Issue featuring Lonnie Holley, John Edwards, Caroline Kraabel, Marisa Anderson & more!
Notes: Includes The Wire Tapper 53 - attached to the cover of every copy of the August issue will be a CD of the latest in our ongoing series of underground music anthologies, featuring 16 new tracks by Beatriz Ferreyra, Max Eilbacher, Sheng Jie, Chouk Bwa & The Angstromers, Manongo Mujica & Terje Evenson, Tolouse Low Trax, McPhee/Rempis/Reid/Lopez/Nilssen-Love, and more.
In the magazine: Six-string theories: An extended feature exploring the cosmos of fingerpicking guitar new and old, with outlaw counter-cultural storyteller Marisa Anderson profiled by fellow guitarist James Toth aka Wooden Wand, plus Robbie Basho, Sarah Louise, Glenn Jones on tuning, and much more.
The Primer: DJ tools - From beats 'n' breaks to locked grooves and sample libraries, Michaelangelo Matos provides a users guide to the DJs' weapons of choice that have shaped club sounds of the last 40 years. Invisible Jukebox: John Edwards x Caroline Kraabel - Two of London free music's most energetic improvisors test their reactions in our regular mystery record text.