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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Charles Hayward, Alexander von Schlippenbach, 75 Dollar Bill, Equiknoxx, The Ganelin Trio, The Meters, Shelter Press, the end of hauntology, Val Wilmer on Mike Falana, plus 40 pages of reviews, and more.