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Issue 102

August 1992

Now's The Time
All the news plus Arrested Development, Rickey Woodard

Pat Metheny
The country boy on the town with John Fordham

The Wire Party
Ten Years Old! And here's the evidence!

Ideas Of East
Hopey Glass examines fragments of a fantasy

Suns of Arqa
Jonathan Romney seeks out the mysterious Mancunian-Oriental dubmasters

Trilok Gurtu
The percussionist hammers thins out with Kenny Mathieson

Ikue Mori/Catherine Jauniaux
Improvising women from different worlds play together for John Corbett

The Far East Side Band
Andrew Pothecary meets the three wise Asian-Americans of Gotham

Kodwo Eshun salutes the rise of Asian Deep House

The Charts
They're listing! They're listing! (What a terrible joke!)

Jimmy Witherspoon
The bluesman talks Jazz with Brain Priestley

Invisible Jukebox
Steve Martland tested by Louise Gray

The records that count, in large amounts

The Wire Index
Your guide to our past

And untold riches - well, a free CD - will be yours

The Classifieds
Let your fingers do the walking

The Write Place
Grace us with your pressure

The T-Shirt
This year's look! Don't miss out!