On the Cover: “The Musical Colours of Dominique Fils-Aimé” by Chaka V. Grier.
Features: “Linda Catlin Smith Lets in the Light” by Monica Pearce. Photographs by Claire Harvie.
“The Sound Habitats of Scott Smallwood” by Ian Crutchley.
“Wadada Leo Smith and the Possibilities of Dreaming” by Alexander Varty.
Profile: “Webber/Morris Big Band” by Kurt Gottschalk.
Sound Bites: “First-place winner, Musicworks’ 2018 Electronic Music Composition Contest: Manuella Blackburn’s Landline” by Jennie Punter.
“Pleasure Calls: an installation by Camae Ayewa and Carmel Farabakhsh” by Nick Dourado.
“Samuel Andreyev’s Sonic Organisms” by Nick Storring.
“Editor’s Note: Under The Influence” by Jennie Punter.
Reviews of music from: Bob Bell, Bill Bissett & Th Mandan Massacre, François Carrier / Michel Lambert / John Edwards, Flying Hórses, François Houle / Alexander Hawkins / Harris Eisenstadt, Amirtha Kidambi & the Elder Ones, Ingrid Laubrock, George Lewis and Roscoe Mitchell, Hugh Marsh, and New Hermitage.
Label profile: “HAVN Records: Art Music in ‘The Hammer” by Daniel Glassman.
Reviewed: Sonic Acts Festival: Hereafter—An Exhibition in Three Acts (Amsterdam, The Netherlands); Cluster New Music and Integrated Arts Festival (Winnipeg, Manitoba); The Free Musics. By Jack Wright.