Tracks from Issue 346

Listen: Starkey track

December 2012


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.

Tracks from Issue 346

Stream: Tectonic sampler

November 2012


Listen to a collection of tracks by artists on Rob Ellis aka Pinch's Tectonic label. Pinch is the subject of The Wire 346 Invisible Jukebox, tested by Joe Muggs.

Tracks from Issue 346

Listen to Wyrd sounds from the West Country

November 2012


Stream tracks by Kemper Norton, Hacker Farm and IX Tab. Farmer Glitch, Kek-W, Bren, IX Tab and Kemper Norton (pictured above) are featured in Matthew Ingram's article in The Wire 346 looking at electronic music makers and culture jackers in the UK's West Country.


Office Ambience #346

November 2012


Listen to a selection of the sounds that we were playing in The Wire offices for the November issue, including Nathan Bowles (of Pelt), Jan Jelinek, Production Unit and more.

Tracks from Issue 345

Listen: Peter Brötzmann tracks

October 2012


Stream a selection of tracks featuring the German jazz saxophone colossus. Brötzmann is featured in an article by David Keenan in The Wire 345, with a follow up article based on the same interview in The Wire 346.

Tracks from Issue 345

Stream Loren Connors & Suzanne Langille album

October 2012


Listen to the entirety of Loren Connors & Suzanne Langille's I Wish I Didn't Dream album, out on Northern Spy Records in November 2012. Connors and Langille are the subject of The Wire 345 Invisible Jukebox, tested by Jason Gross.

Tracks from Issue 288

Listen to Hideaki Takahashi's Media Opera

October 2012


Listen to three audio excerpts from live recordings made at the premiere of Hideaki Takahashi's media opera. Biba Kopf reports on Takahashi’s hi-tech media opera work and La Fura Dels Baus’s post-Industrial take on Wagner's Ring cycle in The Wire 288.

Tracks from Issue 344

Listen: John Butcher's Trace album

September 2012


Stream the improvising saxophonist's entire Trace album, originally released on cassette by the Tapeworm label. Butcher is the subject of The Wire 344 Invisible Jukebox, tested by Clive Bell.