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The Wire Tapper 39

Track 14


From Aoticp

Gagarin is Graham ‘Dids’ Dowdall, a member of Pere Ubu and Roshi ft Pars Radio. He has collaborated with the likes of Nico, John Cale, Ludus, Eric Random, Suns Of Arqa, and Zor Gabor. As Gagarin, he has released several albums of electronica. New album Aoticp was released this summer. Gagarin gigs regularly with a hardware combination of drumpads, samplers, iPad and FX. Dowdall’s other work involves making music with young people with disabilities and teaching at Goldsmiths.