Inside The Wire 410 | April 2018

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News and more from under the radar 18 Unofficial Channels Extreme Computer Music Fashion 46 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 98 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings 104 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs 28 Eva-Maria Houben The German composer, organist, writer and Wandelweiser associate draws on such diverse sources of inspiration as painting, sculpture and synesthesia to create works of profound meditative beauty. By Robert Barry

io DJ sets) 4 The Wire Tapper 46 Your track by track guide to this month’s free CD

6 Masthead 8 Letters 10 Bitstream

The Primer 32 Pirate radio DJ sets A user’s guide to some of the most influential

unofficial transmissions to ever hit the UK airwaves, from house and garage to rave and beyond. By Michaelangelo Matos Bites

12 Coby Sey New work from the London based producer

homages the Docklands Light Railway. By Rob Turner 14 Tai Shani Fantasy and history meld in the London

artist’s post-gender utopia. By Tessa Norton 16 Chaos Echoes The French trio nudge metal into new

rhythmic territories. By Phil Freeman 18 Akiko Kiyama The Tokyo based producer trades house and

techno for abstract and expressive modes. By Lewis Gordon Global Ear 20 Murmansk Reporting from Russia’s biggest Arctic Circle

city. By Nikita Velichko Invisible Jukebox 22 Richard Youngs The lo-fi polymath plays amplifying host to

The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Stewart Smith 75 The Inner Sleeve Robert Beatty on Grand Royal magazine 106 Epiphanies

Emily Pothast catches a glimpse of the divine at the Church of Saint John Coltrane

40 Mary Halvorson A new album of vocal-led compositions

presents the innovative US jazz guitarist, composer and bandleader with a fresh set of challenges. By Phil Freeman

47 Reviews Index

48 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams, plus

reissues and specialist columns, including: 49 Delphine Dora Raine check. By Abi Bliss 54 The Mover Licensed to ill. By Simon Reynolds 61 Peter Blegvad Slappy talking. By Clive Bell 73 Omit Innerspace transmissions. By Rob Turner 76 Print Run New music books: improv rites, a Wu-Tang

tale, 1970s jazz, hardcore punk, and more 80 On Screen New films and DVDs: Jacqueline Caux’s Never

Stop/The Cycles Of The Mental Machine, Jacques Goldstein’s Looking For Ornette 81 On Site Recent exhibitions: Eddie Peake, Sue

Tompkins + Tony Conrad 82 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: We Out Here,

Damon & Naomi with Richard Youngs, Lydia Lunch & Weasel Walter, and more