the wire

the wire is a monthly music magazine covering a wide range of alternative, underground and non-mainstream music. through interviews and features, it “wages war on the mundane and the mediocre”.



the February issue of the Wire’s feature story is on saxophonist, Shabaka Hutchings and his reshaping of London’s jazz scene. elsewhere there is a feature on Miles Opland’s Bristol label building a reputation as a major dub laboratory; Turkish cosmic surfers, Konstrukt; Philip Vermeulen; microscenes in the Philippines; Sarah Davachi, and a whole lot more.

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issue 406 – “quantum natives”. this issue includes qn operatives forging parallel futures for electronic sound and vision; the final interview with the late jamaican audio engineer, hedley jones; li jianhong and wei wei at the cutting edge of the Beijing scene and a collision of pop and avant garde music in the late 1970s which gave rise to the fiercely independent and still influential vanguarda paulista movement. also in the issue: raven chacon; a global ear in haiti; reviews and much more.
available to select until january 17

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