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.
BELOW THE RADAR VOL 13
Features tracks by: Co La, Richard Dawson, Aaron Dilloway, .es,
Gnod, Hacker Farm, Hey Colossus, Jessika Kenney, Rob Mazurek,
Metasplice, Ergo Phizmiz, Pye Corner Audio, SwamiMillion, and Three
BELOW THE RADAR VOL 12
Features tracks by: Joshua Abrams, Aluk Todolo, Natalie Beridze,
Nathan Bowles, Maria Chavez, Dur-Dur Band, Grouper, Horse Lords,
Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, Koyxeи Matsnaga (NHK), Powell,
Psychological Strategy Board, Tuff Sherm, and Maia Urstad.
BELOW THE RADAR VOL 11
Features tracks by Roly Porter & Cynthia Millar, Anders Lauge Meldgaard, Magda Mayas & Tony Buck, TVO, Holly Herndon, Seaven Teares, Robin The Fog, Lotte Anker & Fred Lonberg-Holm, Thomas Bel, Sami Pekkola, Garry Bradbury & Dave Noyze, Meitheal, Pat Maher.
BELOW THE RADAR VOL 10
Features tracks by Joshua Bonnetta, Austin Cesear, Hem, Anna Homler & Sylvia Hallett, Kaba Blon, King Felix, Mdou Moctar, Dieter Moebius, Duane Pitre, Frank Rosaly, Sauce & Cop, The Celebrate Music Synthesizer Group, The Sonic Catering Band and Simon Whetham.
BELOW THE RADAR VOL 9
Features tracks by Damir Avdić, Bass Clef, Ilia Belorukov, Cream Juice, Patrick Farmer, Head-Boggle, House Of Low Culture, Kuupuu, Lucy, Israel Martinez, Polysick and Shiggajon.
BELOW THE RADAR VOL 8
Features tracks by Peter Evans, Emptyset, Eli Keszler, Jason Urick, and the Paal Nilssen-Love, Lasse Marhaug and Maja Ratkje Trio Slugfield, among others.
BELOW THE RADAR VOL 7
Features Ed Atkins, Meg Baird, Justin Bennett, Michael Chapman, Ectoplasm Girls, Heatsick, Helm, Hieroglyphic Being, Richard Pinhas & Merzbow, Sculpture and TSG.
BELOW THE RADAR SPECIAL EDITION: TELEPHONE MUSIC
Features various members of the US DIY underground (including Rangers' Joe Knight, Barn Owl's Jon Porras, Swanox and curator Todd Lerew) playing a game of musical Chinese whispers.
BELOW THE RADAR VOL 6
Features new or unreleased tracks by AGF, Borngräber & Strüver, Mark Bradley, Chandeliers, Dalglish, Eleven Twenty-Nine, Mark Fell, Ga'an, Moon Wiring Club, Douglas Quin, Sleeps In Oysters, Jo Thomas, Trembling Bells, John Wall & Alex Rodgers, and Wet Hair.
BELOW THE RADAR VOL 5
Features new or unreleased tracks by Borful Tang, The Dead C, eRikm & Norbert Möslang, Dylan Ettinger, Expressway Yo-Yo Dieting, Hammeriver, Hisato Higuchi, Suzanne Langille, LOUP, Stephan Mathieu, SAWS, Trawler Bycatch and Jennifer Walshe.
BELOW THE RADAR SPECIAL EDITION: MELTING POT
An exclusive compilation of new experimental and improvised music from Istanbul, featuring Amy Salsgiver, Burçin Elmas, David Brosset, Demirhan Baylan, Florent Merlet, Giray Gürkal, Kevin Davis, Korhan Argüden, Korhan Erel, Oguz Büyükberber, Özün Usta, Robert Reigle, Turgut Erçetin and more.
BELOW THE RADAR VOL 04
Contains new or exclusive tracks by Marc-Henri Arfeux, Tony Bevan/Dominic Lash/Phil Marks/Paul Obermayer, Rhodri Davies/Joe Williamson/Stefano Tedesco, Failing Lights & Howard Stelzer, Giuseppe Ielasi, Grasslung, Group Inerane and more.
BELOW THE RADAR VOL 03
Contains music by Jacques Beloeil, Borbetomagus, Alan Courtis, Demdike Stare, Graveyards, LA Vampires, Oneohtrix Point Never and more.
BELOW THE RADAR VOL 02
Contains music by Carlos Giffoni, Leyland Kirby (aka The Caretaker), Marina Rosenfeld, Blood Stereo, MV & EE and more.
BELOW THE RADAR VOL 01
Contains music by Concern, Starving Weirdos, Harappian Night Recordings, Dredd Foole & Ed Yazijian, Mark Wastell, James Ferraro and more.