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Inside The Wire 337 | March 2012

Earth’s Dylan Carlson and Adrienne Davies by Jason Fulford

The Masthead 4

Letters 6

Trip Or Squeek 6 Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil

Bitstream 8 News and more from under the radar

Bites 10 Fashion Records, Test Centre, White Fungus, Silvia Kastel, plus Unofficial Channels

Charts 48

Out There 90 Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

Subscriptions 96

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

Reviews Index 49

Soundcheck 50 This month’s selected CDs, vinyl and downloads, including Eyvind Kang, Shit & Shine, The Cramps and a Random Acoustics ‘audio magazine’. Plus specialist columns, unusual formats and reissues

Print Run 72 New music books: jazz cosmopolitanism in Ghana, a history of Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, a theory of Jamaican sound systems, a John Coltrane graphic novel, plus essays on Ligeti

The Inner Sleeve 76 The Numero Group on The Magic Of The Majestic Arrows

On Screen 77 Films & DVDs: A Tribe Called Quest and Shazzula on DVD

On Site 78 Exhibitions, installations, etc: Luke Fowler and Toshiya Tsunoda in Bielefeld; Hanne Darboven in London

On Location 79 Festival and concert reviews: PAN Festival, Supersimetria, Eskimo Dance, Gottfried Michael Koenig, Nate Wooley

Collateral Damage 14 A world of high bandwidth is good news for recombinant artists everywhere, says Vicki Bennett

:zoviet*france: 16 Phil England hears audio fog on the Tyne emanating from the veteran post-Industrial duo’s danceworks

Emptyset 17 The Bristol based Multiverse duo make shattered Techno out of ruined buildings. By Jennifer Lucy Allan

Global Ear Ethiopia 18 Terrie Ex & Andy Moor chronicle The Ex’s pathfinding tours of the Horn of Africa, building relationships with local musicians and audiences

Cross Platform Haroon Mirza 20 The UK based artist’s latest installations are random acoustic sculptures forming resonant environments. By David Toop

Invisible Jukebox Ghost Box 24 Belbury Poly’s Jim Jupp and The Focus Group’s Julian House are spooked by The Wire’s uncanny record selection. Tested by Rob Young

Julia Holter 28 The Californian lo-fi goddess moulds Cageian aesthetics and classical mythology into her DIY sound forge. By Adam Harper

The Primer King Tubby 32 A guide to Osbourne Ruddock’s studio mutations and earth-shaking roots riddims, which transformed Jamaican music and beyond. By Michael E Veal

Earth 40 Joseph Stannard finds out why the Seattle slowrockers are away with the fairy folk and investigating the Old, Weird Albion

Epiphanies 98 Matthew Ingram’s youthful attempts to meet his 1970s rock heroes ended with a human encounter with Tom Verlaine