One album: Kei Watanabe, Whisperings, in gentle bells, hums, and tape loops

The recurrence of Bandcamp Friday means yet another slew of releases, which is unequivocally a wonderful thing. But I hate schedules and structure – we’re musicians, not accountants! – so let’s just leave this week with one gentle gem.

Remembering dub innovator Lee “Scratch” Perry

We overstate the impact of a lot of musical legends. But then there’s Lee “Scratch” Perry, and overstatement is a challenge.

Peter Kirn - August 30, 2021

Go watch techno’s Lisa Smith talk about the power of being Noncompliant

“You have more power than you did then – and you can keep finding your power.” Producer, DJ, writer Noncompliant is featured in a film out this week talking about refusing to comply.

Peter Kirn - August 26, 2021

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