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Inside The Wire 283 September 2007

PJ Harvey photographed by Eva Vermandel

Regulars The Masthead 4 Letters 6 Bitstream 8 Global Ear 16 Charts 46 Out There 92


Reviews Index 47 Soundcheck 48

This month’s selected CDs and vinyl, including Yesterdays New Quintet, Derek Bailey, White Noise and more. Plus specialist columns on avant rock, critical beats, dub, electronica, global, hiphop, jazz & Improv, outer limits, reissues, compilations and unusual formats

Trim 10

UK Grime’s ailing condition is being nursed back to health with Soulfood from this ex-Roll Deep MC. By Dave Stelfox

Trawling for gossip with The Wire’s news net. Plus Trip Or Squeek Ang Song Ming pinpoints the creative heartlands of Singapore

Lost In Hildurness 12 Starving Weirdos 14

Cross Platform

David Stubbs goes deep in the wood with the Icelandic cellist who has worked with Múm, Pan Sonic and Throbbing Gristle

The northern Californian freeform soundscaping duo are rad, bad and dangerous to know, says Keith Moliné

The Inner Sleeve 73

Matt Valentine on a Brit-folk rarity

The pick of the month’s festivals, concerts, club spaces, radio and more

Daft Punk 18

Invisible Jukebox

Print Run 74

Subscribe 96 Back Issues 98 Epiphanies 106

Anne Hilde Neset talks to Thomas Bangalter about the French Techno duo’s new cyborg road movie, Electroma

New music books, including Julian Cope’s Japrocksampler, Simon Emmerson’s Living Electronic Music, a sleeve art compendium and more

Derek Walmsley’s mind melts in the heat of Senegal’s early 80s lo-fi funk rhythms

Sir Richard Bishop 20

On Screen 76 On Site 77

Sergei Eisenstein and Jean Painlevé on DVD

The Sun City Girls’ hermetic Hindu hobo meditates on The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Marc Masters

Charlotte Moorman 24 Oren Ambarchi 28 PJ Harvey 32

Gallery and mixed media events, including Shadowed Spaces and more

Brian Morton commemorates the cellist who ritually adorned herself with TV sets, covered herself in chocolate, or performed naked works by Nam June Paik and more

On Location 78

Concert and festival reviews, including Supersonic, Liquid Architecture, Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, Boredoms and more

The Australian guitarist swings like a pendulum between textural Improv, collaborations with Keith Rowe and Sunn O))) and unashamed pop songwriting. By Jon Dale

Moving back to her homeland Dorset’s chalky soil prompted alt rock’s 50 Foot Queenie to recast her death-rattle songs as skeletal piano dirges. By David Stubbs

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