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VariousThe Wire 20 Years 1982-2002: Audio Issue

Label:Mute – CDStumm220, Wire Magazine – 0724354388323
3 x CD, Compilation
Genre:Electronic, Jazz, Reggae, Non-Music
Style:Spoken Word, Free Jazz, Abstract, Free Improvisation, Dub, Experimental


1-1Steve LacyThe Wire
Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor SaxophoneSteve Potts
Bass, CelloKent Carter
CelloIrene Aebi
Percussion, FluteKenneth Tyler
Piano, Organ [Organette]Michael Smith (14)
ProducerPierre Barouh
Soprano Saxophone, Bells [Small]Steve Lacy
1-2Ennio Morricone With Gruppo di Improvvisazione Nuova ConsonanzaSeguita3:12
1-3CoilWrong Eye5:54
1-4Hands ToEgress (Excerpt)
Performer, ProducerJeph Jerman
1-5David Toop & Max EastleyBuried Dreams
Electronics, Sampler, ProducerDavid Toop
Performer [Sound Sculpture]Max Eastley
1-6King Tubby & Vivian JacksonTubby's Vengeance
Mixed ByKing Tubby
ProducerVivian Jackson
1-7FenneszDon't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)
PerformerChristian Fennesz*
ProducerNono (4)
1-8Derek BaileyM 5
PerformerDerek Bailey
1-9Bali Traditional Musicians*Cockfight / Trance In Paksabali And Kesiman / Gamelan Beleganjur
Recorded By, ProducerRika Reissler, Wolfgang Hamm
1-10Einstürzende NeubautenPygmäen
Performer, ProducerBlixa Bargeld, FM Einheit*, Endruh Unruh*
1-11AMMAfter Rapidly Circling The Plaza (Excerpt)
Cello, Accordion, Clarinet, Electronics [Transistor Radio]Lawrence Sheaff
Electric Guitar, Electronics [Transistor Radio]Keith Rowe
PercussionEddie Prévost
Piano, Cello, Electronics [Transistor Radio]Cornelius Cardew
Tenor Saxophone, ViolinLou Gare
1-12Mars (4)11,000 Volts
Mastered By [Reprocessed By]JG Thirlwell*
1-13Cabaret VoltaireBreathe Deep
Bass, Vocals, PercussionStephen Mallinder
Drums, PercussionAlan Fish*
Guitar, Saxophone, Clarinet, SynthesizerRichard H. Kirk
Organ [Vox Continental], TapeChris Watson
1-14Tony Conrad With FaustThe Death Of The Composer Was In 19623:12
Performer, ProducerCasey Rice, John Herndon
1-16TortureSoaking Bodies In Dub
Producer, Mixed ByTorture
1-17Fela KutiShenshema9:08
2-1The Art Ensemble Of ChicagoIllistrum8:13
2-2Sonic YouthExpressway To Yr Skull7:03
2-3Spring Heel Jack & The Blue Series ContinuumSalt
Double BassWilliam Parker
InstrumentsAshley Wales, John Coxon
PianoMatthew Shipp
Soprano SaxophoneEvan Parker
2-4This HeatPaper Hats5:58
2-5Nurse With Wound & StereolabSimple Headphone Mind
Mixed BySteven Stapleton
Rhythm Guitar, SoloistDavid Kenny
VoiceNora Duus
2-6Jac BerrocalRock 'N' Roll Station
Double BassPierre Bastien
Performer [Bicycle, Background], ProducerJac Berrocal
VocalsVince Taylor
2-7Sun Ra & His Solar-Myth Arkestra*Ancient Ethiopia2:47
2-8Christian MarclayJukebox Capriccio
EngineerPeter Schuller (2)
Turntables, ProducerChristian Marclay
2-9John CageWilliams Mix5:42
2-10Yoshihide Otomo*Cathode #4: Soundcheck Version
Bells [Vietnamese]Masahiro Uemura
Cymbal [Crotales]Itoken
Cymbal [With Bow]Yoshimitsu Ichiraku
Electric GuitarSugimoto Taku*
Electronics [Sine Waves]Sachiko M
Koto [Prepared 17 String]Nishi Yoko*
Mixed ByYoshiaki Kondo
Turntables [With Records], Electronics [Contact Microphone]Akiyama Tetuzi*
Waterphone [With Bow]Yasuhiro Yoshigaki
ProducerBjörk, Tricky
2-12Pauline OliverosI (Excerpt)
PerformerPauline Oliveros
3-1Keith HudsonSatan Side
ProducerKeith Hudson
3-2Terry RileyMusic For The Gift (Part I)
DrumsGeorge Solano
ProducerGary Todd
Tape [Manipulation]Terry Riley
TromboneLuis Fuentes
TrumpetChet Baker
3-3William S. Burroughs With Ian SommervilleSilver Smoke Of Dreams
ProducerBill Rich (2)
3-4SuicideRocket USA
InstrumentsMartin Rev
ProducerCraig Leon, Marty Thau
VoiceAlan Vega
3-6Pan SonicVaihe (Fön)
Performer, ProducerIlpo Vaisanen*, Mika Vainio, Sami Salo
3-7Deutsch-Amerikanische Freundschaft*Kebabträume
DrumsRobert Görl
ElectronicsChris Haas*
GuitarWolfgang Spellmans*
ProducerBob Giddens, DAF*
VocalsGabi Delgado Lopez*
3-8Larry YoungKhalid Of Space (Part 2 - Welcome)
BassDon Pate, Juni Booth*
BongosAbdoul Hakim
CelloDiedre Johnson
Congas, Bells, PercussionArmen Halburian
Drums, Electric PianoArt Gore
Drums, PercussionJumma Santos
Electric PianoCedric Lawson
Organ, Bongos, VocalsLarry Young
PercussionPoppy La Boy
Saxophone, Saxophone [Electric]Dennis Mourouse*
Trumpet [Electric]Charles Magee
3-9David Behrman With Gordon MummaPlayers With Circuits
Piano, Electronics [Oscillator, Ring Modulator, Amplifier Gain, Tone Controls]David Behrman, Gordon Mumma
ProducerEmanuele Carcano
3-10FushitsushaThe Caution Appears (Part 5)
ProducerHaino Keiji*
3-11John Coltrane With Alice ColtraneLiving Space
Harp, Tambura, Arranged By [Strings]Alice Coltrane
PianoMcCoy Tyner
Soprano SaxophoneJohn Coltrane
TamburaJoan Chapman
3-12John FaheySome Summer Day
Performer, Recorded ByJohn Fahey
3-13Diamanda Galás23 Minutes To Go
Performer, ProducerDiamanda Galás

