Summer 1982 (Issue 1)
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The Wire is the world's leading independent monthly music magazine. The first issue was published in 1982. More than three decades on the magazine remains committed to reporting on a dynamic global network of underground, alternative and experimental musics by publishing journalism and photography by some of the subculture’s most original and authoritative critics and observers.
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Faust, Klaus Dinger, Moebius, Amon Düül, Mary Lou Williams, Invisible Jukebox: Ellen Fullman x Theresa Wong, Thomas Köner, Carlos Casas, id m theft able, Siksa, They Hate Change, Sone Institute, Purbayan Chatterjee, Nikki Giovanni, Van Der Graaf Generator, Keith Rowe, festivals galore and much more.