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The Wire issue #349 out now

Our March 2013 issue is out now. Mats Gustafsson talks to Daniel Spicer about confrontational sounds and collective action with power trios and 30 piece groups. Plus, Clive Bell meets collagist and radio artists Ergo Phizmiz, Peter Shapiro's Primer on US Hardcore, and Little Annie is subjected to The Wire's Invisible Jukebox.

The Global Ear visits the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa for the month, and Alex Neilson writes on Topic records's digitisation project in Collateral Damage. Plus Bites on Alexander Hawkins, Powell, Scheme AV Strategies and an epiphany from Soul Jazz founder Stuart Baker.

Full issue details, including a list of releases reviewed in Soundcheck, as well as print, live and on site reviews here.