All posts by Jack Chuter

Review: Atariame – Completeness

Acoustic songs woven by dream reasoning.

Crucial Listening #50: Ingrid Plum

Choral jet engines, childhood dictaphones, not giving a fuck. The vocalist, composer and improviser discusses three important albums.

Review: Sex Funeral – Forgotten, hardly written

Time refraction in the basement.

Review: Yiorgis Sakellariou – Nympholepsy

With vocalist Savina Yannatou playing source material, Sakellariou explores the muddling of bodily autonomy and divine influence.

Review: en creux – PHASE

Fierce and fresh no-input improvisations for MXR Phase 90 pedal and a Tapco MIX 260 FX mixer.

Review: Sebastian Maria – L.L.

Experimental electronics as a piping hot thwack, stripped of the mediation of meaning.

Review: Saphileaum – Samosi

Walking upward through the clouds and beyond.

Crucial Listening #49: Siavash Amini

Monolithian matter, melting Arvo Pärt in a pan, finding the hidden trumpets. The Tehran-based composer discusses three important albums.

Review: ndr0n – Black

Afonso Proenca employs generative processes to scrutinise the artifice of dance music and social behaviour.


The high and horror of excess.