Boomkat Product Review:
On the cover: Klein: The South London musician, vocalist, playwright, game designer and film maker generates uncanny resonance via collage and subversion in new film Care and album Harmattan. By Abi Bliss.
Inside this issue:
The Primer: Horace Tapscott & The Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra: A user’s guide to the recorded legacy of the prolific US pianist, composer, bandleader, organiser and activist. By Francis Gooding.
Black Dice: After almost a decade dormant the joyfully elastic noise trio make their return with a new album of effervescent edits and psychedelic humour. By Marc Masters.
Invisible Jukebox: Alan & Sir Richard Bishop: The erstwhile Sun City Girls bask in the rays of a mystery record selection. Tested by each other.
Anthony Wood 1948–2021: The Wire’s founder has died. Obituary by Tony Herrington
Tara Clerkin Trio: Homemade fusion from the Bristol group. By Clive Bell
L'Rain: Taja Cheek processes the past via evocative sonic collage. By Claire Biddles
Mazaher: The Zãr tradition handled with care by the Egyptian ensemble. By Louis Pattison
Magda Mayas: Berlin based pianist gets graphic and tactile. By Peter Margasak
Global Ear: Artists in the Texas Llano Estacado flatlands embrace the stark landscape. By Josh Feola
Unlimited Editions: We Jazz
Unofficial Channels: The Heat Warps
The Inner Sleeve: Midori Takada on Toru Takemitsu’s Corona
Epiphanies: Conny Plank and Holger Czukay teach Youth to embrace his mistakes
The Wire Tapper 57: A track by track guide to this issue’s free CD
Print Run: New music books: improv politics, Scandinavian dreams, Jandek’s rays, hardware hacking, horror scores, and more
On Screen: New films and DVDs: Robert V Galluzzo’s Analog Love: The (Long Lost) Art Of The Mixtape
On Location: Recent live events and streams: Jupiter Rising, Mary Halvorson, Wysing Arts Festival, Rewire, and more
On Site: Recent art shows: Barbara Ess The Secret Life Of Objects
Soundcheck: Algara, Amir Abbey, Robert Ashley, Aya, Badbadnotgood, Le Beast Concrète, Billion O’Clock, Black Dice, Mira Calix, Carlos Casas, Circuit Des Yeux, Corder & Yantis, Dear Laika, Dimmer, Diskord, Sam Dunscombe, Endless Boogie, Fire-Toolz, David Grubbs & Ryley Walker, Liz Helman, IG, Irreversible Entanglements, Jhelisa, KingL Man, Okkyung Lee, Andra Ljos, Neil Luck, Luggage, Maniac Squat, Joe McPhee, Mukqs, Nasturtium, New Mexican Stargazers, Monika Werkstatt/Mania D/ Malaria!/Matador, Marissa Nadler, Roman NoN & Zebadiah Witch, Ora Clementi, Ov Pain, Jessica Pavone, Pelt, Phew, The Pop Group, Porest, Proc Fiskal, RAIC, Rdeča Raketa, Replicant, Al Riggs, Marina Rosenfeld & Ben Vida, São Paulo Underground & Tupperwear, Elliott Sharp’s Terraplane, Nikki Sheth, Geneva Skeen, Paula García Stone, Yuji Takahashi & Roger Turner, Thollem, Threshing Floor, Ken Vandermark, Veilburner, Moreno Veloso, Voiddweller, Emmanuelle Waeckerlé, Whisker, Richard Youngs, Nick Zanca, Zara, Various BA7CH, Various Place: Nairobi, Various Redline Legends
The Boomerang: Janet Beat, The Brian Brown Quintet, Ian Carr’s Nucleus, John Coltrane, Tom Dissevelt, Tom Dissevelt & Kid Baltan, Mike Gibbs, Thomas Köner, Bertie Marshall, Mujician, Joseph Nechvatal, Negative Approach, Porter Ricks, Marina Rosenfeld, Dirk Schaefer, Super Furry Animals, Keith Tippett & Matthew Bourne, Yoshi Wada, Winterhawk, Various Back Up: Mexican Tecno Pop 1980–1989, Various Strain Crack & Break: Music From The Nurse With Wound List Vol 2