The Wire

In Writing

The Portal

Archive Portal: Mark E Smith & The Fall

January 2018

To celebrate the life and work of Mark E Smith, who died on 24 January 2018, we present a selection of articles on the Fall frontman and his group drawn from The Wire’s online archive

Interview

Tides of change

January 2018

Filippo Cicciù speaks to Turkish psychedelic explorers Baba Zula, who're playing in London at the end of January

Columns

Bell Labs: Phonomuseum

November 2017

“Is it possible we’ve come full circle?” asks Clive Bell, as he observes more than a century of revolutions in recording technology, from Thomas Edison's tinfoil phonograph to pink vinyl in Sainsburys