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.

Tracks

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.

Tracks from Issue 344

Listen: Pelt track

September 2012

Stream a track by US improvising drone outfit Pelt, who are featured in an article by David Keenan in The Wire 344.