On the cover: Evensong (2018), a score by Lou Sheppard.
Special section: “Listening Conditions: Raven Chacon and Lou Sheppard discuss new sound projects” by Sara Constant. “Cold Wave: Circumpolar artists Matthew Burtner, Paul Walde, Jana Winderen, and Terje Isungset bear sonic witness to Arctic warming” by Jonathan Bunce. “Shifting the Narrative: Tar Sands Songbook and Future Ecologies use music and storytelling to create safe spaces for urgent environmental discourse” by Jesse Locke.
Features: "James Goddard Makes Brave New Spaces” by Peggy Hogan. “Ashley Au is Stretching Out” by Daniel Emberg. “David Psutka Augments Creative Spaces” by Max Mertens.
Visions of sound: “Scrap Arts Music: Enter the Xylobe” by Linda Barnard.
Editor’s Note: “Sounds of an Unfolding Emergency” by Monica Pearce, with Jennie Punter.
Reviews of music from: New music from Meredith Bates, Dániel Péter Biró, Taylor Brook / TAK Ensemble, Désolee, Endlings, Colin Fisher, Future Perfect, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Insides, Naoto Kawate, Ocelot, claire rousay, Joseph Shabason, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Lara Solnicki, Walter Smetak, Scott Thomson, The Underflow, Wormwood.
Label profile: “Silent Season: Intrinsically Connected to Nature” by Leslie Ken Chu.
Event review: HYBRID—Cutting Edge Canada (virtual MUTEK) by Brennan McCracken.