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Inside The Wire 403 | September 2017


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Mateo Gomez Garcia ( Merid

30 Unsettling scores The score can be brought to life through the bodies of its performers, according to composers Celeste Oram, Michael Baldwin, Louis d’Heudieres, Claudia Molitor and Luke Nickel. By Tim Rutherford-Johnson 34 Peter King Tucked away on New Zealand’s South Island, a three decade, one-man lathe cutting operation etches polycarbonate discs for an eager world of music obsessives. By Noel Meek

Lowe’s artistic career extend from post-rock and avant doom to synthetic drift and black metal cinema. By Marc Masters 26 Meridian Brothers Stylistic mayhem, irony and surrealism fuel the music of the freewheeling Colombian ensemble. By Russ Slater Bites 10 EMMA The South London producer steps back in time for her newest work. By Daisy Hyde 12 David Burraston The artist also known as NYZ blurs the boundaries between research and recording. By Oli Warwick 14 Tom Phillips The Peckham based visual artist prepares

38 Lichens The many tendrils of Robert Aiki Aubrey

4 Masthead 6 Letters 8 Bitstream

News and more from under the radar 17 Unofficial Channels Spotify pseudo artists 44 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 99 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings 104 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs the definitive staging of his experimental opera Irma. By Julian Cowley

16 Gosheven Nonstandard tunings open up a world of difference for composer Bálint Szabó. By Tristan Bath Global Ear 18 Quarteira For nearly three decades the Portuguese town has provided a meeting point for accordion innovators. By Wendy Scott Invisible Jukebox 20 Sparks The Mael Brothers can beat the clock, but can they beat The Wire’s mystery record selection? Tested by Emily Bick 72 The Inner Sleeve Ryoko Akama on Yoko Ono’s Ceiling Piece

(Yes Piece) 106 Epiphanies

A Texan upbringing sent electronic composer Maggi Payne in search of space

45 Reviews Index

46 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 47 Maryam Saleh/Maurice Louca/Tamer Abu Ghazaleh Disappearing act. By Maha ElNabawi 51 Oval Former glitch. By Robert Barry 67 Jocy De Oliveira/Annea Lockwood Source latitudes. By Louise Gray 69 Silhouettes & Statues Black boxed recordings. By Sukhdev Sandu 73 On Screen New films and DVDs: Steven Ellison’s Kuso;

Psyché Tropes And East End Film Festival present: A Creak In Time 74 Print Run New music books: a farewell to vinyl, Thurston

Moore’s language, aesthetic moralism, grimy millennial masculinity, and more 78 On Site Recent exhibitions and performances: Masaya

Nakahara in Tokyo; Benedict Drew in London 79 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: Gig On A Rig,

Jürg Frey, Jeff Mills & Britten Sinfonia, The Shaggs, and more

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