The Wire

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Magazine

Issue 64

June 1989

Now's The Time
All news plus our renowned column service

Desperately Seeking Fusion
Chris Parker blows a fusion

Hotwire
The word from The Cat

Spirit Level
The lowdown on the breakup, told to Phil Watson

Livewire
Frank Sinatra meets Sonny Rollins, and more

Fred Frith
Big guitar, big trousers, told to Richard Scott

Jan Garbarek
An exclusive talk with Brian Morton

Keith Jarrett
Steve Lake reconsiders the keyboard kolossus

Books
Dexter to Blixa and back again

Glenn Branca
Mark "Flash" Sinker complains about the racket

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