SOUND AMERICAN #25 — THE FOLK ISSUE
150 x 225mm, 128 pages, single colour printing, perfect bound, 2020
Sound American's 25th issue celebrates explores the intersections of folk and experimental music practices.
Guest edited/curated by Sarah Hennies and Anna Roberts-Gevalt, two of American's most forward-looking practitioners in the experimental and folk fields respectively, SA25 takes on questions of a musical community, and what it means to work in and out of its traditions. The issue features writing by Ana Alonso-Minutti on La Llorona, Drew Daniel on Throbbing Gristle, Henry Flynt on his own violin practice, Suzanne Kite in conversation with Scott Benesiinaabandan, John McCowen interviewing Sean Meehan, Kurt Newman and Martin Arnold, Ian Nagoski on bird call impresario Charles Kellogg, and Anna Roberts-Gevalt moving COVID diary and talk with Meredith Monk and Peggy Seeger. This issue's Exquisite Corpse is by vocalist and composer Amirtha Kidambi.