experimental

5.24.19

Flying Lotus Ranks His Records

Ahead of his new album 'Flamagra,' the Los Angeles-based producer takes a look back at the psychedelic turns his career has taken.

5.13.19

Holly Herndon's New, AI-Spawned Album Is Full of Humanity

For 'PROTO,' the artist and her collaborators built an AI that was trained on their voices. The music it produced is eerie at times, but it's full of life.

5.7.19

This Foodman Mix Is a Strange Trip Through Experimental Electronic Music

Themed around "urban indigeneity," it slams together producers from his native Japan, boundary-pushers from around the world, and, uh, Bright Eyes.

5.1.19

Maya B's "Dollar to a Diamond" Is Motivation for Better Days

The California artist’s visual for “Dollar to a Diamond” proves you can’t put a dollar amount on self-worth.

4.24.19

Listen to Two Mind-Blowing Previews of Flying Lotus’ New Album

“Spontaneous” features Little Dragon’s Yukimi Nagano and “Takashi” is an instrumental jam. Both are great and on Flamagra, which is out May 24 via Warp.

4.23.19

The 83rd’s Noisey Mix Is a Potent Dose of Underground Energy

Slamming together 30 tracks in 30 minutes, the New York freak scene staple shines a light on the same experimentalists he highlights through his blog and label Sermon 3.

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4.18.19

Flying Lotus' New Single With David Lynch Is Surreal and Upsetting

"Fire Is Coming" heralds the Los Angeles-based producer's new album 'Flamagra,' out May 24 on Warp.

4.17.19

After Wax Idols, Hether Fortune Is Better Off Alone

Having abruptly disbanded her primary creative outlet for nearly a decade, the songwriter is now working by herself, at her own pace.

4.10.19

Drahla’s Abstract Punk Songs Are Ecstatic About the Everyday

The squalls of noise in songs like "Pyramid Estate" show a band willing to dig beneath the surface.

4.8.19

This Nonlocal Forecast Mix Offers Smooth Jazz Fit for Tears and Bong Rips

The Chicago-based artist best known as Fire-Toolz shares a mix of sounds from the world of her proggy computer jazz record ‘Bubble Universe!’

3.25.19

Matmos' New Album Considers the Beauty and Terror of Plastics

The Baltimore duo celebrate their 25th year as a couple and as collaborators with 'Plastic Anniversary,' a record sourced from things like breast implants, exercise balls, and broken vinyl records.

3.14.19

Dexter Story’s Stunning ‘Bahir’ is a Love Letter to East African Music

The Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist and composer enlists a wealth of marquee guests like Sudan Archives on his rich, genre-blending third LP.

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