Songs of the Week: Big Thief, Black Midi, Stormzy & more
The Lab: “A Safe Space for Dissonance in San Francisco”
Dena Beard, the arts space’s new director, dismantles creative divisions and challenges the conventions of funding in a city that’s increasingly inhospitable to artists.
Saga 1.0 Could Kill Soundcloud
“We hold the power and create the value, so perhaps we should start dictating the terms.”
EMA, “Active Shooter”
Potentially disturbing video to follow.
Music and mass surveillance culture
Two years of post-Snowden songs.
Holly Herndon, “Home”
Breaking up with her laptop post-NSA surveillance.
Thug Entrancer, “Ectenic Force Mix”
A seance to the paranormal textures that exist in the deep house.
Don't call it academic: an interview with Holly Herndon
The producer talks academic pursuits and the dangers of genre nostalgia.
The academic side of experimental composition with Alexandra Hay.
Week in Pop: Angel Haze x Lunice, Fat Tony & Tom Cruz, Irvin Dally, Teen Mom
Grab your #seapunk ponchos and brace yourself for this week's wet and wild hits.