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Inside The Wire 316 | June 2010

Felix Kubin photographed by Roger Deckker

The Masthead 4

Letters 6

Bitstream 8 News and more from under the radar

Trip Or Squeek 9 Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil

Bites 10 The A Band, Chicks On Speed, Oval, Zwischenwelt and more

Charts 42

Out There 81 Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

Below The Radar +The Wire Tapper 88 Free downloads and CDs

Subscriptions 89

Reviews Index 43

Soundcheck 44 This month’s selected CDs, vinyl and downloads, including Sun Araw, Another Timbre Guitar Series, Zs and more. Plus avant rock, critical beats, dub, electronica, hiphop, jazz & Improv, modern composition, outer limits, unusual formats and reissues

The Inner Sleeve 67 Kaffe Matthews on Lol Coxhill’s The Joy Of Paranoia

Print Run 68 New music books: The Haters, Black Metal, women composers and more

On Screen 70 Swedish sound art and Richie Hawtin on DVD

On Site 71 Galleries and exhibitions: Kutlug Ataman and Jaki Irvine in London

On Location 72 Festival and concert reviews: Sounds Outback 2010 in Australia, Jazz And Sounds in Belgium, BLOC Weekend and Laurie Anderson in the UK, and more

Actress 14 The Techno-tinged sound producer and Werk label boss discusses his R&B concrète with Lisa Blanning

Rangers 16 David Keenan hops aboard for a Hypnagogic tour of the suburbs with Californian guitarist Joe Knight

Demdike Stare 18 Folklore and tradition weigh heavily on the psyche of this Lancashire duo’s electronica. By Chris Sharp

Global Ear Fukuoka 20 Greg Sullivan fetches up at an imaginative art space at the western terminus of Japan’s Shinkansen network

Cross Platform Carlos Casas 22 Tony Herrington meets a film maker probing extreme states with help from Prurient, Phill Niblock and others

Invisible Jukebox Hudson Mohawke 24 The Glaswegian polyfolk beatmaker tackles The Wire’s mystery record box. Tested by Lisa Blanning

Felix Kubin 28 The Hamburg cosmonaut repurposes dada, Neue Deutsche Welle, communist anthems and more for his music, films and radiophonic plays. By Momus

Carsten Nicolai 36 Rob Young draws out the latent Romanticism in the Raster-Noton man’s sound and visual art, and hears about his new vocal collaboration with Blixa Bargeld

Epiphanies 90 TV comedy writer Graham Duff takes a measure to the finely calibrated pleasures of Wire’s 154

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