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Issue 108

February 1993

Sounding Off
News, events, dates, ideas, the Wire-guide to what's going down

Lillian Boutte
Mark Sinker meets the singer from Old New Orleans

Enrico Pieranunzi
Andy Hamilton talks to the Italian pianist

Great Lost Recordings
Ben Thompson talks to John Cale about Cale's early work with LaMonte Young

Hermeto Pascoal
Charles De Ledesma goes Brazilian with the bearded master

Huddersfield Festival
Ben Watson uncovers the arguments at Britain's most radical New Music event

Dave Morrison greets the long-lost German avant-rock innovators, back together after 20 years

Up for grabs: Gil Scott-Heron CDs, Pete Kelly's Blues videos, Colours CDs and T-shirts

Bill Frisell
Kenny Mathieson talks strings and roundabouts with guitar's shyest genius

Print Run
Our (ir)regular books round up

Seeing Things
Our new monthly section - deeper into music by way of the eye!

Invisible Jukebox: Sonic Youth
Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo take the fiendish test

Gil Scott-Heron
Mark Sinker and Nathan West examine the legacy of the prince of political soul

Peter Brotzmann
John Corbett trades words with the wildman of free European saxophone

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