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Inside The Wire 426 | August 2019

49 Reviews Index 50 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams,

plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 51 Rutger Hauser Community service. By Claire Biddles 55 Philip Bailey Now, then and forever. By Brian Morton 61 Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years Of Topic Records Radical revisitation. By Derek Walmsley 76 Print Run New music books: Berlin birds,

she-punks, REM, and more 80 On Screen New films and DVDs: Johana Ožvold’s

The Sound Is Innocent 81 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs:

Cybotron, Donaufestival, Flipper with David Yow, Obey Convention, and more 87 On Site Recent art events: Get Up, Stand Up

Now: Generations Of Black Creative Pioneers; Sophie Jung’s The Bigger Sleep – rehush (hush)

14 Unlimited Editions Hasana Editions 14 Unofficial Channels Feminist Zines 16 Saint Abdullah Iranian brothers push Middle Eastern music into the red. By Tristan Bath

18 Hannah Catherine Jones The Artist Also Known As Foxy Moron interrogates the black British experience. By Stephanie Phillips 20 Jacob Wick The Mexico based trumpeter subverts the macho language of improv. By Bill Meyer 24 33EMYBW & Gooooose Shanghai times and digital disruption with the cyberpunk duo. By Josh Feola

Global Ear 22 Budapest DIY gangsta rap proves a formidable opponent to an oppressive government regime. By Lorraine Mallinder 75 The Inner Sleeve Sarah Angliss on Bulletin Of The Atomic

Scientists 106 Epiphanies

David Toop salutes the studio voodoo of the late Dr John’s Gris-Gris

4 The Wire Tapper 50 A track by track guide to this issue’s free double CD 8 Masthead 10 Letters 12 Bitstream

News and more from under the radar 48 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 99 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings 104 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs

Invisible Jukebox 26 Pierre Bastien Will the composer and instrument maker identify all the parts of The Wire’s mystery record selection? Tested by Richard Foster 30 Peter Laughner Record store clerk, journalist and musician – Pere Ubu’s founding guitarist was a self-appointed catalyst for Cleveland, Ohio’s 1970s scene. A new box set surveys his talents. By Tony Rettman 32 Rangers Alchemising mundanity into magic via the crucible of the home studio, the lo-fi road rock of Dallas musician Joe Knight exudes the charm of the highway strip. By Joseph Stannard 36 Julie & Keith Tippett Their 50 years together as partners and collaborators have seen them through jazz, R&B, free improv and progressive rock, with more to come. By Mike Barnes 42 Oren Ambarchi Shifting between detourned classic rock and hypnotic minimalism, lulling ambient and excoriating noise, the Australian polymath has become a major player in contemporary music. By Bruce Russell

Cover: Oren Ambarchi photographed by Mustafah Abdulaziz

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