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• ~J. I BSIUe your monthly exploration of new music

12 Bites lain Ballamy Funny farmer Davey Williams Fned noodler Dylan Group Dynamic syncopators Greg Kelley T1ny bell trumpeter

19 Sonic Boom

As London's Hayward Gallery hosts the largest retrospective of some art the UK has ever seen, we present a gu1de to the VISUalisation of multiple, hybnd soundworlds

20 BrianEno The Amb1ent pioneer expla1ns why h1s new sensual Installation pieces g1ve h1m a spat1al freedom he can't enjoy 1n the stud1o. By B1ba Kopf

24 Tokyo Without .11 Map Some Boom's curator David Toop tells the story of a recent fact finding trip to the Japanese capital, where the rad1o enters his dreams and he Witnesses a young sound artists' karaoke competition

28 Christian Marclay For more than 20 years, the New York turntablist has been upsetting the relationship of artist and consumer by sculpting the materials of music reproduction. By Rahma Khazam

34 HeriDono Infused w1th gamelan and wayang shadow puppetry, the work of Indonesia's prem1er 1nstallat1on art1st offers a cnt1que of As1a's trad1t1on-obsessed reg1mes. By Rob Young

36 Godspeed You Black Emperor!

The en1gmat1c Montreal n1ne p1ece collective has eluded all attempts by the press to penetrate the myst1que of the1r seanng post- rock eleg1es. Unt1l now. Exclus1ve 1nterv1ew by Dav1d Keenan

42 Invisible Jukebox: Evan Parker

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The godfather of aerobat1c lmprov saxophone tnes to Identify tracks by John Surman, D1onne Warw1ck, Son1c Youth, Dav1d SWare, John Zorn & Fred Frith, Terry R1ley, Captain Beefheart and more. Tested by M1ke Barnes

46 Soundcheck May's selected albums and singles, including new releases from Robert Ashley, Blonde Redhead, Arthur Blythe, John Cage, Un Ca1ne, Cale/Conrad!Maclise/Young!Zazeela, Curd Duca, M1chael Finnissy, Grateful Dead, Charles Hayward, Tim Hodgkinson, Jeru The Damaja, Wim Mertens, Pan Son1c & Charlemagne Palestine, Arvo Part, Pole, Lou Reed, Marc R1bot, Raymond Scott, Harry Smith's Anthology Vo/4 and more 72 Multimedia Prose gets ghtched 1n Jeff Noon's sci-fi writing 74 Print Run New mus1c books Four new takes on H1pHop and Tupac; Graham Lock's Blutop1an VISions of three jaZZ renegades; Richard Meltzer's princely rock journalism, a rerun of Stockhausen 1nterv1ews 82 On Location Go1ng live Co1l and Ash Ra Tempel spearhead Jul1an Cope's Cornucopea freakshow; Fredenc Galliano's Afnca rhythms 1n Pans, Neubauten's 20th birthday bash In Berlin, earl Stone's food for thought at San FranCISco's Other Minds; Rune Grammofon power up 1n Oslo; Se1gen Ono goes trad 1n Tokyo

5 Editor's Idea 6 Letters 10 Global Ear Pray1ng for ra1n 1n Alg1ers 16 Bitstream News from mus1c's outer 11m1ts 71 Charts 78 Label Directory 86 Out There May's selected festivals, happenings, l1ve events, clubs and rad1o 96 Back Issues 97 Subscribe and get FREE COs and FREE magaz1nes1 98 Epiphanies Laurie Anderson chases the great white whale

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