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.add to my subscription
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.
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