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The Wire 473 July 2023


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47 Reviews Index 48 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 49 Amy Cutler Tape head.

By Abi Bliss 57 Shapednoise Sicilian expedition.

By Antonio Poscic 71 AR Kane Positive feedback.

By John Morrison 75 We’re An American Band Caveman stomp!

By Phil Freeman 76 Print Run New music books,

including: 77 A Strange Celestial Road:

My Time In The Sun Ra Arkestra Sonny’s time now. By Matthew Blackwell 80 Phill Niblock: Nothing

But Working Intermedia architect.

By Bradford Bailey 81 On Screen New films and DVDs 82 On Location Recent live events and streams, including: 83 Large Unit 10 Year

Anniversary Oslo birthday bash.

By Stewart Smith 87 Sonica Ljubljana extravaganza.

By Antonio Poscic 89 On Site Recent art shows, etc

8 Unlimited Editions Trost Records 8 Unofficial Channels Metal Music Theory

10 Lauren Bousfield US artist pits maximalism against consumerism. By Claire Biddles 12 Magnus Granberg Into the twilight zone with the Swedish composer. By Nick Storring 14 Me Lost Me The Newcastle avant balladeer is game for folk. By Abi Bliss 16 Lary 7 Explosive junk from the New

York based polymath. By Jo Hutton 18 Global Ear:

Lviv Tale of the Oleksandr

Yurchenko’s tape. By Olena Pohonchenkova 20 The Inner Sleeve Ale Hop on Popol Vuh’s

Einsjäger Und Siebenjäger 106 Epiphanies

Kyle Gann’s musical world is shattered by Morton Feldman

4 Masthead 6 Letters 46 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 98 Out There Festivals and gig listings 104 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs

22 Invisible Jukebox Nappy Nina Will The Wire’s mystery record selection leave the Brooklyn rapper in Dumb Doubt o r will she prove Extra Ordinary? Tested by Olivia Bradley-Skill 26 Garrett Saracho The Los Angeles keyboardist rematerialises after years in the wilderness. By Daniel Spicer 28 O YAMA O Cafe Oto’s house band attempt to liberate the modern song. By Ilia Rogatchevski 33 Cafe Oto on disc Stewart Smith surveys the most dynamic live albums from the venue

34 Michael Allen Z Prime The ecologist and bioelectrical composer unveils a new collection. By Julian Cowley 39 Plants on disc

Carlo Patrão’s user’s guide to music made with flora 40 Eugene S Robinson The vocalist, author, actor and martial artist talks writing, performance and lazy journalism. By Laina Dawes

Cover: Eugene S Robinson by Nicholas Albrecht

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