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#329 July 2011
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MAG

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WIRE 329 WIRE 329
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6/20/2011

"On the cover: Roy Harper (Still in the crease in his 70th year, English music's old cricketer looks back over five decades of singing into the storm). Features: Errorsmith (The Berlin instrument designer plays ghost in the machine with his beat programming); Nils Økland (The Norwegian Hardanger fiddler and improviser talks Ole Bull with Julian Cowley); Collateral Damage (David Keenan makes the case for music beginning at home); Global Ear: Beijing; Cross Platform: Adolf Wölfli (Brian Morton analyses the musical dimensions of the Swiss outsider's dense, troubled artwork); Invisible Jukebox: People Like Us (Vicki Bennett, playful sound deconstructionist, welcome abroad The Wire's mystery record selection); John Wall (How the London sampling composer is raising his game with improv input and truculent avant garde poetry); John Maus (Joseph Stannard meets the Minnesota pop savant and punk theorizer who's fracking the last resources out of 1980s electro synth sounds); Epiphanies (Novelist Luke Williams enters the anechoic chamber with memories of John Cage)."