All subscribers get full exclusive access to the complete online archive of The Wire's back issues, which means you can read every issue from issue 1 onwards online and via the iPad, iPhone and Android apps. That's more than 370 issues and 30,000 pages of underground and experimental music history - a unique archive containing issues of the magazine that have been unavailable for up to three decades.

Subscribe today and get instant access to the archive via Exact Editions.