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, April 4 2012
With one of the most dynamic records of their legendary career fresh in people's minds, Wire's Colin Newman found a surprisingly receptive French audience, which is why Wire's new live disc is so uncompromising. Newman tells PopMatters all about it.
Thursday, September 4 2014
Wire are arguably one of the most influential post-punk bands ever. But the (mostly) tuneless noise of this 1979/1980 live album is not the place to start.
Sunday, May 5 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.
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.
Monday, January 10 2011
Over 11 tracks of fantastically unapproachable guitars and vocals, of deceivingly simple rhythms and unswerving purpose, Wire sound perfectly comfortable in their own skin and sense of history on Red Barked Tree.
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.
Tuesday, April 19 2011
Proving himself to be the most music nerd friendly late night host ever, Jimmy Fallon hosted Wire in what has to be their first ever
Tuesday, November 16 2010
British postpunk ensemble Wire announced today its first string of North American tour dates (check the stops below). The tour will be in support of
Friday, October 1 2010
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