The Wire


Adventures In Sound And Music: Holiday Special hosted by Emily Bick

December 2016

The Wire's Deputy Editor spreads some seasonal cheer with a top selection of underground Xmas-themed tracks, plus new music from Jacques Brodier, Kill Alters, Joanna Brouk and more. The show took place on 8 December

8 Bit Universe
“The Christmas Song 8-Bit Cover”

Hood Joplin
“Drop Top”

“RISC Chip”
From RISC Chip

Dream Drunk
from Grotesque

“Cookie Santa”
from Worship Me

Kill Alters
“LaLaLa Song Part 4”
“The Holder”
from No Self Helps

“Fake Sun In China”
from New Spirit

The Residents
“Christmas Morning Foto”
from WB:RMX

“Linthen Heap”
from Verloren
(Purple Tape Pedigree)

Grace Jones
“The Little Drummer Boy”
from The Pee Wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special

MK Ultra & The Assassins Of Light
“Jesus Krist Klap Rap (Orthodox Mix)”
from Oz Waves: Compiled By Steele Bonus
(Efficient Space)

“Ensen Dhaif”
from Ensen

Jacques Brodier
“La Coeur Du Masque De Fer”
from Filtre De Realite
(Penultimate Press)

“Perry Como: It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas”

Joanna Brouk
“Mary’s Watch Part One”
from Hearing Music
(Numero Group)

“Filthy Sun In Diminished Light”
from The Labyrinth Of A Straight Line
(Editions Mego)

“Incubate U”

Pillow Person
“On Your Way”

E Bias
from The Emmanuel Bias
(Kick N Clap)

Harvey Mandel
from Snake Pit
(Tompkins Square)

Power Trip
“Firing Squad”
from Nightmare Logic
(Southern Lord)

Clarence Carter
“Back Door Santa”

Helena Celle
“Streaming Music for Biometrics”
from If I Can’t Handle Me At My Best, Then You Don’t Deserve You At Your Worst
(Night School)

Swivelized Sounds
“Go Where”
from port_land
(Quantum Natives)

“Thorazine For Christmas”

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