#159: Tashi Wada
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1w ago
Life partner collaborations, Alice Coltrane signature bends, nomadic explorations in tuning. The Los Angeles-based musician discusses three important albums. Tashi's picks: Bley-Peacock Synthesizer Show – Revenge: The Bigger The Love The Greater The Hate Alice Coltrane – Live at the Berkeley Community Theater 1972 Laurie Spiegel – Obsolete Systems Tashi's new album, What Is Not Strange?, is out now on RVNG Intl. Check it out here. Tashi is also on Instagram and X. Donate to Crucial Listening on Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/cruciallistening ..read more
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#158: Jennifer Walshe
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by ATTN:Magazine
3w ago
Making work out of bones, Bach in intergalactic excess, pre-admin ABC karaoke. The composer and improviser discusses three important albums. Jennifer's picks: Meredith Monk – Our Lady Of Late Voyager – The Golden Record ABC – The Lexicon Of Love Jennifer's collaboration with Tony Conrad, In The Merry Month Of May, is out now on Drag City affiliate label Blue Chopsticks. Check it out on Bandcamp. Jennifer's website is here and she's on X as @JenniferWalshe. Donate to Crucial Listening on Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/cruciallistening ..read more
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#157: Nicole Rampersaud
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by ATTN:Magazine
1M ago
Fountains of ideas, mind blown in Rap City, candy wrapper responses. The New Brunswick-based trumpet player, improviser and composer discusses three important albums. Nicole's picks: Wayne Shorter – Speak No Evil A Tribe Called Quest – Low End Theory Steve Lacy – Snips: Live at Environ Nicole's album Saudade is out on Ansible Editions. Check it out on Bandcamp. Find all of Nicole's other links (socials, website) right here. Donate to Crucial Listening on Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/cruciallistening ..read more
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#156: Michelle Moeller
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by ATTN:Magazine
1M ago
Dizzy rhythms, slippery transitions, sincerity and playfulness. The Oakland-based composer and performer discusses three important albums. Michelle's picks: Zeena Parkins – Zeena Parkins and The Adorables Duke Ellington – The Best Of Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra Caetano Veloso – Transa Michelle's new record, Late Morning, is out now on AKP Recordings. Check it out on Bandcamp. Her website is here and she's also on Instagram. Donate to Crucial Listening on Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/cruciallistening ..read more
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#155: Adam Wiltzie
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by ATTN:Magazine
2M ago
Obstetric ambient, sullen atmospheres, episodic engulfment. The classical ambient composer discusses three important albums. Adam's picks: Environments (Irv Teibel) – Environments 2 Talk Talk – Spirit Of Eden Main – Hz Adam's new album, Eleven Fugues For Sodium Pentothal, is out now on Kranky. Check it out on his Bandcamp. Adam's website is here. Donate to Crucial Listening on Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/cruciallistening ..read more
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#154: Kenneth Kirschner
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by ATTN:Magazine
2M ago
Train breakdown Feldman epiphanies, radical flatness in the primeval forest, the Gary Numan barracks theft. The New York-based composer discusses three important albums. Kenneth's picks: Gary Numan – The Pleasure Principle Morton Feldman (Kronos Quartet with Aki Takahashi) – Piano And String Quartet Glenn Gould – Bach: The Goldberg Variations (1955) Kenneth's new album, Three Cellos, is the first instalment in Greyfade's FOLIO series: a hardcover book and a high resolution download. Check it out here or over on Bandcamp. Kenneth's website is over here. Donate to Crucial Listening on Ko-fi: htt ..read more
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#153: Madeleine Cocolas
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by ATTN:Magazine
3M ago
Aggressive pianos, bursting arpeggios, music for the cool kids. The Australian composer and producer discusses three important albums. Madeleine's picks: Philip Glass – Glassworks Dirty Three – Whatever You Love, You Are Tim Hecker – Virgins Madeleine's new album, Bodies, is out now on Room40. Check it out on her Bandcamp. Her website is here and she's also Instagram. Donate to Crucial Listening on Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/cruciallistening ..read more
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#152: Black Brunswicker
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by ATTN:Magazine
3M ago
Black metal for midwest drives, post-apocalyptic collage, ragas for John. The Manchester, UK-based ambient folk artist discusses three important albums. Ethan's picks: Wolves In The Throne Room – Two Hunters Godspeed You! Black Emperor – F# A# ∞ Pelt – Ayahuasca The new Black Brunswicker EP, A Moment Of Clarity, is out April 26th on Nettwerk. You can hear several tracks over on the Black Brunswicker bandcamp, and also see a couple of official videos over on Youtube. Ethan is also on Instagram. Donate to Crucial Listening on Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/cruciallistening ..read more
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#151: Sara Bigdeli Shamloo (9T Antiope)
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by ATTN:Magazine
4M ago
Cathartic tragedies, dog-eating opera, guitar improviser spirit animals. The vocalist, lyricist and composer from 9T Antiope discusses three important albums. Sara and Nima's picks: Scott Walker & Sunn O))) – Soused Ben Frost – The Wasp Factory Sidsel Endresen & Stian Westerhus – Bonita The new 9T Antiope album, Horror Vacui, is out 12th April on American Dreams. Check it out here. 9T Antiope is on Twitter. Sara is on Twitter and Instagram. Donate to Crucial Listening on Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/cruciallistening ..read more
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#150: Dis Fig
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by ATTN:Magazine
4M ago
Voice drips like milk, rays of soprano sunlight, filthy metal bass face. Producer, vocalist and DJ Felicia Chen discusses three important albums. Felicia's picks:   Arvo Pärt – Te Deum Portishead – Dummy Goth-Trad – Psionics The collaborative record between Dis Fig and The Body is out now via Thrill Jockey. Check it out here. Dis Fig is on Instagram and Soundcloud. Donate to Crucial Listening on Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/cruciallistening ..read more
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