The Wire

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Issue 124

June 1994

Jean-Paul Bourelly
Steve Holtje gets the lowdown on the Haitian voodoo blues

The Last Poets
Rhama Khazam hails the return of rap's elder statesmen

Harold Budd
David Toop goes underground with the faux archaelogist

Cecil Taylor
Howard Mandel sites at the feet of the free jazz philosopher

David Byrne
Kim Green takes afternoon tea with the ex-Talking Head

Music In The 21st Century
Dave Rimmer wonders how music will survive in the next millenium

Louis Andriessen
Nick Kimberley goes Dutch with the minimalist maestro

Phill Niblock
Mark Sinker meets the man who invented Grunge and Ambient (possibly)

Multimedia Watch
Mark Espiner gets interactive in the Vid Zone

Letter From... New York
Julie Taraska and Howard Mandel stalk the streets of Gotham