On The Cover: Babble On! – In a 20 page special, Wire
contributors assess and rethink the relationship between
underground music and words, text and language. Including Rob Young
on songs about themselves, Ken Hollings on Cage’s pulverised
language, Derek Walmsley on dread talk, Alasdair Roberts on verbal
jousting, Daniel Spicer on hip semantics, David Toop on Improv
words and gestures, Nina Power on female machine voices, Hua Hsu on
vocalese, Marcus Boon on profane rappers, Rory Gibb on Footwork’s
vocal science, and more.
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Wolf Eyes: Digression, Regression, Progression.
Jennifer Lucy Allan hosts a special show on the sounds and side
projects of the American Noise outfit (on the cover of The Wire 351).
Hosted by Jennifer Lucy Allan, playing tracks by Hair Police,
Black Pus, Pete Swanson, Jenny Hval, Grouper, and a Mississippi
Records compilation of Indian vocalist Kesarbai Kerkar.
Listen to a Q&A with Martin Schmidt and Drew Daniel during
Berlin's CTM festival, discussing the telepathy experiments they
conducted as the basis of their most recent album and EP.
Holly Herndon speaks to The Wire's Jennifer Lucy Allan
about armoured vehicles and amplifying electrical currents at
Berlin's CTM festival.
Steven Warwick, discusses self-replication, Joe Jones's self
playing instruments, the films of Fred Halsted and unmanned
aircraft, as part of The Wire's Q&As at the 2013
edition of CTM festival.
On the cover: Earth – Joseph Stannard finds
out why the Seattle slowrockers are away with the fairy folk and
investigating the Old, Weird Albion. Plus: Julia Holter, Michael E
Veal's King Tubby Primer, Ghost Box Invisible Jukebox, Haroon Mirza
Cross Platform, The Ex write about their trips to Ethiopia, Vicki
Bennett's Collateral Damage, Emptyset, :zoviet*france: and
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