Lewis Gordon

Games Features

'Wizards Unite' Turns the World into a Branded 'Harry Potter' Hellscape

Harry needs your credit card number, the three numbers on the back, as well as the expiration month and year.
Lewis Gordon
7.3.19
Games Features

Gaming's Climate Dread in a 4K Streaming Ecosystem

Still preoccupied with whether they could, games and technology companies are still not stopping to think if they should.
Lewis Gordon
6.21.19
Interviews

Rafael Anton Irisarri's New Album Explores the Human Cost of Climate Change

Irisarri's new experimental album is a stark meditation on "solastalgia," the mental distress caused by the changing environment.
Lewis Gordon
6.19.19
Features

Kevin Richard Martin's New Album Explores His Son's Traumatic Early Life

The producer best known as the Bug became a father in 2014. His new record 'Sirens' explores the "dark shadows" and "absolute panic" of the first months of his son's life.
Lewis Gordon
5.30.19
we saw this

The Best New Music Festival Is in 'Minecraft'

With sets by Hudson Mohawke and PC Music's A.G. Cook, Fire Festival—no not that one—was an incredibly hype DIY fest put together by some passionate weirdos.
Lewis Gordon
1.17.19
Interviews

William Tyler Sees Hope in the Dark Heart of America

The guitarist, now based in Los Angeles, confronts global upheaval with 'Goes West,' a new record of "rural new age" as well as some deep thoughts about what's going on in divided times.
Lewis Gordon
1.10.19
PROFILES

Welcome to Oliver Coates' World of Pure Imagination

The British composer's new record 'Shelley's On Zenn-La' shimmers with a rare otherworldly joy. It's inspired by the death of the Silver Surfer and the birth of his son, which makes more sense than it sounds.
Lewis Gordon
9.18.18
PROFILES

The Reappearance of Mark Renner and the Music That Gets Lost to Time

Mark Renner's records of homespun ambience and dewy post-punk were consigned to dollar bins and flea markets for decades. With the help of the Brooklyn label RVNG, he's finally reaching a new audience.
Lewis Gordon
2.15.18
Essays

Björk’s Beautiful 'Utopia' Is Hopeful in the Face of Decay

Björk Guðmundsdóttir has always worked together with nature, but on her new album, for the first time, she creates her own ecology. It's a stunning response to our ugly Anthropocene.
Lewis Gordon
12.9.17
free play

'Where The Goats Are' Is a Bittersweet Rumination on Life and Cheese

Memory of God has created a loving ode to artisanal production in the face of globalization.
Lewis Gordon
9.1.17
Features

Forest Swords' Latest LP Makes a Case for Compassion in Disorientating Days

Producer Matthew Barnes' follow-up to 2013's 'Engravings' is out now via Ninja Tune.
Lewis Gordon
5.9.17
Oikospiel

David Kanaga’s Dog Opera, ‘Oikospiel’, Is Delirious Protest Art

Seizing the means of production (and a lot of Unity assets), the composer takes on labor, climate change, and the political moment.
Lewis Gordon
3.20.17
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