Flume: Hi This Is Flume (Mixtape Visualizer)

For his first release since 2017, electronic artist Flume taps fellow Aussie Jonathan Zawada for a 42+ minute visual for Hi This Is Flume. Though the release is available to stream on all platforms, it’s most powerful when experienced alongside the Zawada-directed video. Complete with lucid digital renderings and eclectic live-action scenes, the cuts accentuate the insanity of Flume’s music—it’s frantic and enveloping, but when the …

Mark Pritchard feat. Gregory Whitehead: Come Let Us

From his new collection of work The Four Worlds (out 23 March on Warp) comes UK-born, Australia-based Mark Pritchard’s “Come Let Us.” A fascinating track, it features samples of Gregory Whitehead’s “Ziggurat” from Disorder Speech (a 1985 release of audio and radio art) and trippy visuals from the always-impressive Jonathan Zawada. Pritchard pays homage to ’80s cassette culture, avant garde, sound poetry, and dadaism while …

Flume + Jonathan Zawada Pop-Up in LA

Album art takes another dimension in this new installation of hung fabric and video works

The artwork of Jonathan Zawada lives on your computer hard drive and—if you still buy CDs—on your bookshelf, too. The Perth, Australia-raised (now LA-based) multimedia artist has been regularly commissioned to create album covers for largely electronic music acts like Classixx, Rustie, Baauer and The Presets. (Fun fact: Zawada used to be the creative director at Sydney-based label Modular Recordings.) While conceiving an imagined new …