Included in this issue: Moor Mother: As Camae Ayewa prepares for her appearances at Birmingham’s Supersonic festival, Philadelphia’s globally active artist, performer, poet and activist discusses time, destiny and futurism. By Emily Pothast. The Primer: Latin freestyle. Let the music play with our guide to the non-planar vortices of the influential 1980s New York style. By Peter Shapiro. Ellen Arkbro: Her latest album CHORDS takes the Swedish composer into a new realm of sound and space. By Claire Sawers. Invisible Jukebox: The Bohman Brothers: Will the London duo need to improvise in the face of The Wire’s mystery record selection? Tested by Clive Bell. Unlimited Editions: Paradigm Discs. Unofficial Channels: TQ zine. Crystal Axis: Nairobi punks throw a time-travelling fist in the face of King Leopold. By Clive Bell. Big Stick: Racing back with the double drag sleaze peddlers. By Edwin Pouncey. Damon Locks: Chicago polymath cries freedom with his Black Monument Ensemble. By Peter Margasak. Stockhausen’s Lost Sea Shanty: A recently discovered song from his 1958 US tour casts the German composer in a new light. By Tom Welsh. Global Ear: Córdoba: Invention versus alienation in the Argentine province. By Hernan Muleiro. The Inner Sleeve: Dale Cornish on Pet Shop Boys’ Very. Epiphanies: An oud awakening for Khyam Allami.
Soundcheck: 9T Antiope & Siavash Amini, 75 Dollar Bill, Fred Abong, ?Alos & Xabier Iriondo, Anatolian Weapons featuring Seirios Savvaidis, Sarah Angliss, Arashi, Aseethe, Astral Social Club & The Grumbling Fur Time Machine Orchestra, Felicia Atkinson, Bamboo, Basic Rhythm, Big Stick, Elvin Brandhi, Broken English Club, Bunte Truppe, Bill Callahan, Call Of The Void, Stuart Chalmers & Neil Campbell, Alice Cohen & The Channel 14, Weather Team, Shiva Feshareki, JK Flesh, Flying Lotus, Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan, Walter Gross, Harrga, Brian Harnetty, Charles Hayward, Headboggle, Helms Alee, Hygiene, Abdullah Ibrahim, Michael Gregory Jackson Clarity Quartet, Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble, Mega Bog, Matt Mitchell, Normil Hawaiians, Evan Parker & Paul G Smyth, William Parker/In Order To Survive, Eddie Prévost, Miss Red, Jonathan Richman, Wojciech Rusin, Slowthai, Sly & The Family Drone, Sote, SPAZA, Spiral Wave Nomads, Storyteller, Tegh, Terminal Cheesecake, Trash Kit, Unnatural Ways, Ken Vandermark & Paal Nilssen-Love, Weyes Blood, Josephine Wiggs, Wilted Woman & Nick Klein, Angelina Yershova, Various Four Corners Of The Globe, Various Untitled
The Boomerang: Azymuth, Brian Eno, Luc Ferrari, Ruedi Häusermann, Richie Hawtin Presents FUSE, The Residents, Abdullah Sami, Die Tödliche Doris, Joe Tossini & Friends
Print Run: Make Some Space: Tuning In To Total Refreshment Centre by Emma Warren; Dr Strangely Strange: Fitting Pieces To The Jigsaw by Adrian Whittaker with Tim Booth, Tim Goulding & Ivan Pawle; Jazz From Detroit by Mark Stryker; Flutter Echo: Living Within Sound by David Toop; Music And Modernity Among First Peoples Of North America edited by Victoria Lindsay Levine & Dylan Robinson; Adrian Henri: I Want Everything To Happen! edited by Catherine Marcangeli
On Screen: Adam Dubin Murder In The Front Row; Rob Curry & Julia Parnell The Chills: The Triumph And Tragedy Of Martin Phillipps
On Location: Joe McPhee Residency, London, UK; Josephine Foster, London, UK; ZEZ Festival, Zagreb, Croatia; Borderline Festival, Athens, Greece; One.Seventy x UVB-76, London, UK; Annea Lockwood, London, UK; The Only Good System Is A Sound System, Berlin, Germany; Ende Tymes X, New York, US; Keith Fullerton Whitman + Matmos, New York, US; Rakhi Singh & Vessel, Glasgow, UK; Intonal, Malmö, Sweden
On Site: Annika Kahrs & Louis d’Heudieres, London, UK