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Inside The Wire 330 | August 2011

Zomby photographed by Jason Evans

The Wire Tapper 26 4

The Masthead 6

Letters 8

Bitstream 10 News and more from under the radar

Trip Or Squeek 11 Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil

Bites 12 A Dutch SummerJazzCyclingTour, Dro Carey, Otomo Yoshihide’s Project Fukushima! and Black Goddess soundtrack, plus Unofficial Channels

Charts 50

Out There 90 Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

Subscriptions 96

Below The Radar + The Wire Tapper 97 Free downloads and CDs

Reviews Index 51

Soundcheck 52 This month’s selected CDs, vinyl and downloads, including Laurel Halo, Ellen Fullman and Gus Coma. Plus specialist columns, unusual formats and reissues

The Inner Sleeve 73 Geoff Manaugh on Stunned cassettes

Print Run 74 New music books: sepia music in Steve Roden’s photo collection; Cuban music academicised; Byron Coley’s early writings; the latest Strange Attractor Journal

On Screen 77 Films & DVDs: a Mark Stewart documentary and music mavericks in The Reach Of Resonance

On Site 78 Exhibitions, installations, etc: sound art at Venice Biennale; Imogen Stidworthy in London; Radical Jewish Culture in Berlin

On Location 80 Festival and concert reviews: Make Music New York; Neon Marshmallow in Chicago; Eliane Radigue in London; Ducktails and Julian Lynch in Glasgow, and more

Global Ear Kiev 16 DakhaBrakha’s ‘ethno-chaos’ reconnects Ukrainian music to its pagan roots. By Alexander Shagivaleyev

Cross Platform Seb Patane 18 The Italian artist stays faithful to the line despite irruptions of frontier-pushing music. By Rob Young

Collateral Damage 20 Bob Ostertag comes to terms with the ‘professional suicide’ of giving music away for free

Luo Chao Yun 22 The Taiwanese pipa virtuoso is plucking her way to the heart of the UK Improv community. By Julian Cowley

Forest Swords 23 Mark Fisher hears post-punk echoes in the new Mersey home recordings of Matt Barnes

Invisible Jukebox Jan Anderzén 24 The Finnish frontman of Kemialliset Ystävät and Tomutonttu gnomes in on The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Daniel Spicer

Daphne Oram 28 From founding the BBC Radiophonic Workshop to designing new instruments for a new age, the British composer/inventor was a true pioneer. By Dan Wilson

Zomby 36 A rare in-person interview with UK Bass’s mystery man who has dedicated himself to redefining the nation’s club music. By Lisa Blanning

The Primer Jim O’Rourke 42 A guide to the multi-talents of the Chicago born guitarist/improvisor/producer, whose prodigious output covers electronic drones, tape music, uneasy pop, soundtracks and more. By Yusef Sayed

Epiphanies 98 Dagmar Krause’s war cries trigger Fatima Mansions singer Cathal Coughlan’s passion for art songs

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