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Philadelphia’s Camae Ayewa is a multi-faceted activist, educator, poet, emcee, producer, futurist and all-around badass human working at the forefront of truly contemporary underground American music. Her work as Moor Mother (re)constructs complex narratives of power and identity through emphatically smashed samples and sonic patchwork....

Easily one of the most unique, talked-about and mind-altering bands currently touring the international circuit, the Indonesian duo of Wukir Suryadi and Rully Shabara tend to leave both audiences and critics at a loss for how exactly to describe the group’s powerful, unprecedented music. Suryadi,...

  Amidst the political unrest of early 2017, on the very day of President Trump’s inauguration, this industrial NYC thrash-metal duo released one of the angriest, most ferocious records in recent memory. Wake In Fright draws on the overdriven drum-machine-nihilism of Big Black and folds found sound, foley...

Bolivian-American producer Elysia Crampton’s music renegotiates boundaries moment by moment. Equally steeped in club culture and Latin American cumbia traditions, her work explores the historic roots of queer identity in conjunction with South American spirituality. Refusing to slot into a particular genre, her music has...

Born Edward Larry Gordon, this new age visionary came to prominence in the late 1970s after attracting the attention of ambient guru Brian Eno while busking in Washington Square Park. The fabled encounter led to Laraaji’s album-length contribution to Eno’s seminal Ambient Series, Ambient 3: Day...

The music of this duo is a testament to both members’ remarkable histories. Xylouris, one of Crete’s best-loved artists, is a scion of Greek musical royalty, a family from a mountain village near the Cave of Zeus. His father is revered singer / lyra player...

Referred to as “one of the most interesting composers in North America” by The Guardian, Kara-Lis Coverdale is a national treasure working on an international scale at the intersections of electronic composition and new classical. She creates dense, colourful arrangements that blur the line between...

A raw blend of moody acid house and gnarly Detroit techno. Trimmed with a punk ethos and lit with political charging. Pelada, the Montreal-Berlin duo of vocalist Chris Vargas and producer Tobias Rochman, inflect a heavy presence. Pelada fuels the tension found between studied reserve...

Free-jazz drummer and mentor extraordinaire, Jerry Granelli has been at the backbone of innovative musical happenings in Halifax for over three decades. Born in 1940 in San Francisco, Granelli’s life-long career has seen collaborations with the likes of Charlie Haden, Allen Ginsberg, Sly Stone, Ornette...

We’ve been hearing rave (like stark, raving) reviews about FET.NAT’s live shows for the past few years so we’re thrilled to be hosting them on their first tour of the East Coast. A central component of Hull’s much buzzed about E-Tron Records scene, the four-piece...