Spotlight

The long read, interviews and stories that we focus on.

FOCUS ON

Conceptual Listening

Listening is conceptual and becomes more and more conceptual, hence composing becomes more conceptual.

Johannes Kreidler

FEATURE

The Complex Case of Romanian Folklore in Pasolini's Oedipus Rex

Almost in its entirety, the diegetic sound of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Edipo Re (1967) is carefully mixed with traditional Romanian folk music.

Cosmin Nicolae

IN CONVERSATION

Plant A Tree: Hernan Don Camel Sforzini

A brief talk with Argentinian percussionist and activist Hernan Don Camel Sforzini.

Andrei Bucureci

ALBUMS OF THE YEAR

Favourite Albums of 2019

We asked some of our contributors, collaborators and friends to help us and share their favourite albums of 2019.

Dragoș Rusu

IN CONVERSATION

Mark Stewart: Juxtaposing Is Always In My Life

Mark Stewart of The Pop Group on the '70s UK political climate, the films of Andrei Tarkovsky, Patti Smith, experimenting in the studio with dubmaster Dennis Bovell and more.

Andrei Bucureci

FOCUS ON

Magda Mayas - A Portrait of the Pianist with Three Grand Pianos

Accretion is a remarkable performance for three grand pianos and one pianist, and a collaboration between Berlin-based pianist and improvisor Magda Mayas, and Gothenburg-based choreographer Toby Kassell.

Andrew Choate

IN CONVERSATION

Stella Chiweshe - The Zimbabwe Queen of Mbira

A talk with Stella Chiweshe, after her performance at Outernational Days 3 festival.

Beatrice Sommer

ROUNDTABLE CONVERSATIONS

Dinner with Sote

Iranian experimental musician Sote talks about his new label Zabte Sote, the project Sacred Horror in Design and much more.

Dragoș Rusu

FEATURE

In the Bunker with Guy Tavares

Guy Tavares of Bunker Records digs through history, utopia and fatality. A philosophical discours for the Dacian provinces in the East.

Dragoș Rusu

IN CONVERSATION

Tadd Mullinix - Social Ecology in Electronic Music

Tadd Mullinix of Charles Manier, Dabrye and JTC talks about the Detroit parties from the ‘90s, avant-garde music, Nation and more.

Beatrice Sommer

IN CONVERSATION

RP Boo Talks Footwork, Past, Present and Crew Connection

RP Boo talks about the fast and passionate world of the Chicago footwork scene, exploring its roots and evolution.

Simona Mantarlian

ROUNDTABLE CONVERSATIONS

Aïsha Devi - An Empowering Vision

Aïsha Devi and Emile Barret discuss the trans-dimensional world laid out through DNA Feelings and the empowering vision that inspires it.

Simona Mantarlian

IN CONVERSATION

Tony Buck (The Necks) - Slow Moving

Tony Buck of the Australian trio The Necks discusses homeland music and the long history of the trio's ups and downs.

Dragoș Rusu

IN CONVERSATION

Adele Nigro - Navigating Sexism

Adele Nigro aka Any Other shares her experiences with being a self-taught musician, her relation to feminism and her struggles with choosing a non-conventional career.

Alice Venir

ROUNDTABLE CONVERSATIONS

Lustmord - The Socialist Realist

Brian Williams also known as Lustmord gives an account of his creative process, collaborations, politics and more.

Gabriel Leașcu

FEATURE

Discovering The Women Singers of Turkey from the 70s and 80s

An exploration of Turkish music from the 70s to 80s, written, produced or performed by women.

Andrei Rusu

IN CONVERSATION

Kink Gong - Reconstructing Ethnic Minorities Music

Laurent Jeanneau on his Kink Gong recording project, gong orchestras, multiculturalism, discrimination, and cultural appropriation.

Dragoș Rusu

YEAR IN REVIEW

Favourite Albums of 2017

Since we dislike lists as much as you do, we asked some of our contributors, collaborators and friends to help us and share their favourite albums of 2017.

The Attic