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Inside The Wire 338 | April 2012

Sun Araw by Bryan Sheffield

The Wire Tapper 28 4 Your track by track guide to this month’s free CD

The Masthead 6

Letters 8

Trip Or Squeek 8 Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil

Bitstream 10 News and more from under the radar

Bites 12 THEESatisfaction, NTS Radio, CocoRosie at Donaufestival, plus Unofficial Channels

Charts 50

Out There 97 Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

Subscriptions 104

Below The Radar + The Wire Tapper 105 Free downloads and CDs

Reviews Index 51

Soundcheck 52 This month’s selected CDs, vinyl and downloads, including Actress, Jakob Ullman, Alexander Tucker and Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band. Plus specialist columns, unusual formats and reissues

The Inner Sleeve 73 Oren Ambarchi on The Number Of The Beast and Live-Evil

Print Run 74 New music books: the music of Black Power, meetings of poetry and radio, a history of independent record labels and a collection of political mix CDs

On Screen 76 Films & DVDs: This Our Still Life, From Straight To Bizarre and James Ferraro’s Rapture Adrenaline

On Site 77 Exhibitions, installations, etc: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot in Paris; Lawrence Abu Hamdan in London

On Location 78 Festival and concert reviews: CTM Festival, CEAIT Festival, Sonic Acts XIV, Monolake, Eyvind Kang, Schlippenbach Trio and more

Collateral Damage 14 Dirty Electronics’ John Richards ponders a hands-on, participatory approach to digital culture

Global Ear Milan 16 Philippa Nicole Barr finds new music alive and well in Futurism’s birthplace – but few spaces to hear it in

Cross Platform Elizabeth Price 18 The Talulah Gosh founder draws on the melodramatic power of pop for her video art. By Nathan Budzinski

Hanna Tuulikki 20 Clive Bell hears how the Glasgow based vocalist and artist’s new avant folk group, Two Wings, is taking flight

Nate Wooley 22 The trumpet player tells Dan Warburton about life after minimalism, and exploring drones and phonetics

Invisible Jukebox Tom Moulton 24 The father of remixing and inventor of the 12" avoids a breakdown with The Wire’s mystery record box. Tested by Peter Shapiro

Conlon Nancarrow 28 Philip Clark revisits the work of the reclusive American composer and finds a life as uncompromising as his hyper-complex scores for player piano

Charles Gayle 32 Years spent homeless on the streets of New York have inspired the free jazz veteran’s visionary new music and compelling stage persona. By Daniel Spicer

“We are all David Toop now” 36 The writer and musician’s vision of an interconnected musical landscape is now accessible for all. Simon Reynolds wonders if the future should be less oceanic

Sun Araw 44 Cameron Stallones takes a trip through time, space and musical perception in his recent collaboration with The Congos. By Derek Walmsley

Epiphanies 106 A spatial sound art event in church connects Julian Henriques with Jamaican sound system culture

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