Tracks from Issue 288

Listen to Hideaki Takahashi's Media Opera

October 2012

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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

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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

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