The anti-government protests that have shaken Istanbul since the end of May have prompted a wide range of musicians to respond with new work, inspired and informed by the uprising in Taksim Square’s Gezi Park.
Listen to three exclusive recordings of late 1980s/early 90s UK psychedelic heroes Terminal Cheesecake rehearsing in early July, in a farmhouse in Le Roche, France.
Listen to a selection of tracks that were played in The Wire offices during the production of the August 2013 issue.
Listen to a selection of tracks as a primer to The Wire Salon, which returns after a two month break with an illustrated talk by historian David Crowley, exploring the politics of experimentation that reigned in the state funded radio and recording studios of Eastern Europe during the 1960s and 1970s.
Listen to a selection of sound works by the Japanese composer Ryoko Akama, featured in The Wire 353 in an article by Abi Bliss.
Stream a selection of tracks by artists featured in Paul Margree's Global Ear: Kowloon article, looking at some of Hong Kong's underground music makers, in The Wire 353.
Stream a recording of a performance by German trio The Durian Brothers, a reinterpratation of "Inside Palace" from their Clubs EP.
Listen to three tracks by Metzger, who expands the vocabulary of the banjo, modifying it and filtering it through Hindustani classical music. Covered by Byron Coley in The Wire 353.
Listen to some of the music that was played in The Wire HQ during the making of issue 353, July 2013. With tracks from Paul Metzger, Richard Pinhas, Don Cherry, The Siege Of Troy, Peter Jefferies, Legowelt and more.
Stream three unreleased tracks by the Lithuanian composer, featured in The Wire 353 in an article by Clive Bell.
Five tracks by the Dutch composer and poet, subject of this month's Invisible Jukebox article, tested by Philip Clark.
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.