Category Archives: Featured Articles

A Note to Our Readers

Hello everyone, we’re back to normal today, so you may want to use the weekend to catch up on the 415 releases we covered in our Fall Music Preview (our largest ever!), and our recent reviews and mixes. To let

A Note to Our Readers

Hello everyone, we’re back to normal today, so you may want to use the weekend to catch up on the 415 releases we covered in our Fall Music Preview (our largest ever!), and our recent reviews and mixes. To let

the new objective presents ‘together again’ [mix]

This is where my head’s at. How about you? A bunch of tracks here with some thematic connection, tying up the plague series I started in March. Because the total run time is pushing three hours, I broke the mix

the new objective presents ‘together again’ [mix]

This is where my head’s at. How about you? A bunch of tracks here with some thematic connection, tying up the plague series I started in March. Because the total run time is pushing three hours, I broke the mix

Newsha Khalaj presents Deep Minimalism (i) [mix]

Deep Minimalism (i) is a gentle excursion perfect for our shared moment of collective unease. Newsha Khalaj is a Vancouver-based violist and the author of this mix. She put this tracklist together with a purpose. As she explains, “I needed

Newsha Khalaj presents Deep Minimalism (i) [mix]

Deep Minimalism (i) is a gentle excursion perfect for our shared moment of collective unease. Newsha Khalaj is a Vancouver-based violist and the author of this mix. She put this tracklist together with a purpose. As she explains, “I needed

Sound Propositions 019: KMRU

Joseph Kamaru aka KMRU is a young artist from Nairobi, Kenya who has cultivated a unique sound utilizing field-recordings as compositional aids. While his bandcamp and soundcloud have been home to prolific self-released work over the last few years, 2020

Sound Propositions 019: KMRU

Joseph Kamaru aka KMRU is a young artist from Nairobi, Kenya who has cultivated a unique sound utilizing field-recordings as compositional aids. While his bandcamp and soundcloud have been home to prolific self-released work over the last few years, 2020

Philippe Requena presents ‘Water Be My Road Now’ [mix]

When ACL first started producing mixes, I knew that I didn’t just want to invite artists and labels. We’ve always imagined ACL as a part of a broader community. As such I’ve often invited mixes from amateurs, from listeners and

Philippe Requena presents ‘Water Be My Road Now’ [mix]

When ACL first started producing mixes, I knew that I didn’t just want to invite artists and labels. We’ve always imagined ACL as a part of a broader community. As such I’ve often invited mixes from amateurs, from listeners and

the new objective presents ‘for the workforce, drowning’ [mix]

This mix was made in solidarity with the workers of Dollarama, and with all workers struggling against unfair and exploitative working conditions. The concept of work has been at the center of both my academic research and my artistic practice.

the new objective presents ‘for the workforce, drowning’ [mix]

This mix was made in solidarity with the workers of Dollarama, and with all workers struggling against unfair and exploitative working conditions. The concept of work has been at the center of both my academic research and my artistic practice.

ACL 2020 ~ Pandemic Playlist

Time is an unusual construct.  The pandemic made spring feel like an entire year.  Yet the year is only half over.  Or is it already half over?  It depends on where we live.  The pandemic has mostly passed in some places

ACL 2020 ~ Pandemic Playlist

Time is an unusual construct.  The pandemic made spring feel like an entire year.  Yet the year is only half over.  Or is it already half over?  It depends on where we live.  The pandemic has mostly passed in some places

Stefan Christoff presents Suoni per il Popolo 2020 [mix]

Suoni per il Popolo, Montreal’s self-proclaimed festival of “liberation music,” has adapted to the coronavirus pandemic by moving their 2020 edition online. To celebrate Suoni, Stefan Christoff has prepared a mix for us. Suoni Per Il Popolo Online: June 6

Stefan Christoff presents Suoni per il Popolo 2020 [mix]

Suoni per il Popolo, Montreal’s self-proclaimed festival of “liberation music,” has adapted to the coronavirus pandemic by moving their 2020 edition online. To celebrate Suoni, Stefan Christoff has prepared a mix for us. Suoni Per Il Popolo Online: June 6