Philip Clark muses the death of composer Steve Martland and the identikit obituary.
Fetishising female pioneers of electronic music risks banishing them to glass cases, away from the main exhibits in the museum of musical history, says Abi Bliss.
In his latest column, Philip Clark asks whether the piano is still relevant – have things dropped off since Debussy, Ravel and Janáček?
In his first column for The Wire online, Philip Clark looks at unhinged egos, unanswered emails and other occupational hazards of life as a working composer – and musicians who don't want to be noticed.
Abi Bliss takes a look at the recent plethora of live soundtracking and the Sturm und Drang that kicks off when musician meets movie.
Clive Bell on the recent glut of monumentally proportioned music, and imagining the person who forks out hard-earned cash for an "obese release"
Nick Cain examines the inward looking spatial sonics of Florian Hecker's recent piece Chimerization.
In the first of a new series of columns written for thewire.co.uk, Clive Bell pitches an imaginary book about Westerners who rewired World Music as if they were saving the whale.