The Wire


Rob Young discusses Pauline Oliveros with Emily Manzo and Alvin Curran, and talks to Jace Clayton and Hans-Joachim Roedelius at the 2017 edition of Knoxville's Big Ears festival

The Wire's Rob Young went to Knoxville, Tennessee, in March to host a series of talks and a panel discussion at Big Ears festival. His guests included: Emily Manzo and Alvin Curran talking about the life and works of Pauline Oliveros, Jace Clayton aka DJ Rupture presenting his new book Uproot followed by a discussion about the title, and Hans-Joachim Roedelius, who also read an excerpt of his new publication Das Buch.

Big Ears festival ran between 23–27 March 2017.

Watch a solo drum performance by Ikuro Takahashi

In February 2010, Japanese percussionist Ikuro Takahashi performed at Akebono Art and Community Centre in Sapporo, capital city of Japan’s northernmost main island Hokkaido. Film maker Mikio Saito was there to capture it