The Wire


Current Issue 393

November 2016

+ The Wire Tapper 42

On the cover is Shirley Collins. Assisted by industrial duo Cyclobe, the revered singer and archivist prepares to release her first album of new material in 38 years. By David Keenan. Plus, Ectoplasm Girls: Stockholm based siblings Tanya and Nadine Byrne convey the afterimage of death and the echo of former lives though spectral sound and vision. By Julian Cowley and Elza Soares: The Brazilian singer and fearless spokesperson for the dispossessed discusses a career that began in the 1950s and remains vital today. By Russ Slater. Also in the issue, Tarek Atoui, Kælan Mikla, Fritz Welch, Raga Dawn, Invisible Jukebox with Dutch DJ I-F, the three members of Les Diaboliques each recall how they formed the trio in Epiphanies, Lisbon Global Ear, the usual mass of albums, books and gigs reviewed, and much more.

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