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Ivan Wyschnegradsky: “Prelude No. 5″ (24 Preludes in Quarter-Tones, 1934)I was completely unfamiliar with the works of Wyschnegradsky until morimur turned me onto this piece in particular. It’s a fascinating dive into microtonal composition, with a disorienting...

Severed Heads: “Big Car” (Rotund for Success, 1989 Nettwerk)I missed the boat all but completely on Tom Ellard’s strange and prolific Severed Heads project, but a friend turned me onto a playlist of some of his finer moments recently, including this gem.

Matrixxman: Nubian Metropolis (Dekmantel)Charles Duff’s latest for the Dutch Dekmantel label is a nice minimal burner. “Sermons” kicks it off, and it’s the clear star of the show here. By that I mean it’s certainly hte most accessible and most generally mix-friendly...

M.Mercer: “Hive Mind” (Supernatant, 2015)“Hive Mind” is the last track on my latest solo album Supernatant. In making this album, I amassed a large amount of improvised drones, textures, and sketches over the span of a couple of years. Many of these began by tinkering...

Leandro Fresco: El Reino Invisible (Kompakt)Leandro’s debut album for esteemed Köln label Kompakt is a breath of fresh air, and I mean that almost literally. It comes over ten years after his last 12", Amor Internacional. With this album, Fresco set out to create...