The Wire Issue 450
The Wire Issue 450
The Wire Issue 450
The Wire Issue 450
The Wire Issue 450
The Wire Issue 450
The Wire Issue 450

The Wire Issue 450

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As ever The Wire manages to fit what appears to be EVERYTHING in to each issue. 

Inside this issue:

The Wire Tapper 56: A track by track guide to this issue’s free CD

Aaron Dilloway: The US noise artist and Wolf Eyes co-founder talks to Emily Pothast about a career of horror and transformation. Plus, Robin The Fog takes a look at tape alchemy in the computer age.

Katalin Ladik: Born in the former Yugoslavia, the uncategorisable experimentalist’s multi-decade career has taken in confrontational performance pieces, electroacoustic collage, vocal exploration, and more. By Louise Gray.

Jana Rush: The Chicago house and footwork veteran engages with the history of jazz on her soulful new album for Planet Mu. By Joe Muggs.

Invisible Jukebox: Wei Wei × Li Jianhong: The laptop and guitar duo improvise their way through a mystery record selection. Tested by each other.

Mabe Fratti: Reconfiguring language with the Guatemalan cellist. By Joe Muggs

Hualun: Sublime soundtracks from the Wuhan post-rock group. By Jake Newby

Andrew Mbaruk: Various identities and useful allusions from the Canadian MC. By Rob Turner

Sunik Kim: The Hong Kong raised artist combats chaos with noise. By Raymond Cummings

Unlimited Editions: purge.xxx

Unofficial Channels: Blast Radio

Global Ear: Crossing boundaries in the southwestern Russian city of Kazan. By Nikita Velichko

The Inner Sleeve: SH Fernando Jr on Wu-Tang Clan’s Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers

Epiphanies: Andrew Green and Eddie Otchere recall a trip to the urban jungle of New York

Print Run: New music books: Marc Ribot unstrung, discovering Daft Punk, Sun Ra’s poetry, and more

On Screen: New films and DVDs: Jon Davies’s Topology Of Sirens, Philip Hartmann’s From The 84 Days

On Location: Recent live events and streams: M Sage, Streams From Africa, Alex Paxton, Matana Roberts, and more

On Site: Recent art shows: Ryoji Ikeda

Soundcheck: Ilyas Ahmed & Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Acavernus & Yantra, Ambulance Vs Ambulance, April, Backxwash, Natalie Beridze, Judith Berkson, Black Midi, Blak Saagan, Michael J Blood, Dean Blunt, Jaimie Branch, Mark Broom, c/a, Lisa Cameron & Sandy Ewen, Coconut Dealers, Kevin Corcoran & Jacob Felix Heule, Melaine Dalibert, Dal:um, Damiana, Dead Neanderthals, Sally Decker, Bruno Duplant & Alfredo Costa Monteiro, Eight Point Star, Felinto, Michael Foster & Ben Bennett, Delores Galore, Giant Swan, Golden Hallway Music, The Grid & Robert Fripp, Ryan Van Haesendonck, Duncan Harrison, Jim Haynes, Joe Howe, Iceburn, Inkipak, Jack O’ The Clock, Jane & Barton, Matthijs Kouw & Gagi Petrovic, Leather Rats, Less Low More Mid, Lightman Jarvis Ecstatic Band, Liila, LNS & DJ Sotofett, Frantz Loriot, L’Rain, DJ Manny, Mofaya! featuring Jaimie Branch & Luke Stewart, Mike, Phil Minton, Liudas Mockūnas & Arvydas Kazlauskas, Thom Nguyen, Orphax, Ivo Perelman & Matthew Shipp, Josh Peterson, Pixelord, Plasmodium, Monsieur Pompier’s Travelling Freakshow, PremRock, Rakta, Rakta & Deafkids, Real Loud, Répéter, Reducer, Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog, Ripatti, Vanessa Rossetto, Claire Rousay, Claire Rousay & Patrick Shirioshi, Scorn, Matthew Shipp & Whit Dickey, Siderean, Ches Smith & We All Break, Robin Stewart, DJ Stingray 313, Masahiro Takahashi, Vindicatrix, Lucie Vitková & James Ilgenfritz, Vonnegut Collective, Thov G Wetterhus, Matthew E White, White People Killed Them, WTCHCRFT, Yeongrak, Various I Mean Alarmed: The Toulon-Pedro Connect, Various Modern Love Doug Kaplan (Damiana), Various Resist To Exist

Boomerang: Alice Coltrane, The Fourth World Quartet, Frost*, Allen Ginsberg, Wayne Horvitz, Jackie Leven, Alvin Lucier, Juana Molina, Mudhoney, Leslie Winer, Bobby Womack, Various The Electric Muse Revisited: The Story Of Folk Into Rock And Beyond, Various Journeys In Modern Jazz: Britain (1965–1972)