The Wire


Watch an excerpt from a film tracing the fictional travels of a field recordist through north west Ireland. Silence is reviewed by Dan Barrow in The Wire 354.

Silence tells the story of a field recordist (played by Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde, also co-writer of the film with director Pat Collins) who returns to his native Ireland after 15 years living in Berlin, spending his days wandering through north west Ireland and recording the soundscapes.

Silence is released in the UK by New Wave Films – it will be showing in UK cinemas in early August. Click here for more information.

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.