Inside The Wire 445 | March 2021

45 Reviews Index 46 Soundcheck New vinyl, CDs, downloads and

streams, plus reissues and specialist columns, including: 47 William Parker Tonal polarities . By Marc Masters 51 Mica Levi Two for joy. By Leah Kardos 57 Black Top Squad goals. By Andy Hamilton 72 Print Run New music books: intensities in ten

cities, Bessie Smith, Unsound arguments, and more 76 On Screen New films and DVDs: Paul Duane’s

Welcome To The Dark Ages; Midge Costin’s Making Waves: The Art Of Cinematic Sound 78 On Site Recent art shows: Look Out Shithead:

Episode 1; Syncopes 80 On Location Recent live events and streams:

Apartment House, Insides, Anna Koch & Claudia Molitor, and more

8 Unlimited Editions enmossed 8 Unofficial Channels Foxy Digitalis 10 Authentically Plastic The Ugandan DJ/producer majors in

polyrhythmic dislocation. By Gloria Kiconco 12 Holland Andrews Phoning it in with the US vocalist/

composer. By George Grella 14 J Fisher The Los Angeles polymath introduces

his selves. By Joseph Stannard 16 Marcin Pietruszewski Micro-sieving dataflows. By Emily Bick 18 Global Ear Our regular column continues to report

on music in the time of pandemic. This month: the effect of Brexit and Covid-19 on gig and tour organisations 71 The Inner Sleeve Raven Chacon on New Red Order’s

Never Settle 98 Epiphanies

Adrian Sherwood gets a lesson in overload from Mark Stewart

Invisible Jukebox 22 Femi × Made Kuti The flame-keepers of Afrobeat test each

other with a mystery record selection

Over a nearly 70 year career with 100-odd album credits from Sun Ra to Bobby Hutcherson, the reedist has maintained his faith in the power of collective improvisation. By Howard Mandel 26 OSEES With his label Castle Face releasing the ever shifting music of his primary project along with his collaborators and even archival recordings of The Fall, John Dwyer places himself at the centre of a psychedelic hurricane. By Dave Segal

30 James Spaulding

36 Maggie Nicols The veteran experimental vocalist

discusses the trail she has blazed from 1960s jazz clubs through Spontaneous Music Ensemble and Feminist Improvising Group to her brand new debut solo album. By Louise Gray

4 Masthead 6 Letters 44 Charts The Office Ambience and other

playlists 91 Out There Festivals, concerts, gigs, clubs 96 Subscribe Print, digital, downloads and CDs

Cover: Maggie Nicols photographed by Clare Shilland