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"Adventures" is embossed on the cover, but the release is titled as "The Wire 20 1982 - 2002: Audio Issue" on the spine, sticker and discs.

Released in thick cardboard box with 24-page booklet. Each CD is housed in cardsleeve.

Distributed by Vital. Printed in the EU.
℗ & © 2002 Mute Records Limited

1-1 originally released in 1974 on "Scraps" (Saravah LP).
1-2 originally featured on the soundtrack to Enzo G Castellari's 1971 Italian thriller, "Gli Occhi Freddi Della Paura" (aka "The Cold Eyes Of Fear").
1-3 originally released in 1990 on the Shock 45 7" single "Scope"/ "Wrong Eye".
1-4 originally released in 1997 on "Egress" (Anomalous Records).
1-5 originally released in 1994 on "Buried Dreams" (Beyond CD/MC).
1-6 originally released in 1975 on a Prophets 7" single.
1-7 originally released in 1998 on the Mego 7" single, "Fennesz Plays".
1-8 originally released in 1975 on "DIVerso n.2" (Cramps LP).
1-9 originally released on "Bali Traditional Musicians: A Suite Of Tropical Music And Sound" (World Network CD).
1-10 originally released on the 1981 Zick Zack double 7" single, "Kalte Sterne".
1-11 is an excerpt of the full 20:31 version of "After Rapidly Circling The Plaza" which was originally released in 1967 on "AMMMUSIC" (Elektra LP).
1-12 originally released in 1978 on a Rebel 7" single and a Ze 12" single.
1-13 originally released in 1982 on "2X45" (Rough Trade double 12").
1-14 originally released in 1993 on the Table Of The Elements 7" single, "The Pyre Of Angus Was In Kathmandu"/"The Death Of The Composer Was In 1962".
1-15 is an alternative mix to that featured on the 1997 Soul Static Sound 12" "Vandal (Final Phase)"/"Larson".
1-16 originally released in 1996 on "Croolyn Dub Consortium: Certified Dope Volume 2" (WordSound CD).
1-17 originally released in 1972 on the Nigerian 7" single, "Shenshema (Parts 1 & 2)".
2-1 originallly released in 1973 on "Fanfare For The Warriors" (Atlantic LP).
2-2 originally released in 1986 on "EVOL" (Blast First LP).
2-3 originally released in 2001 on "Masses" (Thirsty Ear CD).
2-4 originally released in 1981 on "Deceit" (Rough Trade LP).
2-5 originally released in 1997 on the Duophonic Super 45s 12".
2-6 originally released in 1977 on "Parallèles" (Davantage LP).
2-7 originally released in 1971 on "The Solar-Myth Approach Vol 2" (BYG/Actuel LP).
2-8 was commissioned by David Moss and Frank Hoffman for "US EAR: The New Music Review For Radio" and aired via satellite to public radio stations across the US in 1986.
2-9 originally released in 1958 on "The 25-Year Retrospective Concert Of The Music Of John Cage" (Avakian 3 LP set).
2-10 originally released in 2001 on "Improvised Music From Japan" (Improvised Music From Japan 10 CD box set).
2-11 originally released in 1995 on "Post" (One Little Indian CD).
2-12 is an excerpt from the piece titled "I Of IV" which was originally released in 1967 on "New Sounds In Electronic Music" (Odyssey LP).
3-1 originally released in Jamaica in 1972 on a Mafia 7" single, and in the UK on the Duke 7" single, Vin Gordon "Evil Spirit"/Keith Hudson "Satan Side".
3-2 originally composed and performed for the Paris 1963 production of Ken Dewey's experimental theatre piece, "The Gift".
3-3 originally released in 1986 on "Break Through In Grey Room" (Sub Rosa LP).
3-4 originally released in 1978 on "Suicide" (Red Star LP).
3-5 originally released in 1998 on "Supersilent 4" (Rune Grammofon CD).
3-6 originally released in 1995 on "Vakio" (Blast First CD).
3-7 originally released in 1980 on the Mute 7" single, "Kebabträume".
3-8 originally released in 1973 on "Lawrence Of Newark" (Perception LP).
3-9 originally released in 1998 on "Wave Train: Music From 1959 To 1968" (Alga Marghen CD).
3-10 originally released in 1995 on "The Caution Appears" (Les Disques Du Soleil Et De L'Acier CD).
3-11 originally released in 1972 on "Infinity" (Impulse! LP).
3-12 originally released in 1967 on the re-recorded version of "Death Chants, Breakdowns And Military Waltzes" (Takoma LP).
3-13 originally released in 1998 on "Malediction And Prayer" (Mute CD).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 24354 38832 3
  • Label Code: LC5834


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Edited one year ago
Simple Headphone Mind is actually the first 10:40 of Tripping With The Birds. The same as found on the Swinging Reflective compilation.