The Wire

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Issue 98

April 1992

Now's The Time
All news plus Godflesh

Black TV
Stephen Bourne charts a forgotten history

Gary Lucas
Boss guitar twanged by Biba Kopf

Candid CD
Your guide to our covermount bonus

Giorgio Moroder
David Toop talks to a rhythm king - exclusive!

Victor Lewis
Drums across Hudson, by Karen Bennett

World Beat
Mark Sinker talks to Ben Mandelson

The Charts
This month's tabulations

Buddy Rich
A wealth of technique remembered by Mike Fish

Thebe Lipere
Tony Herrington hears out the African improviser

Rashied Ali
Coltrane's drummer talks now to Howard Mandel

Rhythm's Top 50
We pick th ebest beats we ever heard

Invisible Jukebox
James Moody tested by Philip Watson

Alban Berg
Max Harrison surveys a composer's work

All the picks to click clucked over

The Write Place
Where readers show their hand