The Wire


Current Issue 392

October 2016

On the cover: Jenny Hval The confrontational Norwegian singer, songwriter and composer reclaims the abject with her new album Blood Bitch. By Maya Kalev. Plus, Daniel Spicer presents a guide to the discography of Spontaneous Music Ensemble and beyond in The Primer. Anne Hilde Neset tests Fenriz in this month’s Invisible Jukebox. Meg Woof talks to Swedish synthesizer superheroes Frak. Rob Turner speaks with Afrofuturist collagist Moor Mother. Paulo Cecilio talks to freewheeling Portuguese guitarist Norberto Lobo. Also featured: Stefan Fraunberger, Xylouris White, Fis, Carla dal Forno. Tehran, the Iranian capital, is the subject of this month’s Global Ear; plus loads of albums, books and gigs reviewed, and much more.

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