Pairing mode: Autechre to ayrtbh, Tehran to Shanghai, wonderful new music

Some predicted that pandemic would mean less music, fewer releases – creative shutdown. Instead, sounds are one of the things most effective in fighting feelings of isolation. David Abravanel is back with more picks for CDM.

Pairing mode: music to listen to right now – a new series

Ed.: Pairing mode is a new series focused on music to which we feel connection – mostly new, some back catalogs, all stuff we’re listening to. And maybe that’s the most essential way to approach music, finding what excites us. Resident music editor David Abravanel launches his new column.

David Abravanel - April 9, 2020

Fantastic Voyages, a simulated Tascam Portastudio, and a voice from isolation

From his machines’ novel ideas like neural network distortion to AV installation made from DNA, Giorgio Sancristoforo is a defiant, powerful musical voice – coming to us from deep in pandemic quarantine.

David Abravanel - March 30, 2020

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