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Inside The Wire 434 | April 2020

47 Reviews Index 48 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams,

plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 49 Jackie Lynn Perverse cowgirl. By Emily Pothast 55 tētēma Patton recognition. By Philip Brophy 61 Davaajargal Tsaschikher Natural harmonics. By Joshua Minsoo

Kim 73 Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry Congo fury. By Steve Barker 76 Print Run New music books: Brubeck, Carlos,

Denyer, bleep techno, and more 81 On Screen New films and DVDs: Beth B’s Lydia

Lunch: The War Is Never Over 82 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs:

Kamilya Jubran & Werner Hasler, Laibach, Anna Meredith, CTM, and more

87 On Site Recent art events: Athanasios

Argianas; Sung Tieu

11 Unlimited Editions Transcending Obscurity 11 Unofficial Channels Jamel_aka_Jamal 12 Gentle Stranger Clowning is no joke for the absurdist

London outfit. By Claire Sawers 14 Jessica Ekomane The Berlin based composer hits repeat.

By Emily Bick 16 Sunwatchers Brooklyn quartet charge instrumental psych-punk with radical politics. By Tony Rettman 18 dumama + kechou Folk into the future with the South

African duo. By Phil Freeman Global Ear 20 Los Angeles Jazz mutations in the City of Angels.

By Michael Schmelling 75 The Inner Sleeve Anna Homler on Powell & Pressburger’s

The Tales Of Hoffmann 106 Epiphanies

Coldcut’s Matt Black learns the appliance of science

Invisible Jukebox 22 William Gibson Can the visionary science fiction author hack The Wire’s mystery record selection? Tested by Emily Bick the Eno brothers discuss the anatomy of ambient music. By Philip Clark 26 Gal Costa Ahead of a rare UK live date, the Brazilian musician and vocalist discusses bossa nova, tropicália, political engagement and remaining open to the unexpected. By Russ Slater 30 Jarboe The erstwhile Swans vocalist and Neurosis collaborator returns with an intimate collection of reflective songs inspired by her travels. By Claire Biddles

34 Roger & Brian Eno With a collaborative album in the can,

4 The Wire Tapper 52

A track by track guide to this month’s free CD 6 Masthead 8 Letters 10 Bitstream

News and more from under the radar 46 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 98 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs, club listings 104 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs

38 Thundercat Schooled in jazz, funk, punk and more,

the flamboyant bassist, vocalist and songwriter brings mischief, mirth and melancholy to that most misunderstood of genres – fusion. By Phil Freeman. Plus essays on fusion past, present and future by Greg Tate and John Morrison

Cover: Thundercat photographed by Michael Schmelling

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