Mark Pilkington speaks to the man behind a book exploring the crossovers between insect noises and synthesized sounds.
Dennis Johnson's newly recorded piece November, which inspired La Monte Young's The Well Tuned Piano, rewrites the history of minimalism. Clive Bell talks to the elusive mathematician.
The historian and radio broadcaster talks about the power of eavesdropping and the roar of the crowd, as heard in Noise: A Human History, his new 30 part series for BBC Radio 4. By Nathan Budzinski.
As musicians at the forefront of the Athenian music scene, Coti K, Ilios and Nikos Veliotis triangulate drones, strings and oscillations. Sophia Ignatidou interviews the trio.
Mark Fisher's unedited transcript of his interview with underground dubstep artist Burial
Check out this exclusive (and extended) two part interview with Jeff Mills...
The film maker and journalist talks to Nathan Budzinski about pop trash, posh documentaries and writing with archives.
Read the unedited transcript of Hype Williams's Invisible Jukebox, tested by Lisa Blanning.
The unedited transcript of Biba Kopf's interview with Robert Wyatt. A feature based on this interview appeared in issue #163 of The Wire
Read the full transcript of Daniel Spicer's interview with Kommissar Hjuler, featured in The Wire 321...
Read the unedited transcript of Phil Freeman's interview with free jazz saxophonist Noah Howard who died 3 September, 2010. An article based on this interview appeared in The Wire 263, January 2006
Matt Elliott talks to Joseph Stannard about the Bristol DIY scene which produced his recently reactivated project, Third Eye Foundation, alongside Flying Saucer Attack, Crescent and Movietone, as discussed in The Wire 319's Retro-Activity feature.
Read an unedited transcript of Louise Gray's interview with Chicks On Speed, Dundee Contemporary Arts, 4–5 June, 2010.
Read the unedited transcript of Joe Muggs's interview with Konx-Om-Pax
Read the full unedited transcript of Rob Young's interview with Carsten Nicolai and Blixa Bargeld
Read the full transcription from Daniel Spicer's interview with the quixotic New York saxophonist
Read the unedited transcript from Derek Walmsley's interview with Detroit's DJ Stingray
Read Phil Freeman's unedited transcript of his interview with the avant jazz giant
Read the unedited transcript from Derek Walmsley's interview with Monolake
Everyone's heard of them, no one knows what they do. Mark Sinker investigates Auntie's best-kept secret. This article was originally published in The Wire 96 (February 1992).
Melting the borders between art and science, a new wave of musicians are sourcing sounds from ever more alien domains. Report by Rob Young. This article originally appeared in The Wire 157 (March 1997).
The two Brians were interviewed for the cover of The Wire issue 262. Read a transcript below.
After her key role in John Coltrane's ecstatic Jazz experiments of the late 60s...
Unedited transcript of Rob Young's interview with Joanna Newsom, following the release of her second album Ys