Inside this issue:
Thundercat - Schooled in jazz, funk, punk and more, the flamboyant bassist, vocalist and songwriter brings mischief, mirth and melancholy to that most misunderstood of genres fusion. By Phil Freeman. Plus essays on fusion past, present and future by Greg Tate and John Morrison.
Gal Costa: Ahead of a rare UK live date, the Brazilian musician and vocalist discusses bossa nova, tropicália, political engagement and remaining open to the unexpected. By Russ Slater.
Jarboe: The erstwhile Swans vocalist and Neurosis collaborator returns with an intimate collection of reflective songs inspired by her travels. By Claire Biddles.
Roger & Brian Eno: With a collaborative album in the can, the Eno brothers discuss the anatomy of ambient music. By Philip Clark.
Invisible Jukebox: William Gibson: Can the visionary science fiction author hack The Wires mystery record selection? Tested by Emily Bick
Unlimited Editions: Transcending Obscurity
Unofficial Channels: Jamel_aka_Jamal
Gentle Stranger: Clowning is no joke for the absurdist London outfit. By Claire Sawers
Jessica Ekomane: The Berlin based composer hits repeat. By Emily Bick
Sunwatchers: The Brooklyn quartet charge their instrumental psych-punk with radical politics. By Tony Rettman
dumama + kechou: Folk into the future with the South African duo. By Phil Freeman
Global Ear: Los Angeles: Jazz mutations in the City of Angels. By Michael Schmelling
The Inner Sleeve: Anna Homler aka Breadwoman on Powell & Pressburgers The Tales Of Hoffmann