All posts in Crucial Listening

Review: Atte Elias Kantonen – Studies In Audio Fabrics

Exercises in sonic tactility, generated on an array of analogue synthesisers.

Crucial Listening #56: Steve Von Till

Volcanic psychedelia, flanger sweep obsessions, monuments in the mountains. The musician, poet and teacher discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #55: Claire Rousay

Listening to assholes, inner/outer presentations of self, power chords over trap beats. The Texas-based artist discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #54: Lea Bertucci

Excursions into outer jazz, marbles against metal, empty Tokyo streets. The New York composer, performer and sound designer discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #53: Okkyung Lee

The case for BTS, a complicated relationship to jazz, wasted birthday improvisations. The cellist, composer and improviser discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #52: J.J. Anselmi

Black Sabbath backseat boombox, clearing the room with Melvins, 100 miles of Neurosis. The author of Doomed To Fail: The Incredibly Loud History Of Doom, Sludge And Post-Metal discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #51: Aho Ssan

Lost and hopeless, Gaspar Noé colour palettes, ghosts in the city. The Paris-based musician discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #50: Ingrid Plum

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

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.

Crucial Listening #48: Cory Allen

Finding the source, German vocoder waltzes, memorising every sprinkle. The musician, author and podcaster discusses three important albums.