Listen to tracks that were played in The Wire's office during the production of our November issue
Listen to two unreleased tracks by ZFAMP, a collaboration between Tyneside's industrial pioneers :zoviet*france: and Illinois found sound manipulators Fossil Aerosol Mining Project
Our Thursday evening broadcast on Resonance FM gets horrific. This week Wire contributor and Outer Church founder Joseph Stannard joins Daisy Hyde in the studio to talk about his favourite horror film soundtracks
Listen to tracks from the Copenhagen ensemble's forthcoming album, plus assorted Eget Værelse projects, featured in The Wire 369
Listen to last week's show on London's NTS Radio, hosted by Katie Gibbons and Shane Woolman. Tracks by Dale Cornish & Phil Julian, Longstone, Errol Dunkley, Jonas Kopp, Joey Anderson and more
From newly independent nations of Africa to locations in the Far East and remote cosmos, jazz from the mid-1950s onwards imagined liberation through distant places and spaces. In a new series, Derek Walmsley journeys through the sketches of these new worlds. First call: Lee Morgan's "Search For The New Land"
Listen to a a selection of tracks from the musician and composer's Blues Dances cassette. Dillon is featured in The Wire 369
Clive Bell muses on the biwa as vehicle for Japanese epic, and finds parallels in Irish folk ballads and beyond
Chris Bohn hosts the most recent edition of our regular Thursday evening show on London's Resonance FM. With tracks by Asi Mina, My Cat Is An Alien & Cédric Stevens, Jeremiah Cymerman/Evan Parker/Nate Wooley, Pyrolator and others
A gallery taken from Panther Publishing's archive of sound systems fliers, reprinted in a recent book by Rollo Press
Listen again to last Thursday's programme on London's Resonance FM, this week hosted by Frances Morgan with another cassette special. Tracks by Beatrice Dillon, Ketev, Lost Wax, Vindicatrix, Kordik/Lucas and others
Philip Clark on Deutsche Grammophon's 1970s forays into free improvisation, and the impact of DG's current boss, former A&R pop picker Max Hole
Our weekly Thursday evening programme on Resonance FM. Derek Walmsley hosts, joined by the globetrotting selector, compiler, writer and South East Asian music specialist Chris Menist of the Paradise Bangkok club, label and now group. With records culled from family stores, record fairs and antiques markets from across the rim of the Indian Ocean.
Listen again: our bi-weekly Thursday evening show on NTS Radio, hosted by Daisy Hyde and Katie Gibbons. Featuring tracks by Andy Stott, Hieroglyphic Being And The Configurative Or Modular Me Trio, Chicago Jim, Moebius & Beerbohm and more
Listen to some of the tracks that were played on The Wire's stereophonic hifi setup during the production of our October 2014 issue.
Read a short extract from Phil England's four hour interview with Penny Rimbaud, on the suspicious death of underground figure Wally Hope, the Stonehenge Free festivals and the birth of Crass
Watch an excerpt from film maker Matthew Smith's new documentary about Los Angeles's beat scene, the influential Low End Theory club night, and the producers and musicians who are a part of it
Listen to a selection of recordings and look at pictures and a collection of visual work by artist and musician Adam Bohman, featured in The Wire 368
Q: What album was so important that ten million copies of it needed to be pressed at once? A: Songs Of The Humpback Whale. Musician and writer David Rothenberg wonders at the complex beauty of whale song
Ahead of his appearance at our Off The Page literary festival for sound and music in Bristol on 26 September, read an extract from Marcus O'Dair's biography, tracing Wyatt's teenage years through to the birth of his first son
"Some recordists are like hoarders, bringing home whatever they find outside with little discrimination as to what's worth preserving and what’s not." Derek Walmsley sorts through The Wire's post bag in search of the person behind the mic.
Listen to a selection of tracks from Numero Group label's Music From The Mountain Provinces compilation of music by inhabitants of remote mountainous regions in the Philippines
Stream a selection of tracks from Ghanaian singer and kologo player King Ayisoba's Wicked Leaders album, reviewed in The Wire 367
Kasper Opstrup cracks open the Third Mind and gets into the vibe with William Burroughs and Brion Gysin, Matmos, Jennifer Walshe, Tomomi Adachi, Kouhei Matsunaga and more
Emily Bick feels the qualitative in the different approaches improvisors and composers take to the sonification of data sets
Clive Bell on the recent furore over Sam Callow's accompaniments to traditional British folk singers.