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#312 February 2010
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MAG

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WIRE 312 WIRE 312
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1/25/2010

"On the cover of this month's issue: Wadada Leo Smith (Zen and the art of space exploration). Features: Moon Wiring Club (Ian Hodgson's imagined village takes in British audio ephemera and hiphop beats); Pangaea (Joe Muggs locks on to the Hessle Audio founder's experimental and emotional dubstep sound); Raymond Dijkstra (The Dutch Noise maker converts himself into a 'portal of energy' via automated techniques); Global Ear: Madeira (Tony Herrington reports from the Canary Island's annual DiG festival of digital music and art); Cross Platform: David Grubbs (The former Gastr Del Sol member has extended his output into film and installations, plus work with poet Susan Howe); Invisible Jukebox: Eliane Radigue (The Parisian pioneer of the hypnotic drone meditates over The Wire's mystery record selection; Mattin (Improv, post-punk with Billy Bao and radical dialectics are all fuel to the Basque provocateur's war on Capital); Mark Ernestus (Celebrating 20 years of pacemaking Europe's electronic heartbeat with the Basic Channel producer and Hard Wax store founder; Wadada Leo Smith (Phil Freeman meets a free music cosmopolitan who has explored free space with Anthony Braxton, John Zorn, Spring Heel Jack and more); Epiphanies (Participating in Alvin Lucier's Vespers helped composer Nicolas Collins to find himself)."