Crucial Listening #59: Only Now (Kush Arora)

Review: Jiyeon Kim – Long Decay And New Earth

Piano, cassette, sampler, ambiguity, transit.

Review: Suren Seneviratne – blue thirty-five

MIDI instruments and circuit-bent interruption, courtesy of the composer behind My Panda Shall Fly.

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.

Review: Aidan Baker – Soil

Signal and noise slide down the slope of decay.

Review: Sofía Salvo + Gustavo Obligado + Marcelo von Schultz – MOTOR

Rickety improvisations for two saxes and drums.

Review: Inaya Natë – MOSS

19 minutes of peripheral dazzle.

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.

Review: Conatus – Empty Spaces

Freeflowing obscurities by Delphine Dora and Žils Deless-Vēliņš.

Review: Deep Thoukus – S/T

Skimming improvisations for guitar and drums, courtesy of two renowned Norwegian improvisers.

Review: Elnath Project – Feedback Works

No-input mixer. Autophagic theorising.