The Wire

Issue 437

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July 2020 / Magazine / The Wire

The Wire

Issue 437

£5.95

Inside this issue:

Tangerine Dream: The members of the kosmische music institution discuss deep space, evolution and late leader Edgar Froese with Phil Freeman. Plus: David Burraston on the group’s synthesizers, Matt Krefting on their 1970s albums, Emily Pothast on their artwork, and Philip Brophy on their decades-spanning relationship with cinema

Armand Hammer & Backwoodz Studioz: Joined by ShrapKnel, Duncecap and other comrades affiliated to Brooklyn’s Backwoodz Studioz label, MC Billy Woods and rapper/producer Elucid carve out a fresh future for rap. By John Morrison

John Russell & Mopomoso: Having provided generations of improvisors with inspiration and support, guitarist John Russell’s Mopomoso meetings are now in jeopardy due to the Covid-19 crisis. By Philip Clark

Invisible Jukebox: Moor Mother × Rasheedah Phillips: The Black Quantum Futurism duo test each other’s mettle via The Wire’s mystery record selection

Global Ear: Our regular column from around the world continues to report on the varied experiences of and responses to the Covid-19 crisis. This month: views from Manchester and Warsaw

Unlimited Editions: Hausu Mountain

Unofficial Channels: The Strangeness Of Dub

Nour Mobarak: Sensual wordplay with the experimental vocalist. By Jennifer Lucy Allan

Wendy Eisenberg: Layered songs of isolation from the guitarist and improvisor. By Frances Morgan

Thiago Nassif: The Brazilian artist’s songcraft blends social critique and danceability. By Russ Slater

The Inner Sleeve: Daniel Blumberg on Roger Hilton

Epiphanies: Rhodri Davies gets wet and wild off the Welsh coast

Soundcheck: Susan Alcorn, Article XI, Nelson Bandela, Douglas Benford & Adam Bohman, Jim Black Trio, The Bugger, Audrey Chen & Carlos Quebrada, Conflux Coldwell, Don Dietrich, Divus, Einstürzende Neubauten, El-P, Karl Evangelista with Alexander Hawkins, Louis Moholo Moholo & Trevor Watts, Matt Evans, T Gowdy, Steve Gunn, Harrga, Jon Hassell, Hellhammer, Kassel Jaeger, Kassel Jaeger & Jim O’Rourke, Ka, Eyvind Kang, Kawabata/Pinhas/Mujica/Pereira/Higashi, Klein, Laraaji, Jason Lescalleet, Liquidarlo Celuloide, London Improvisers Orchestra, Samara Lubelski, Valentina Magaletti & Marlene Ribeiro, Luca T Mai, Malvern Brume, MBRS, Moor Mother, Moor Jewelry, Mosquitoes, Steve Noble/Poulomi Desai/Chun-Ting (Refa) Wang/Douglas Benford, Alva Noto, Kate NV, NYZ, NYZ/Eleh, Stephen O’Malley, Aruán Ortiz with Andrew Cyrille and Mauricio Herrera, Christine Ott, Pale Spring, Charlemagne Palestine, Ashley Paul, Phurpa, Ryan Porter & The West Coast Get Down, John Poubelle, Psychic Graveyard, Regis, The Residents, Mariam Rezaei, Run The Jewels, Sexores, Sparks, Stock, Hausen & Walkman, TALsounds, This Is What I Hear When You Talk, Throwing Muses, Timelash, Triptykon with The Metropole Orkest, tsx, Andrew Tuttle, Mark Vernon, Matt Wand & Richard Harrison, Kamasi Washington, Chris Watson/Georgia Rodgers, Trevor Watts, Veryan Weston with Hannah Marshall & Mark Sanders, White Boy Scream, Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed, Muhammad featuring Roy Ayers, Zeitkratzer & Mariam Wallentin, Various Elevate: A Compilation In Aid Of Calm, Various In The Chinks Of The World Machine, Various Mutual Aid 2020

The Boomerang: Ashtray Navigations, Albert Ayler Trio, The Entourage Music & Theatre Ensemble, Motohiko Hamase, Craig Kupka, Master Musicians Of Jajouka featuring Bachir Attar, Ann McMillan, Pauline Oliveros/Stuart Dempster/ Panaiotis, Sun Ra Arkestra, Hiroshi Yoshimura, Various Crawling Up A Hill: A Journey Through The British Blues Boom 1966–71
Format /Magazine
Released /July 2020
Catalogue / 977095206812006
Barcode / 977095206812006
Artist / The Wire
Label /The Wire
Genre / Books
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Playlist: 10th July 2020

Plenty to get hyped on. This week's playlist features Laura Marling, Margo Price, The Beths, The Streets, NZCA LINES, Julianna Barwick, Paint, Surprise Chef, DMA's, Mr Ben & The Bens and more...