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Watch Richard Youngs’s new video "Back From A World Changing"

May 2016

Video from 2015 album Inside The Future was filmed in Berlin by Naomi Yang

Following a recent appearance at the Stewart Lee-curated All Tomorrow’s Parties festival in Prestatyn, North Wales, and his Varispeed Etudes LP on Golden Lab, Richard Youngs travelled to Berlin this spring for a mini tour alongside Damon & Naomi.

This new video for his song "Back From A World Changing" from his 2015 album Inside The Future was filmed in the German capital by Naomi Yang, who’s created videos for Meg Baird, Elisa Ambrogio, Waxahatchee and many others in recent years. It features Richard Youngs and the fancy footwork of his son (and occassional collaborator) Sorley.

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

Preview: Wysing Polyphonic

Watch the Musarc choir performing Tape Music by Lin Chi-Wei in advance of their performance at Wysing Polyphonic

Watch Colin Stetson's "SORROW: I"

Watch the full five minute video of Colin Stetson's "SORROW: I (Extract)", taken from his forthcoming reimagining of Henryk Górecki’s Symphony No 3.

Watch two videos by artist Lisa Busby

Watch “Platinum Ash Rose Gold” and “Hollow Blown Egg” by musician and artist Lisa Busby. Her debut release Fingers In The Gloss is out now via Bandcamp

Watch: Floris Vanhoof films

Stream an excerpt from Floris Vanhoof's recent DVD The Wonderful World Of Well Sounding Voltages And Projected Light

Playlist: Ornette Coleman 1930–2015

Ornette Coleman died on 11 June in New York of a heart attack aged 85. Listen to a playlist of some of his music, based on Brian Morton's tribute to the late free jazz pioneer

Watch: The Family Jams excerpt

Watch an excerpt from Kevin Barker's documentary following Devendra Banhart, Joanna Newsom and Vetiver on a 2004 US tour

15 Freedom Riders playlist

Listen to a playlist based on the 15 Freedom Riders chart, part of the Freedom Principles essays in The Wire 370 – a survey looking at ideas of liberation in music and sound

Watch: Looking For The Perfect Beat (excerpt)

Watch an excerpt from film maker Matthew Smith's new documentary about Los Angeles's beat scene, the influential Low End Theory club night, and the producers and musicians who are a part of it

Watch: Russell Haswell & Exaudi

Watch a video of Russell Haswell's collaborative performance with the Exaudi vocal ensemble, part of Aldeburgh Music Faster Than Sound series.

Watch: Jandek live

Watch a recording of Jandek rehearsing for a concert in Minneapolis in 2013, taken from the documentary I Know You Well. The elusive legend was interviewed face to face for the first time by David Keenan, featured in The Wire 360 and 361.

Watch: Multiple Tap Tokyo

Watch seven short videos made during a recent instalment of the collective Japanese underground music event in Tokyo, featured in The Wire 360.

Watch: Demdike Stare's Transmission

Watch the video for an excerpt of Demdike Stare's next Testpressing, Fail. Sean Canty and Miles Whittaker are on the cover of The Wire 358.

Watch an exclusive Shangaan electro video

Stream "Tivani Dollezer" a video by producer, record label boss, talent scout, party promoter and performer Richard Mthetwa aka Nozinja. Mthetwa is featured in The Wire 356's Invisible Jukebox, tested by Dave Stelfox.

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.

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.

Woebot's Gear Videos Primer

Matthew Ingram (aka Woebot) this month contributes an Unofficial Channels column on gear videos. "Gear lust is probably responsible for more sleepless nights than amphetamines or the coming and going of groupies," he says. Tune in and turn on for a Friday gear-fix.

Woebot's Gear Videos Primer

Matthew Ingram (aka Woebot) this month contributes an Unofficial Channels column on gear videos. "Gear lust is probably responsible for more sleepless nights than amphetamines or the coming and going of groupies," he says. Tune in for a concentrated gear-fix.

Watch an exclusive Earth video

Stream a video documenting Earth performing live at the (reportedly haunted) Brookdale Lodge in California's Redwood Forest.

Faster Than Sound: Christian Marclay & Roly Porter performance primers

Two Faster Than Sound events take place at Snape Maltings in Suffolk this month, featuring The Wire 332 cover artist Christian Marclay with Steve Beresford, John Butcher, Mark Sanders, Alan Tomlinson and Suffolk Phoenix Brass on 1 October (4pm, £12), followed by Roly Porter (of Vex'd), Cynthia Millar and Rod Maclachlan on 29 October (6:30pm, £10).

