The Wire i — July 2014, #365

The Wire

The Wire is an independent, monthly music magazine covering a wide range of alternative, underground and non-mainstream musics. The Wire celebrates and interrogates the most visionary and inspiring, subversive and radical, marginalised and undervalued musicians on the planet, past and present, in the realms of avant rock, electronica, hiphop, new jazz, modern composition, traditional musics and beyond. Passionate, intelligent and provocative, The Wire wages war on the mundane and the mediocre. Its office is based in London, but it serves an international readership

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Karen Gwyer The ex-dancer flexes muscle memories to build new club tracks. By Jennifer Lucy Allan

International Nothing Berlin clarinet duo expand on the city’s reductionist heritage. By Clive Bell

Sofia Jernberg From jazz to opera, Fire! Orchestra’s soprano ventures beyond language. By Abi Bliss

Torturing Nurse Shanghai’s audience abusing noise unit inflict their agony on the UK. By Josh Feola

Global Ear Lagos Mattin and Xabier Erkizia monitor the changing sound enviroment of a city in flux

Invisible Jukebox Butterz Grime label founders Elijah and Skilliam chat over the beats in The Wire’s mystery record selection. By Joe Muggs

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Print Run New music books: Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti: Selected Lyrics by Ariel Pink, edited by Anthony Atlas Kansas City Lightning: The Rise And Times Of Charlie Parker by Stanley Crouch Bird: The Life And Music Of Charlie Parker by Chuck Haddix Testimony: A Tribute To Charlie Parker by Yusef Komunyakaa Came To Call Mine by Graham Lambkin Selected Ambient Works Volume II by Marc Wiedenbaum

On Screen New films and DVDs: Passinho Dance Off Hear Now DVD Mirror Lands DVD

On Site Recent exhibitions: Audio Arts cassette archive and Eternal Bliss™ online

On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: Stephen O’Malley + Aluk Todolo, Brighton, UK Electric Spring, Huddersfield, UK Richard Youngs, Glasgow, UK Mammane Sani, London, UK Tri-Centric Festival, Brooklyn, US

Soundcheck A–Z Louis Andriessen Michael Baird Sir Richard Bishop Black Top Cindytalk Viv Corringham The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown Drcarlsonalbion Dynasty At Ghost Town Lawrence English Fire! Orchestra Hildur Guðnadóttir Jacaszek & Kwartludium Kitchen Cynics Tomas Korber & Konus Quartett Thomas Larcher Edvard Graham Lewis Arto Lindsay & Paal Nilssen-Love The Lowland Hundred Jake Meginsky Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit Bill Orcutt Jim O’Rourke/Paal Nilssen-Love/Lasse Marhaug Part Wild Horses Mane On Both Sides Anthony Pasquarosa Pavees Dance People Jonathan Richman DJ /Rupture Aaron Sheppard Shit And Shine Sudden Infant Tanya Tagaq Triptykon Various Dynasty At Ghost Town Various #EstateLife Vols 1–12 Various Rolê: New Sounds Of Brazil Wolfgang Voigt Xeno & Oaklander

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