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#327 May 2011
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WIRE 327 WIRE 327
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4/18/2011

"On the cover: Amanda and Britt Brown, the LA couple behind Not Not Fun, 100% Silk, LA Vampires and more. Plus: Micachu & The Shapes (London maverick Mica Levi sharpens her chopper to take on the London Sinfonietta); Ekoplekz (Mark Fisher talks blasted beats, vintage sci-fi and gutterbreaks with the Bristolian analogue fetishist); Global Ear: Sao Paulo (Russ Slater observes state incursions and inward migration affecting Brazilian pop and leftfield music); Cross Platform: Herbert Distel (The Swiss artist creates transports of delight via radio works, floating eggs and more); Invisible Jukebox: Daniel Miller (The Mute Records founder settles into a warm leatherette to check out The Wire's mystery record selection); New rap bratz (Andrew Nosnitysky hails the resurgence of anarchic hiphop, headed by Odd Future, Lil B, Clams Casino, NRK, Pyramid Vritra and more); Mellow soul (David Toop tastes sugar and poison in the smouldering soul of Marvin Gaye, Sly Stone, The Chi-Lites, Teddy Pendergrass and others); Epiphanies: UbuWeb's Kenneth Goldsmith on how the internet intensifies the record collector's thrill of the chase."