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Inside The Wire 321 | November 2010

Jennifer Walshe photographed by Tara Darby

The Masthead 4

Letters 6

Bitstream 10 News and more from under the radar

Trip Or Squeek 12 Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil

Bites 14 Terry Riley, Instal festival, Rönnells bookshop,

Charts 50

Out There 88 Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

Subscriptions 96

Below The Radar+The Wire Tapper 97 Free downloads and CDs

Reviews Index 51

Soundcheck 52 This month’s selected CDs, vinyl and downloads, including Sun City Girls and Jean-Claude Eloy. Plus avant rock, critical beats, dub, electronica, global, hiphop, jazz & Improv, outer limits, unusual formats and reissues

The Inner Sleeve 69 Laetitia Sadier on Jorge Ben

Print Run 70 New music books: writings on Alvin Curran, an avant garde history of Buffalo, and James Hamilton’s iconic rock photography

On Screen 72 John Latham’s films and a Monks documentary on DVD

On Site 73 Exhibitions and installations: Christian Marclay in New York, a Paul Burwell tribute in London, and The Real Thing at Tate Britain

On Location 75 Festival and concert reviews: Sotto Voce in London, Ultima in Oslo, ATP New York and more

Bjørn Torske 16 The Norwegian’s spacious House is centrally-heated by warm vintage disco sounds. By Philip Sherburne

Kommissar Hjuler &Mama Baer 18 The German policeman and his wife talk transgressive art and outsider noise with Daniel Spicer

Global Ear Beirut 20 At Lebanon’s Irtijal festival, Seth Ayyaz hears local musicians transcending Arabic music cliches

Invisible Jukebox John Tilbury 22 The New Music pianist and AMM improvisor plays trick or Treatise with The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Philip Clark

Drexciya A two-part special on Gerald Donald and James Stinson’s enigmatic Detroit Techno duo

Cross Platform 28 Turner Prize nominees The Otolith Group explain the motives behind their new Drexciya-inspired film, Hydra Decapita. By Derek Walmsley

The Primer 32 A user’s guide to the music and mythos of Drexciya, including their myriad solo projects. By Stephen Rennicks

Wim Mertens 38 Clive Bell enjoys a continental breakfast with the prolific, polymathic Belgian composer whose work celebrates repetition and the voice

Jennifer Walshe 44 Nothing is real, everything is permitted, says the Irish composer and sonic artist, from within a maze of aliases and false identities. By Philip Clark

Epiphanies 98 For a bereft Brian Dillon, Kate Bush’s Hounds Of Love stands for comfort

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