The Doomed Bird Of Providence's lead man Mark Kluzek relates a
selection of sites dedicated to Australia's colonial past, and
fodder for his dark and violent ballads. The Doomed Bird Of
Providence's Blind Mouths Eat album is reviewed in
The Wire 357.
The journalist and author of the recently published book
Facing The Other Way: The Story Of 4AD, networks the
label's visual aesthetic.
Comic artist and musician Malcy Duff's portal
takes us on a journey through places that have inspired him and
affected his work, from magic tricks to a Wisconsin mustard
The novelist and writer of The Wire 357's Epiphanies
article talks Italian social commentary, fascism, the many worlds
of Chus Martinez, and where partying and politics meet.
The musician and author curates a primer for The
Portal, ahead of her talk on the history of video art at
September’s edition of The Wire Salon.
The Chicago Underground musician and visual artist shares online
glimpses of his research in preparation for a new audiovisual opera
titled (The Book of Sound (Android Love Cry)
The visual artist currently exhibiting at Camden Arts Centre
shares her current reading and viewing habits, and how Daffy Duck
can be an antidote to austere minimalism.
The Hamburg based DJ and musician shares her favourite links to
tales and projects on the seen and the unseen, spectograms and
Sound poet and lecturer Marc Matter, furniture designer and
musician Stefan Schwander and artist Florian Meyer meet for a day
at a time to record as The Durian Brothers. The trio, releasing on
Fat Cat Records and featured in the July issue of The
Wire, share an index of manifestos, neologisms and more.
The author of Japanoise: Music At The Edge Of
Circulation and lecturer in the upcoming Music, Digitisation,
Mediation conference in Oxford (11–13 July) shares his favourite
online sound archives.
The New York based sound artist and experimental turntablist
shares her favourite online resources on turntablism, sound and
The reissue label boss (featured in The Wire 352)
introduces us to his selection of underfunded independent cultural
institutions: "Bear in mind I rarely surf the net for anything
beyond movie showing times. Still, I happen to know these
organisations are worth keeping an eye out for."
Steven Warwick's quick stop tour of his favourite bits of
reading, watching and listening online, taking in drone aircraft
technology, hybridisation and queer actor and director Fred
Follow Ashley Paul's top choice picks of the web. The US
multi-instrumentalist was featured in The Wire 350, in an
interview with Nick Southgate.
Little Annie Bandez spreads the word about her top websites.
Annie is in The Wire 349 featured in an Invisible Jukebox,
tested by Dave Mandl.
Jazz organist, improviser and interlocutor Alexander Hawkins
takes us on a web journey through the work of Henry Threadgill and
his Zooid group.
Alex Neilson, author of The
Wire 349 Collateral Damage article on the connections
between folk music and the future promised by digital culture,
chooses five highlights from the newly digitised Topic label.
The Wire Salon in February – The Way Of The Hacker –
brought together contemporary experimental musicians to discuss the
practice of designing and building new audio interfaces. Here, two
of the panelists, Tom Bugs and Sam Underwood spread online
knowledge for hackers in training.
Swedish power jazz dynamo and vinyl-addict Mats Gustafsson
shares his six essential links for the burgeoning "discaholic".
Gustafsson is on the cover of The Wire 349 in an article
by Daniel Spicer.
Ergo Phizmiz's choice links of the web. The rogue collagist and
radio artist is featured in an interview with Clive Bell for
The Wire issue 349.