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Inside The Wire 344 | October 2012

Flying Lotus by Jake Walters

The Wire Tapper 30 4 Your track by track guide to this month’s free CD

The Masthead 6

Letters 8

Bitstream 10 News and more from under the radar

Trip Or Squeek 11 Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil

Bites 12 DJ Q’s life in Bassline; Christine Abdelnour’s sax explorations; a major new Henry Flynt exhibition; recycled sounds by Ernst Karel; Stroboscopic Artefact’s Techno aesthetics; plus Unofficial Channels

Charts 56

Out There 103 Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

Subscriptions 112

Below The Radar + The Wire Tapper 113 Free downloads and CDs

Reviews Index 57

Soundcheck 58 This month’s selected CDs, vinyl and downloads, including Rhodri Davies, Derek Bailey, Four Tet and a new collection of mutant rockabilly. Plus specialist columns, unusual formats and reissues

The Inner Sleeve 79 MIE Music’s Henry Tadros on The Dead C

Print Run 80 New music books: Mattin’s collection of radical music theory; Little Annie’s travels in Mexico; two new books on punk aesthetics; a history of the MP3; and a theoretical take on Cosey Fanny Tutti

On Screen 83 Films & DVDs: People Like Us & Ergo Phizmiz’s Keystone Cut Ups; John Grzinich’s sound art on film

On Site 84 Exhibitions, installations, etc: A House Full Of Music in Darmstadt; Prem Sahib in London

On Location 85 Festival and concert reviews: Supernormal, John Cage Centenary Celebration, Trembling Bells, Jazz Em Agosto and more

Collateral Damage 22 As formats become obsolete, sound archivists must rethink how we preserve audio, says Will Prentice

Global Ear Hanoi 24 David Crosbie finds a contemporary music vanguard thriving in Vietnam despite a lack of state support

Cross Platform Aldo Tambellini 26 The radical video artist’s explosive black and white visions cast the 1960s in a dark light. By Andy Battaglia

Invisible Jukebox John Butcher 28 The improvising saxophonist and feedback explorer applies spontaneous listening techniques to The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Clive Bell

Pelt 32 As the US drone collective release their first album since the death of former member Jack Rose, David Keenan meets the hillbilly Theater Of Eternal Music

Laurie Spiegel 40 The computer music pioneer retraces the buzzing circuitry of New York’s 1970s electronic music scene. By Frances Morgan

Flying Lotus 48 Britt Brown meets the producer at his Los Angeles home to hear how his sampladelic music inhabits a world of children’s stories

Epiphanies 114 William Basinski puts on his stilettos and eyeliner and meets David Bowie backstage in Pennsylvania