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A new dark age

A new dark age

Gazelle Twin shares her forthcoming album Pastoral, which examines the fear and loathing behind the lace curtains of Olde England: “I felt like I was bristling with dread, like things were closing in on us all. I suddenly felt very aware of the violence and injustice that lay behind almost everything I deemed nice.’’

Mix

Wire Mix: Gábor Lázár

Wire Mix: Gábor Lázár

Hungarian computer music composer shares a new mix ahead of his forthcoming performance at Berlin Atonal festival

Mix

Wire Mix: Sonae

Wire Mix: Sonae

Cologne based producer Sonae presents a layered mix of edits and deconstruction featuring Pan Daijing, Gudrun Gut, Thembi Soddell and more

Essay

The Alphabet Of Dewey Johnson 1939–2018

The Alphabet Of Dewey Johnson 1939–2018

Pierre Crépon recalls the life and work of the New York based jazz trumpeter who appeared on John Coltrane’s Ascension and performed alongside Rashied Ali, Pharoah Sanders, Giuseppi Logan, Paul Bley and others

Tracks

Wire Playlist: Black Minimalism

Wire Playlist: Black Minimalism

Stream over 60 tracks compiled by David Toop as an addendum to his black minimalist music feature in The Wire’s When Less Is More special issue

Tracks

Wire Playlist: Chocolate Monk

Wire Playlist: Chocolate Monk

Dylan Nyoukis of Chocolate Monk selects an unlucky 13 tracks for an exclusive music stream celebrating 25 years of his chaotic experimental imprint