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Inside The Wire 468 | February 2023

43 Reviews Index 44 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 45 Ryuichi Sakamoto Semiperfect numbers. By Claire Biddles 53 Ishmael Reed Grace notes. By Emily Pothast 67 Grupo Um Point pleasant. By Phil Freeman 70 Print Run New music books, including: 70 Assembling A Black Counter Culture DeForrest Brown, Jr ’s analysis of techno as Black-led folk music for an industrial society. By Joe Muggs 73 On Screen New films and DVDs: Tim Mackenzie-

Smith’s Getting It Back: The Story Of Cymande; Michelle Heighway’s Energy: A Documentary About Damo Suzuki 75 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs,

including: 75 X100 Iannis Xenakis’s centenary celebrated at

Berlin’s Kraftwerk. By Derek Walmsley 81 On Site Recent art events: Shinro Ohtake; The

Horror Show! A Twisted Tale Of Modern Britain

8 Unlimited Editions Fox & His Friends

8 Unofficial Channels The Bristol Germ 10 Mark Jenkin The Enys Men director explores

Cornwall’s hidden reverse. By Spenser Tomson 12 Zaliva-D Explosive electronics from the Beijing duo. By James Gui 14 Territorial Gobbing Leeds noisenik Theo Gowans cobbles it together. By Abi Bliss 16 Jacqueline Nova Opening the Colombian composer’s archive. By Louise Gray Global Ear 18 Kansai Fantasy and future unite in southern central Japan. By Miranda Remington 69 The Inner Sleeve Audrey Chen on Nakatani-Chen Duo’s

LIMN 98 Epiphanies

Gina Birch on a pivotal encounter with The Slits

Invisible Jukebox 20 aya Will The Wire’s mystery record selection be poetry to the ears of the UK DJ, producer and vocal artist? Tested by Meg Woof set the multidisciplinary artist discusses a lifetime of connection and communication. By Emily Bick 24 Barbara Dane The US folk/blues/jazz musician and activist details eight decades of anticapitalist agitation in a new memoir. By Emily Pothast

30 Ocen James The Ugandan Acholi fiddler talks electronic collaborations and riotous wedding jams. By Daniel Spicer 34 Meredith Monk In the wake of a career-spanning box

4 Masthead 6 Letters 42 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 91 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings 96 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs

Cover: Meredith Monk by Amber Mahoney

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