Britt Brown meets the producer at his Los Angeles home to hear how his sampladelic music inhabits a world of children’s stories.
As the US drone collective release their first album since the death of former member Jack Rose, David Keenan meets the hillbilly Theater Of Eternal Music.
The computer music pioneer retraces the buzzing circuitry of New York’s 1970s electronic music scene. By Frances Morgan.
Invisible Jukebox John Butcher
The improvising saxophonist and feedback explorer applies spontaneous listening techniques to The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Clive Bell.
Global Ear Hanoi
David Crosbie finds a contemporary music vanguard thriving in Vietnam despite a lack of state support.
Cross Platform Aldo Tambellini
The radical video artist’s explosive black and white visions cast the 1960s in a dark light. By Andy Battaglia.
As formats become obsolete, sound archivists must rethink how we preserve audio, says Will Prentice
DJ Q’s life in Bassline; Christine Abdelnour’s sax explorations; a major new Henry Flynt exhibition; recycled sounds by Ernst Karel; Stroboscopic Artefact’s Techno aesthetics; plus Unofficial Channels on Acoustic synthesis.
The Inner Sleeve
MIE Music’s Henry Tadros on The Dead C.
New music books: Mattin’s collection of radical music theory; Little Annie’s travels in Mexico; two new books on punk aesthetics; a history of the MP3; and a theoretical take on Cosey Fanny Tutti.
Films & DVDs: People Like Us & Ergo Phizmiz’s Keystone Cut Ups; John Grzinich’s sound art on film.
Exhibitions, installations, etc: A House Full Of Music in Darmstadt; Prem Sahib in London.
John Cage Centenary Celebration, London, UK; Supernormal, Oxfordshire, UK; Ircha Gdola + Shofar + From Thee To Thee, Warsaw, Poland; Trembling Bells Hebden Bridge, UK and Jazz Em Agosto Lisbon, Portugal.
William Basinski puts on his stilettos and eyeliner and meets David Bowie backstage in Pennsylvania.
Antony And The Johnsons
Terror Danjah & Ruby Lee Ryder
Aaron Dilloway & Jason Lescalleet
Arrington de Dionyso’s Malaikat Dan Singa
Stephanie Hladowski & C Joynes
Locrian & Christoph Heemann
Rene Hell/Oneohtrix Point Never
Various Butterz Summer Zip 2012
Various Country Soul Sisters: Women In Country Music, 1952–1974
Various Keb Darge & Little Edith’s Wild Rockers Vol 2
Various 122 BPM: The Birth Of House Music