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Inside The Wire 363 | May 2014



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News and more from under the radar 9 Trip Or Squeek Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil 12 Unofficial Channels Ships’ horns on YouTube 56 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 105 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings 112 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs Invisible Jukebox 22 Okkyung Lee The nomadic cello virtuoso gets strung up with The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Kurt Gottschalk 26 Marshall Allen Val Wilmer reveals the true story of the Sun Ra Arkestra leader’s formative years in the Paris interzone

Bites 10 Inga Copeland Former Hype Williams vocalist doing it for herself. By Joseph Stannard 12 Officer! The war’s not over for ex-Rock In Opposition campaigner Mick Hobbs. By Mike Barnes 14 Nat Birchall

The UK saxophonist is evangelizing for spiritual jazz. By Francis Gooding 15 Jack Ruby 70s New Yorkers who forged a path between punk and synth madness. By Edwin Pouncey

16 Collateral Damage Neil Young’s Pono player simplifies the debate over digital sound. By Philip Brophy

Global Ear 18 Delhi Josh Feola enters the Indian city’s electronica underground Cross Platform 20 Eric Chenaux

The Canadian musician amps up his AV project with Eric Cazdyn. By Clive Bell 82 The Inner Sleeve Peanut Butter Wolf on Prince’s Controversy poster 114 Epiphanies Arto Lindsay lists his significantly other musical moments

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C h e n a u x 34 The Compiler A 22 page survey of paradigm-busting compilations, anthologies, mail order lists, mixtapes and other collections

57 Reviews Index 58 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 59 Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble A sci-fi jazz odyssey. By Daniel Spicer 63 Luke Haines Conflicted retromaniac. By Simon Reynolds 67 Fatima Al Qadiri

Original sinogrime. By Dan Barrow 78 Booker Little

Composed free jazz. By Tony Herrington 81 Larry Heard

Alien electronics. By Kirk Degiorgio 83 Print Run New music books: Serge Gainsbourg’s masterpiece, boring formless nonsense, knowledge for mutants, plus: 84 Is It My Body?

Kim Gordon’s critical writing. By Britt Brown 86 On Screen New films and DVDs: Ernst Schmidt Jr’s

Viennese action films 87 On Site Recent exhibitions: Carole Schneemann plus

Sexing Sound

88 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: AV Festival,

Monomania, The Necks and more

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