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#279 May 2007
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MAG/CD

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WIRE 279 WIRE 279
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RELEASE DATE
4/30/2007

Includes The Wire Tapper 17 free CD compilation. "On The Cover: Von Südenfed (Mark E. Smith and Mouse On Mars' new project is not so much a collaboration as a shotgun wedding marrying digital mayhem with cantankerous inventions); Features: Strategy (Community Library label runner Paul Dickow details his sonic smear campaign); Sylvie Courvoisier (The Swiss pianist discusses improvising with the cream of downtown New York's crop); Carlos Giffoni (The No Fun Festival founder tells Marc Masters about his endless quest for the perfect noise); Cross Platform: Derek Jarman; Invisible Jukebox: Rhys Chatham; Evan Parker (The saxophonist tells Phillip Clark about his enduring search for new forms via his Electro-Acoustic Ensemble and Spring Heel Jack, and explains why he and Derek Bailey had to split); The Primer: Dubstep (Derek Walmsley provides a user's guide to the sub-bass pressure of the UK's latest dancefloor mutation, with Burial, Kode9, Loefah, Digital Mystikz, DJ Hatcha and more. The Wire Tapper 17 is the latest volume in The Wire's ongoing series of exclusive new music compilations. The CD, which has been compiled by Andy Tait and Shane Woolman and is packaged in a gatefold flexiwallet with artwork by The Wire's art director James Goggin, will be given away free with every copy of the May issue worldwide and will contain a range of new, rare or exclusive tracks by Fred Anderson & Harrison Bankhead, Von Südenfed, A Hawk & A Hacksaw and the Hun Hangar Ensemble, Throbbing Gristle, Ken Ikeda, Fridge, Jack Rose & Glenn Jones, Kammerflimmer Kollektief, and more."