19 days ago | Interviews
The history of drone music does not arise from political strife. By nature, instrumental ambient music is conceptual rather than a form of declarative protest. But “stuff is too fucked up right now not to acknowledge”, says drone artist Evan Camin...
11 months ago | Music Reviews
Julianna Barwick’s ambient vocal music evokes particular physical places. If her debut, 2011’s The Magic Place, suggested a forest of ritual power, and its follow-up, Nepenthe, a glacial wonderland, Will, her latest record, is a labyrinthine ...
2 years ago | Concert Reviews
Better Than: Standing in front of a sputtering jet engine. On Friday night at Warsaw (261 Driggs Avenue) in Greenpoint, Swans performed to a sold-out crowd of masochists, who seemed to welcome the punishing drone as though it were candy. Many in t...