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Inside The Wire 404 | October 2017

28 Sote Traditional Persian music meets new school production magic within the work of Iranian composer Ata Ebtekar. By Tom Faber

30 Walter Wegmüller For his first solo exhibition, the Swiss artist revisits the mystical heritage that informed the 1973 kosmische music classic Tarot. By Geeta Dayal

32 Jlin Informed by the raw kinetic energy of footwork, the US producer’s music continues to evolve in response to fresh challenges. By Frances Morgan

The Primer 38 Yellow Magic Orchestra A user’s guide to the extended back catalogue of solid state survivors Haruomi Hosono, Yukihiro Takahashi and Ryuichi Sakamoto. By Tomokazu Hayashi ius ilde Ag by Math lin

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Arash ita ( YMO) 4 Masthead 6 Letters 8 Bitstream News and more from under the radar

19 Unofficial Channels Pop Not Slop 46 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 98 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings 104 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs

Bites 12 Hańba! Polish prewar punk acoustics. By Clive Bell 14 Black Editions The US imprint maintains the legacy of

Japan’s legendary PSF label. By Noel Meek 16 Dominique Lawalrée The Belgian composer produces synthesized articles of faith. By Robert Barry

18 Marianna Simnett The multimedia artist gets to grips with the unruly forces of the body. By Tessa Norton Global Ear 20 Portland Oregon’s cratedigging paradise retains its unique DIY charm. By Dave Quam

Collateral Damage 22 Negative Criticism On the necessity and difficulty of dissent.

By Britt Brown Invisible Jukebox 24 Penny Rimbaud Will the veteran anarchist find The Wire’s mystery record collection crass? Tested by Phil England 74 The Inner Sleeve Paul Steinbeck on The Art Ensemble Of

Chicago’s The Third Decade 106 Epiphanies

Waiheke fishing trips school Noel Meek in the persistence of life and art

47 Reviews Index

48 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 49 Klein/Mhysa/Sadaf/Kepla & DeForrest Brown Jr Present tense. By Nina Power 54 Rogue Pulse/Gravity Collapse 185 blows against the empire. By Emily Pothast 60 Tony Allen Art for Art’s sake. By Julian Cowley 72 Witcyst Woodcraft folk. By Byron Coley 75 On Screen New films and DVDs: Morten Traavik & Ugis

Olte’s Liberation Day; Roony Keefe’s The Best Of Risky Roadz 76 Print Run New music books: underground sounds,

perspectives on improv, English folk roots, and more 80 On Site Recent exhibitions and performances: Soul

Of A Nation in London, The World Is Sound in New York 82 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: Sanatorium

Dźwięku, Quantum Natives, Pat Thomas, Sarah Davachi, and more

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