Galleries

Essay

Psychic Jams

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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

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Column

Yan Jun: Which Hell Do You Prefer?

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"The end of the world has already happened and we are all living in that apocalypse together." Yan Jun takes the temperature of two of China's biggest cities and their music.

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Essay

Columns

Essay

Video from Issue 300

Interview

Interview from Issue 176

Columns

Galleries

Images

Photo Gallery: Studio Envy

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Musicians in their studios, including Madlib's vinyl-cluttered home, Laurie Spiegel's NYC loft, Pierre Henry in Paris, Vladislav Delay's modernist shrine and more, culled from the pages of The Wire.

Essay from Issue 134

Essay from Issue 75

Charles Mingus: Underdog Days

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One of the most inspiring and turbulent personalities in jazz, Charles Mingus – as player and composer – has exerted an enormous influence on the post-war era. This article was originally published in The Wire 75, May 1990.

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Video

Galleries

Video

Tracks from Issue 352

Listen: tracks from Newcastle, NSW

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Listen to a selection of tracks by artists featured in The Wire 352 Global Ear article on the no-brow Noise activities in Australia's Newcastle, with track notes by correspondent Cooper Bowman.

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Interview

Craig Leon: Ghost riding on Sirius B

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Since producing seminal albums by The Ramones, Suicide and Blondie, Craig Leon has had an active career in the music biz – from TV work and country recordings to his 1981 New Age synthesizer album for the Takoma label. He talks to Jennifer Lucy Allan about his early stints in the studio and the vagaries of the archival reissue market.

Interview

Interview from Issue 286

Charts from Issue 275

Charts from Issue 287

Charts from Issue 299

Charts from Issue 311

Charts from Issue 323

2010 Rewind

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The top 50 records of the year plus specialist charts...