experimental

Interview: Ishmael Ensemble

Ishmael Ensemble have found fans in everyone from electro icon Caribou to Detroit techno legend Carl Craig. Here, mastermind Pete Cunningham chats about their 7" trilogy inspired by Bristol.

30 seconds interview: Jo Quail

Citing Judas Priest as inspiration, acclaimed composer and virtuoso cellist Jo Quail is turning classical on its head with her left-field vibrations that have The Cure's Robert Smith in her thrall.

Interview: Shatner’s Bassoon

Named after an impossibly funny sketch in nineties cult comedy Brass Eye, it’s fitting Shatner’s Bassoon are a barrel of oddness, inventiveness and wit. Delve in, you won't regret it...

Interview: Beatrice Dillon

'To perform your own music overseas is a total honour, to do what you love somewhere new, and be welcomed, is amazing': UK techno producer Beatrice Dillon on crossing international boundaries...

Interview: Cosmo Sheldrake

'My inspiration is the funny, peculiar and devastating situation we find ourselves in': experimental composer Cosmo Sheldrake on how our environmental calamity has shaped his ace debut LP...

Interview: UUUU

Sonic wayfarers UUUU on bad habits, good vibes and how 2018 will be the year of 'live shows and long lunches'...

Found sound: noise as art

More and more musicians are downing instruments in favour of capturing the natural noises outside their studio. We delve into their sonic world…