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Inside The Wire 325 | March 2011

Theo Parrish photographed by Donald Milne

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 Archive Trails, Olaf Nicolai, Polish Radio Experimental Studio, Lou Gare and more

Charts 44

Out There 81 Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

Subscriptions 88

Below The Radar +The Wire Tapper 89 Free downloads and CDs

Reviews Index 45

Soundcheck 46 This month’s selected CDs, vinyl and downloads, including Zwischenwelt and an FMP box set. Plus avant rock, critical beats, dub, electronica, global, hiphop, jazz & Improv, outer limits, unusual formats and reissues

The Inner Sleeve 65 Cory Arcangel on a YouTube hi-fi demo

Print Run 66 New music books: an Alice Coltrane biography, a pair of psychedelic encyclopedias, Kraftwerk reconsidered, Pierre Henry’s house photographed, and more

On Screen 70 Films & DVDs: Elfin Saddle’s Wurld animation plus two Finnish underground documentaries on DVD

On Site 71 Exhibitions, installations, etc: Manon de Boer in London plus a Black Metal symposium in Kingston

On Location 72 Festival and concert reviews: Art’s Birthday, Balloon And Needle, Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra and more

Mizz Beats 14 The East London producer and beatmaker signals the return of geek chic. By Lisa Blanning

Natalie Beridze 16 Tbilisi’s silicon songsmith makes electronic songs of tears and forgetting. By Sam Davies

Cross Platform Lundahl & Seitl 18 The Swedish art duo’s performances manipulate the audience’s perceptions. By Julian Cowley

Global Ear Burkina Faso 20 Saxophonist and composer Trevor Watts travels to Bobo and Fada with his multinational 11 Songs project

Invisible Jukebox Michel Chion 22 The French electronic composer and writer enters the acousmatic chamber with The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Dan Warburton

Alternative Cambridge 26 Matthew Ingram takes a punt on the university town’s freaky underground collective: Pete Um, The Doozer, Nochexxx and The Man From Uranus

David Bedford 30 From Kevin Ayers and Mike Oldfield to The Wreck Of The Titanic, the British composer’s cosmic orchestrations continue to shine. By Mike Barnes

Theo Parrish 38 The sound-sculpting Detroit DJ ties knots in the timelines of black music history with his 12" re-edits and freefloating rhythms. By Derek Walmsley

Epiphanies 90 Nina Power is rescued from a rural teenage wasteland by Fugazi’s Red Medicine

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