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#331 September 2011
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WIRE 331 WIRE 331
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7/18/2011

"On the cover: My Cat Is An Alien (Ken Hollings visits the Italian duo's Alien Studios in Milan to hear how they harness the music of the spheres with rayguns and cosmic drones); Collateral Damage (Not Not Fun's Amanda Brown on the damaging effects of Filesharing on an underground culture already hemorrhaging artists to the mainstream); Global Ear: Cork (Daniel Spicer witnesses a miraculous sound art boom in the midst of Ireland's bust economy); Cross Platform: Jana Winderen (Underwater recordings play a part in understanding Earth's changing climate, says this Norwegian artist); Herb Diamante (From Cumbria to Seattle, the itinerant Brit crooner brings a touch of Vegas schmaltz to the global underground); Andy Stott (Robin Howells meets the Mancunian producer who's dragging techno through a hedge backwards); Invisible Jukebox: Alan Howarth (The Hollywood composer and sound designer struggles for total recall with The Wire's mystery record selection); Prurient (Power electronic ideologue Dominick Fernow has written Noise's first breakup album -- with Mom's help); Fela Kuti in London (The untold story of the Nigerian bandleader's early London years, soaking up the city's jazz, R&B and rock 'n' roll subcultures); Epiphanies: Hua Hsu remembers the mundane writing task that got him through 11 September 2001 ten years ago)."