On the cover: Circuit Des Yeux Chicago songwriter Haley Fohr finds freedom in collaboration and an array of performing guises, including her new role as the 25 year old grifter and drug-dealing vagabond Jackie Lynn. By Marc Masters. Plus, Philip Clark talks to Brooklyn based trumpeter Nate Wooley, Edwin Pouncey explores music as a conduit for magick in an Occult Rock Primer, Stewart Smith talks to the Oakland free music duo Black Spirituals; Stewart also tests Optimo in this month’s Invisible Jukebox. Also featured: Li Daiguo, DDMMYY, Yeongrak and G-Bob Orchestra. Halifax, Nova Scotia is subject of the Global Ear; plus loads of albums, books and gigs reviewed, and much more.