Crucial Listening #76: Charmaine Lee

Photo by Cameron Kelly

Crucial Listening #75: Mathieu Ball (BIG|BRAVE)

Photo by Mathieu Ball

Crucial Listening #76: Charmaine Lee

Toilets on heads, high frequency feedback devastation, hot pink harsh noise. The New York-based vocalist from Sydney, Australia discusses three important albums.

Review: The Worm – Furry-Tarot-Dori

Breton folk, medieval music and a flock of music languages meet in the blustering outdoors.

Crucial Listening #75: Mathieu Ball (BIG|BRAVE)

Drumsticks into sawdust, ripping off Harvey Milk, going crazy for the Blind Owl. The BIG|BRAVE guitarist discusses three important albums.

Review: Phil Maguire – ijzer en staal

Analogic drone design / the chemical dance of iron and steel production.

Crucial Listening #74: Yuko Araki

Thrash at the rehearsal room, transcending cheap music, collapsing nature and artifice. The analog noise artist discusses three important albums.

Review: Derek Piotr – Making And Then Unmaking

Folk tradition and the eternally searching self.

Review: Hannya White – No Preview

Giddy love songs for splayed electronic presets.

Crucial Listening #73: Chris Corsano + Bill Orcutt

The opposite of politeness, sucky sucky bloodsuckers, ego destruction on the subway. The two improvisatory collaborators discuss their important albums.

Review: MUSIC RESEARCH STRATEGIES – Eleven Postures

Sudden tumbles and harnessed echoes, in a beautiful set of percussive improvisations by Marshall Trammell.

Crucial Listening #72: Ka Baird

Snot-caked pants, wild banshee shit, the cadence and emphasis of Robert Ashley. The New York-based composer and multi-instrumentalist discusses three important albums.