Interview with Multi-Instrumentalist and Soul Singer Royce Wood Junior

London songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and soul singer Royce Wood Junior discusses his album The Ashen Tang, which incorporates elements of nostalgia with modern, multi-layered production.

Interview with Marina Abramovic, Goldberg, Park Avenue Armory

Read our interview with seminal performance artist Marina Abramovic on her recent installation and interpretation of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, at Park Avenue Armory, alongside Igor Levit.

Review: Rufus Wainwright’s Opera Prima Donna, Athens

We review Canadian-American singer and composer Rufus Wainwright’s Prima Donna opera, performed at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus theatre as part of the Athens Epidaurus Festival 2015.

Sonica Festival of Multimedia Arts; Cryptic, Glasgow

Sonica is a showcase of the best in visually exciting sonic art, which brings together leading international artists and emerging talent from across the UK to Glasgow from 29 October – 8 November.

Interview with Tom Furse

Universal Music together with Lo Recordings have announced the release of a collection of some of its archived production music tracks, curated by Tom Furse of psych-rock outfit The Horrors.

Interview: Andreya Triana

Aesthetica talks to experimental singer-songwriter Andreya Triana about her eclectic sound of soul, jazz and acoustic. Triana has collaborated with musicians Flying Lotus and Bonobo amongst others.

Interview with BARLI

London-based Barli is making waves with her stunning vocals and minimal electronic beats. She released her critically acclaimed debut E.P. Pebbles, produced by Ton Epoch, in 2014.

The Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize is an annual award that celebrates excellence in contemporary art. It is now in its eighth year, and welcomes submissions from emerging and established artists.

A Window Into Arab Culture

Shubbak Festival is London’s largest biennial of Arabic art and takes place across the city at various art venues. The event provides a window on the contemporary culture of the Arab world.

Interview with Robin Meier, Audemars Piguet, Art Basel

Audemars Piguet presents Synchronicity by artist and composer Robin Meier at Art Basel 2015. Meier reveals his interests in self-organisation among fireflies – a key theme of this immersive installation.

Experimenting with Sound

Wolf Alice – the London-based foursome fronted by Ellie Rowsell – is proving that British indie guitar music is in rude health.

Being Part of the Underground

Punk husband/wife duo The Lovely Eggs are currently on tour with their album, This Is Our Nowhere – a self-released statement of intent.

Review of Barbarossa’s New Album Imager

Londoner James Mathé aka Barbarossa builds on his contemplative and introspective 2013 album Bloodlines with his latest offering Imager, an album that melds romanticism with melancholy.

Interview with Ellis Ludwig-Leone from San Fermin on New Album Jackrabbit

We take a moment to speak to San Fermin band leader Ellis Ludwig-Leone, who studied music composition at Yale and was an assistant to contemporary classical music composer and arranger Nico Muhly.

Interview with Marko Nyberg of Husky Rescue

Husky Rescue’s new album The Long Lost Friend: Special Edition is out on Catskills Records now. The title of the album comes from the story of a real lost friend.

SOLUNA, Dallas Arts District

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s new classical music and fine arts festival is centred in the Dallas Arts District and is anchored by live performances.

Scottish Dance Theatre: Miann, Southbank Centre

Taking its title from the Gaelic word for craving and desire, Miann is Fleur Darkin’s first full-length work as artistic director at Scottish Dance Theatre. The piece will appear at Southbank Centre.

Bruce Nauman, Fondation Cartier, Paris

Creating artworks and performances that traverse genres and mediums, Bruce Nauman defies classification and stands as one of the most influential contemporary artists working today.

Abstract Designs Amongst Colours and Forms- The Art of Anna Edholm

Self taught Swedish artist Anna Edholm works with layers of acrylic paint on canvas. With her abstract designs aim to direct the viewer to use their imagination and to find patterns and meanings.

Collective Inspiration

Songstress Esmé Patterson has crafted a bright, bold and intriguing collection of songs that give voice to music’s most known – and famously silent – female muses.