Listen to Robert Wyatt in conversation with Marcus O’Dair, opening The Wire's 2014 literary festival about music
The Secret Sadness of the 21st Century: An extended reading from Ghosts Of My Life, followed by a Q&A with Derek Walmsley
A record shop, roots and Bristol culture: An illustrated talk plus Q&A session on West Country scenes
In a talk subtitled The Corporeal Origins of Electronic Sound, the theremin player and researcher digs into the electronic sound and music archives
A phenomenology of transgression in industrial music, by the journalist, author and co-owner of Glasgow’s Volcanic Tongue
The musician in conversation with Frances Morgan, performing, reading and showing images from 30 years of activity
The writer and academic in conversation with Tony Herrington, on the changing character of black life in the UK
A demonstration of how the sound system is built, from bass stacks to tweeters
Magic Band drummer and musician John French talks about how he learned to sing like Captain Beefheart.
The collage artist also known as People Like Us talks about her beginnings in experimental radio broadcasting in the second instalment of our oral histories series.
Trumpeter and composer Wadada Leo Smith traces the development of his Ankhrasmastion language, from the first time he picked up a trumpet age 12, through to the present day.
Mark Pilkington talks to Romanian musician Rodion GA and Ion Dumitrescu about the rediscovery of his music, DIY tape maniuplations and recording techniques.
Audio and video from Mark Pilkington's talk with Cyclobe's Stephen Thrower on live performance and Xenakis as cure for a bad trip.
Listen to The Wire's Q&A with the Buchla Music Easel player and the Morphine label head (aka Morphosis), recorded during Berlin's CTM festival
Japanese artist and musician Yasunao Tone in conversation with The Wire's Jennifer Lucy Allan, recorded at the 2014 CTM festival in Berlin.
Pete Swanson discusses how his experiences in a virtual reality hallucination simulator changed his appreciation of his own live performances.
Jennifer Lucy Allan talks to Keith Fullerton Whitman, Roly Porter, Lucy Benson and Marcel Weber about their audio visual work performed at Unsound in Krakow this year.
Listen to the electronic music composer and musician talk about his recent End Of Silence project and his changing relationship with One Pig.
Minimal Techno legend Robert Hood talks about religion, minimalism, performing live, and how Detroit will always be home, recorded at Mutek Montreal.
Download a Q&A with Mark Fell, talking about his installation at Salford Sonic Fusion Festival, and stream a recording made inside the installation.
Listen to a Q&A with Martin Schmidt and Drew Daniel during Berlin's CTM festival, discussing the telepathy experiments they conducted as the basis of their most recent album and EP.
Holly Herndon speaks to The Wire's Jennifer Lucy Allan about armoured vehicles and amplifying electrical currents at Berlin's CTM festival.
Steven Warwick, discusses self-replication, Joe Jones's self playing instruments, the films of Fred Halsted and unmanned aircraft, as part of The Wire's Q&As at the 2013 edition of CTM festival.
Listen to Lustmord (aka Brian Williams) in conversation with Andy Battaglia, discussing Trinity, a work for which he and Biosphere traveled to Los Alamos, New Mexico, to create a composition loosely themed around the early atomic bomb tests conducted there.