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#309 November 2009
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MAG

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WIRE 309 WIRE 309
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10/26/2009

"On the cover of this month's issue: Julian Cope (Head Heretic). Features: OOIOO (The return of Boredoms drummer Yoshimi's female post-punk primitives); Mordant Music (Baron Mordant's new album diagnoses SyMptoMs of a peculiarly British malaise); Global Ear: Surakarta; Cross Platform: Bernie Krause (Richard Henderson tracks the former Beaver & Krause synthesist's trail from Motown session player to critter-chasing field recordist); Invisible Jukebox: Jim Jarmusch (The former Del Byzanteen turned film director who still moonlights with a rock group, Bad Rabbit, dips into The Wire's record collection); Peter Walker (The wandering raga-blues guitarist who soundtracked Tim Leary's acid tests has since absorbed flamenco into his roots repertoire); Cornelius Cardew (Philip Clark re-examines the legacy of the composer turned Maoist agit-propagandist whose graphic score Treatise questioned notions of control and freedom); Henry Threadgill (The player and composer behind Air, The Sextett, Zooid and more is still devising new strategies for his unusual ensembles); The Inner Sleeve: William Bennett on Yoko Ono's Fly; Epiphanies: The transistor radio she received for her First Holy Communion became eight year old Susan Stenger's portal to a whole new world of sound)."