The Wire

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Issue 129

November 1994

Van Dyke Parks
Ed Baxter talks exclusively with the legendary Californian son

Loop Guru
Jakubowski meets the Fourth World map makers

Edgar Froese
Louise Gray dreams in tangerine with a German electrician

Eastern Electronica
Sarah Champion documents a Techno-logical revolution

Adam Sutherland meets the urban dance squads

Weird Pop
Kazuko Hohki and Clive Bell discuss Japan's pop oddities

Art Of Noise
David Ilic takes an armchair tour round some sonic extremities

Edwin Pouncey trips out to the Oriental temple heads

Zeni Geva
Jakubowski tests the metal of a 90's power trio

Keiji Haino
K Martin meets the Eastern guitar mystic

Sound Art
David Toop enters a Zen arcade