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Inside The Wire 390 | August 2016

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96 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs 28 Nate Wooley Drawing on American mavericks Herman Melville and Charles Ives, the Brooklyn based trumpeter explodes compositional structures from within. By Philip Clark

) 4 The Wire Tapper 41 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 19 Unofficial Channels Pop Spots. By Derek Walmsley

44 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 90 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

The Primer 32 Occult Rock Inspired by Aleister Crowley and other adepts, the likes of Black Widow, Blue Öyster Cult and Aluk Todolo have used music as a conduit for magick. Edwin Pouncey presents a guide to rock’s mystic flipside

38 Circuit Des Yeux Chicago songwriter Haley Fohr finds freedom in collaboration and an array of performing guises, including her new role as 25 year old grifter and drug-dealing vagabond, Jackie Lynn. By Marc Masters

Bites 12 Li Daiguo

Chinese-American multi-instrumentalist combines traditional pipa and erhu with mbira and bluegrass rhythms. By Josh Feola 14 DDMMYY UK composer collective builds bridges between young and established performers. By Robert Barry 16 Yeongrak Christchurch producer finds solace in sick humour and scatological sounds. By Shane Woolman 18 G-Bop Orchestra

International percussion crew space themselves out. By Abi Bliss Global Ear 20 Halifax, Nova Scotia Canadian artists unite via workshops and multi-tasking. By Nick Storring Invisible Jukebox 22 Optimo The Glasgow DJs, promoters and label heads get all mixed up with The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Stewart Smith 26 Black Spirituals The Oakland duo fire up free music. By

Stewart Smih 71 The Inner Sleeve Designer Manuel Sepulveda on Prince’s

Around The World In A Day 98 Epiphanies The Dead C’s Michael Morley on the power of tape loops

45 Reviews Index

46 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 47 True Neutral Crew Moor and more. By Neil Kulkarni 51 Funhausen Demolition man. By Richard Thomas 55 Sarathy Korwar New traditionalist. By Daniel Spicer

57 Metronome A question of time. By Clive Bell 67 John Cage & Sun Ra Coney Island’s freakiest show. By Philip Clark 72 Print Run New music books: Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate

Reader, American music in the 1950s, pioneers of reggae, and more 76 On Screen New films and DVDs: Tyler Hubby’s Tony

Conrad: Completely In The Present and Joe Alexander’s Awful Days 77 On Site Recent exhibitions: The Ocean After Nature,

San Francisco 78 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: Only

Connect, Afropunk MUTEK 17, Marginal Consort, Georg Graewe, and more

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