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October issue on sale now!

On the cover: The World Of Kim Gordon: new interview, plus: the Gordon/Warhol connection, Body/Head’s Bill Nace, SY and the Western Mass DIY scene, and more. Also inside: Lindstrøm, death metal Primer, Ka Baird, Hey String, Stephen Mallinder and others

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Child's play in Hokkaido

Hokkaido Tobiu Art Festival hosts special event Art With/out Small Children with Li Jianhong, Wei Wei and Yao Chunyang

Mix

Wire Mix: Suzanne Ciani

Wire Mix: Suzanne Ciani

Ahead of her forthcoming London appearances, the Buchla pioneer shares a new Ciani mix selected from four decades of music

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Klein shares track from new album

“You know when you feel like you’ve just been figuring things out? I’ve been doing that – figuring things out in front of everyone,” confesses Klein

Essay

Excess All Areas: Kanye West

Excess All Areas: Kanye West

In an essay to accompany our Excess All Areas feature in The Wire 427, Daniel Neofetou dissects the psychological and musical overload of Kanye West

Tracks

Office Ambience 427

Office Ambience 427

Listen to a selection of tracks from releases we listened to during the making of our September 2019 issue

Interview

Forever in the present: an interview with Reynols

Forever in the present: an interview with Reynols

Following their first live performance with a full line-up since 2003, the Argentine trio of Alan Courtis, Rob Conlazo and Miguel Tomasín tell Hernan Muleiro about their latest CD box set, how they met Pauline Oliveros, and what they want for Christmas

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Joe Rigby RIP

Saxophonist and educator Rigby worked with Milford Graves, Don Pullen and Arthur Doyle, among other projects

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Ras G has died

Much loved producer on the Los Angeles beats scene has died at the age of 39

Essay

An audience of six in Chengdu

An audience of six in Chengdu

Noisemakers are being used as guinea pigs to test new art spaces. It won’t last, predicts musician, artist and Wire contributor Yan Jun after a poorly attended gig in the capital of southwestern China’s Sichuan province

Tracks

Office Ambience 426

Office Ambience 426

Listen to a selection of tracks from releases we listened to during the making of The Wire August 2019 issue