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#293 July 2008
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MAG

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WIRE 293 WIRE 293
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6/23/2008

"On the cover: Mark Stewart (The former Pop Group godfather talks up his new outernationalist album and warns against being absorbed into a consumerist 'flatpack reality'). Features: Rustie (This Scottish wunderkind's bass-heavy 'aquacrunk' is the perfect beat for Glasgow's busy party scene); Franz Hautzinger (Why the Austrian trumpeter rejected Reductionism in favor of more eclectic, promiscuous fusions); Cross Platform: Materials Library (Joanne Lee meets Zoe Laughlin, curator of a London research project into the sound of everyday stuff); Invisible Jukebox: .snd; The Necks (Australian improvising trio Chris Abrahams, Tony Buck and Lloyd Swanton explain how their weightless, long-haul explorations achieve lift-off); Bill Dixon (The trumpeter has always patrolled the borders of tonality, from his 60s work with Archie Shepp and Cecil Taylor to his current, monumental Darfur)."