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Latinx Musicians and Their American Identity in 2016

This year, the people of the United States elected Donald Trump president in an atmosphere of naked racism and xenophobia, much of it targeting Latinx…
Beverly Bryan / December 20, 2016

Review: Elysia Crampton and Friends Throw Trap and New Age Into a Blender on ‘Demon City’

Disorientation is the name of Elysia Crampton’s game. This Virginia-based producer is a genre-fusion wunderkind, and her official and unofficial catalogs are riddled with stretches…
Raymond Cummings / July 18, 2016

Elysia Crampton Shares Silky ‘Horizon of Racialized Sciencism’ Featuring Kelela

It's hard not to be endlessly fascinated by the noisy pop mashups of Elysia Crampton, and her latest offering, "Horizon of Racialized Sciencism" featuring superlative L.A. singer…
Harley Brown / March 31, 2016

The 20 Best Avant Albums of 2015

Hard and fast boundaries don't mean much these days. M.I.A. would tell you as much, offering a big ol' "what's up with that?" at the…
Colin Joyce / December 9, 2015

Trend of the Year: Arca and Rabit’s Mutant Noise Takes the Power Back

In an abandoned bank vault in Manhattan's financial district back in May, Björk took the stage — in secret — for a DJ set. Face…
Colin Joyce / December 3, 2015

Elysia Crampton: Experimental Producer Who Talks to God

Home is a tricky concept for Elysia Crampton. Half-Bolivian by descent, the forward-thinking electronic producer has lived in California, Virginia, and Montemorelos, a small town…
Colin Joyce / July 29, 2015