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Shirley Collins's Portal

Shirley Collins's Portal

On the eve of her London Barbican concert on 18 February, with more UK dates to follow, singer and folk custodian Shirley Collins selects songs of the soil that speak direct to the heart

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Gallery: Jacques Brodier

Gallery: Jacques Brodier

View a selection of unpublished artwork by the French musician, visual artist and inventor whose latest album was released by Penultimate Press

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Archive Portal: Mark Fisher

Archive Portal: Mark Fisher

Following the death of contributor Mark Fisher on 13 January 2017, we present a selection of his articles for the magazine from the past ten years. Introductions by Derek Walmsley

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Listen to The Wire’s Top 50 Releases of 2016

Listen to The Wire’s Top 50 Releases of 2016

Listen to a selection of tracks from this year's top 50 Releases of the Year, as voted for by The Wire's contributors. You can read more about the artists featured in our chart, as well as those featured in the Top 50 Archive Releases of the Year, in The Wire 394.

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No messing

The dirt on Einstürzende Neubauten’s new Greatest Hits LP

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Five Years Of Folklore Tapes

Five Years Of Folklore Tapes

To mark its fifth anniversary, Folklore Tapes has made a whopping 90 minute mix for its Library Catalogue Cassette Volume 1: 2011–2016 project. Listen to it here