Host Jack Chuter asks musicians to describe the environment in which they make their music: the physical spaces, equipment and ritualised behaviours that accompany the act of creating sound. TRACKLIST: Chris Otchy – Minimum Feed Lilt Elision – Vicente Lavie – Luvbirdz NacHut Report – Międzyczas Corey Fuller – Hymn For The Broken Phantoms
2017 has been ATTN:Magazine’s best year. There are several reasons for this. Firstly, the past 12 months have been my most prolific: over 200 articles were published on the site in 2017. I poured more time into the site than ever before, and the way I spent this
Phoene Somsavath discusses the origins, experiences and ideas behind FRM-AT: a record label, booking agency and event series based in Glasgow. Also: an interview with my brother about listening and memory. The show will be broadcast 10pm BST on 29/08/2017, via Resonance and Resonance Extra. Listen here: Resonance:
This could have been an anthemic record. The guitars and voice are joyous. They ascend through simple arrangements of major chords – idealistic, emotionally fulfilled, deeply in love – projecting a pop music that celebrates life at its most rich and viscerally simplistic. The shoegaze fuzz hits my face like bubble bath
Schism No Symmetry is an album in ruins. Melodies have been reduced to fragments of noise that splutter and cut out, leaving gigantic spaces of emptiness where walls of rhythm used to be. A vocal drawl sidles between the chunks of sound, like a draft washing through an abandoned building.