Andy Barker of 808 State has died

This time of loss continues, and another gone-to-soon obituary to write. Andy Barker has died at age 53 “after a short period of illness” according to the group.

In Glacier Music, sounds and songs capture urgency, deeply-felt and real

It’s heard in drips, in flows of water. It’s counted in numbers, echoes in poetry, called into the air in plaintive cries, sighing instruments, and the decay of piano notes. When a crisis reaches us somewhere that even words fail, maybe we need sounds and music to tell the story alongside science.

Peter Kirn - November 5, 2021

Tehran Contemporary Sounds’ futuristic music is here – listen to these 15 tracks for a taste

Tehran has one of the world’s most futuristic, alive electronic scenes. It just sometimes exists in and out of Iran. It floats into other places, sometimes unexpectedly underground in the city, sometimes flung around the globe through connections between artists and the impressions they make on the rest of us.

Peter Kirn - October 21, 2021

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