The Wire


Below The Radar 26

Track 10

Mira Calix

"Lake Lothing To River Gipping" (extract)

from Rail Cables Summer/Autumn 2017

Mira Calix is an award winning artist and composer based in the UK. She has worked with many leading international cultural institutions, festivals and ensembles including The London Sinfonietta, the Globe Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Carriageworks, MONA, Performa, Barbican, Lincoln Center, Manchester International festival and the London Olympics, among others. In 2017 Calix launched her online portal as a space for music, conversation and material works in conjunction with Warp Records, with whom she is signed. She has also contributed new music to Rail Cables, a scheme that for the past three years has been asking musicians from all across the globe to create music inspired by train travel. Other contributors to its summer/autumn 2017 selection include Ten Sticks, Chaperone and Jason Singh. The music will be available digitally and as a limited edition cassette from Rail Cables.