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#286 December 2007
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WIRE 286 WIRE 286
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11/26/2007

"On The Cover: Pram (Keith Moliné enters the old dark house of the Birmingham sextet to see how their obsessions with late night TV and East European cartoons animate their exotic experimental pop). Features: Bruno Pronsato (How a former rock drummer transformed himself into an idiosyncratic house and techno producer); Lionel Marchetti (Dan Warburton speaks to the French composer whose cinema for the ears has reinvigorated musique concrète); Amir ElSaffar (The U.S. based Iraqi santoor/trumpeter mixes blues and Arabic music in defiance of the occupation); Cross Platform: David Ellis (Anne Hilde Neset meets the Southern U.S. artists who sends rhythms rippling through 'drum paintings' and trash piles); Invisible Jukebox: Michael Gira; Burial (On the eve of the release of his second album, the dubstep producer grants Mark Fisher a rare face-to-face interview to discuss his sonic mythographies of South London); Roxy Music (Author Michael Bracewell picks up where his Remake/Remodel book leaves off, to re-examine early Roxy Music's still thrilling crosswirings of pop, art and avant garde methods); The Primer: Harry Partch (Brian Marley follows the hobo trails of the 20th century American composer and instrument builder to piece together a users' guide to his microtonal compositions on CD and DVD)."