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The Wire 424. Charles Hayward photographed by Polly Brown

Issue 424

June 2019

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Charles Hayward: With a discography spanning progressive rock, post-punk and beyond, the former This Heat drummer/vocalist surveys a rich career ahead of a moving new solo album. By Daniel Spicer

Equiknoxx: The polymorphous Jamaican production unit walk the line between dancehall, pop and noise. By Chal Ravens

75 Dollar Bill: The durational jams of New York duo Che Chen and Rick Brown open up dialogues between continents. By Dave Mandl

Mike Falana: The talented Nigerian trumpeter was a star of UK jazz until he vanished from the London scene. By Val Wilmer

Ernstalbrecht Stiebler: The German minimalist seizes the means of reduction. By Julian Cowley

UVB-76: Haunted science from the Bristolian drum ’n’ bass unit. By Louis Pattison

Mort Garson: US Moog magus undergoes a plant based revival. By Dave Segal

Caterina Barbieri: Trance as mission with the Milan based composer. By Lewis Gordon

Invisible Jukebox: Alexander von Schlippenbach: Will The Wire’s mystery record selection strike a chord for the German pianist and improvisor? Tested by Harald Kisiedu

The Inner Sleeve: Arturas Bumšteinas on Ganelin Trio’s Con Anima

Epiphanies: An unknown track on the radio schools Jennifer Walshe in the mysteries of funk

Global Ear: Shillong: Culture under pressure in North East India. By Akshatha Shetty

Soundcheck: “A” Trio + AMM, Maryanne Amacher, Amnesia Scanner & Bill Kouligas, Andersen/Bell/Wastell, Apartment House, Ellen Arkbro, Sam Ashley & Werner Durand 50 Caterina Barbieri, Baron Mordant, Bath Consolidated, Big Thief, Big Tone & House Shoes, Budokan Boys, The Caretaker, J Carter, Cave In, Celer, Cucina Povera, CVN, Dos Monos, Drowse, Dunmall/Skidmore/Kjær/Solberg/
Wastell, Dunning & Underwood, Duster, Earth, Ezra Collective, Fire! Orchestra, Full Of Hell, Ben LaMar Gay, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Helm, William Hooker, Eva-Maria Houben, Inter Arma, Interracial Sex, Ishmael Ensemble, Johanna Knutsson, Koaosaeme, Kogumaza, Kukangendai, The London Sound Survey, Lost Souls Of Saturn, Maharadja Sweets, Eve Maret, Kevin Richard Martin, Misery Index, MSYLMA, Mukqs, Marissa Nadler & Stephen Brodsky, Tujiko Noriko, Ela Orleans, Otoboke Beaver, Charlemagne Palestine & Rrose, Patience, Phew/Ambarchi/O’Rourke, Polypores/Field Lines Cartographer, Quelle Chris, Rakta, Ranaldo/Jarmusch/Urselli/Pàndi, Ellen Rowe, Kelly Ruth, Slowness, Alexandra Spence, They Hate Change, UCC Harlo, Venom Prison, Various Doom Mix Volume III, Various Dungeon Rap: The
Introduction, Various Eminent Domain, Various Reality Tunnels (Idle Chatter 005)

The Boomerang: Terry Allen & The Panhandle Mystery Band, Atheist, Roy Ayers, Body Without Organs, John Coltrane, Bernard Herrmann, Basil Kirchin, Lhasa, Reynols, Michael Rother, Ut

On Screen: Jonas Åkerlund Lords Of Chaos, Sercan Sezgin Nublu: Music Of Now

Print Run: The Lark Ascending: The Music Of The British Landscape by Richard King; I’m Just The Drummer by Bob Bert; Spectres: Composing Listening edited by François Bonnet & Bartolomé Sanson; Audint–Unsound: Undead edited by Steve Goodman, Toby Heys & Eleni Ikoniadou; I Am Damo Suzuki by Damo Suzuki &
Paul Woods

On Site: Libita Clayton: Quantum Ghost, London, UK; Paris–Londres: Music Migrations (1962–1989), Paris, France

On Location: Walls Will Fall: The Trumpets Of Jericho, Berlin, Germany; 4fakultät, Hamburg, Germany; Présences Électronique 2019, Paris, France; Borealis, Bergen, Norway; Letra/Tone, Berlin, Germany; British Wildlife Festival 2019, Leeds, UK; Big Ears, Knoxville, US; Carla Bley Trio, New York, US; Kahil El’Zabar & The New Ethnic; Heritage Ensemble, London, UK