All posts in Crucial Listening

Crucial Listening #95: Victoria Shen (evicshen)

Totality in music, lyrical homicide, destroyed Barbie dolls. The experimental music performer and instrument-maker discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #94: Martin J Thompson

VHS basslines, definitive ambient, record shopping in Woolworths. The London-based musician and anarchist discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #93: Yan Jun

Everybody against everybody, the left hand of the Qin master, tin can Beatles. The Beijing-based musician and poet talks about three important albums.

Crucial Listening #92: Olivia Block

Liturgical lullaby, canine concrète, a chess game that never ends. The Chicago-based media artist and composer talks about three important albums. PLUS: a video premiere.

Crucial Listening #91: Emma Ruth Rundle

Spontaneous trips to Genoa, bloop speakers, big Tori energy. The LA-based musician and visual artist discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #90: Byron Westbrook

Perceptual geographies, Dylan’s near misses, Coltrane’s unresolved places. The LA-based artist and composer discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #89: BACKXWASH

Weird industrial synths, rapping over alarm clocks, Kubrick with 2 bricks. The Zambian-Canadian rapper and producer discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #88: Raven Chacon

Ever-heavier tape trades, music for twenty radio stations, new urgencies. The composer, artist and improviser discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #87: Cecilia Lopez

More mayonnaise, electrified tango, unapologetic folk. The musician, composer and multimedia artist discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #86: Domingæ

Record warehouse paradise, lullabies finished in hell, destroying synchronicity. The musician and filmmaker discusses three important albums.

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