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Inside The Wire 378 | August 2015

26 Bristol UFOs As guitarist David Pearce returns after 15

years in the wilderness with a new Flying Saucer Attack album, he and members of Movietone, Crescent and Third Eye Foundation tell the story of the West Country’s cosmic reverse. By Joseph Stannard

34 Ashtray Navigations Phil Todd’s slime-surfing DIY outfit have been reverberating for 21 years, a constant presence in Yorkshire’s ever-bubbling psych underground. By Alex Neilson The Primer 40 Yorkshire Psychedelia Frances Morgan takes a trip through the essential catalogue of Ashtray Navigations and fellow seekers Vibracathedral Orchestra, Astral Social Club and more by Tara Darby

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4 The Wire Tapper 38 Your track by track guide to this month’s free CD 6 Masthead 8 Letters 10 Bitstream

News and more from under the radar 11 Trip Or Squeek Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil 17 Unofficial Channels Onstage banter 46 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 90 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

96 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs

Bites 12 Ka The Brooklyn rapper proves that age ain’t nothin’ but a number. By Francis Gooding 14 Mikael Seifu The Ethiopian producer wages sonic warfare on globalisation. By Maya Kalev 16 Charlotte Prodger The Glasgow based artist explores multiple temporalities via rave sonics and YouTube fetishists. By Dan Barrow Global Ear 18 Łódź Confrontational music replaces heavy industry in the Polish city. By Jakub Bożek

20 Ornette Coleman 1930-2015

AB Spellman recalls his encounters with the late saxophonist in New York in the 1960s Invisible Jukebox 22 Mark Perry The ATV frontman and Sniffin’ Glue founder says “You bastard” to The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Mike Barnes 69 The Inner Sleeve Karen Gwyer on Florence Foster Jenkins’s

The Glory (????) Of The Human Voice 98 Epiphanies The massed sounds of Rara bands and church bells put Leah Gordon in a trance

47 Reviews Index

48 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams,

plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 49 Laura Cannell Woman of many talons. By Abi Bliss 53 EEK Dance like an Egyptian. By Francis Gooding 57 Los Lichis Mexican border crossers. By Byron Coley 66 Pere Ubu ’Pataphysical punks. By David Keenan 70 Print Run New music books: radical Jewish music,

black power television, Stanford’s electronic breakthroughs and more 73 On Screen New films and DVDs: Floris Vanhoof’s

Wonderful World and Domingo GarciaHuidobro’s haunted landscapes 74 On Site Recent exhibitions: Ken Cox, Ghost In The

Machine Music, All Of Us Have A Sense Of Rhythm

76 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: Ornette

Coleman Memorial, Arca, Dead Rider, David Rosenboom, Alien Jams and more