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Pan Daijing's New Track Pairs the Horrific with the Sublime

Hear "Act of The Empress 皇后之作" from the Chinese producer's forthcoming debut album on PAN.
Alexander Iadarola
7.13.17
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Listen to Low Jack's Latest LP, the Excoriating 'An American Hero'

Stream Philippe Hallais' intense exploration of the US sporting psyche exclusively right now.
Josh Baines
6.6.17
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N.M.O Make Military Space Music and You'll Want to Listen to it Right Now

We spoke to experimental techno duo ahead of their performance at Milan’s Terraforma festival.
Angus Harrison
5.30.17
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7 Tips for Starting Your Own DIY Music Festival

The organizers of Halifax's OBEY Convention tell us how they've survived a decade of rejecting the mainstream.
Michael Rancic
5.30.17
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Exploring the Fevered Experiments of Brazil's Most Overlooked Musicians

Music From Memory's 'Outro Tempo' compilation captures the post-dictatorship sounds of expression and release.
Robert Greer
5.11.17
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Lung Dart Make Ambient for England's Insomniacs

We talk to the emergent London-based duo about their uniquely arresting music.
Angus Harrison
2.24.17
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This Website Turns Live Police and Emergency Responder Radio into Timely Ambient Music

We talked to the creator of You Are Listening To Los Angeles about the impetus and politics behind his open-source project.
Michael Rancic
12.12.16
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Join Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith on a Seriously Trippy Excursion to the Moon and Back with This Roger Goula Remix

Listen to the beguiling "Pale Blue Dot" refix right here.
THUMP Staff
11.17.16
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10 Ambient and Classical Records That Shaped CFCF and Jean-Michel Blais’ Music

From Alice Coltrane to a 70s Polish symphony, the Montreal artists share some of their favorite albums.
Max Mertens
11.16.16
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Experimental Pioneer Pauline Oliveros Still Wants You to Listen Closely

Her work in the 60s helped shape American music, but today the composer and accordionist is embracing being a “digital immigrant.”
Benjamin Boles
10.21.16
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We Got Jóhann Jóhannsson to Conjure Up a Mythical and Futuristic Playlist

Everyone's favourite Icelandic composer runs us through ten strange, cerebral selections.
Josh Baines
10.18.16
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Lose Yourself in the Cavaties of Porto with One of the Year's Best Avant-Garde LPs

Jonathan Uliel Saldanha​'s 'Tunnel Vision' is a dazzlingly disorientating exploration of what lurks beneath city life.
Josh Baines
9.26.16