Inside The Wire 428 | October 2019

47 Reviews Index 48 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and streams,

plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 49 Prison Religion Into the void. By Jon Davies 53 Dax Pierson Recovery mode. By Emily Pothast

57 Claire Rousay Full battery. By Joshua Minsoo Kim 71 Brazil USA 70: Brazilian Music In The USA In The 1970s Bossa level. By Phil Freeman 74 Print Run New music books: Russia-Ukraine

relations, industrial pop cities, Tokyo tales, and more 78 On Screen New films and DVDs: Marc Collin’s Le

Choc Du Futur 79 On Location Recent festivals, gigs and clubs:

Heroines Of Sound, Colin Self, Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society, Jazz Em Agosto, and more 84 On Site Recent art events: Big Orchestra; Lis


10 Unlimited Editions Penultimate Press 10 Unofficial Channels Mosaic Images 12 Ka Baird Flute-ful endeavours from the US multi-

instrumentalist. By Claire Sawers

14 Hey String Korean trio move zither and yon. By Clive

Bell 16 The Big YES! Scandinavian improv supergroup project

a positive mental attitude. By Stewart Smith

18 Loraine James London based producer rolls out glitchy

bangers. By Daniel Neofetou Global Ear 20 Hong Kong The region’s experimental scene rallies

against authoritarianism. By Josh Feola 73 The Inner Sleeve Pan Daijing on Wong Kar-Wai’s Ashes Of

Time 106 Epiphanies

A pilgrimage to New York engages body and mind for Cabaret Voltaire’s Stephen Mallinder

4 Masthead 6 Letters 8 Bitstream

News and more from under the radar 46 Charts The Office Ambience and other playlists 99 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings 104 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs

22 Loré Lixenberg The fearless experimental vocalist takes

on Conlon Nancarrow’s famously complex player-piano compositions, testing her own limits in the process. By Emily Bick 28 The Primer: Death Metal From the primitive beginnings of Death

Invisible Jukebox 24 Hans-Peter Lindstrøm Will the Norwegian producer get “Fast &

Delirious” with The Wire’s mystery record selection, or will he feel his “Limitations”? Tested by Rob Young 36 The World Of Kim Gordon As the musician, vocalist, author, artist,

and Possessed to the technical ecstasy of Necrophagist and Wormed, The Wire presents a user’s guide to one of rock’s most consistently innovative subgenres. By Phil Freeman

fashion designer and former Sonic Youth member prepares to release her debut solo album, she takes stock of her consistently adventurous career to date. By Abi Bliss. Plus: Dan Barrow on the Andy Warhol connection (pg 41); Matt Krefting revisits Gordon’s former New Weird America homebase in Western Massachusetts (pg 42); and Jennifer Lucy Allan talks to Body/Head’s Bill Nace (pg 44)

Cover: Kim Gordon photographed by Kate Olma