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Watch the intro sequence from a restored version of Werner Herzog's 1972 film Aguirre, Wrath Of God, soundtracked by Popol Vuh.

Herzog's film was an important early work in the German New Wave of cinema during the 1970s. With the volatile actor Klaus Kinski in the title role, Aguirre, Wrath Of God tells the story of a group of Spanish conquistadores' increasingly fractious journey unravelling down the Amazon and Orinoco rivers. The film was scored by Krautrock outfit, Popol Vuh, whose founder Florian Fricke was friends with Herzog at the time.

Aguirre, Wrath Of God opens on 7 June and is screening as part of the Werner Herzog season at BFI Southbank, running throughout June and July.

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.

Watch videos by Robin The Fog

Watch The Ghosts Of Bush and Haunted Homes Under The Hammer video slideshows. Sound artist and Resonance FM presenter Robin Warren aka Robin The Fog is featured in The Wire 345 in an article by Sukhdev Sandhu.