Portland-based producer and musician Natasha Kmeto's third full-length record, 2020’s you’ve never danced alone, is a lighthouse for those who are lost, lonely and stressed on their journey, offering an alchemical perspective of empowerment that stems from undertaking shadow work in uncertain times. Released on Future Archive Recordings....

frWe've finally made it to the bitter end of 2020, and believe it or not, human beings are still making amazing art in the midst of crisis and a pandemic. After a five-year hiatus, our Album Covers of the Year feature is back with a deep dive of artwork from...

ciénaga is a DJ based between Seattle, WA and Elko, NV. Coming from a background in performance, he wields music as a tool to invoke the theatre of the mind. For his REDEFINE mixtape, he does just that. Using a combination of pitched down trance bangers, bass-laden tech house, and obtuse...

Catharsis — the expression and venting of powerfully felt emotions thru intense artistic practice — is the fundamental principle of great drama, and the focus of Giek_1's EP, Escape. The titular escape resonates on many levels: the artist's past escapism thru the use of hard drugs, her escape from a...

"I had a big manifesto of 'no's' at the beginning, [of things] that I didn't want to do." As a composer, violinist, and multi-instrumentalist, Christopher Tignor has, since the early '00s, led the New York City-based instrumental groups Slow Six and Wires.Under.Tension. Up until recently, however, he'd had little interest in...

On March 15, 2015, the Washington Post published a typically buzzworthy article titled, "Is the Internet Giving Us All ADHD?". The article begins with the usual litany of start-of-days, most likely familiar to anyone who works at a desk or a computer, or spends a large amount of time e-mailing,...