Eugene S Robinson: The vocalist, author, actor and martial artist talks writing, performance and lazy journalism. By Laina Dawes.
Michael Allen Z Prime: The ecologist and bioelectrical composer unveils a new collection. By Julian Cowley; Plants on disc: Carlo Patrão’s user’s guide to music made with flora
O YAMA O: Cafe Oto’s house band attempt to liberate the modern song. By Ilia Rogatchevski; Cafe Oto on disc: Stewart Smith surveys the most dynamic live albums from the venue
Invisible Jukebox: Nappy Nina:Will The Wire’s mystery record selection leave the Brooklyn rapper in Dumb Doubt or will she prove Extra Ordinary? Tested by Olivia Bradley-Skill.
Garrett Saracho: The Los Angeles keyboardist rematerialises after years in the wilderness. By Daniel Spicer
Unlimited Editions: Trost Records
Unofficial Channels: Metal Music Theory
Lauren Bousfield: US artist pits maximalism against consumerism. By Claire Biddles
Magnus Granberg: Into the twilight zone with the Swedish composer. By Nick Storring
Me Lost Me: The Newcastle avant balladeer is game for folk. By Abi Bliss
Lary 7: Explosive junk from the New York based polymath. By Jo Hutton
Global Ear: Lviv: Tale of the Oleksandr Yurchenko tape. By Olena Pohonchenkova
The Inner Sleeve: Ale Hop on Popol Vuh’s Einsjäger Und Siebenjäger
Epiphanies: Kyle Gann’s musical world is shattered by Morton Feldman