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#380 October 2015
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WIRE 380 WIRE 380
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9/18/2015

"On the cover: Hieroglyphic Being (Opening a special feature on the stellar legacy of jazz visionary Sun Ra, Jamal Moss explains how the cosmic philosophy of the master has informed his approach to house and techno, locating new pathways out of grim reality). Inside the issue: Marshall Allen (Since first working with Sun Ra in the late 1950s, the alto saxophonist has been instrumental in spreading the galactic gospel of The Arkestra); Omniverse Sun Ra (A semi-legendary book on Sun Ra is being republished by longtime admirers Art Yard. Author Harmut Geerken and Art Yard's Peter Dennett tell the story behind the tome); Gilles Peterson (The DJ and collector talks about his new Sun Ra anthology); Ernest Berk (Following his flight from the Nazis, the DIY musique concrete pioneer drew connections between experimental composition and modern dance); Bites: Christina Vantzou (The composer and video artist adds strings to her bow); Global Ear: Budapest; Invisible Jukebox: Randall Dunn (The producer, engineer and Master Musician of Bukkake seeks enlightenment in The Wire's mystery record selection); Plus: Stephen O'Malley; W Mark Sutherland; Visionist."