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Sunday, April 14 2013

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.


Wednesday, April 4 2012

Down to This: An Interview with Wire

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.


Reviews

Thursday, September 4 2014

Wire: Document and Eyewitness (Re-issue)

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

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.


Wednesday, March 27 2013

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.


Monday, January 10 2011

Wire: Red Barked Tree

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

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.


Blogs

Tuesday, April 19 2011

Wire - Map Ref 41N 93W (Live on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon)

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

Wire Announce North American Tour Dates and Release New MP3

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

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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