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The Wire Magazine
Issue 462
The Wire
Release Date
July 14, 2022

Inside this issue:

Saul Williams: The US poet, vocalist and actor has long set the power of language against colonialism. Now he pours this audiovisual experience into cinema with the Afrofuturist epic Neptune Frost. By Neil Kulkarni

Laura Cannell: The rich possibilities of medieval and early music provide the impetus for the UK instrumentalist’s prolific output. By Louise Gray

Alan Skidmore: Taking in encounters with Elvin Jones, Art Blakey and Sonny Rollins, the lifelong career of the UK tenor saxophonist reads like a fever dream of hanging with the international jazz set. By Daniel Spicer

Invisible Jukebox: Bob Mould: Will The Wire’s mystery record selection push the influential US guitarist and songwriter beyond the threshold? Tested by Rob Turner

Unlimited Editions: Cortizona

Unofficial Channels: Rāga Junglism

Cheri Knight: The rediscovered US composer sings the body electric. By Claire Biddles

Joe Rainey: Ojibwe vocalist locates pow wow factor. By Joshua Minsoo Kim

Anna Butterss: Los Angeles shapes the Australian bassist’s improvisations. By Abi Bliss

Michael Gregory Jackson: 40 years of six-string adventure with the US guitarist. By George Grella

Global Ear: Gothenberg: Free folk ensemble Enhet För Fri Musik serve as focal point for the city’s underground music scene. By Michael Lawson

The Inner Sleeve: Éliane Radigue on Adrien Mauduit’s Night Sky In Vicuña, Chile, 2019

Epiphanies: In Lagos a phone call kicks off Emeka Ogboh’s trail of anthropological discovery

Print Run: New music books: Re:Sisters: The Lives And Recordings Of Delia Derbyshire, Margery Kempe & Cosey Fanni Tutti by Cosey Fanni Tutti; On Jazz: A Personal Journey by Alyn Shipton; Spirits Rejoice! Albert Ayler And His Message by Peter Niklas Wilson; Quantum Listening by Pauline Oliveros; Europe Crosswise: A Litany by Blixa Bargeld; The Music Mind Experience: Playing Singing Listening Moving by Karl Berger; VOCAL Adventures: Free Improvisation In Sound, Space, Spirit And Song by Lauren Newton

On Screen: New films and DVDs: Kenneth Thomas It Came From Aquarius Records; William Hooker The Lost Generation: Outside The Mainstream

On Site: Recent art shows: Che Chen Whale Creek; Gone Fishing

On Location: Eiko Ishibashi + Loren Connors, New York, US; Michael Moore + John Pope + Johnny Hunter, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK; Model Home, London, UK; MENT, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Phew + Ichiko Aoba, Tokyo, Japan; FIMAV 38, Victoriaville, Canada; EP/64: The Grand Finale, Bristol UK; Lonnie Holley, London, UK; Moers festival, Moers, Germany; Deathbomb Showcase: Graveyards, YouTube; Sarah Davachi + Stefan Maier + George Rahi, Vancouver, Canada

Soundcheck: Armand Hammer, JoVia Armstrong, Ashenspire, Automatisme & Stefan Paulus, Bakudi Scream, Batu, Natalia Beylis, Blackhaine, Raven Chacon/Tatsuya Nakatani/Carlos Santistevan, Asher D, Lucrecia Dalt, Vladislav Delay, Pablo Diserens, Editrix, Chuck Enzo, Lisa Gerrard & Marcello De Francisci, T Gowdy, Shabaka Hutchings, Imperial Triumphant, J Rocc, Kheth Astron, King Kashmere, Kode9, Krallice, Lethal Bizzle, The Maghreban, Stephen Mallinder, Óscar Mascareñas, Bennie Maupin & Adam Rudolph, Moor Mother, Jamal Moss, Nancy Mounir, Jon Mueller, Irene Murphy, Nina Nastasia, Hatis Noit, Orbital, Harry Partch, Ashley Paul, Prison Religion, Julia Reidy, SB The Moor, Klaus Schulze, Seedsmen To The World, Sensational & Planteaterz, Sophie Sleigh-Johnson, Tyshawn Sorey Trio, Nad Spiro, Sun’s Signature, Supreme Low meets Sensational, Midori Takada, Silvia Tarozzi & Deborah Walker, Tegh & Adel Poursamadi, Andrew Tuttle, Mike Weis, Nate Wooley & Columbia Icefield, Various Avon Attorlaðe, Various The Gold And Purple Sceptre, Various Liberty, Various No Pasaran!

The Boomerang: Derek Bailey, Coil, Ferry Djimmy, The Hated, Lucy Liyou, Malik’s Emerging Art Force Trio, Model Home, Mog Stunt Team, Kristin Oppenheim, Hermeto Pascoal, Lou Reed, Sambrasa Trio, Conrad Schnitzler, Conrad Schnitzler & Wolf Sequenza, Sirone, Anthony Williams, Tony Williams, Denny Zeitlin

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