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#294 August 2008
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MAG

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WIRE 294 WIRE 294
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7/21/2008

"On the cover: Tricky (Knowle West council estates, strong women and Jesus Christ: Bristol's self-described 'Mr Darkness' explains his return to form to Mark Fisher). Features: Sick Llama/Fag Tapes (As curator of the Fag Tapes label, Heath Moreland is a crucial force in Michigan's noise scene); Reiko Kudo (The nomadic Maher Shalal Hash Baz founder conceals toxic thorns within her floral musical haikus); Asva (Former Burning Witch/Sunn O))) member Stuart Dahlquist's new project blends Doom with drone); Cross Platform: Atsuhiro Ito (Vicente Gutierrez meets Tokyo's inventor of the optron, harnessing the sonic power of fluorescent light); Invisible Jukebox: Joe McPhee; Michel Chion (The Parisian musique concrete composer and author ravishes the 'floating ear' with powerful text settings and cinematic sensibility); The Primer: Digital Dancehall (A user's guide to Jamaica's digital revolution, with deejaying and minimal riddims from Wayne Smith, King Jammy, King Tubby, Ninjaman, Shabba Ranks and more)."