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Immersion Continue to Live Up to Their Sly Name on 'Sleepless'

Colin Newman and Malka Spigel remain as prolific as ever. Immersion mach 2.0 may end up being just as prolific as 21st century Wire.

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As If Response Were Based on Fact: A Conversation With Wire

It's been nearly four decades since Wire put out Pink Flag, one of the most seminal rock albums of the modern era. Now, with their 15th studio effort, Colin Newman and Graham Lewis are fiesty as ever with zero signs of slowing down.

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Wire: Nocturnal Koreans

Though Wire have radically reinvented themselves in the past, Nocturnal Koreans finds them aiming their formula just slightly to the left.

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Immersion: Analogue Creatures

Swim~ co-founders Colin Newman and Malka Spigel resurrect Immersion in the name of mellow, ambient surf.

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Wire: WIRE

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

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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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Githead: Waiting for a Sign

Githead were never ones to put a great deal of passion into their pop. But even by their standards, this album feels a bit cold.

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Malka Spigel: Gliding

Spigel gets a new band to play old songs. They not only sound new but, in some cases, completely different.

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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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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.

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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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