The Wire


Current Issue 416

October 2018

+ Below The Radar Special Edition: SHAPE Platform 2018

On the cover: James Ferraro: The former Skater and far side virtualist has been sonically documenting the decline of Western civilisation for more than 15 years. But what happens when reality bites? By Maya Kalev. Also in this issue: Once Upon A Time In London: On the fringes of the Swingin’ 60s, Ornette Coleman, Sun Ra, Cornelius Cardew and AMM found their champion in the form of Victor Schonfield and his non-profit organisation Music Now. By Phil England. Buh Records: Based in Peru’s capital Lima, Luis Alvarado’s label is dedicated to telling the untold story of South America’s avant garde through a series of carefully curated releases. By Francis Gooding. Plus: Sinjin Hawke & Zora Jones, Razen, Metahaven, Orchestra Of Spheres, Global Ear: Cape Town, Invisible Jukebox with Dennis Bovell, The Inner Sleeve selected by Noel Meek, Epiphanies by Lance Scott Walker, and over 30 pages of album, book and gig reviews.

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