On the Cover: “Debby Friday’s Energy Potential” by Brennan McCracken.
Features: “The Sweetness of Drowning: Encounters with the Music of Anna Höstman” by Adam Scime. “Araz Salek, Inquisitive Traditionalist” by Nick Storring. “A Safe Place to Play: The Glittery World of Olivia Shortt” by Chaka V. Grier. “Suddenly Listen is Improvising Upheaval” by Monica Pearce. “Anoush Moazzeni Weaves a New Narrative” by Sara Constant.
Sound Bites: "Friends and First Encounters" editorial by Jennie Punter. “The Genre of Morgan-Paige Melbourne” by Mary Dickie. “Spacing Out: Matthew Cardinal’s Asterisms” by Mercedes Webb. “Trase Pa: Choreographing the Soundworld of David Bontemps’s Traces” by Kevin A. Ormsby with David Bontemps.
Reviews of music from: Olivier Alary & Johannes Malfatti, Luciane Cardassi, Sarah Davachi, The Eternal Chord, JunctQín Keyboard Collective, Kind Mind, LAL, New Party Systems, J. Pavone String Ensemble, Georgina Isabel Rossi & Silvie Cheng, Marc Sabat and the Harmonic Space Orchestra, Angelica Sanchez & Marilyn Crispell, Saman Shahi, Terry Uyarak, and Nate Wooley.
Label profile: “Telephone Explosion Wants to Reconnect You” by Max Mertens.
Reads: Hum: Drone Listening Walks by Kristel Jax and Tasman Richardson, reviewed by Tom Beedham; Every Night of the Week: A D.I.Y. History of Toronto Music 1957–2001 by Jonny Dovercourt, reviewed by Michael Rancic.