We asked some of our contributors, collaborators and friends to help us and share their favourite albums of 2020.
An extended overview of the most important, challenging, and thought-provoking stories we commissioned and published this year in The Attic – all free to read, with no ads, no clickbait, no nonsense. Please tell your friends.
The story of the Syrian oud musician Mohamad Zatari, who moved to Romania to study music at the Conservatory of Bucharest.
Phillip Sollmann tries to bring together certain works by sound pioneers Hermann von Helmholtz, Harry Partch and Harry Bertoia.
We asked some of our contributors, collaborators and friends to help us and share their favourite albums of 2019.
Interviews with the members of the group Milan W & The Tulnic Ensemble of Avram Iancu.
Find out more about our music project Milan W. and the Tulnic Ensemble of Avram Iancu, commissioned by Europalia 2019 festival.
Iranian experimental musician Sote talks about his new label Zabte Sote, the project Sacred Horror in Design and much more.
Guy Tavares of Bunker Records digs through history, utopia and fatality. A philosophical discours for the Dacian provinces in the East.
Tony Buck of the Australian trio The Necks discusses homeland music and the long history of the trio's ups and downs.
Laurent Jeanneau on his Kink Gong recording project, gong orchestras, multiculturalism, discrimination, and cultural appropriation.
Society has taken freedom away by programming the illusion that there is freedom.
Stories, thoughts and notes from Irtijal festival in Beirut, April 2017.
In-depth interview with Lebanese musician and comics writer Mazen Kerbaj in Berlin.
Meet Arturo Lanz and Saverio Evangelista. Interview with the legendary Esplendor Geométrico.
Interview from CTM festival in Berlin with Rabih Beaini, a multidisciplinary artist.
Skype conversation with one of the most famous Turkish jazz musicians, Okay Temiz.
Skype conversation with Turkish legendary musician Mustafa Özkent.
Interview with Dror Elimelech Feiler, an Israeli-born Swedish musician, artist and radical left-wing activist.
We recently got in touch with Kerry Leimer to discuss the new compilation, the work on his record label Palace of Lights and some of his music interests.
We sat under a tree with the lovely couple of musicians Ab Baars and Ig Henneman in Nickelsdorf.
Read this in-depth interview with American drummer Hamid Drake, while in Nickelsdorf for Konfrontationen festival.
Interview with Hans Falb and Philipp Schmickl from the organization of Konfrontationen in Nickelsdorf - Austria.
We met the Tuareg band Terakaft, and yes, the sun is there.
Sir Richard Bishop talks early punk days, improvised music and some good conspiracy.
Ariel Kalma and Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe in Skype conference.
The Attic travels to Istanbul to find out more about Turkish music.
Cultural engineer, merry prankster, wrecker of civilization, musical pioneer.
Meet Andreas, Detlef, Thomas and Alexander, the four adventurers of the German band Kreidler.
Four people on a round table, trying a suit of Turkish delicacies.
I stumbled upon the entrance of a basement bar in Sibiu and a wildcat thought came to my mind; there would be no other way to get to The Residents concert in Leuven.
Alexander Bălănescu is one of the few musicians that I recently saw that has blown me away not only with his music, but also with a mesmerizing attitude while on stage.
I met Adrian Enescu, one of the first Romanian electronic music composers who started in the early '70, when Romania was swimming hardly in the communist regime.
Tracing the underground and experimental in Ukrainian music.
On the variety of Circassian music, while highlighting some of its outstanding traditional and experimental artists.
Blixa Bargeld discusses Einstürzende Neubauten's latest album, quarantine concerts, Berlin and Iggy Pop.
A glimpse into the world of the creator of the elusive Unexplained Music Group.
An insight into the world of sound artist, musician and composer Cedrik Fermont.
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.
There are so many reasons for why music exists and why people are using music.
Nicolas Sheikholeslami shares his thoughts on the creation of the compilation 'Sweet as Broken Dates – Lost Somali Tapes from the Horn of Africa'.
The French composer reveals a glimpse of his fascinating music universe.
From Indonesia with love, conversations with Rully and Wukir from Senyawa.
Life experiences with Lê Quan Ninh and Michel Doneda at Konfrontationen Festival 2016 in Nickelsdorf, Austria.
Essays about Hungarian free violinist Szilárd Mezei and visual artist Erzsébet Mezei, his mother.
Interview with Dan Armeanca, one of the founders of Romani / manele music.
Inside the fascinating universe of Breadwoman. Interview with avant-garde musician Anna Homler.
The Ethiopian legendary musician speaks with The Attic during OFF Festival, in Poland.
The Attic spoke with bassist Moppa Elliott of the jazz quartet Mostly Other People Do the Killing.