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#254 April 2005
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4/4/2005

On the cover: Mike Patton (the voice of unreason behind Fantomas and Ipecac). Features: The Primer: Grime - (Simon Reynolds investigates the bustling UK microculture of So Solid Crew, Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, Kano and more); Elliott Sharp (The NY guitarist/composer discusses his cyberpunk take on avant rock, Improv and the blues), Antony and the Johnsons, Venetian Snares (the Canadian drill'n'jazz producer explains the links between breakcore and crack), Richard Barrett (militant composer/improvisor at odds with the niceness of the British music establishment), MIA (Maya Arulpragasam), C-Schulz, Invisible Jukebox: Ira Cohen (t poet and photographer on WS Burroughs, Angus MacLise, Cecil Taylor and more).