Nicolas Jaar: Noise

Fleetwood Mac, Nicolas Jaar, Drake and more in our weekly music recap

The Avant/Garde Diaries sat down with recent Brown University graduate Nicolas Jaar in an extensive interview that sheds light on his creative process and the themes he is exploring in his current work. One of such topics is broken technology, which Jaar captures through “Noise,” a short tune that channels his thoughts on what it means to be so connected. Of his look at the …

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Fleetwood Mac, Nicolas Jaar, Drake and more in our weekly music recap

Bonobo: Cirrus Interview Magazine checks in with Simon Green, the British musician better known as Bonobo, to glean a little insight into his newly-released album, The North Borders. The NYC-based solo artist talks about the therapeutic aspects of recording, the globalization of music, working with Erykah Badu—who is featured on the album—and the intricacy of his work, saying “I often have an idea and it …

Superhumanoids: Geri

Superhumanoids, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Permanent Vacation and more in our weekly music recap

Since first writing about them on CH in 2010, LA’s Superhumanoids seem to only get better every time we check in with the trio of multi-facted musicians. With a show on the horizon at NYC’s Mercury Lounge next week, their latest single “Geri” has been on constant office rotation, keeping us fueled with their dreamy roller coaster of sound that goes from baritone to soprano …