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Inside The Wire 388 | June 2016

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Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings 96 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs 26 Ian Brighton Breaking a 39 year silence with his first album of new material since 1977, the UK improv guitarist discusses his grandfather’s bell-ringing, the tyranny of discord, spirits passing through space, and other shaping forces on his music. By Julian Cowley

( Brighton) 4 Masthead 6 Letters 8 Bitstream News and more from under the radar 9 Trip Or Squeek Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil 17 Unofficial Channels Unreleased Prince 44 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 90 Out There

Jack Latham

The Primer 30 Anarcho punk The dogged persistence of UK punk’s radical arm has ensured the global survival of its spirit across a variety of media. Louis Pattison presents a user’s guide to the music of resistance

38 Gaika The London based agent provocateur marshalls speculative fiction, politically charged anger and militant beats against an increasingly inhospitable capital. By Rory Gibb

Bites 10 Antwood The Canadian producer considers the ethics of artificial intelligence. By Daniel Neofetou 12 Sally Golding The London based artist tests people’s fight or flight responses. By Tristan Bath 14 Alterations The mighty morphin’ improv rangers stir it up again. By Julian Cowley 16 Telebossa

The Berlin duo decode Brazilian popular song from a distance. By Stewart Smith Global Ear 18 Snowdonia The Welsh peaks conceal abundant potential for revelation. By Spenser Tomson Invisible Jukebox 20 Islam Chipsy The Egyptian shaabi master says “EEK” to

The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Maha ElNabawi 24 Klara Lewis The Swedish composer defies darkness to pursue strange beauty. By Frances Morgan 70 The Inner Sleeve Sofia Jernberg on Diamanda Galas’s The

Litanies Of Satan 98 Epiphanies Rick Potts of The Los Angeles Free Music

Society achieves mind-meld via jamming

45 Reviews Index

46 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 47 Let’s Eat Grandma Fine young cannibals. By Simon Reynolds 51 AGF, Peder Mannefelt &

Sam Kidel Please hold. By Emily Bick 55 Psychic Temple Airport conventions. By Abi Bliss 67 Scandinavian freakout The Norse awakens. By Daniel Spicer 69 Bernard Herrmann Score hero. By Lara C Cory 71 Print Run New music books: Buttholes remembered,

black power and jazz, Julius Eastman, the impact of digitisation, and more 76 On Screen New films and DVDs: Lily Keber’s Bayou

Maharajah, Don Cheadle’s Miles Ahead 77 On Site Recent exhibitions: Channa Horwitz in London 78 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: Sensational,

Heather Leigh & Peter Brötzmann, Joan La Barbara, Test Dept, Borealis, and more

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