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The Immensity of Oceans ~ An Interview With Oksana Linde

Oksana Linde is an artist from Venezuela with Ukrainian heritage, whose recent debut, Aquatic and Other Worlds, presents her electronic works from the 1980s to the public for the first time. Her oeuvre puts the participation of women in experimental

The Immensity of Oceans ~ An Interview With Oksana Linde

Oksana Linde is an artist from Venezuela with Ukrainian heritage, whose recent debut, Aquatic and Other Worlds, presents her electronic works from the 1980s to the public for the first time. Her oeuvre puts the participation of women in experimental

Conor C. Ellis ~ Dreamless

Commonly, the hazy and indeterminate quality of ambient music makes it easy to associate with mental states in which the unconscious takes over, directing your attention in patterns novel to your understanding. There’s something of a contradiction in the clarity

Conor C. Ellis ~ Dreamless

Commonly, the hazy and indeterminate quality of ambient music makes it easy to associate with mental states in which the unconscious takes over, directing your attention in patterns novel to your understanding. There’s something of a contradiction in the clarity

Worlds Of Their Own ~ An Interview With Patricia Wolf

A Closer Listen had a chance to talk with Patricia Wolf, who recently released her second album, See-Through, via Balmat. The exchange took place via email; we present the resulting text, minimally formatted and edited for clarity. David Murrieta Flores (ACL): Hi Patricia,

Worlds Of Their Own ~ An Interview With Patricia Wolf

A Closer Listen had a chance to talk with Patricia Wolf, who recently released her second album, See-Through, via Balmat. The exchange took place via email; we present the resulting text, minimally formatted and edited for clarity. David Murrieta Flores (ACL): Hi Patricia,

Beautiful Errors ~ An Interview With Wobbly

Jon Leidecker, aka Wobbly, has produced experimental electronic music since the 1980s, whether on his own or as part of San Francisco collective Negativland. His work has constantly questioned the relationships between musicians and their tools, composition and improvisation, as

Beautiful Errors ~ An Interview With Wobbly

Jon Leidecker, aka Wobbly, has produced experimental electronic music since the 1980s, whether on his own or as part of San Francisco collective Negativland. His work has constantly questioned the relationships between musicians and their tools, composition and improvisation, as

*Press A* ~ Tasty 2021 Leftovers

The curse of listing our favorite releases of the year is that a few soundtracks always arrive too late for us to properly digest. Here are two albums that would have been worthy additions to our list of 2021’s best

*Press A* ~ Tasty 2021 Leftovers

The curse of listing our favorite releases of the year is that a few soundtracks always arrive too late for us to properly digest. Here are two albums that would have been worthy additions to our list of 2021’s best

Fire-Toolz ~ Eternal Home

While listening to Fire-Toolz, it is very often – almost every few seconds, in fact – that I find myself asking: how’d she manage to do it? How is it that these 56k modem-like noises fit perfectly with a Chrono

Fire-Toolz ~ Eternal Home

While listening to Fire-Toolz, it is very often – almost every few seconds, in fact – that I find myself asking: how’d she manage to do it? How is it that these 56k modem-like noises fit perfectly with a Chrono

Lyra Pramuk & Various Artists ~ Delta

Last year’s Fountain made Lyra Pramuk’s talent clear for all to listen, an intricately metaphorical view of creativity as generative interactions, her voice an augmented stream of emotional code from which a multiplicity arises, a productive erasure of what belongs

Lyra Pramuk & Various Artists ~ Delta

Last year’s Fountain made Lyra Pramuk’s talent clear for all to listen, an intricately metaphorical view of creativity as generative interactions, her voice an augmented stream of emotional code from which a multiplicity arises, a productive erasure of what belongs

*Press A* ~ Hundred Days

Tumult Kollektiv’s latest soundtrack proves just how much the group is willing to grow and expand in terms of artistic vision. Where 2019’s Pine was a tight, lush impressionist landscape, Hundred Days is relaxed, indulgent in melodies straight out of

*Press A* ~ Hundred Days

Tumult Kollektiv’s latest soundtrack proves just how much the group is willing to grow and expand in terms of artistic vision. Where 2019’s Pine was a tight, lush impressionist landscape, Hundred Days is relaxed, indulgent in melodies straight out of