Below The Radar is a series of download only compilations that was launched in September 2009. The downloads are compiled by The Wire staff and made available exclusively to all the magazine's subscribers, both print and digital, four times a year. New subscribers automatically get access to all volumes of Below The Radar. Login details are sent with each issue of the magazine.
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.
A collection of this month's best incoming tracks culled from the stereo at The Wire HQ.
Listen to two recordings from gonzo ethnomusicology label Sublime Frequencies's Ethnic Minority Music Of Southern China.
Stream a 17 minute mix of new material from a collaboration between Maria Chavez and Maria Minerva, Maria2maria.
Erkki Kurenniemi built the first electronic music studio at The University of Helsinki. Listen to three versions of the first official piece to come out of the studio, the electronic noise piece On-Off.
Listen to two Wolf Eyes tracks released on Mike Connelly's Gods Of Tundra label. Wolf Eyes are featured in an article by Marc Masters in The Wire 351.
Stream a selection of tracks by musicians featured in Jonathan Knott's Global Ear article in The Wire 351 about music in Slovenia's capital city.
Listen to a selection of tracks that Wire staffers have been playing over the past month, including sounds by Eliane Radigue, Om, Merzbow/Pandi/Gustafsson and more.
Listen to tracks selected by The Wire staffers, played during the production of our April 2013. Tracks by Actress, Dennis Johnson, Ashley Paul and more.
Stream live recordings from Factory Floor's ICA performance with artist Hannah Sawtell.
Listen to a selection of tracks by musicians featured in Louise Morris's article about the DIY music scene in Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa, featured in The Wire 349.
These bands could be your life! Stream a playlist based on Peter Shapiro's breakdown of the precision-drilled punk songs that came out of America's underground in the early 1980s, featured in The Wire 349.
Stream two tracks featuring Swedish power jazz saxophonist and creative dynamo Mats Gustafsson, featured in an article by Daniel Spicer in The Wire 349.
Stream an exclusive track, "Love To Break The Fall" from Annie 'Anxiety' Bandez and Baby Dee's State Of Grace. Little Annie is the subject of The Wire 349's Invisible Jukebox feature, tested by Dave Mandl.
Stream the entirety of experimental radio collagist Ergo Phizmiz's Omniumusik, an unreleased album of music inspired by Flann O'Brien. Phizmiz is featured in an article by Clive Bell in The Wire 349.
Stream a selection of tracks that were played in The Wire HQ during the production of our March 2013 issue #349.
Listen to a selection of recordings made at Amsterdam's STudio for Electro-Instrumental Music, compiled and annotated by STEIM's most recent director, Takuro Mizuta Lippit aka dj sniff. STEIM's 40-plus years of activities are the subject of a feature by Will Montgomery in The Wire 348.
Listen to an exclusive track by Joshua Abrams and the Natural Information Society. Abrams is featured in The Wire 348 in an article by Bill Meyer.
Stream Daniel Lopatin aka Oneohtrix Point Never's full The Fall Into Time LP. Lopatin is featured in an article by Derek Walmsley in The Wire 348.
Stream some of the sounds that we've been listening to during the making of The Wire 348.
Stream a selection of tracks by artists covered by Jo Burzynska in The Wire 347 Global Ear, looking at the New Zealand city's post-quake experimental music scene.
Stream an unreleased track by Starkey, recorded for his Orbits album. Starkey wrote an Inner Sleeve article on Spiritualized's Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space album in The Wire 346. Orbits is is out on Civil Music.
Stream a selection of sounds that we've been listening to at The Wire HQ during the making of issue 347.