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Ruth Anderson and Annea Lockwood. 4Columns, May 2023.

Coded at LACMA. 4Columns, April 2023.

Ryuichi Sakamoto: 12. 4Columns, January 2023.

Book review: Bono: Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story. 4Columns, November 2022.

The Cricket: Black Music in Evolution, 1968-69. 4Columns, September 2022.

Terry Jennings: Piece for Cello and Saxophone. 4Columns, June 2022.

Oksana Linde: Aquatic and Other Worlds. 4Columns, April 2022.

Book review: Jeremy Denk’s Every Good Boy Does Fine. 4Columns, March 2022.

Liner notes: Harold Budd’s The Pavilion of Dreams, new reissue.

Book review: Jonathan Sterne’s Diminished Faculties. 4Columns, February 2022.

Florian Hecker: Resynthesizers. 4Columns, January 2022.

The Beatles: Get Back. 4Columns, December 2021.

Godzilla: Asian American Arts Network. 4Columns, November 2021.

Todd Haynes’ The Velvet Underground. 4Columns, October 2021.

Fire Music. 4Columns, September 2021.

Moog’s Musical Eatery. Active Cultures, Summer 2021.

Don Cherry. 4Columns, June 2021.

Yoshi Wada. 4Columns, May 2021.

David Tudor. 4Columns, May 2021.

Is the Music Over at Mills College? The New York Times, March 30, 2021.

Graham Lambkin. 4Columns, March 2021.

Five Minutes That Will Make You Love String Quartets (contributor). The New York Times, February 3, 2021.

Disco Se Aagay. 4Columns, February 2021.

In Memoriam: Harold Budd. 4Columns, January 2021.