The Wire


Current Issue 424

June 2019

On the cover: Charles Hayward: With a discography spanning progressive rock, post-punk and beyond, the former This Heat drummer/vocalist surveys a rich career ahead of a moving new solo album. By Daniel Spicer. Also in this issue: Equiknoxx: The polymorphous Jamaican production unit walk the line between dancehall, pop and noise. By Chal Ravens. 75 Dollar Bill: The durational jams of New York duo Che Chen and Rick Brown open up dialogues between continents. By Dave Mandl. Mike Falana: The talented Nigerian trumpeter was a star of UK jazz until he vanished from the London scene. By Val Wilmer. Plus: Invisible Jukebox with Alexander von Schlippenbach, Ernstalbrecht Stiebler, UVB-76, Mort Garson, Caterina Barbieri, Global Ear in Shillong, an Epiphany by Jennifer Walshe, The Inner Sleeve chosen by Arturas Bumšteinas, 40 pages of reviews in Soundcheck, and much more

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