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Inside The Wire 423 | May 2019

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28 A Tribe Called Red First Nation resistance takes on sonic force and physical form in the performances and recordings of the radical Canadian collective. By Marcus Boon

4 Masthead 6 Letters 8 Bitstream

12 Angel Marcloid Chicago based producer builds sci-fi

News and more from under the radar 10 Unofficial Channels Obi strips 46 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 99 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings 104 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs The Primer 20 William Parker Over a career of nearly 50 years, the bassist, composer, improvisor, poet and theorist has taken numerous paths to enlightenment. Here we present a user’s guide to his work. By Daniel Spicer popscapes from Weather Channel jazz and 1980s prog. By Emily Bick 14 Sholto Dobie The instrument builder and improvisor weaves myth and magic from his South London base. By Claire Sawers

16 Ava Mendoza Derek Bailey and Trey Azagthoth meet in the Brooklynite’s fiery guitarrorism. By Phil Freeman 18 Julia Reidy Adventures in microtonality with the

Australian 12-string guitarist. By Abi Bliss

Global Ear 20 Bristol The West Country’s most musical city nurtures a fertile Indian classical music scene. By George Howlett 22 Collateral Damage

The voices of Indigenous musicians must be heard. By tanner menard Invisible Jukebox 24 Dylan Carlson Will The Wire’s mystery record selection bring the drone metal pioneer down to Earth? Tested by Emily Pothast 76 The Inner Sleeve Wayne Shorter on fantasy and action figures 106 Epiphanies

The London Sound Survey’s Ian Rawes finds inspiration in the spectral echoes of the city

40 Tanya Tagaq Through extended vocal technique and dedication to oral tradition, the Inuk composer and performer draws attention to Canada’s destructive colonial past. By Phil England

47 Reviews Index 48 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 49 Trevor Watts SME difference. By Julian Cowley 52 Holly Herndon Algorithm ’n’ blues. By Emily Bick 56 Devin Townsend Epic win. By Joseph Stannard 73 The Social Power Of Music Protest and survive. By Phil England 77 On Screen New films and DVDs: Eric Mahoney’s

Brainiac: Transmissions After Zero; Thomas Maury’s Niblock’s Sound Spectrums: Within Invisible Rivers 78 Print Run New music books: Krukowski’s hearing, free jazz in Japan, a couple of hums, and more 82 On Site Recent art events: Berberian Sound Studio,

Paul Rooney’s Stolen Things 83 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: Sonic Acts

2019, Oneohtrix Point Never, Sons D’Hiver, Henry Threadgill, Kel Assouf, and more

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