The Wire

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Issue 96

February 1992

Now’s The Time
All news plus Teddy Edwards, Emmylou Harris, Johnnie Johnson

Festival Special
John Corbett reports from Europe and Canada

Tristan Honsinger
Richard Scott says ‘ello to the cello man

Ron Geesin
At last! Tubular tales with Barry Witherden

Lou Reed
New York exclusive with Simon Reynolds

Black Science Fiction
Opening our technology survey, Mark Sinker takes off

Detroit Techno
Detected by Louise Gray

BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Mark Sinker steps into the police box

George Clinton
Ben Watson stands for Parliament

Composing With Machines
Brian Morton hands out screwdrivers

Back To The Future
Simon Trask surveys what’s next for music-tech

Invisible Jukebox
Cabaret Voltaire take the test with Biba Kopf