Wire Magazine 428

Chris Bohn (Ed.)


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  • Wire Magazine
  • 2019
  • 106 pages
  • Softcover
  • 28 × 23 × 1 cm

Inside this issue:

The World Of Kim Gordon: As the musician, vocalist, author, artist, fashion designer and former Sonic Youth member prepares to release her debut solo album, she takes stock of her consistently adventurous career to date. By Abi Bliss. Plus: Dan Barrow on Gordon/Andy Warhol connection; Matt Krefting revisits Gordon’s former New Weird America homebase in Western Massachusetts; Jennifer Lucy Allan talks to Body/Head’s Bill Nace; and Tony Rettman rounds up her close collaborators

Loré Lixenberg: The fearless experimental vocalist takes on Conlon Nancarrow’s famously complex player-piano compositions, testing her own limits in the process. By Emily Bick

Invisible Jukebox: Hans-Peter Lindstrøm: Will the Norwegian producer get “Fast & Delirious” with The Wire’s mystery record selection, or will he feel his “Limitations”? Tested by Rob Young

The Primer: Death Metal: From the primitive beginnings of Death and Possessed to the technical ecstasy of Necrophagist and Wormed, The Wire presents a user’s guide to one of rock’s most consistently innovative subgenres. By Phil Freeman

Ka Baird: Flute-ful endeavours from the US multi- instrumentalist. By Claire Sawers

Hey String: Korean trio move zither and yon. By Clive Bell

The Big YES!: Scandinavian improv supergroup project a positive mental attitude. By Stewart Smith

Loraine James: London based producer rolls out glitchy bangers. By Daniel Neofetou

Global Ear: Hong Kong: The region’s experimental scene rallies against authoritarianism. By Josh Feola

The Inner Sleeve: Pan Daijing: on Wong Kar-Wai’s Ashes Of Time

Epiphanies: A pilgrimage to New York engages body and mind for Cabaret Voltaire’s Stephen Mallinder

Soundcheck: Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso UFO, Abdallah Ag Oumbadougou, Laurie Anderson/Tenzin Choegyal/Jesse Paris Smith, Ilia Belorukov & Gabriel Ferrandini, Black To Comm, The Body, Francois J Bonnet & Stephen O’Malley, Copperhead, Cryptae, Carla dal Forno, Kris Davis, Richard Dawson, Dead Neanderthals, Dego, Tashi Dorji & John Dieterich, Gabriel Ferrandini, Gabriel Ferrandini/Maria Reis/Andre Cepeda, Keiji Haino/Merzbow/Balázs Pándi, Garcia Peoples, Gawd Status, Binker Golding, Zac Gvi, Dave Holland/Zakir Hussain/Chris Potter, Susan Howe/Nathaniel Mackey, Jenny Hval, In The Nursery, Kemper Norton, Klein, Kronos Quartet/Terry Riley, Lightning Bolt, Rob Mazurek, Merzbow & Vanity Productions, Thurston Moore, Mountain/Full Edition, Evan Parker/Matthew Wright/Trance Map+, Theo Parrish/Lori/Silentjay/Simon Marvin/Perrin Moss/Paul Bender, Mike Patton & Jean-Claude Vannier, Perila, Dax Pierson, Prison Religion, PYUR, Tomeka Reid Quartet, Terry Riley & Amelia Cuni, Matana Roberts, Claire Rousay, Royal Trux & Ariel Pink, Bruce Russell & Luke Wood, Esperanza Spalding, Sqürl, S Transporter, Them Teeth, Tinariwen, Tunes Of Negation, Uniform & The Body, Ben Vince, Wet Tuna, The Barrence Whitfield Soul Savage Arkestra, Saul Williams, Peter Zummo, Various STUMM433

The Boomerang: The Fall, Peter Laughner, Neurosis & Jarboe, Purple Eternal, Renaldo & The Loaf, Various 20 Years: A Side, Various 20 Years: B Side, Various Brazil USA 70: Brazilian Music In The USA In The 1970s Various Lullabies For Catatonics: A Journey Through The British Avant-Pop/Art Rock Scene 1967–74, Various New Moon’s In The Sky: The British Pop Progressive Pop Sounds Of 1970, Various Strain, Crack And Break: Music From The Nurse With Wound List – Vol 1 (France)

Print Run: A War Of Songs: Popular Music And Recent Russia-Ukraine Relations by Andrei Rogatchevski, Yngvar B Steinholt, Arve Hansen and David-Emil Wickström; What About Tomorrow? An Oral History Of Russian Punk From The Soviet Era To Pussy Riot by Alexander Herbert; The Orange Teeth Of The Beaver by Malcy Duff; To Feel The Music: A Songwriter’s Mission To Save High-Quality Audio by Neil Young and Phil Baker; Hit Factories: A Journey Through The Industrial Cities Of British Pop by Karl Whitney; Tokyo Listening: Sound And Sense In A Contemporary City by Lorraine Plourde

On Screen: Marc Collin Le Choc Du Futur

On Site: Big Orchestra, Frankfurt, Germany; Lis Rhodes: Dissident Lines, Nottingham, UK

On Location: Heroines Of Sound, Berlin, Germany; Colin Self + Mandy Kahn + Ben Babbitt, Los Angeles, US; Colin Self, Los Angeles, US; Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society, London, UK; Asian Meeting Festival, Tokyo, Japan; Body Odd (Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso UFO/Gezan/Kukangendai/The Hatch), Tokyo, Japan; Big Thief, London, UK; Decolonise Fest, London UK Jazz Em Agosto, Lisbon, Portugal