Wire Magazine Issue 447 | May 2021

Chris Bohn (Ed.)

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  • 2021
  • 106 pages
  • Softcover

Inside this issue:

People Like Us: As Vicki Bennett prepares for an ambitious audiovisual UK tour, the arch-collagist talks Buddhism, subverting popular culture and the autoregenerative art of cut and paste. By Abi Bliss

Joe Chambers: A significant contributor to sessions led by Wayne Shorter, Bobby Hutcherson, Andrew Hill, Joe Henderson and many others, the US drummer and composer discusses his distinguished career and new solo album. By Daniel Spicer

Embassador Dulgoon: Part of a global network of sonic adventurers, Chilean musician Nicolás Carcavilla explores uncanny landscapes populated by mythic creatures via free-ranging neo-exotica. By Spenser Tomson

Invisible Jukebox: Cathal Coughlan × Sean O’Hagan: The former Microdisney bandmates and current collaborators test each other with a mystery record selection

Alpha Maid: Deconstructed rock and polyrhythmic grunge from the London based CANVAS associate. By Mariam Rezaei

Sunareht: Back to the future for the Parisian producer. By Chal Ravens

Charmaine Lee: New York based composer rebuilds the body electric. By Joshua Minsoo Kim

Jonáš Gruska: The field recordist and sound designer takes the LOM route. By Louise Gray

Unlimited Editions: HoZac

Unofficial Channels: Rooftop Defoe

Global Ear: Our regular column continues to report on music in the time of pandemic. This month: lockdown, tradition and anti-fascism in Liptov, Central Slovakia

The Inner Sleeve: Patrick Shiroishi on fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto

Epiphanies: Will Guthrie gets rhythm thanks to saxophonist Mark Simmonds

Print Run: New music books: Radiophonics, George Russell, Peter Brötzmann’s art, The Fall, and more

On Screen: New films and DVDs: Celeste Bell & Paul Sng’s Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché; David Wexler’s Disintegration Loops

On Location: Recent live events and streams: Supersonic, Pan, Ava Mendoza, Die Jim Crow, Sonic Electronics, and more

On Site: Recent art shows: Mars89’s New Dawn; Jacob Kirkegaard’s TESTIMONIUM

Soundcheck: Akropolis Reed Quintet, Lina Allemano Four, Angrusori, Yuko Araki, Armand Hammer & The Alchemist, Arthur King, Attya X Attya, Jafar Barron, BLOOP, The Body, Conatus, Shane Cooper, Coultrain, Dalibor Cruz, Dishpit, Disquiet, Eleventh Dream Day, Marianne Faithfull with Warren Ellis, Josephine Foster, Maxine Funke, Sam Gendel, Sam Gendel & Ethan Braun, Genghis Tron, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Growing, Peter Hammill, KMRU, Almut Kühne/Joke Lanz/Alfred Vogel, Joke Lanz & Ute Wassermann, James Brandon Lewis/Red Lily Quintet, Lost Girls, Antoni Maiovvi/Anta/John Reppion, Manslaughter 777, Maraudeur, Microcorps, Hafez Modirzadeh, Hedvig Mollestad Trio, Motorpsycho, Mr Mitch, Mukqs, Nappy Nina & JWords, OPTO S, Pino Palladino & Blake Mills, Chris Pattishall, Serpentwithfeet, Sharkula & Mukqs, Social State, Sourdure, Andy Stott, STR4TA, Kaidi Tatham, Francesca Ter-Berg, Thumbscrew, Mia Doi Todd, Trees Speak, United Bible Studies, Matthew E White & Lonnie Holley, Witch Camp, Wollny/Parisien/Lefebvre/Lillinger, Nate Wooley, Adrian Younge, Ziúr, Various Doomed And Stoned In Scotland, Various Kraut Jazz Futurism Vol 2, Various Save the Stones!

The Boomerang: Can, Amancio D’Silva, Global Village Trucking Company, His Name Is Alive, Level 42, The London Experimental Jazz Quartet, Stephen Malkmus & Von Spar, Ray Russell Sextet featuring Harry Beckett, Michael Small, Wadada Leo Smith/Douglas R Ewart/Mike Reed, Sparklehorse, Mary Timony, Alan Vega, Trevor Watts