The Wire - Issue 448
Van Der Graaf Generator: Ahead of a major retrospective box set and with a new tour on the horizon, Emily Bick speaks to the dark magi of UK progressive rock, led by the indefatigable Peter Hammill. Plus: The Primer: Mike Barnes essays a user’s guide to the recordings of the band and their offshoots.
Loraine James: A new album from the UK producer reflects the strain of isolation and the artistic benefits of an open mind. By Stephanie Phillips.
Invisible Jukebox: Sarah Gail Brand × Mark Sanders: The trombonist and drummer duo test each other with a mystery record selection.
Dalibor Cruz: The Honduran-American producer hits the hardware. By Joe Muggs.
Mesías Maiguashca: The Ecuadorean concrètist recalls a life in sound and music. By Joshua Minsoo Kim.
Chunyang Yao: Naxi composer unites word, sound and dance. By Josh Feola.
Omar El Sadek: Vivid city collages from the Prague based Egyptian artist. By Miloš Hroch.
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