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#349 March 2013
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MAG

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WIRE 349 WIRE 349
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2/18/2013

"On the cover: Mats Gustafsson (Behind the Swedish saxophonist's confrontational sound is a musician committed to collective action, from power trios to 30 piece groups). Inside the issue: Ergo Phizmiz (Clive Bell meets the rogue collagist and radio artist who's about to burst onto the stage with a Rabelaisian techno opera); The Primer: US Hardcore (The precision-drilled punk songs of Bad Brains, Black Flag, Minor Threat and more set new standards of discipline for America's underground in the early 1980s); Invisible Jukebox: Little Annie (Annie "Anxiety" Bandez applies her history in punk, dub and torch song to The Wire's mystery record selection); Cross Platform: Lonnie Hollie (Greg Tate charts the rise of the Alabama-born artist and neo-hoodoo musician whose sculptural memorials tell a secret history of black America); Global Ear: Tegucigalpa (In the Honduran capital, resistant DIY music is thriving in the wake of a military coup); Collateral Damage (Alex Nielson finds common ground between folk music's roots and its new digital routes); Epiphanies (Revelations abound for Soul Jazz's Stuart Baker via label lore, rare grooves and pop tapes)."