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Free with The Wire 423

Below The Radar 30

Volume 30 includes tracks by Angel Bat Dawid, MoE/Mette Rasmussen, Jessica Pavone, Reynols, Slikback, and more


Office Ambience 422

March 2019

Stream a selection of tracks from releases we listened to during the making of The Wire 422


Wire Mix: Matmos

March 2019

The release of Matmos's new plastic-sourced album, featuring the sounds of Styrofoam coolers and silicone gel breast implants, is celebrated with this new exclusive mix

On Air

Adventures In Sound And Music hosted by Chris Bohn

February 2019

The Wire’s weekly show on Resonance FM, 14 February 2019, hosted by Chris Bohn, with The Wire’s longtime Japanese music correspondent Alan Cummings, presenting a Japanese free jazz special to mark the publication of the English language edition of the late Teruto Soejima’s Free Jazz In Japan (Public Bath Press)


Global Ear: Ramallah

February 2019

Wire contributor Courtney Yusuf selects his favourite tracks from the current Palestinian hiphop scene