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6.19.19

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.

6.13.19

Scott Gilmore's Noisey Mix Is Like Pop Radio From a Parallel Universe

The otherworldly Los Angeles musician's set pays tribute to Jimi Hey's 'Rainbow Jail' show, which pulls together strange songs from bygone eras.

5.31.19

Mukqs' Noisey Mix Is the Perfect Escape-from-Reality Music

The Chicago-based experimenter released a disorienting full-length earlier this month and will put out another next week. His new mix is full of similarly transcendent beats.

5.30.19

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.

5.29.19

Félicia Atkinson's New Ambient Piece Is Lovely and Lonely

"Moderato Cantabile" is a piano-led excerpt from the French composer's stunning new album 'The Flower & The Vessel.'

5.23.19

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.

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5.10.19

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.

5.6.19

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.

4.30.19

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.

4.23.19

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.

4.19.19

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.

4.17.19

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.

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