Inside The Wire 379 | September 2015
24 Music With My Insane Friend Melbourne duo James Wilson and Simon
Bereux kick through the boundaries of rock, improv and electronic music. By Ben Watson
28 Blurt Ted Milton’s jazz-punk renegades have remained discordant and defiant for four decades, as a new album and book of the ex-puppeteer’s collected lyrics attest. By Daniel Spicer
36 Julia Holter The US songwriter-musician abandons the home studio and heads into the great wide open for her latest and most accomplished avant pop adventure. By Frances Morgan lff by José Wo lter photographed lia Ho
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News and more from under the radar 9 Trip Or Squeek Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil 14 Unofficial Channels Rhythm & Cash 42 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 89 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings
96 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs
Bites 10 Ramzi The Canadian producer celebrates sonic biodiversity. By Adam Harper 12 Iain Chambers The experimental composer takes it to the bridge. By Jennifer Lucy Allan 14 Kink Gong Field recordist Laurent Jeanneau reworks the sounds of his travels. By Steve Barker 16 Khyam Allami The oud player’s Alif project reconfigures
Arabic music. By Clive Bell 17 808 The rhythmic engine of house and techno is celebrated in a new film. By Robert Barry Global Ear 18 Lima The archive releases of the Buh label are reigniting avant garde impulses in the Peruvian capital. By Russ Slater Invisible Jukebox 20 Arnold Dreyblatt The minimalist composer seeks nodal excitation in The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Mark Smith 65 The Inner Sleeve Klara Lewis on Micachu’s Feeling Romantic
Feeling Tropical Feeling Ill 98 Epiphanies Lebanese vocalist Abdel Karim Shaar clears a pathway to the soul for Radwan Ghazi Moumneh aka Jerusalem In My Heart
43 Reviews Index
44 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 45 Helena Hauff Past master. By Chal Ravens 49 Paul Metzger Altered chords. By David Keenan 53 Amir ElSaffar Strata (Middle) East. By Clive Bell 63 Lost Shadows: In Defence Of The Soul – Yanomami Shamanism, Songs, Ritual, 1978 Shamanic episodes. By Erik Davis 66 On Screen New music books: two psychedelic histories,
music by animals, Léon Theremin fictionalised, Nintendo music and more 68 Print Run New films and DVDs: Leah Gordon’s Haitian adventures and Hustlers Convention revisited 71 On Site Recent exhibitions: Pavel Büchler’s (Honest)
Work and Caesura: A Forum
72 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: Terraforma,
Cannibal Ox, Shirley Collins, Matana Roberts and Maria Chavez, Temples and more
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