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Stream an exclusive clip from Piercing Brightness, a new film by the artist Shezad Dawood, with a soundtrack by Acid Mother's Temple's Makoto Kawabata. The film was reviewed by Joseph Stannard in The Wire 355.

Dawood's directorial debut, Piercing Brightness, is a science fiction influenced film about a group of extraterrestrials who land on Earth and investigate the day-to-day goings on in Preston, Lancashire. Much of Piercing Brightness features music by Acid Mothers Temple and their leader Makoto Kawabata, with contributions by Alexander Tucker's Decomposed Orchestra.

Piercing Brightness is out on DVD via Soda Pictures.

Watch an extract from Piercing Brightness

Stream an exclusive clip from a new film by the artist Shezad Dawood, with a soundtrack by Acid Mother's Temple's Makoto Kawabata. The film was reviewed by Joseph Stannard in The Wire 355.

Watch: Young Echo live

Stream an exclusive video of six Young Echo members performing live. The Bristolian collective are featured in The Wire 355.

Watch: Kazuo Imai's Soloworks61 Part One

Watch the first of a two part performance by guitarist and improvisor Kazuo Imai. Imai and Marginal Consort are featured in an article by Alan Cummings in The Wire 355.

Watch: Simon Whetham & Jan Hendrickse

Field recordist Simon Whetham performs with multi instrumentalist Jan Hendrickse in the third and final instalment of South Hill Park's Embedded series of concerts.

Watch: exclusive vintage Wolf Eyes videos

Watch two videos featuring Wolf Eyes from 2001, one of the Ann Arbor Noise outfit playing during the recording of their Slicer album, and another of them performing live at Detroit's St Andrew's Hall.

Watch: Vicky Langan's Dirt

Watch Dirt, a portrait video of performance artist Vicky Langan. Langan is the subject of an article by Daniel Spicer in The Wire 350.

Watch: Loft Chronicles: Phill Niblock

Watch an exclusive film about Phill Niblock, by Frederick Bernas, visiting him at his Experimental Intermedia space in New York. Niblock will be performing at Cafe Oto on 28 February.

Watch Alasdair Roberts and David McGuinness live

Watch a recording of Alasdair Roberts and David McGuinness performing their arrangement of the traditional song "Long A-Growing" at Glasgow's Print Studios, 6 September, 2012. Video by John MacKechnie.