Review: Kirill – Ah

Crucial Listening #61: MJ Guider

Photography by Craig Mulcahy

Crucial Listening #59: Only Now (Kush Arora)

Dub reggae masterclass, cacophonous veganism, ambient treasure troves. The musician and producer discusses three important albums (and an honourable mention).

Review: Saturn And The Sun – The New Age Is Shit

Dead-end pulses and no-input disappointment.

Crucial Listening #58: KMRU

Waves of timelessness, electromagnetic chandelier recordings, Minilogue improvisations. The Nairobi-based sound artist discusses three (well, four) important albums.

Review: Tomoko Hojo + Rahel Kraft – Shinonome

Dawn walking and porous consciousness.

Review: PARSA – Musique Grossière

Computer artefacts in bloated 3D. Jellified interstice.

Review: Nazanin Noori – FARCE

80 minutes of ash clouds, metallic diagonals and heated pothole debates.

Crucial Listening #57: J. Zunz

Fearless four-track improvisations, spiritual jazz recurrence, manipulations of passing time. Lorena Quintanilla discusses three important albums.

Review: Amnertia – Scheiner’s Observation

Seven pieces of scrunched-up time.
Guitar shards, blown-out drum machines and processed poetry.

Feature: Delete Your Spotify Account

How streaming services strip artists of value and identity.

Review: Pink Room + SEPL – Transition

The blur of obliteration and assembly. A 30-minute synthesiser collage by Thierry Arnal and Sophie Jeannin.