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Off The Page Oslo

The Wire's Off The Page festival returns to Oslo in January 2016

The Wire’s Off The Page literary festival will return to Oslo on 23 January 2016 for its third edition in the Norwegian capital. The one day event devoted to music criticism and audio culture will feature a host of international musicians, critics, theorists and composers. Confirmed speakers include David Keenan tracing the transgressive urge from Palaeolithic cave art through rock ’n’ roll up to contemporary noise music, Matthew Collin in conversation with Wire Contributing Editor Anne Hilde Neset, and Sami vocalist Ande Somby on the art of the wolf yoik. The event will also host an independent music fair offering vinyl, fanzines, books, cassettes, effect pedals and lots more. More information can be found at You can listen to Mark Fisher, Robert Wyatt, Sarah Angliss, Paul Gilroy and others In Conversation at The Wire's Off The Page in Bristol, UK, here.