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Global Ear: Ramallah

February 2019

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

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Office Ambience 421

February 2019

Stream a selection of tracks from releases we listened to during the making of the March 2019 issue

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Global Ear: Cartagena

February 2019

Palenque Records founder Lucas Silva selects some of his favourite tracks from the Afro-Colombian sound of champeta

Mix

Wire Mix: Ain Bailey

January 2019

London composer, sound artist and DJ extends her sonic autobiography with a new mix

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Office Ambience 420

January 2019

Stream a selection of tracks we listened to during the making of our February 2019 issue

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Global Ear: Brasilia

January 2019

Writer and musician Phil Jones compiles a playlist to accompany his recent report on the Brazilian capital