Crucial Listening #21: Mark Fell

Interview: Chaines

Photo by Bruce Atherton

Review: Loose-y Crunchè – Unruly Top

Hydraulically enacted Morse code. Keyboards crushed against the limits of stereo.

Review: Trrmà – S/T

Fractured civility for percussion and spluttering synthesiser.

Crucial Listening #21: Mark Fell

Synth jams in the coal shed, collective escape, drum machine rebellion. The Sheffield-based artist discusses three important albums.

Interview: Chaines

Cee Haines discusses sun-drenched cathedrals, their work alongside the LCO and new album, “The King”.

Review: Slobodan Kajkut – DARKROOM

Empty concrete. Clarinet, vibraphone and drum machine doomed to eternally misalign.

Review: Soft Blade – Zerkalo

Bomber jet bass lines and synthesiser scanning like searchlights. Sub-zero surveillance techno.

Interview: Siavash Amini + Matt Finney

A melding of heart and guts. The Iranian sound artist and American vocalist discuss their new collaborative work: “Gospel”.

Review: Yair Etziony – Deliverance

Grey shapes in different choreographies. Awaiting liberation.

Review: Sharon Gal – Delicious Fish

Body, spirit and cyclical process.

Interview: Saphy Vong (Chinabot, LAFIDKI)

The Cambodian-born / London-based artist discusses border disputes, the interaction between act and audience, and the first anniversary of the Chinabot platform.