Tracks from Issue 355

Office Ambience #355

August 2013


Listen to some of the tracks we've been playing on the office hifi during the making of The Wire 355 September 2013 issue.

Tracks from Issue 354

Listen: Meredith Monk recordings

July 2013


The career of the New York City based artist and composer Meredith Monk spans 40 years and takes in music, film, dance and theatre, listen to a collection of her early work in the 1960s and 70s.

Tracks from Issue 354

Listen: Jussi Lehtisalo tracks

July 2013


Listen to solo and collaborative tracks by the Falcon (ex-Circle) frontman and Ektro Records boss Jussi Lehtisalo. Lehtisalo is the subject of The Wire 354 Invisible Jukebox, tested by Petri Kuljuntausta.

Tracks from Issue 354

Listen: Global Ear Istanbul tracks

July 2013


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.

Tracks from Issue 353

Listen: Paul Metzger tracks

June 2013


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.

Tracks from Issue 353

Office Ambience #353

June 2013


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.

Tracks from Issue 352

Listen: tracks from Newcastle, NSW

May 2013


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.