Dancity Extras

Two days of music, supported by The Wire, in the ancient town of Foligno in the Umbrian hills, 1–2 July.

John Surman video

Watch an excerpt from John Surman: Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop, April '69.

Netaudio 2011 Extras

Netaudio London promotes the work of artists who use digital and network technologies to explore new boundaries in music and sonic art. Part of the Short Circuit festival, Netaudio's programme encourages participation in all forms of music and art making, from interactive sound art installations to conferences, workshops, collaborative online broadcasting and headline shows.

Global Ear: Burkina Faso

Check photographs and video documentation of Trevor Watts's collaborative tour through the west African republic.

Mordant Music: MisinforMation

Watch excerpts from some Central Office Of Information films of the 1970s and 80s, newly soundtracked by Baron Mordant.

Netmage videos

Watch videos by Bruce McClure and James Ferraro, two artists who'll be performing at 2011's Netmage festival

Wim Mertens Video

Watch a clip of Belgian composer Wim Mertens performing his composition "4 Mains" live.

Watch videos by Mama Baer

Watch two exclusive videos by Mama Baer of the outsider sonic art duo Kommissar Hjuler & Mama Baer.

Automamusic by Aura Satz

View an excerpt of the film Automamusic by Aura Satz, featured in an article by Philip Clark in The Wire 319.

Christian Marclay: Festival

Watch exclusive video footage of performances of compositions by Christian Marclay. Part of the current exhibition Christian Marclay Festival at New York City's Whitney Museum, running to 26 September, 2010. Performances took place 1 July, 2010 and were shot and edited by Scott Clements.

Mutek 2010: Ben Frost

Check exclusive footage from Ben Frost's performance at Montréal's Mutek festival, 2–6 June, 2010.

Watch Job Karma's Ecce Homo

View a film with music by the Polish post industrial group Job Karma, who release on Obuh Records, a label featured in Biba Kopf's article on the Polish experimental underground scene in The Wire 317.

Carlos Casas works

View a set of exclusive film clips illustrating the extreme environmental audio-visual work of Carlos Casas

Aura Satz exclusive

View footage from Sound Seam, Aura Satz’s collaboration with Aleks Kolkowski, shown as part of the AV Festival 2010

Exclusive Monolake clip

View an exclusive edit of Monolake's "Infinite Snow" taken from his new album Silence (℗ 2009 Imbalance Computer Music)

Brian Jones Joujouka Very Stoned video

View an exclusive preview of Brian Jones Joujouka Very Stoned by Daragh McCarthy featuring a live performance by The Master Musicians Of Joujouka at the Brian Jones 40th Anniversary Festival in Morocco.

Video: Global Ear Hanoi

Watch "Duo Noise" with Nguyen Manh Hung and Vu Nhat Tan, featured in Daniel Neilson's article about the music scene in Hanoi in The Wire 307.

Watch Aki Onda's Lost City

Watch an exclusive excerpt from Aki Onda's Cinemage project. Onda is featured in an article by Clive Bell in The Wire 307.

Sleazy video

View the screen projection of Sleazy Peter Christopherson's version of Lama Gyurme's "Offering Chant"

Video: Bora Yoon performance

View an exclusive video clip of Bora Yoon performing in New York City. Yoon is featured in an article by Kurt Gottschalk in The Wire 304.

Video: Altermodern

Watch footage of last month's Late At Tate evening at the Tate Britain gallery in Millbank, London as part of their Altermodern exhibition.

Video: Submarine sounds

View footage and listen to a sound sample from The Alvin submarine, in which sonic anthropologist Stefan Helmreich recorded his underwater sounds. An article by Helmreich about his deep sea exploits is in The Wire 302.

Watch Jeff Keen's Plasmatic Blatz

View a clip from the BFI Box Set, GAZWRX, featuring over forty years' worth of the filmmaker Jeff Keen's output. Mark Fisher writes about Keen in a Cross Platform article in The Wire 302.

Radio On: Excerpt

Check out an exclusive excerpt from Chris Petit's 1979 road movie Radio On

Video: Allora & Calzadilla

View samples of the work of artist duo Allora & Calzadilla who are featured in an article by Marinus de Ruiter in The Wire 295.

Video: Dusk & Blackdown's Margins Music

Watch the debut visual feature by Blackdown and director Jonathan Howells featuring Dusk & Blackdown's music, featured in an article by Chris Sharp in The Wire 295.

Watch footage of Trevor Watts performing

View footage of Trevor Watts and Jamie Harris playing in Mongolia and a clip from a performance with the Moire Music Drum Orchestra. Watts is featured in The Wire 295 in an article by Julian Cowley.