São Luís is one of Brazil’s most beguiling and unusual cities and the site of a highly unusual reggae scene that cuts across boundaries of race, class, age and gender, despite no obvious links with Jamaica.
An investigation into the unique character of derelict pipe-organs in Transylvania’s abandoned fortress churches and the various transformations that human-built ritual machines undergo once left devoid of human presence.
Find out more about our music project Milan W. and the Tulnic Ensemble of Avram Iancu, commissioned by Europalia 2019 festival.
The second article exploring the vast territory of Indonesia investigates the Sundanese culture, specifically the ritual known as Kasenian Réak.
The polyphony of modern metropolis is the natural soundscape for Houston based trio Khruangbin. Their sound is a rare fusion of influences that range from Thai funk to surf rock and psychedelia.
Super Onze of the city of Gao is Mali’s most renowned and refined Takamba band.
Part three of Philipp Schmickl's writing of Hagenfesten in Dala-Floda, Sweden.
This is not a review. Philipp Schmickl of The Oral magazine writes about Hagenfesten in Dala-Floda.
Field recordist Jonás Gruska takes sound from trips in forests, mushroom harvesting and wild fruit picking.
Report from the 2017 edition of the Amsterdam based festival Strange Sounds From Beyond.