The Wire

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Issue 130

December 1994

Mouse On Mars
Rob Young dismantles some German machine heads

Linda Sharrock
Philip Watson cries freedom with an American voice in exile

25 Years Of Bitches Brew
Joel Lewis examines the legacy of Miles Davis's 70's voodoo

Jon Hassell: Miles And Me
The Fourth World auteur pays homage to the dark magus

Bill Laswell
David Toop meets the hardest working man in music

Baaba Maal
Mark Hudson goes on safari with the Senegalese sound sculptor

Julian Cope's History Of Krautrock
The strange and savage story of the Great Kosmische Musik

Letter From... Brazil
Sambas, drugs, violence and more in the hills of Rio de Janeiro