"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.
Since the pirate stations shipped out, the FM radio spectrum is being repopulated by the people
Our Thursday evening radio programme on Resonance FM, this week hosted by Derek Walmsley. With tracks by Wolves In The Throne Room, Ian Middleton, Bremen, Dalhous, Ensemble Economique and more.
Derek Walmsley traces the tracks that give their own spin on the history of not just reggae, but the entire existence of Jamaica, continuing on from his Compiler essay (The Wire 363).
Derek Walmsley hosts our regular Thursday evening slot on Resonance FM. This week is a Boomerang special, mulling over the retroactive turn of countless record labels worldwide.
On the cover: The Ex: Daniel Spicer travels to Amsterdam to talk DIY survival strategies with the Dutch ethno-improv-punk collective. James Hadfield on Japanese saxophonist Akira Sakata's four decade career, Ian Helliwell on early DIY synthesists, guitarist Marissa Nadler gets tested by Damon Krukowski in this month's Invisible Jukebox, Nathan Budzinski on Turkish artist Cevdet Erek. Plus: Tel Aviv improvisor Maya Dunietz, Russia's Club Of Friends, composer Laurence Crane, The Colundi Sequence, Tashi Dorji, and hundreds of albums, downloads, videos and books reviewed. Plus: our latest 20 track CD, free to all readers with The Wire.
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This week's show on Resonance FM sees Derek Walmsley go deep into new modern composition. Works and performances by Peter Ablinger, Klaus Lang, Antoine Beuger & Michael Pisaro, Martin Iddon, Helmut Lachenmann and more.
Derek Walmsley hosts this edition of The Wire's weekly broadcast on Resonance FM, playing all new music currently rocking The Wire office. Tracks from Gnod, Russell Haswell, Sculpture, Killing Sound, Cyclobe, Actress, Matthew Philip Hopkins, Tom James Scott & Andrew Chalk and more.
Second-hand guru Ian Penman returns to Resonance FM for another
Charity Case show, this time seeking out otherworldly and
spiritual vibrations in the bargain bins.
Our regular Thursday evening slot on Resonance FM, this week
hosted by Derek Walmsley, with tracks by Ensemble Economique,
Kemialliset Ystävät, Theo Parrish, Stefan Jaworzyn and more.
Derek Walmsley spins a tonne of new Norton wax and features an
interview with Norton co-founder and ex-Cramps drummer Miriam
Linna, plus assorted 7"s from the depths of their catalogue.
Derek Walmsley hosts an experiment in deep level alpha-state
chakra-tweaking under the professional supervision of NNA Tapes. Tracks by Alex Maksos,
Anthony Child, Austin Caesar, Belarisk, Blanche Blanche Blanche,
Eli keszler and more.
On The Cover: Babble On! – In a 20 page special, Wire
contributors assess and rethink the relationship between
underground music and words, text and language. Including Rob Young
on songs about themselves, Ken Hollings on Cage’s pulverised
language, Derek Walmsley on dread talk, Alasdair Roberts on verbal
jousting, Daniel Spicer on hip semantics, David Toop on Improv
words and gestures, Nina Power on female machine voices, Hua Hsu on
vocalese, Marcus Boon on profane rappers, Rory Gibb on Footwork’s
vocal science, and more.
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Our weekly radio show on Resonance FM, hosted by Derek
Walmsley. With tracks by Bea Benjamin with Dollar Brand, Jon
Collin, Henry Flynt, Paul Metzger, Hajra Sucurija, Yarou Diguidirou
Hosted by Derek Walmsley, with tracks by Jorge Coelho, Idea Fire
Company, Eric Chenaux & Radwan Ghazi Moumneh, William Basinski,
Theo Parrish and more.
Hosted by Derek Walmsley, with wedding music
from Ethiopia (traditional songs arranged by Getachew Degefu) and
Syria, Tamil, India, gnawa trance music from Morroco, the Big Band
music of Cairo's Salah Ragab, plus music from improvisors the world
over in aid of Japanese charities following the Fukushima
Hosted by Derek Walmsley, with tracks by
Daniel Menche, Radian, Dopplereffekt, Dick Mills & Brian
Hodgson, Ben Dalglish and more.
Derek Walmsley and Rob Young go in search of
Scotty Engel, also known as Noel Scott Engel, or the man who now
goes by the stage name he adopted almost 50 years ago, Scott
Walker. This show coincides with the publication of No
Regrets: Writings On Scott Walker, a collection of essays
put together by The Wire in conjunction with Orion Books.
Originally broadcast on Resonance 104.4FM, 22 May 2012.