The Wire Salon in February – The Way Of The Hacker –
brought together contemporary experimental musicians to discuss the
practice of designing and building new audio interfaces. Here, two
of the panelists, Tom Bugs and Sam Underwood spread online
knowledge for hackers in training.
Swedish power jazz dynamo and vinyl-addict Mats Gustafsson
shares his six essential links for the burgeoning "discaholic".
Gustafsson is on the cover of The Wire 349 in an article
by Daniel Spicer.
Ergo Phizmiz's choice links of the web. The rogue collagist and
radio artist is featured in an interview with Clive Bell for
The Wire issue 349.
A selection of sonic impressions
from the former Soviet republic of Georgia and its capital Tbilisi,
selected by Matthew Collin, author of a Global Ear report on the
city’s electronic music in The Wire 348.
Follow Cara Tolmie's choice picks of the web. Tolmie is featured
in an article by Louise Gray in The Wire 348.
Follow the sound artist’s choice picks of the web. Farmer is
featured in an article by Daniela Cascella in The Wire
Follow Kemper Norton's choice picks of the web. Norton is
featured in Matthew Ingram's article on West Country electronic
music makers in The Wire 346.
Follow Loki aka IX Tab aka Saxon's choice picks of the web. Loki is featured in Matthew Ingram's article on West Country electronic music makers in The Wire 346.
Follow the musician Holly Herndon's top links
of the web. Herndon is the subject of an article by Jennifer Lucy
Allan in The Wire 345, her album, Movement is
released by RVNG Intl on 15 November. She'll also be performing at
the Unsound festival in Krakow, Poland on 18
Browse the improvising sax player's top picks of the web. John Butcher is the subject of The Wire 344's Invisible Jukebox, tested by Clive Bell.
Follow Ex-Easter Island Head's choice links
of the web. The Liverpool based minimalist group is featured in an
article by Abi Bliss in The Wire 343.
Follow film maker Peter Strickland's top
choice of the web, including sites devoted to favourite Soviet bus
stops, visual music and more. Strickland and his film Berberian
Sound Studio are the subjects of an article by Daniel Spicer
in The Wire 343.
Kirkley, author of The Wire 342
Global Ear article on the 'Balani Show' sound system street parties
of Bamako (capital of Mali) presents a short run down on internet
based ethnography, music collecting and micro genres.
The author of Berlin Sampler curates
a list of archival links on the history of Berlin's music
Read Ian Rawes of the London Sound Survey
sound map website's top picks of web links. Rawes and the London
Sound Survey are featured in The Wire 341 in an article by
Follow the composer and Zeitkratzer founder's
top picks of the web. Friedl is the subject of The Wire
341 Invisible Jukebox, tested by André Vida.
Find out about artist Ruth Ewan's top picks
of the web. Ewan's work is featured in The Wire 340 in an
article by Agata Pyzik.
Find out about Julian Henriques' choice picks
of the web. Henriques is the author of The Wire 340 Global
Follow Ralph Cumbers aka Bass Clef's top
picks of the web. Cumbers is featured in The Wire 340 in
an article by Joseph Stannard.
Follow the choice links of Brian Shimkovitz,
the man behind the Awesome Tapes From Africa blog and label, and
author of the Collateral Damage article in The Wire