experimental

Premieres

9T Antiope's Brutal New Album Sees the World as It Is

‘Nocebo’ is a crushing record about isolation, made by a duo who say they can’t be optimists.
Coiln Joyce
2.15.19
Q&As

Panda Bear Made an Album to Impress His Kids and It Didn't Work

'Buoys' draws on trap's sonic architecture in order to appeal to young ears. Even if his kids are still embarrassed, it's a stunning pop statement.
Colin Joyce
2.14.19
Premieres

Euglossine's Optimistic Electronics Are Like a Dream

The Florida-based musician's new album 'Coriolis' has its eyes on the skies.
Colin Joyce
2.14.19
Interviews

The Apocalypse Is Mellow on Shlohmo’s New Track, "The End"

The LA producer's long-awaited new album, also called 'The End,' is out on March 22
Justin Staple
1.31.19
Essays

40 Years Later, Robert Ashley's 'Private Parts' Is Still a Hilarious Mystery

The composer's recently reissued record is a spoken piece about philosophical abstractions with jokes about jerking off. There's still little else like it.
Drew Daniel
1.30.19
Essays

James Blake Just Made a Gorgeous Album About Being Happy in Love

His overwhelmingly optimistic fourth album ‘Assume Form’ finds the singer-producer coming to terms with life after stability.
Josh Terry
1.18.19
Interviews

William Tyler Sees Hope in the Dark Heart of America

The guitarist, now based in Los Angeles, confronts global upheaval with 'Goes West,' a new record of "rural new age" as well as some deep thoughts about what's going on in divided times.
Lewis Gordon
1.11.19
Premieres

Sun Araw's Misty New Album Shows the Freedom of Improvising With Friends

'Activated Clown,' billed to S. Araw Trio XIII and due out 11 January on NNA Tapes, is colorful, intimate, funny, and free – everything formless music should be.
Colin Joyce
1.9.19
Free Radicals

This Is What Dreams Sound Like

Reissues of the Pennsylvania-based composer Michele Mercure's early electronic works provide an occasion to revisit the visionary electronic music that came to her in her sleep.
Colin Joyce
11.21.18
Noisey Mix

This Heavy Bonnie Baxter Mix Tastes Like Dirt and Rocks and Socks

The New York noise-destroyer celebrates a new solo tape with a survey of her like-minded buds in the local freak scene.
Colin Joyce
11.19.18
Interviews

Devi McCallion and Katie Dey’s Album Makes the End of the World Sound Fun

'Some New Form of Life' is a funny and fucked record about the end of everything and what comes after. Or something like that.
Colin Joyce
11.8.18
Premieres

Rose Droll's New Single Makes a Case for Keeping Pop Weird

"Fat Duck" is the latest track from her forthcoming debut 'Your Dog,' a record that seems intent on pulling sounds from as many worlds as it can.
Colin Joyce
11.8.18
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