Issue 350

April 2013

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Jakob Ullmann
Stasi interrogation methods and transcendent world religions inform the austere minimalism of this German composer. By Nick Cain.

Storyboard P
Greg Tate meets the New York street dancer and Flying Lotus collaborator whose animatronic motion-blur is a choreographed form of bullet time.

Invisible Jukebox Mika Vainio
The Wire’s mystery record selection... it eats you up, as the Pan Sonic founder discovers. Tested by Jennifer Lucy Allan.

Ashley Paul
The jazz-trained New Yorker breathes delicate life into skeletal, digitally distressed song forms. By Nick Southgate.

Bites
Red Snapper’s African road movie; Metasplice’s spontaneous Techno; DRAM and Sound American’s US music archive; Liberez’s coastal noise rock; plus Unofficial Channels.

Global Ear Tuscaloosa
Kevin Nutt reports from Alabama’s Sonic Frontiers series, where Improv meets homegrown pataphysics.

Cross Platform Vicky Langan
Daniel Spicer follows the visceral trail leading to this Irish artist’s extreme rituals and actions.

Epiphanies
Patrick Lundborg finds Blakeian overtones in children’s songs by psychedelic pied piper Donovan.

The Inner Sleeve
A Hawk And A Hacksaw’s Jeremy Barnes on Dumitru Fărcaș.

Print Run
New music books: Almost Nothing With Luc Ferrari by Jacqueline Caux & Luc Ferrari; Black Sabbath & Philosophy: Mastering Reality edited by William Irwin; We Got Power! Hardcore Punk Scenes From 1980s Southern California by David Markey & Jordan Schwartz; Robert Ashley by Kyle Gann; Read & Burn: A Book About Wire by Wilson Neate.

On Screen
Films & DVDs: unearthed Bert Jansch documentary Acoustic Routes; plus Franck Vigroux’s audienceless performance.

On Site
Exhibitions, installations, etc: Susan Hiller in London; Linder in Paris.

On Location
Festival and concert reviews: Caboladies + Robert Beatty + Darin Gray St Louis, USA; NOW now Sydney, Australia; Kraftwerk London, UK; Holly Herndon London, UK; Actress + Lone London, UK; The Residents New York, USA.

Soundcheck A–Z

Kaoru Abe
Cory Allen
AtomTM
Voigt & Voigt
Barn Owl
Borbetomagus
Ray Cathode
Ceramic Dog
Clinic
Dalhous
Tod Dockstader
Lawrence English
Gnod
“ ”[sic] Tim Goldie & Daniel Beban
Groupshow
David Grubbs
Hair Police
The Haxan Cloak
Jimi Hendrix
Hijokaidan featuring Hatsune Miku
The Incredible String Band
The Invisible Hands
The Knife
Locust
Main
Meat Puppets
Lubomyr Melnyk
My Cat Is An Alien
Nu Creative Methods
Powerdove
David Rosenboom
Satanic Abandoned Rock & Roll Society
Shalabi Effect
DJ Sprinkles
SPUNK
Stark Reality
Colin Stetson
Taj Mahal
Shugo Tokumaru
William Tyler
Various 20 Jahre Kompakt Kollektion 1
Various Acid: Mysterons Invade The Jackin’ Zone – Chicago Acid & Experimental House 1986–93
Various All Trap Music
Various Fire Music Volume 1
Various Long Story Short: Curated
By Peter Brötzmann
Various Music For Dancefloors: The
KPM Music Library
Various Scattered Melodies: Korean Kayagum Sanjo
Various The Crying Princess: 78 rpm Records From Burma
Various Your Victorian Breasts
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Nate Young
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