Articles tagged wire

22 Apr 2015 // 1:05 AM

Wire: WIRE

Eponymous albums aren't for amateurs, and Wire's 13th chunk of full-length steel proves it.

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21 Apr 2015 // 1:10 AM

Burning Bridges With Wire

Colin Newman is a rock legend. Wire have been churning out great self-released LPs for years, and their new one is no exception.

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PopMatters at Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 (Day One: 19 July 2013)

Sunshine and rain, harps and hardcore, and even a giant musical Tesla coil; Day One at Pitchfork 2013 was a gloriously uneven experience.

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Wire Never Propped Up Punk’s Posing Corpse: ‘Read & Burn’

"With the meaningless luxury of hindsight", Wilson Neate echoes back at the band its own detachment -- and its dry wit. This reverberates with his own sharp, honest, but affectionate reaction to Wire's sounds and moods.

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Constant Forward Motion: An Interview with Wire’s Graham Lewis

The bassist and lyricist for the seminal post-punk band talks about the unique inspiration for their new album and why he has no time for nostalgia.

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27 Mar 2013 // 10:06 PM

Wire: Change Becomes Us

Although it's built from rough drafts started during Wire's late '70s heyday, Change Becomes You isn't about repeating history, but making more of it.

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Wire’s Legal Bootlegs and Forthcoming New Album

The heavily influential band Wire has been offering a series of “legal” live bootlegs from their website here. And in an effort to peak your

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20 Questions: Githead

With a love of Eastwood and Bosch, this supergroup tackles 20 Questions while basking in the warm critical glow that third album Landing has received.

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13 Dec 2009 // 9:00 PM

Githead: Landing

Githead delivers solidly with its third full-length album, even if it’s a long drive with no destination.

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Bruce Gilbert: Oblivio Agitatum

The former Wire guitarist's first new solo material in a decade is, in a word, pretentious.

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17 Sep 2009 // 8:59 PM

Pink Flag by Wilson Neate

Neate's book encourages a discourse on LPs which could be lost but which stubbornly survives; the vinyl jostles with mp3s for (real and virtual) space in certain hipsters' record collections.

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2 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

Wire

This show marked Wire’s transition from the willfully difficult band that made Document & Eyewitness to one that has fully learned the art of keeping a crowd going without losing any of their edge.

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17 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Wire: Object 47

Old post-punk pros effortlessly whip up the most accessible record of their career, and one of the best.

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	Wire: The Scottish Play: 2004 [DVD]

Two distinct performances from post-punk pioneers Wire; one consistent vision.

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11 May 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Wire: Send

It’s all in the art of continuing. Some 27 years removed from their birth, 12 from their last album of new material, and with countless bands

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'Herald' Attempts the Troubled Waters of the Colonial Narrative

// Moving Pixels

"The “colonialism” at play is not between nations, rather it seems more interested in how it influences a man recently come of age.

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