Thursday, August 1 2013
Sunshine and rain, harps and hardcore, and even a giant musical Tesla coil; Day One at Pitchfork 2013 was a gloriously uneven experience.
Monday, May 6 2013
"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.
Sunday, April 14 2013
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.
Wednesday, March 27 2013
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.
Friday, October 1 2010
Sunday, January 31 2010
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.
Sunday, December 13 2009
Githead delivers solidly with its third full-length album, even if it’s a long drive with no destination.
Sunday, November 22 2009
The former Wire guitarist's first new solo material in a decade is, in a word, pretentious.
Thursday, September 17 2009
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.
Sunday, November 2 2008
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.