All posts in Crucial Listening

Crucial Listening #25: Kelly Jayne Jones

Electroacoustic viscera, recurrent symbolism, crying through synthesis. The Manchester-based artist discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #24: Matana Roberts

Vitamins for the brain, learning from the masters, adventures in language. The composer and saxophonist discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #23: Massimo Pupillo (Zu, URUK)

Coconut hooves, grotesque distorted shapes, the healing force of the universe. The bass player and composer discusses his important albums.

Crucial Listening #22: Six Organs Of Admittance

Lobster spaceships, unleashing the beast, flying capos. Ben Chasny talks about three albums that informed his Hexadic System.

Crucial Listening #21: Mark Fell

Synth jams in the coal shed, collective escape, drum machine rebellion. The Sheffield-based artist discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #20: Julia Wolfe

Glacial orchestras, floaty head voices, critique among friends. The New York composer discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #19: Norman Westberg

Laughing coats, booing the Blockheads, roller-skate disco. The New York guitarist discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #18: Yann Novak

Post-rave drives, bunk bed fevers, making a happening. The LA-based sound artist discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #17: We Will Fail

Stolen travel, beautiful noise, trips to Planet Autechre. The Warsaw-based artist discusses three important albums.

Crucial Listening #16: Richard Chartier / Pinkcourtesyphone

Computer matrimony, floating outside of time, lounge music for fluorescent light tubes. The Los Angeles-based artist talks about three important albums.