Experimental Music

Interviews

Japanese Black Metal Icon Vivian Slaughter Is Resurrected as Viviankrist

The former Gallhammer vocalist opens up about moving to Norway and launching her chilling new solo electronic project.
Stephanie Dubick
11.7.18
Interviews

Chicago Avant-Metal Stalwart Bruce Lamont Is Constantly Experimenting

Stream the musician's dark, nuanced new solo album, 'Broken Limbs Excite No Pity.'
Emily Reily
3.22.18
On Edge

This Artist Is Using Drone Music to Help People With Anxiety and Depression

Kristel Jax's drone therapy combines personal stories about mental health and drone music.
Katie Jensen
12.8.17
New music

Oneohtrix Point Never and Ishmael Butler Debut New Group 319

They shared a song called "The Rapture" through Adult Swim's Singles Series.
Phil Witmer
9.27.17
Art

Spaceship Rides and Water-Based Instruments Invade San Francisco

Gray Area’s 'UNSEEN Series' went dark for a night of audiovisual magic in SF.
Kelsey Lannin
11.3.16
Music

Unlearning to Hear in an Abandoned Swimming Pool

Meet Tarek Atoui, the artist questioning why we need our ears to listen to music.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
9.14.16
Features

We Went to “The Other Big Apple” to Experience Canada’s Weirdest Experimental Music Festival

Electric Eclectics is the most fun you can have on a farm without getting your hands dirty.
Matt Bobkin
8.5.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Experimental Trio Think Tank's 'Lid' Is a Genre-Hopping Free-Form Odyssey

Their trio's latest endeavor is an improvised, multi-genre audio/visual jam that combines 16mm film with 21 minutes of drone, noise, ambient, hardcore, and saxophone.
Kim Kelly
7.1.16
Art

A $10 Art & Music Festival Series Joins Long Island City

SculptureCenter’s 'HOLDING SPACE' promises experimental experiences—and a complimentary drink
Francesca Capossela
6.17.16
Music

Score an Entire Film on This Tiny Little Music Box

Oslo-based new instrument designer Koka Nikoladze has created another boutique sound device.
DJ Pangburn
6.8.16
Features

Graded Variations: How Gage Became the Most Exciting Producer in the UK

Following the release of a new EP on Crazylegs, we spoke to the 'Mercury' man about his journey from the playground to the club.
Josh Baines
6.2.16
Features

From Essaie Pas to Tim Hecker, Here Are THUMP's 10 Must-See Acts at MUTEK 2016

Plus an Apple Music playlist featuring all the artists you need to catch at Montreal's best electronic festival this week.
Benjamin Boles
5.31.16
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