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Inside The Wire 384 | February 2016

26 22a Records The South London crew and label’s jazz-

influenced productions and loose beats share a distinctly local aesthetic. By Joe Muggs 32 Alan & Sir Richard Bishop The Sublime Frequencies ringleader and Rangda guitarist get together to talk Sun City Girls, Islamophobia and smoking bans. By Dave Segal ichael D onovan by M

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9 Trip Or Squeek Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil 16 Unofficial Channels Hollow Earth Radio 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 10 Breadwoman Folk chants from outer space from Anna

Homler’s loaf-faced alter ego. By Laura Snapes 12 Za! The Spanish duo mash up terrace-chant mayhem with... everything else. By Stewart Smith

14 Bastard Assignments From pencil sharpeners to butcher’s scraps,

the composer collective brings noise home. By Robert Barry

16 Bizarre Rituals

Freaky parties and multidimensional rave vibes from the Devon based crew. By Joseph Stannard

18 Collateral Damage A six-point plan to running a label in 2016.

By Britt Brown Global Ear 20 Gran Nayar The corridos culture soundtracking wild fiestas in Mexico’s Sierra Madre mountains. By Nathaniel Morris Invisible Jukebox 22 Puce Mary Danish noise artist Frederikke Hoffmeier goes to extremes with The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Britt Brown 72 The Inner Sleeve Rabih Beaini on Alessandro Armellin aka aO’s Untitled 98 Epiphanies Josephine Foster’s encounter with a subway mugger transforms her songwriting

The Primer 38 This Heat And Beyond A user’s guide to the recordings of the art rock trio and spin-off groups from Camberwell Now to Monkey Puzzle Trio. By Mike Barnes

47 Reviews Index

48 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 49 Linda Sharrock Defying disability. By Frances Morgan 53 Brood Ma Dancefloor marketing. By Rory Gibb 57 Andrew Weatherall Subcultural mire. By Kek-W 68 Weather Report +

Erroll Garner Revisionist reissues. By Philip Clark 69 Herbie Hancock Flood warning. By Francis Gooding 71 This Heat Time out of joint. By Nina Power 73 On Screen New films: Adam Kahan’s study of Rahsaan

Roland Kirk, and The Melvins on the road 74 Print Run New music books: James Baldwin, Henry

Grimes, the implications of presets in music, and histories of post-rock and Sarah Records 78 On Location Recent live events: Sally Can’t Dance 2015, Le

Guess Who?, London Contemporary Music Festival and more

82 On Site Recent exhibitions: Anne Hardy in Oxford,

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