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#315 May 2010
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MAG

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WIRE 315 WIRE 315
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5/3/2010

"On the cover of this month's issue: Excepter. Features: Toro Y Moi (The LA chillwave auteur refracts R&B and 1980s pop through a distorting FX-haze); Lil B (Andrew Nosnitsky enters the "based freestyle" universe of the eccentric Californian rapper); Jahtari (In Leipzig, Steve Barker Tunes in to the global reverberations emanating from this digital dub crew); Global Ear: Vancouver; Cross Platform: Craig Baldwin; Invisible Jukebox: August Darnell; Daniel Carter (The quixotic New York saxophonist has blown up a soundstorm with everyone from Test to Sonic Youth, and isn't afraid to keep the funk); Seoul music (Nat Roe reports on South Korea's newly unleashed experimental improve scenes, from shamanic freeplay to disemboweled hard drives); Excepter (electronic body music and consciousness-altering improvised marathons collide in this Brooklyn sextet's discordian disco noise). Epiphanies (Mark Pilkington on out-of-body experiences courtesy of Kraftwerk, Charles Hayward and others)."