What makes Toni Braxton happy? Hip-hop and a nice cigar
March 29, 2018
We caught up with the R&B legend for a chat about regaining youthful energy, her relationship with Birdman, and the indulgence of a good stogie.
Throbbing Gristle co-founder Chris Carter is still pushing the limits
March 27, 2018
We caught up with the industrial icon to chat music practice as therapy, his role in the the legendary band, and Cosey Fanni Tutti’s new book.
Techno auteur Daniel Avery is determined to never repeat himself
February 19, 2018
We talked to the London-based producer about his new record and everything he’s excited about in electronic music.
Onyx Collective is New York’s coolest downtown jazz crew
January 3, 2018
Led by saxophonist Isaiah Barr, the group’s story and sound are woven into the fabric of the city.
This electronic pioneer thinks we’ll eventually beam music straight into our brains
November 10, 2017
We talked to the legendary synth wizard Morton Subotnick about the 50th anniversary of his album Silver Apples of the Moon.
Exclusive Video Premiere: ‘Hold It Together,’ HERS
February 27, 2014
The black-and-white, Oregon-coast-shot video for HERS’ “Hold It Together,” directed by Lindsay Trapnell, stars HERS frontwoman Melissa L. Amstutz, wherein the band admittedly “wanted to make a video where I played with a bronze giraffe, candles, and nail polish. And eggs and fire.”
Mark McGuire’s Programming Notes
January 31, 2014
We met the massively prolific guitarist Mark McGuire, of the late, great Cleveland electro-ambient champions Emeralds, in a South Brooklyn record store and antique shop called Black Gold. He’s found himself in New York City to perform for the first time in nearly two years—this time solo, at Baby’s All Right.
Dawn of Midi’s Circuit City
September 3, 2013
You would guess from looking at Dawn of Midi that they’d be a jazz combo. But these three use extended techniques more familiar to John Cage than to Charles Mingus.