Read a selection of online resources about
the late player piano composer, featured in an article by Philip
Clark in The Wire 338. Links selected by Dominic Murcott,
Head of Composition at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and
Dance and artistic advisor to London Southbank Centre's forthcoming
Peruse Reynolds's web link Toopology,
accompanying his feature "Tales From Toopographic Oceans" that
looks at the cultural politics of his fellow author and critic,
David Toop, in The Wire 338.
Read about Michael E Veal's select web links.
Veal's King Tubby Primer (illustrated by Savage Pencil) is in
The Wire 337, his Dub: Soundscapes And Shattered Songs
In Jamaican Reggae book is published by Wesleyan University
Find out more about Harvey Matusow, American
ex-Communist and McCarthy collaborator-turned-avant garde
impresario. Matusow promoted the International Carnival of
Experimental Sound (ICES) at London's Roundhouse in 1972. ICES 72 –
which involved AMM, John Cage, Cornelius Cardew, Annea Lockwood,
Steve Beresford, Lol Coxhill, David Bedford, Charlotte Moorman,
Penny Rimbaud and many more – is featured in an article by Julian
Cowley in The Wire 336.
Linder, author of The Wire 336
Epiphanies article on the work of artist Barbara Hepworth, shares
her top picks of the web.
Read about Claudia Molitor's choice picks of
the web. The London based German composer is featured in The
Wire 335 in an article by Philip Clark.
Read about the Public Information label's top
picks of the web. The label, which focuses on archival releases and
the "pre-digital soundworld" is featured in The Wire 334
in an article by Dan Barrow. Their next release is an anthology of
work by the inventor and amateur electronic musician Fred Judd.
Grouper is the subject of a feature by Nick Richardson in The Wire 334. A I A: Dream Loss/Alien Observer is out now, self released by Harris and available here.
Paul Gilroy's Epiphanies article on two 1970
performances from The Voices Of East Harlem choir at the Isle Of
Wight Festival and Albert Hall is featured in The Wire
333. Gilroy's latest book is Darker Than Blue: On The Moral
Economies Of Black Atlantic Culture (Harvard University
Press). On the cusp of the 1990s Gilroy wrote about jazz-funk and
fusion for The Wire, in reviews and a regular column
called New Fusion.
Musician and composer DJ /Rupture aka
Jace Clayton is featured in The Wire 333 in an article by
Chicago based electronic music producer
Hieroglyphic Being aka Jamal Moss is featured in The Wire
332 in an article by Robin Howells.
Carter Tutti aka Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni
Tutti are featured in The Wire 332 Invisible Jukebox,
tested by Mike Barnes. Chris and Cosey will be performing at
Unsound, Krakow this month. Click here for more details.
Philip Clark's Primer on Militant Tuning in
The Wire 332 looks at how Just Intonation, microtones and
overtones are used as secret weapons in the fightback against the
sonic tyranny of equal temperament.
Jon Brooks's Music For Dieter Rams
(out on Cafe Kaput) and As The Crow Flies (recorded
under his The Advisory Circle moniker, released on Ghost Box) are
reviewed by Mark Fisher in The Wire 321.
Ian Hodgson aka Moon Wiring Club wrote The Wire 331 Inner
Sleeve on Höhner Accordion Orchestra Hamburg/Heinz Funk's
Accordion Evergreen album.
Jan Anderzén, the Finnish frontman of
Kemialliset Ystävät and Tomutonttu is featured in The Wire
330 Invisible Jukebox, tested by Daniel Spicer. Anderzén's newest
release is Nääksää nää mun kyyneleet by Tuusanuuskat, a
collaboration between Tomutonttu and Es, aka Fonal Records’s Sami
The group are well-known in the Ukraine, and
released their most recent album Dolce Vita in spring last
year. They have been touring it for the last year across the
Ukraine, Russia, Western Europe and America.