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Inside The Wire 432 | February 2020

41 Reviews Index 42 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams,

plus reissues and specialist columns, including:

43 Folklore Tapes As above, so below. By Spenser Tomson

51 RAIC/Samuel Goff Coven ready. By Joseph Stannard

64 The Meters Park ’n’ ride. By Phil Freeman

68 Print Run New music books: CC Hennix’s matters,

double lives, prog chronicles, gangsta rap, and more

72 On Screen New films and DVDs: Liam Barker’s Voice

Of The Eagle: The Enigma Of Robbie Basho; Posy Dixon’s Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly Glenn-Copeland Story

73 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs:

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Joëlle Léandre, Unsound NY, and more

79 On Site Recent art events: Phill Niblock; Jason

Moran

10 Unlimited Editions Recital Records

10 Unofficial Channels Auctioneers

12 Marcela Lucatelli The Brazilian composer and improvisor gets her shriek on. By Philip Clark

14 Nava & Shayna Dunkelman Percussive siblings bond over the beat.

By Kurt Gottschalk

18 Terry Allen Weird country’s master storyteller returns. By George Grella

Global Ear 16 Malta Creativity flourishes quietly in the shadow of turmoil. By Kurt Buttigieg

67 The Inner Sleeve Freedom To Spend on Heroin 98 Epiphanies Ryley Walker gives in to the temptation of Christian ska punk

Invisible Jukebox 20 Mayo Thompson Will The Wire’s mystery record selection trigger a “Free Form Freak-Out” for the Red Krayola founder? Tested by Alan Licht

24 Katie Gately Bereavement and ritual inform the new album from the Los Angeles based avant pop auteur. By Emily Pothast

28 Frank Denyer With his unusual instrumental combinations, and penchant for microtonality and extended technique, the English composer offers sanctuary from sensory overload. By Sam Richards

34 Wire Since 1977’s Pink Flag, Wire have crushed and expanded rock at will. With their 17th album Mind Hive dropping, the most stable line-up in the band’s history discuss facing the future while repurposing the past. By Dan Barrow

4 Masthead 6 Letters 8 Bitstream News and more from under the radar

40 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists

91 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

96 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs

Cover: Wire photographed by Joss McKinley

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