FUTURE SOUNDS OF LONDONBy Dominic Umile
I didnt know what to call Kode9s work when I first heard it, but neither did the label that put it out.
LIKE A BULLET LOVES THE SKYBy Kate Silver
What we talk about when we talk about love: the 75 World Series, Anna Karenina, Annie Hall, David Foster Wallace, Star Wars, Sex and the City, the Big Bang. Its all pop music, basically, and pop is what we talk about when we talk about metaphor.
THE MARKET HOTEL SHUTS DOWN, GROWS UPBy Mimi Luse
Less than a month after the Market Hotels forced closing for serving alcohol without a license, the managers of the popular Bushwick DIY venue have announced plans to reopen the space as a nonprofitan all-ages community space run partially by a board of governors that will include members of the New York-area arts community.
SUBLIMINAL SEDUCTIONBy Ellen Pearlman
Bora Yoon is a sound architect/conjurer who stirs into her acoustical cauldron circuit boards, hand-cranked emergency-frequency radios, turntables, feedback loops, oodles of wires, metronomes, windup toys, and whispers.
AIDE-MEMOIRE FOR CONTEMPORARY MUSIC LOVERSBy Dave Mandl
For the past 14 years, the London-based music mag The Wire has run a bi-monthly series of Primers that serve as quick-study guides to the artists and genres that are generally considered essential in the non-mainstream universe that is the magazines home turf.
OUTTAKESBy Steve Dalachinsky
One recent cold, full-moon spring night I was just about to give a second spin to Identical Sunsets, the new Dunmall-Corsano LP on ESP (the record is a killer), but instead the dial fell onto WKCR.