Hyd: Skin 2 Skin

“Skin 2 Skin” is a song “for the ponies of the world,” says Hayden Dunham in a statement about her electric new single, released under the moniker Hyd. The song, the interdisciplinary artist continues, “asserts that you get to be in your body on your own terms.” Produced and co-written by Caroline Polachek, the track’s breathy ASMR, electro-pop melodies and evocative lyrical imagery amount to …

MUTEK MONTRÉAL 2019: Future Tense

Highlights from the festival's Forum_IMG, a symposium dedicated to the impact of creative digital technology

Though better known for its line-up of experimental musicians, MUTEK goes beyond the stage with Forum IMG, a symposium dedicated to the exploration of the practical and theoretical impacts of creative digital technology. It makes MUTEK a truly unique estuary of learning and experience, reformatting the festival concept from entertainment-only to a place for education. The program featured leading industry professionals and creatives presenting a …

Mouse On Mars feat. Amanda Blank + Zach Condon: Foul Mouth

A study in genre collision, “Foul Mouth” by German duo Mouse On Mars—and featuring Beirut’s Zach Condon and Amanda Blank—activates some severe sensory stimulation. From murmurs and glitches to ethereal vocalization, the track is the most recent from the Dimensional People Part III debut LP. There’s harmony here, but it’s got an edge.