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Inside The Wire 334 | December 2011

Manuel Göttsching (1984/2011)


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The Masthead 4

Letters 6

Bitstream 8 News and more from under the radar

Trip Or Squeek 9 Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil

Bites 10 Preditah, Public Information, Stare Case and Way Through, plus Unofficial Channels

Charts 50

Out There 89 Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

Subscriptions 96

Below The Radar + The Wire Tapper 97 Free downloads and CDs

Reviews Index 51

Soundcheck 52 This month’s selected CDs, vinyl and downloads, including Pinch & Shackleton, Albert Ayler and the Populista series. Plus specialist columns, unusual formats and reissues

The Inner Sleeve 73 Karen Constance on Adam Bohman’s Bunhill Road

Print Run 74 New music books: studies of global hiphop and progressive rock, a Stooges biography and Studio One album art

On Screen 77 Films & DVDs: z’ev, Jacob Kirkegaard and John Fahey

On Site 78 Exhibitions, installations, etc: Bill Fontana and Anri Sala

On Location 79 Festival and concert reviews: TUSK, Unsound, Anthony Braxton, Pierre Boulez, Kontraste and more

Collateral Damage 14 Sharing out-of-print records online confounds received narratives of musical history, argues Mutant Sounds’ Eric Lumbleau

Global Ear Belfast 16 Peter Rosser observes Northern Ireland’s ascension as a world capital of sound art

Cross Platform Nathalie Djurberg 18 The Swedish artist’s creepy video animations are enhanced by the sonic machinations of collaborator Hans Berg. By Nathan Budzinski

Roger Reynolds 20 American New Music’s answer to Xenakis is extending the power of percussion on Sanctuary. By Philip Clark

André Vida 21 Clive Bell meets a sax improvisor who’s worked with everyone from Anthony Braxton to Jamie Lidell

Invisible Jukebox Spinn & Rashad 22 Chicago’s Juke duo perform some fancy Footwork around The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Lisa Blanning

Grouper 26 For Liz Harris, escaping a childhood sect unlocked a range of morbid confrontations with the void, from tape works to Ambient song. By Nick Richardson

Manuel Göttsching 30 The Ash Ra Tempel guitarist reveals how he made electronic masterpiece E2–E4, influencing 30 years of repetitive House and trance rock. By Keith Moliné

Sandwell District 38 Robin Howells keeps the peace between the brutalist international Techno trio who have created a label hub for fetishistic electronica

The Primer Turkish psychedelia 42 A user’s guide to the byzantine East–West acid folk and rock fusions of Anadolu psych. By Daniel Spicer

Epiphanies 98 Man Booker-nominated novelist Esi Edugyan praises the voice of Polish soprano Marcella Sembrich

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