Wire Magazine # 430



  • 2019
  • Softcover
  • 28 × 23 × 0.8 cm

Inside this issue:

Clipping: Daveed Diggs, Jonathan Snipes and William Hutson pool their combined experience in noise, modern composition, film scoring and performance to create abrasive mutant hiphop, as demonstrated by new album There Existed An Addiction To Blood. By Emily Pothast

Once Upon A Time In Glasgow: In the 1970s playwright, poet and musician Tom McGrath was a key figure in Scottish jazz, bringing Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Mahavishnu Orchestra to Glasgow while promoting the city’s fertile homegrown scene. By Stewart Smith

Jahtari: For 15 years Jan Gleichmar aka Disrupt has been cross-breeding the sounds of video games with dub. Now he is preparing to wind down the label to make way for his new imprint Zonedog. By Chal Ravens

Invisible Jukebox: Howe Gelb: Will The Wire’s mystery record selection cause the Giant Sand man to kick up dust? Tested by David Mittleman

Unlimited Editions: Public Bath Press

Unofficial Channels: Hainbach

Last Yearz Interesting Negro: Dancer and choreographer Jamila Johnson-Small pits flesh against fetishisation. By Stephanie Phillips

Philip Thomas: The UK pianist walks the line between improv and composition. By Philip Clark

Amirtha Kidambi: The vocalist and composer talks channelling, collaboration and Carnatic music. By Claire Sawers

Global Ear: Nalchik: Punk ethnography is thriving in the Caucasus. By Nikita Velichko

The Inner Sleeve: Beverly Glenn-Copeland on Chard Chénier

Epiphanies: Ain Bailey receives revelations via parties, radio and hymns

Print Run: Burning Down The Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution, And The Fall Of The Berlin Wall by Tim Mohr; Eva-Maria Houben: Musical Practice As A Form of Life by Eva-Maria Houben; Heavy Metal Music And The Communal Experience edited by Nelson Varas-Díaz & Niall Scott; Decomposed: The Political Ecology Of Music by Kyle Devine; Hell Is Round The Corner by Tricky with Andrew Perry; Éliane Radigue: Intermediary Spaces/Espaces intermédiaires by Julia Eckhardt; Music: A Subversive History by Ted Gioia

On Screen: André Lavaquial Arto Lindsay 4D

On Site: Sense Sound/Sound Sense: Fluxus Music, Scores & Records In The Luigi Bonotto Collection, London, UK

On Location: Moscow Music Week, Moscow, Russia; Milan W & The Tulnic Ensemble Of Avram Iancu + Octavian Nemescu, Brussels, Belgium; Out.Fest 2019, Barreiro, Portugal; Helm/JG Thirlwell/Apartment House + Anna Peaker + Andrew Chalk & Tom James Scott, London, UK; Suzanne Ciani, London, UK; XWORM: The Tapeworm Tenth Anniversary, London, UK; Gonerfest, Memphis, US; Steve Lehman Trio/Broken Shadows, San Francisco, US; Joe Jeffers & Jaimie Branch, Brooklyn, US

Soundcheck: 808 State, Apprentice Destroyer, Beans, Boreal Massif, Boris, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Maria Chavez, Contagious, Chick Corea Trio, Angharad Davies & Douglas Benford, Dysrhythmia, Empath, FITTED, Stefan Fraunberger, Bill Frisell, Lee Gamble, Giant Swan, The Gritness Acoustronics, Tyler Holmes, Jumpstarted Plowhards, Jonathan Jurion, Doon Kanda, Amirtha Kidambi & Lea Bertucci, Kodian Trio, Christian Lillinger, Lindstrøm, Galcher Lustwerk, MA, Made To Break, James McVinnie & Tom Jenkinson, Corey Mwamba, Neuland, Chris Orrick & The Lasso, Palm Unit, Pan American, Pancrace, People Like Us, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Iggy Pop, Eve Risser, Jon Rose & Alvin Curran, Cheikh Tidiane Seck, Shots, Special Request, Carl Stone, Sunn O))), Unsay, Upperground Orchestra, Vaura, Steven Warwick, Patty Waters, Billy Woods, Xylouris White, Various Kraut Jazz Futurism

The Boomerang: Attarazat Addahabia & Faradjallah, Derek Bailey/Han Bennink/Evan Parker, Booker T & The MGs, Anthony Braxton, Miles Davis, Fernando Falcão, Mort Garson, Jimmy Giuffre 3, Peter Ivers, Jeff Mills, Prince, Amnon Raviv, Stereolab, Two Daughters, Various The Daisy Age, Various WXAXRXP