All posts in Crucial Listening

Crucial Listening #13: Audrey Chen

Blockhead rainbow afghan, improvisational philosophy, biological instruments. The Berlin-based improviser talks about three important albums.

Crucial Listening #12: Hanne Hukkelberg

Creation in solitude, human connection, rhythms in collision. The Norwegian composer / singer discusses her three important albums.

Crucial Listening #11: Aidan Baker

Unrecognised chaos, underwater grunge, deceptive ambient movements. The Berlin-based musician discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #10: Aaron Turner

Playing with earthlings, bent fretboards, the St Anger challenge. The Washington-based musician discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #9: Pete Simonelli

Dispatches from space, tuning downward, chasing Coltrane. The Enablers vocalist talks about three important albums.

Crucial Listening #8: Jessica Moss

Concerto storytelling, iso-polyphony, ensembles of weirdos. The Montreal-based violinist picks three important albums.

Crucial Listening #7: Sarah Davachi

Psychedelic breakfast, compositional commentary, just intonation autopilot. The Montreal-based composer discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #6: David Grubbs

Post-punk hurled at a wall, intellectual slapstick, the loops of life. The Brooklyn-based composer and author discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #5: Jon Mueller

Year-long fixations, psychedelic culture and dramatic minor keys. The Wisconsin-based composer/percussionist discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #4: Richard Youngs

Cold War paranoia, modular rock, Bieber vs The Stones. The ever-prolific, ever-eclectic English musician discusses his three important albums.