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Inside The Wire 371 | January 2015



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R o b e r t s 30 2014 Rewind The Wire’s review of the last 12 months in underground music and audio culture, with 30 pages of charts, essays and reflections from critics and musicians guiding you through the releases, trends and debates of 2014

4 Masthead 6 Letters 8 Bitstream

News and more from under the radar 10 Trip Or Squeek Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil 19 Unofficial Channels Cesura//Acceso 98 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

104 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs

Bites 12 Rie Nakajima Object lessons from the Japanese sound artist. By Abi Bliss 14 UnpluggedSerbia’slastleafplayers. By Nick Cain 16 Mette Rasmussen The Danish saxophonist joining forces with

Chris Corsano. By Daniel Spicer 18 Divine Styler The return of the psychedelically inclined rapper and producer. By Joseph Stannard

Global Ear 20 Bratislava

The ZVŮK festival in Slovakia puts sound art in unlikely settings. By Jakub Juhás Cross Platform 22 Emeka Ogboh

The field recordist tunes into the chaotic frequencies of Lagos. By Clive Bell Invisible Jukebox 24 Alasdair Roberts

The folk singer and songwriter is left reeling by The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Stewart Smith 81 The Inner Sleeve Bob Stanley on Marianne Faithfull’s Come

My Way

106 Epiphanies Memory, loss and the passing of time are evoked in sound for Renée Green

60 Reviews Index 61 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 63 Sleater-Kinney The power of three. By Abi Bliss 65 Wu-Tang Clan and Ghostface Killah The saga continues. By Richard Stacey 69 Junko

Hear her roar. By Clive Bell 78 Music From The Tudorfest: San Francisco Tape Music Center 1964

Notes from the lab. By Brian Morton 82 Print Run New music books: Mark Sinker on Greil

Marcus, the unseen art of Coil, a photo history of the Caribbean and more 85 On Screen New films amd DVDs: pirate radio film

Drowned City and Eddie Prévost’s Blood 86 On Site Recent exhibitions: The Mechanical Garden

And Other Long Encores and Sound :: Gender :: Feminism :: Activism 87 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: Shabazz

Palaces, Unsound, Abdullah Ibrahim and more

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