

FEATURE

In the Bunker with Guy Tavares

Guy Tavares of Bunker Records digs through history, utopia and fatality. A philosophical discours for the Dacian provinces in the East.

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 - September

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

ALBUMS OF THE MONTH

Staff Picks - October

A round up of the best albums released in October 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

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.

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.

ROUNDTABLE CONVERSATIONS

Lustmord - The Socialist Realist

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

PERSPECTIVE

ALBUMS OF THE MONTH

Staff Picks - March 2019

The March edition of Staff Picks is here, expect plenty of schizoid ambient, experimental, psychedelic and more.

ALBUMS OF THE MONTH

Staff Picks - January / February 2019

A round up of the best albums released in January and February 2019.

YEAR IN REVIEW

Favourite Albums of 2018

We asked some of our contributors, collaborators and friends to help us and share their favourite albums of 2018.

ALBUMS OF THE MONTH

Staff Picks - November

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

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

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.

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.