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Current Issue #15: Music

Music is the theme of this issue. Despite all of the uncertainties and reversals we are currently witnessing, musicians have always been good guides in moments of loss and despair. All music can be heard—listen to the truth it contains. Unlike the image, a static mode of representation, music engenders movement, creating a geometry of sound that makes sense to those who pay attention. Music embodies the very essence of democracy by bridging people from different cultures, different religions, and different ethnicities. Music—shared by an instrument (the ear) that has three times the connections with the brain than the eye does—liberates a source of infinite feelings to overcome. This geometry does not move in straight lines—it’s not a simple to-and-fro. It travels in overlapping orbits, where the path from one point to another is always 

Contents

Cover: ASH B., 2016, Photograph by WOLFGANG TILLMANS

[I’M A] SUPERNATURAL BEING
A flexi disc by D.A. SPUNT from DoPe Press Editions

RUNNING IN THE RAIN
Josh Da Costa chats with MATT FISHBECK about Solid Rain

MY GIRL — YELLI YELLI IN HER OWN WORDS
Text and collages by EMILIE HANAK

SABBATH AT THE GARDEN
Text and photographs by NOAH LYON

NO RETIREMENT PLAN
A conversation with KIM GORDON and CARRIE BROWNSTEIN
about making music and writing books

LEAK EVERYTHING
Dean Spunt of No Age chats with ODWALLA88
Chloé Maratta and Flannery Silva — about youth in the digital age

THE FIVE ELEMENTS OF HIP HOP (ACCORDING TO A QUEEN,NOT A BITCH OR A HO)
A portrait of LADY TIGRA by Shannon Randall, photographs by Estevan Oriol

MIDNIGHT RADIO
AARON BONDAROFF on KNOW WAVE

SOUND AND VISION
A conversation with WOLFGANG TILLMANS about art, music, and poetry, by Dorothée Perret

LIFE ON MARS
An essay on DAVID BOWIE by Evan Moffitt

THE LILT AND THE FRICTION
Anh Do and Eli Diner talk with CAROLINE SHAW about the subtle variations between composing
and performing music

SPATIAL ENTITLEMENT
A conversation with GAYE THERESA JOHNSON about the cross-definitions of space and sound

A TIME TO BE BORN
TAYLOR MAC on performance and the risks of polarization — an interview with Barlo Perry

INK BLACK / #383B3E
An excerpt from The Standard Book of Color by ANDREW BERARDINI

METAL SHOP
Curators SOHRAB MOHEBBI and ARAM MOSHAYEDI on music in the museum space

STANDING ROCK SOUNDTRACK
A road trip to Oceti Sakowin Camp in North Dakota by OSCAR TUAZON

 

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