If you can’t mess with time don’t do grime, writes Wire Editor Derek Walmsley in Seismographic Sound: Visions Of A New World, a book recently published by Norient
The fourth of our series of posts shining a light into the darker recesses of The Wire's online archive of back issues. Derek Walmsley recommends Edwin Pouncey's article from December 2006 on the late saxophonist Steve Mackay.
Hosted by Derek with special guest Simon Reynell of Another Timbre label – talking about improvised music, contemporary composition and the blooming connections and cross-talk between the two. Sounds from Jürg Frey, Derek Bailey, Linda Catlin Smith, Magnus Granberg, Marc Sabat and more
Norient is set to publish a new book Seismographic Sounds: Visions Of A New World featuring contributions from The Wire's Louise Gray, Derek Walmsley, Adam Harper and Wayne Marshall
Listen again to last night's show on Resonance FM, hosted by Derek Walmsley. Tracks by Louise Landes Levi, Paul Metzger, Natural Information Society And Bitchin Bajas, Fountainsun, Tilth, Bert Jansch and more
Stop six in Derek Walmsley's journeys through the new worlds sketched out by jazz from the mid-1950s onwards.
Rewired special hosted by Derek Walmsley and Shane Woolman, joined by Mike 'The Bike' Williams, one of the founders of trailblazing 1980s London pirate station Dread Broadcasting Corporation
Listen again to last night's broadcast on Resonance FM, hosted by Derek Walmsley. Tracks by A Taut Line, German Army, Earthly, Mark Fell & Errorsmith, Hilde Marie Holsen, Jim O'Rourke, Norberto Lobo & Joao Lobo, Joshua Abrams and more
Derek Walmsley journeys through the new worlds sketched out by jazz from the mid-1950s onwards
Derek Walmsley hosts the most recent instalment of our regular Thursday evening broadcasts on London's Resonance FM. Tracks by Container, Wiley, Strategy, Sauce & Cop, Nochexxx, High Wolf, Black Zone Myth Chant and more
Listen again to last Thursday's broadcast of our regular Resonance FM show. This week's host, Derek Walmsley, goes deep into the sounds of 1990s computer music from DJ Guy, Ben Zimmerman, Soichi Terada and μ-Ziq, alongside what sounds like 1990s computer music, from Legowelt, Wolfgang Voigt, Peder Mannerfelt, and many more
Join Derek Walmsley on his journey through the jazz that imagined liberation through distant places and spaces, from Africa and the Far East to the cosmos.
Derek Walmsley picks six columns from our archives by Kodwo Eshun in which the future Turner Prize nominee forged a new style of writing about dance music and club culture
Listen to our show from last night on Resonance FM, this week hosted by Derek Walmsley, playing new tracks and an Aphex Twin unreleased tracks mix by Ian Fenton of Frozen Reeds records
Derek Walmsley journeys through the jazz that imagined liberation through distant places and spaces
Listen to last night's show on Resonance FM, hosted by Derek Walmsley. Tracks by Dro Carey featuring Chocolate and Kid Kairo, Tlaotlon, Palmbomen II, Giant Swan, Chicago Jim and more
The second stop in Derek Walmsley's journey through the jazz that imagined liberation through distant places and spaces, from Africa and the Far East to the cosmos.
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"
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.
Adventures In Sounds And Music this week sees the long-awaited return to the studio of globetrotting selector, compiler, writer and South East Asian music specialist.
"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.