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Inside The Wire 401 | July 2017

26 Kassel Jaeger As artistic director of the Groupe De

Recherches Musicales, François J Bonnet preserves – and continues – the story of the French institution, while carving out his own path as a writer and pseudonymous composer. By Robert Barry

The Primer 34 Evan Parker A user’s guide to one of the UK’s most accomplished and daring improvisors, whose catalogue takes in collaborations with Derek Bailey, Steve Lacy, Cecil Taylor and many more. By Seymour Wright 38 Nicole Mitchell Her latest album Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds may constitute a dire warning against humanicide, but for the flautist, composer, AACM member and Afrofuturist, hope springs eternal. By Daniel Spicer im itchell by Joyce K

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4 Masthead 6 Letters 8 Bitstream

News and more from under the radar 9 Trip Or Squeek Farewell cartoon strip by Savage Pencil 19 Unofficial Channels Dungeon Synth 44 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 Parris The Bristol based soundman embraces the unexpected. By Joe Muggs 12 Eloïse Decazes The Paris based vocalist shapes new songs from old materials. By Abi Bliss 14 Zuli The backflipping Egyptian producer reaches out beyond Cairo. By Maha ElNabawi

16 Martin Bartlett Luke Fowler’s new film celebrates an electronic outlier. By Geeta Dayal 18 Ectopia Life’s a drag for the UK performance group.

By Claire Sawers Global Ear 20 Dali Southwestern China provides a haven for quiet sounds. By Josh Feola Invisible Jukebox 22 Shabazz Palaces Seattle’s sci-fi hiphop duo trip back in time with The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Dave Segal 71 The Inner Sleeve awe IX on the Necromunda game 98 Epiphanies

Tiswas substitution forces an existential awakening for Paul Rooney

45 Reviews Index

46 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 47 Tanzanian Albinism Collective Songs for survival . By Zakia Uddin 51 Jaimie Branch/Here In Now Via Chicago. By Bill Meyer 55 Sarah Angliss London overlooked. By Robert Barry 68 Look Blue Go Purple Kiwi colourburst. By Marc Masters 72 Print Run New music books: David Rodigan’s life,

Charles Ives’s sonata, Billy Bragg on skiffle, and more 76 On Screen New films and DVDs: Carlos Casas’s

Sanctuary and Noah Payne-Frank’s Nothing Here Is Perfect 77 On Site Recent exhibitions and performances: Mark

Mothersbaugh, New York, US 78 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: Blacken

Festival, Arca & Jesse Kanda, Midori Takada, Phew, and more