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Inside The Wire 405 | November 2017

34 Pauline Anna Strom Relating to the world through sound, the new age rebel’s synthesized landscapes spring from her untethered imagination. By Erik Davis

36 Call Super The former visual artist approaches techno as an openended form. By Maya Kalev

38 Once Upon A Time In

The Midwest The late 1990s saw a small but close knit community of IDM obsessives emerge from the heartland of the US. By Jacob Arnold

44 Eric Chenaux The Canadian guitarist and vocalist takes an improvisational approach to unlocking the hidden spaces within the song. By Daniel Spicer

C over: Eric Chenaux by Maciek Pozoga

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Rebekah ll Super) 4 The Wire Tapper 45 Your track by track guide to this month’s free CD 6 Masthead 8 Letters 10 Bitstream News and more from under the radar 21 Unofficial Channels Dynamite Hemorrhage 50 Charts

The Office Ambience and other playlists 98 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings 104 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs


12 Mike Dunn The Chicago veteran moves front of house.

By Joe Muggs 14 Lea Bertucci The artist and composer goes in search of abstraction. By Jennifer Lucy Allan 16 Dead Rider Suture music from Chicago’s Frankenstein rock ensemble. By Matt Krefting 18 Amanda Kramer The Not Not Fun/100% Silk co-founder gets cinematic. By Steph Kretowicz

20 Ahmed Pat Thomas’s group explore Ahmed Abdul

Malik’s legacy. By Francis Gooding Global Ear 22 Bogotá Lo-fi digital champeta is the new party sound of Bogotá. By Wil Crisp 24 Twin Peaks David Lynch’s psychodrama uses extreme sound to flip the script. By Dan Barrow 26 Holger Czukay Can biographer Rob Young remembers the bassist and editing mastermind Invisible Jukebox 28 Mark Wastell The London improvisor and Confront Label boss is reduced to listening to The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Derek Walmsley 78 The Inner Sleeve Visionist on Nitin Sawhney’s Beyond Skin 106 Epiphanies

Susan Rogers receives a revelation on the street she lives on

51 Reviews Index

52 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 53 Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith Natural order. By Ken Hollings 57 Billy Woods/Elucid/ Blockhead It’s about time. By Rob Turner 63 Nona Hendryx & Gary Lucas/ Men & Volts The dust blows back (again). By Edwin Pouncey 75 DAF Teutonic for the troops. By Dan Barrow 79 On Screen New films and DVDs: Rob Curry & Tim Plester’s

The Ballad Of Shirley Collins; Margarete Kreuzer’s Revolution Of Sound: Tangerine Dream 80 Print Run New music books: Wu-Tang and The JAMMs,

punk rock and poetry, metal in the Middle East, and more 84 On Site Recent exhibitions and performances: Robert

Rauschenberg in New York; Lunarnova Campout in Edinburgh 86 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: Opaque

Poetics, Ostrava Days, Senyawa, Träd, Gräs Och Stenar, Drew McDowall, and more

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