The Wire

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Issue 105

November 1992

Now's The Time
All the unusual new/dates, plus Chicago JazzFest, Christian McBride, Dorado Records

Reggie Workman
Ben Watson hails the return of the legendary basshead

Put your thinking caps on and win utterly desirable Funky Nation memorabilia!

Choice free CD if you sign on the dotted line

The Wire T-Shirt!
Still time to kit yourself out most dazzingly

Altered States
The inside dope on being out of it begins with Mark Sinker's essay on Karlheinz Stockhausen

Jazz and Junk
What made heroin cool; what heroin made of Cool; Joel Lewis makes the connection

HipHop Addiction
Kin Green talks dope beats in the rap nation

The Electric Shaman
Magic, music and transformation-David Toop plugs into other worlds

'Ardkore Tekno
What made Techno speed; what speed made of Techno; Simon Reynolds revs up

Great Lost Recordings
Ian Pennan listens to Alex Chilton's Sister Lovers

Invisible Jukebox
Philip Watson tests Billy Jenkins

Bob Marley
Part two of Timothy White's legendary 1975 interview

Print Run
Ornette, Greg Tate and The Penguin Guide To Jazz On CD/LP/MC

Discs spin, reviewers spout

The Index
Send off for fine archive fun!

The Write Place
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