Six of the guitarist’s out of print discs set for release in new editions
New York label Alrealon Musique offered up this track for The Wire’s Below The Radar special compilation series. Watch TheUse’s exclusive video here
Phil England speaks to soundscape ecologist and author Bernie Krause about the relationship between humans and natural soundscapes at the opening of a new exhibition in Paris inspired by his work.
Ahead of this year's Low End Theory festival in Los Angeles, party starter Kutmah presents an exclusive beat-heavy mix
London’s ICA Fox Reading Room exhibition will chart a timeline of Detroit Techno music from the 1970s to the early 1990s
US musician Ben Patterson, who participated in the first Fluxus Internationale Festspiele Neuester Musik, has died aged 82
Hosted by Shane Woolman on Resonance FM. Featuring tracks by Shlohmo, Clams Casino, Gudrun Gut, Vic Mensa, Funhausen, and others
London’s Cafe Oto to host a panel discussion on the sound and music featured in the works of Tarkovsky
The London based RareNoise label specialists in unusual musical crossroads bring together Hungarian drummer Balázs Pándi and Japan’s Merzbow and Keiji Haino
Hosted by Meg Woof on Resonance FM. Featuring tracks by Ornette Coleman, Phew, Container, Matching Mole, Joshua Abrams, and others
“It’s a strange thing, to wake in the morning and find yourself instantly severed from a collective ideal that has shaped your whole life in such a dramatic way,” reflects Unsound festival founder Mat Schulz, disconcerted to see Unsound autumn edition’s Dislocation theme politically derailed by UK Brexit’s victory
Former Wire Editor Mark Sinker documents last year’s rock writing conference: UNDERGROUND | OVERGROUND: The Changing Politics Of UK Music-Writing: 1968–85, with excerpts and more
Hosted by Daisy Hyde on Resonance FM. Featuring tracks by Bizarre Rituals, Hieroglyphic Being, The Head Technician, Sarathy Korwar, Chance The Rapper, and others
Greetings from The Wire HQ
Like so many others in the global underground music community, The Wire has been left shell shocked and distraught by the result of the UK's EU referendum...
Light In The Attic remasters the original analogue tapes for the label’s first time release of Betty Davis: The Unheard Columbia Years 1968–1969
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Suzanne Ciani collaborate for a Buchla voyage across the transforming landscape of Bolinas, California
Ninja Tune's Technicolour offshoot have offered us an exclusive listen to “Nubian Energy” from the Chicago based producer's forthcoming solo album
The Modern Love producer marks his recent album release with a Wire-supported concert at the newly relaunched Jazz Cafe in Camden, North London
To accompany his feature on the Malibu new age label and publisher in The Wire 389 Britt Brown presents a tour of their music
Ahead of this weekend's DEEP∞MINIMALISM festival and her world premiere performance of Daphne Oram’s Still Point, Shiva Feshareki has made us a playlist of her favourite minimalist compositions
Pink Everything is the first album from a new trio featuring Richard Youngs, Sorley Youngs and Andrew Paine
This year’s Tusk weekend will happen at Sage Gateshead, with a series of events planned in the run up
In July Manchester Museum of Science and Industry will host an artist-led music residency for women aged between 16–24
Listen to a track from the upcoming Ninja Tune debut by percussionist, drummer and producer Sarathy Korwar
The San Francisco label profiled in The Wire 389 selects its favourite tracks
Richard D James has released a new video for "CIRKLON3 [ Колхозная mix ]" from his upcoming Cheetah EP
Listen to a selection of tracks played in The Wire HQ during the making of our July 2016 issue #389
Volume 23 features tracks by Tyshawn Sorey, Alex Menzies, Healing Force Project, Anenon, Frak, Radioactive Man, Yama Warashi, and more.
Listen to three tracks from the debut album by experimental hiphop outfit True Neutral Crew featuring Signor Benedick The Moor
Tyondai Braxton, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Oliver Coates and Nídia Minaj join Andy Stott, Ron Morelli and others on this year's bill
Hosted by Emily Bick on Resonance FM. Featuring tracks by Lunarios, Rival Consoles, Kyo, Endgame, Necro Deathmort, and others
Sounds And Colours founder Russ Slater offers some Peruvian sounds remixed South American style, along with two original field recordings and a previously unreleased track
Modern Harmonic to release a remastered recording of Sun Ra and John Cage performing together in Coney Island
First London exhibition for Japanese photographer Gin Satoh’s pictures of Tokyo's underground music scene from 1978–86
ATP Festivals has announced it will be closing for business, having had its funding withdrawn for its Icelandic edition
Check out images of the extraordinary odyssey of Idris Ackamoor’s jazz group The Pyramids through the 1970s, from their genesis in Antioch College in Ohio through their journeys across Africa to their spell in the fertile Bay Area scene of the mid-70s.
Hosted by Shane Woolman on Resonance FM. Featuring tracks by Soska & Andro El Hawy, Abul Mogard, Alpha 606, DJ Krust, Asher Levitas, and others
The Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra – featuring Tony Allen – are set to release their self-titled album this June. Stream “Bade Zile” and “Chay La Lou” here
Watch the Musarc choir performing Tape Music by Lin Chi-Wei in advance of their performance at Wysing Polyphonic
Hosted by Chris Bohn on Resonance FM. Featuring tracks by Song Yu Zhe, Mamer, The Puppet, Deng Bo Yu, Red Scarf, Phew, and others
A Goldsmiths PHD student has built Daphne Oram's never before completed Mini-Oramics, while 45 years on, The Daphne Oram Trust announce plans to reissue An Individual Note Of Music, Sound And Electronics
The Wire’s Deputy Editor Emily Bick speaks to Mike from Cassetteboy, in advance of their performance on Friday 3 June at London’s Splice festival of AV art.
Adventures In Sound And Music on Resonance FM, hosted by Meg Woof. Featuring tracks by Alex Menzies, Snipers, Vivien Goldman, Cameron Stallones & Nicholas Crozier Malkin, Laurie Tompkins, and others.
The London based Australian multimedia artist was featured in The Wire 388 in an article by Tristan Bath
Full passes to Unsound festival’s Krakow edition sold out within minutes, but individual tickets will go on sale once the full line-up is announced
Charles Hayward will perform with Keiji Haino as part of 33/33’s summer celebration of Japanese music in London
Jennifer Walshe's Aisteach Foundation fakes a history of Irish avant garde activity to cover for the lack of a real one. By Clive Bell