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Inside The Wire 318 | August 2010

Chris Watson photographed by Jake Walters

The Masthead 4

Letters 6

Bitstream 10 News and more from under the radar

Trip Or Squeek 11 Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil

Bites 14 A Morton Subotnick opera, Rob Young’s Electric Eden, Luc Ferrari’s films, Failing Lights and Helen Petts

Charts 56

Out There 97 Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

Below The Radar +The Wire Tapper 104 Free downloads and CDs

Subscriptions 105

Reviews Index 57

Soundcheck 58 This month’s selected CDs, vinyl and downloads, including Fumio Hayasaka and Masaru Sato’s Kurosawa soundtracks, Harley Gaber, the Shangaan Electro compilation and more. Plus avant rock, critical beats, dub, electronica, hiphop, jazz & Improv, modern composition, outer limits, unusual formats and reissues

The Inner Sleeve 79 Woebot on Joe Gibbs & The Professionals’ African Dub All-Mighty Chapter 3

Print Run 80 New music books: David Toop on ways of hearing, a philosophy of sound art, jazz Jews, a Paul Bley biography and more

On Screen 83 Favela On Blast and Until The Light Takes Us on DVD

On Site 84 Breda Beban in London; Caroline Bergvall & Ciarán Maher in Bristol

On Location 85 Festival and concert reviews: Grønland Chamber Music Festival in Norway, Detroit Electronic Music Festival in USA, Moers Festival in Germany, and more

Terror Danjah 18 The East London Grime footsoldier on surviving the aftershocks of a dancehall revolution. By Joe Muggs

Julian Lynch 20 Basement psych meets Hypnagogic time-travel in the Wisconsin clarinettist’s DIY pop. By David Keenan

Helena Gough 22 Clive Bell enters the microclimate zone with the UK electroacoustic composer

Global Ear Yogyakarta 24 June Yap finds electronica grappling with the future sounds of folk in the Indonesian city

Cross Platform The Morning Line 26 In Istanbul, Anne Hilde Neset enters Matthew Ritchie’s pavilion of adventurous sonic art

Invisible Jukebox Rhodri Davies 28 The Reductionist harper, improvisor and sound artist plucks out some gems from The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Andy Hamilton

Surgeon 32 How yoga, hypnosis, S&M and a buried legacy of British Noise feed into the disciplined, finely balanced Techno of Anthony Child. By Derek Walmsley

Chicks On Speed 36 Louise Gray reports on how the multi-tasking collective has burst out of their Berlin base to become an intercontinental guild of digital craftswomen

Cosmic disco 40 The interstellar pulse of late 1970s/early 80s club music signalled the first truly futurist pop. Peter Shapiro on the resurgence of grooving in zero gravity

Howard Riley 44 Solo, or with colleagues like Tony Oxley and Barry Guy, the free jazz pianist has kept up an uncompromising flow since the mid-1960s. By Julian Cowley

Chris Watson 50 Ken Hollings meets the sound recordist and Cabaret Voltaire founder whose mic penetrates the wild places humans can’t reach

Epiphanies 106 Owen Hatherley remembers the first time with Pulp

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