On the cover: The Residents: Beyond the eyeballs, still oddballs: The Residents look back on a decades-long career and present a macabre new album concerning the spectacular train crashes of the last century. By Sam Lefebvre. Plus Seymour Wright: The improvising saxophonist has made London’s Oto Project Space his base for collaboration, experimentation and the transformation of ideas into sound. By Philip Clark. Brother Ah: Formerly an associate of Monk, Coltrane and Sun Ra, the mystic, globe-trotting composer and master French horn player goes deep into the healing properties of the meditative groove. By Phil Freeman. Also in the issue: Pan Daijing, Johann Diedrick, Tactile Paths, Georgia, Global Ear: Vancouver, Invisible Jukebox: Slimzee, Maja Osojnik, The Inner Sleeve chosen by Siwa Records’ Alan Sherry, an Epiphany by Moor Mother, plus The Wire Tapper 43, the usual mass of albums, books and gigs reviewed, and much more.