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Psychopomp for Mika Tapio Vainio published

Blast First Petite’s new publication gathers text, images and live music about the late Finnish musician, including Wire contributor Jennifer Lucy Allan's Invisible Jukebox transcript

Mix

Wire Mix: Overlook

Wire Mix: Overlook

The UVB-76 label artist shares an exclusive selection of unreleased “audio apparitions and residual hauntings”

Mix

Wire Mix: Wave Count

Wire Mix: Wave Count

Hear a 44 minute wave-inspired montage by Wire contributors Wayne Marshall and Stefan Helmreich drawing on 70 pieces of music composed between 1830–2018

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Derek Bailey book news

Lenka Lente publish Jean-Marc Montera’s Derek Bailey and Jin Yufeng and Wei Wei translate the guitarist’s seminal 1980 book Improvisation into Chinese

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Adventures In Sound And Music hosted by Derek Walmsley

Adventures In Sound And Music hosted by Derek Walmsley

This week’s Adventures In Sound And Music spends 90 minutes in the company of Karlrecords, a Berlin label that has forged close relationships with numerous cutting edge ensembles and composers and is now stretching composition into zones of free rock, collage and noise

Tracks

Office Ambience 424

Office Ambience 424

Stream a selection of tracks from releases we listened to during the making of our June 2019 issue

Tracks

Wire Playlist: NAAFI

Wire Playlist: NAAFI

Label manager Tomás Davó selects 20 tracks showcasing the sound of his Mexican electronic music community