Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York 2015

From PC Music, Tri Angle, and GHE20G0TH1K, to Raw Sound Transgression, La Monte Young, and Electronic Africa


D'A - Barcelona International Auteur Film Festival 2015

“A movie that begs one to ponder the essential marriage of ingenuity and faith, of wisdom and spirit, we can only find in the deepest beauty.”


Read The Label #5: K Records

“The regional nature of music has always fascinated me. Dividing the ‘Northwest’ region into several smaller regions also fascinates me.”


Revisiting "The Apu Trilogy"

Satyajit Ray’s newly restored masterpiece takes us to the presence of the sublime


Favorite Mixtapes of April 2015

Death drives, robo-cadences, and another “retail mixtape”


billy woods

“But one day it will be gone.”


Antoni Maiovvi

“Maybe if retro stuff is a thing now, maybe it’s time to explore something else.”


SXSW Film 2015

The specter of death, the power of forgiveness, and the richness of life


2015: First Quarter Favorites

21 picks from the first three months of the year


SXSW Music 2015

“It’s entirely possible to have a wildly different experience to the person next to you based on tiny factors like your friend’s love of Ludacris and TV On The Radio.”


Daphne & Celeste (with Max Tundra)

The notorious pop act is back after 15 years


Favorite Mixtapes of March 2015

Consensual debauchery, socio-racial parody, and trap orthodoxy


SXSW 2015: PC Music Showcase

“Tie your brain to the tracks and let the neon gears rip through.”


Eternal Tapestry

“There’s a lot of space for the songs to exist on their own and just go where they need to over long periods of time.”


UNiiQU3

“I’m a one-man band, girl.”


Lightning Bolt

“There’s all kinds of basements and attics and weird little hidden places where weirdos lived that we would play that we don’t do as much any more. I don’t know where those people are anymore.”


Buzzard (Joel Potrykus and Joshua Burge)

“Basically every shot is of Marty, and so we just see his world, and we don’t even know what’s real and what’s not by the end.”


Lotic

“Emotionally, we all have scars. Psychologically. I just want to write music that speaks to that.”


Favorite Mixtapes of February 2015

Gonzo pornography, stentorian detachment, and Bill O’Reilly in a sex-party compost heap


Galya Chikiss

“I wanted this music to be for the masses, in a good meaning of the word.”