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Off The Page 2014 audio recordings online

A selection of recordings of discussions, presentations and Q&As from The Wire's recent literary festival for sound and music are now online to download and listen to.

They include Robert Wyatt in conversation with Marcus O’Dair, Mark Fisher reading from his new autobiography, writer and academic Paul Gilroy in conversation with Tony Herrington, Richard King in discussion with Mike Darby and Pinch about Bristol's bass culture, a demonstration on how a sound system is built with Julian Henriques and Ras Muffet, Carla Bozulich in conversation, and David Keenan on transgression in industrial music.

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The fourth edition of Off The Page, The Wire’s literary festival for sound and music, took place at Bristol’s Arnolfini, 26–28 September, and was coproduced by The Wire, Arnolfini and Qu Junktions. Audio recording by Gary Fawle at Events in Sound. Photography by Paul Samuel White.