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Not looking back: the U.K.’s Wire still going strong forty-years into their evolving sound

Words: Steven Ward  Even if you’ve never delved very deep into the historical roots of the budding punk scene that developed in the UK during the 1970s, chances are if you’ve been a fan of rock music in the last four decades, you’ve had a taste of Wire. Attributed to expanding the sonic limits of […]

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Win weekend passes to DRILL Festival with WIRE, Bob Mould, Julia Holter, Mikal Cronin

Arriving in Los Angeles on March 30 comes WIRE’S DRILL Festival. Presented by the iconic genre defying WIRE, and Spaceland Presents — the three day event will take place March 30 – April 2 at The Echo & Echoplex and will feature some ace acts not to be missed: WIRE, Bob Mould (Solo Electric) Julia […]

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Wire remain pleasurably unpredictable; deliver fresh performance at Echoplex

Celebrating the release of their new self-titled album which was just released this past April via their own Pink Flag, London’s seminal post-punks, Wire came to the Echoplex to show off their chops and new tunes. Playing over 20 songs, both new and old, Wire delivered a performance that was fresh in sound, but still […]

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Win Tickets to Wire at The Echoplex

From their debut album Pink Flag (1977) all the way through to their new album, simply titled Wire (2015) there’s no doubt that post-punk/art punks Wire have been kicking ass and taking names since their early heyday. The band is set to headline The Echoplex on Saturday, May 30th. Don’t miss your chance to see […]

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Win Tickets to Wire at the Echoplex – Nov. 17

Wire is perhaps one of the most influential bands that had come out of England in the 70s. Their debut album, Pink Flag, contains songs that are diverse in mood and style, yet use a minimalist punk approach with unorthodox song structures. Since the beginning, Wire hailed supreme; they exhibited a steady development from raucous […]

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“Landing” by Githead – Album Review

It could be that Githead is one of those bands that takes seeing live to really appreciate, or it could be with their third album the supergroup is still working out the style-melding kinks and just hasn’t quite found the magical musical middle ground. Or perhaps, they are totally happy with the sound they’ve cultivated. […]

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