Crucial Listening show

Crucial Listening

Summary: Experimental musicians and sound artists discuss the albums that are important to them. A bi-weekly podcast from ATTN:Magazine.

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 #33: Jeff Emtman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:23:19

Fluffernutters, theremins on the chase, absent plus-ones. The Providence-based artist and podcaster discusses three important albums.

 #32: Khyam Allami | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:59:48

Unprecedented Oud, the phenomenal character of the Čahārgāh, blending tradition and technology. The Iraqi multi-instrumentalist discusses three important albums.

 #31: Monika Khot (Nordra, Zen Mother) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:03

Dried up drones, wounded song, psycho experimentation. The Seattle-based musician discusses three important albums.

 #30: Kate Carr | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:51:42

Damaged format, barcode translations, exploring the Fens. The London-based sound artist talks about three important albums.

 #29: Alan Courtis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:06

Pre-hispanic traditions, classical guitar genius, major label rebellion. The Argentinean musician discusses three important albums.

 #28: Bjarni Gunnarsson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:52

Energetic phenomena, Romanian spectral music, hidden pulsations. The Icelandic composer talks about three important albums.

 #27: Christina Vantzou | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:49:54

Sneaking into the galaxy bar, bubbles in the park, 69 occurrences of time. The Brussels-based composer talks about three important albums.

 #26: Ziúr | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:59

Raw character, true divas, emergency dentistry. The Berlin-based producer and DJ discusses three important albums.

 #25: Kelly Jayne Jones | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:09:22

Electroacoustic viscera, recurrent symbolism, crying through synthesis. The Manchester-based artist discusses three important albums.

 #24: Matana Roberts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:02

Vitamins for the brain, learning from the masters, hypersensitive curiosity. The composer and saxophonist discusses three important albums.

 #23: Massimo Pupillo (Zu, URUK) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:46

Coconut hooves, grotesque distorted shapes, the healing force of the universe. The bass player and composer discusses his important albums.

 #22: Six Organs Of Admittance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:53:36

Lobster spaceships, unleashing the beast, flying capos. Ben Chasny talks about three albums that informed his Hexadic System.

 #21: Mark Fell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:14:50

Synth jams in the coal shed, collective escape, drum machine rebellion. The Sheffield-based artist discusses three important albums.

 #20: Julia Wolfe | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:38:58

Glacial orchestras, floaty head voices, critique among friends. The New York composer discusses three important albums.

 #19: Norman Westberg | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:58:50

Laughing coats, booing the Blockheads, roller-skate disco. The New York guitarist discusses three important albums.


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