In the magazine: Tyshawn Sorey, Joyce, Horse Lords, Devin Townsend, Invisible Jukebox: Big Joanie, Andrew Poppy, Backxwash, Xhosa Cole, Camille Émaille, BLTNM, No Choice, Adrian Corker, Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra, OM, High Castle Teleorkestra, Dickie Landry, The Advisory Circle, Björk, John Carpenter, Eno, Charles Lloyd, Jessica Pavone, Senyawa, Can, Dead Kennedys, Gnawa Music Of Marrakesh, Main Source, Mal Waldron, Robert Fripp, Little Annie, Adam Rudolph, Alice Coltrane, Trevor Mathison, Cory Arcangel & Stine Janvin, Grimalkin festival and more.
On the CD: 16 new tracks by Lucrecia Dalt, Lady Aicha & Pisco Crane, Reiko & Tori Kudo, Balka Sound, OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE, Dave Clarkson and more.
The Brazilian musical prodigy, a favourite of Antonio Carlos Jobim, enjoyed a stellar 1970s before her career was diverted by domestic political struggles and the disco era. As her 1977 New York album Natureza finally sees the light of day, she talks to Joshua Minsoo Kim.
Baltimore’s rock trio put the ‘tune’ into ‘tuning’ through their mantric rock minimalism which collides Just Intonation harmonic systems and the energy of West African guitars. By Dan Wilson
The rogue operator of avant rock has forged a unique career as both first choice collaborator for metal groups and lone psychonaut exploring the outer corners of the guitar. He talks to Joseph Stannard about his new twin release Lightwork/Nightwork.
Radical punx and founders of London’s Decolonize festival Big Joanie take The Wire’s mystery record test.
Memories of a coastal town destroyed in 2011 by the Japanese tsunami live on through field recordings and songs in the hands of one of its former residents.
One page interviews with Backxwash, Andrew Poppy, Xhosa Cole and Camille Emaille.
Unlimited Editions: Ramallah based label BLTNM.
Unofficial Channels: DJ M-TRAXXX.
Epiphanies: Raymond McDonald of Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra.