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Issue 236

October 2003

Great Lost Recordings
Reissue this! We pick 50 forgotten albums screaming out to see the light of day

Miles Davis
Bill Murphy reveals the cut and thrust behind the trumpeter's jazz rock masterpiece Jack Johnson

Rhythm & Sound
In a rare conversation with Berlin's dubmeisters, Will Montgomery hears as much space in their talk as their music

Invisible Jukebox: Peaches
Canada's electroclash diva talks dirty to Anne Hilde Neset about Martin Rev, The Stooges, GG Allin and more

The Dusseldorf duo provide David Stubbs with some eye and ear control.

Carla Bozulich
The illustrated woman provides David Keenan with a Red-Headed Stranger he won't soon forget.

Perry Robinson
Philip Clark unearths the travelling clarinettist and is rewarded with strange tales from the land of the free.

Global Ear
Andy Hamilton investigates Melbourne's experiemental electronic scene

UbuWeb director Kenneth Goldsmith discovers John Cage's Silence is a rhythm too

Print Run
Essays On Music, by Theodor Adorno; Voodoo Child: Jimi Hendrix - The Story Behind Every Song, by David Stubbs; Hip Priest: The Story of Mark E Smith and the Fall by Simon Ford; Het Apollohuis 1995-2001, edited by René Van Peer

Cross Platform
Raymond Pettibon reveals the punk energy driving his graphics work and a new German Improv project. By Richard Henderson
Plus: Reviews of Peter Brötzmann; Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Solar Arkestra; and DVD by The Fall; And Anton Corbijn's Inner Sleeve featuring Herman Brood & His Wild Romance

On Location
Limescale, London Boat Ting at the Yacht Club; Giya Kancheli: Imber, Imber Village, UK; Alasdair Roberts, Canterbury Fayre, UK; Mimeo, London Serpentine Gallery Pavilion; The Dead C, Christchurch Cloud 9, New Zealand