426 - August 2019
Inside this issue: Oren Ambarchi - Shifting between detourned classic rock and hypnotic minimalism, lulling ambient and excoriating noise, the Australian polymath has become a major player in contemporary music. By Bruce Russell; Julie & Keith Tippett - Their 50 years together as partners and collaborators have seen them through jazz, R&B, free improv and progressive rock, with more to come. By Mike Barnes; Rangers - Alchemising mundanity into magic via the crucible of the home studio, the lo-fi road rock of Dallas musician Joe Knight exudes the charm of the highway strip. By Joseph Stannard; Peter Laughner - Record store clerk, journalist and musician Pere Ubus founding guitarist was a self-appointed catalyst for Cleveland, Ohios 1970s scene. A new box set surveys his talents. By Tony Rettman; Invisible Jukebox: Pierre Bastien - Will the composer and instrument maker identify all the parts of The Wires mystery record selection? Tested by Richard Foster; Unlimited Editions - Hasana Editions; Unofficial Channels - Feminist Zines; Saint Abdullah - Iranian brothers push Middle Eastern music into the red. By Tristan Bath; Hannah Catherine Jones - The Artist Also Known As Foxy Moron interrogates the black British experience. By Stephanie Phillips; Jacob Wick - The Mexico based trumpeter subverts the macho language of improv. By Bill Meyer; 33EMYBW & Gooooose - Shanghai times and digital disruption with the cyberpunk duo. By Josh Feola; Global Ear - Budapest: DIY gangsta rap proves a formidable opponent to an oppressive government regime. By Lorraine Mallinder; The Inner Sleeve - Sarah Angliss on Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists; Epiphanies: - David Toop salutes the studio voodoo of the late Dr Johns Gris-Gris.