The Wire - # 409
On the cover: Milford Graves. The percussionist, herbalist and educator has cut a titanic figure in free music for almost 60 years. By Alan Licht. Plus: Julian Cowley on Graves’s essential recordings.
Robert Haigh: From industrial music via drum ’n’ bass to minimal piano, the former Omni Trio operative has carved out a unique career thanks to his deeply interrogative approach to rhythm and melody. By Simon Reynolds.
Psyphonics: The esoteric practice of channelling ideas and information via sound has an extensive secret history, taking in TC Lethbridge, Daphne Oram, Chris Watson, Led Zeppelin and Aphex Twin. By Dan Wilson.
Todd Barton & Ursula K Le Guin, Young Echo in Invisible Jukebox, Global Ear: Belfast.