A Brief History of Textile Audio

Posted by on Jan 26, 2013 in News | One Comment
A Brief History of Textile Audio

This week sees the release of The Pomegranate Cycle by Textile Audio on Wood & Wire. Woven from song, sound textures and fragmented orchestration, The Pomegranate Cycle is the creation of composer, mezzo soprano and sound engineer Eve Klein. Since 2002, Eve has been working as a professional operatic mezzo soprano, electronic musician and academic. […]

Preview: New Hollow Press album on Wood & Wire

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in News | One Comment
Preview: New Hollow Press album on Wood & Wire

March will see the release of a brand new album from Adelaide producer Hollow Press on Wood & Wire. In an interview with Hollow Press on Crawlspace in September 2012, writer Luke Telford noted: “Much of his music is devoted to a kind of gloriously devolved beatscape that shares certain things with witch house or […]

Machine Death in Free Music Archive / WFMU ‘Best Of 2012′

Posted by on Jan 12, 2013 in News
Machine Death in Free Music Archive / WFMU ‘Best Of 2012′

The Free Music Archive is an long-standing initiative, directed by WFMU, the most renowned freeform radio station in America.  The archive is an interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads, and features some of the most interesting and innovative music from around the world. Every year, Free Music Archive curators pick their favourites from the library, and our […]

Emily Grantham and Shisd on free New Weird Australia compilation

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 in News
Emily Grantham and Shisd on free New Weird Australia compilation

New Weird Australia’s latest free compilation is titled Broadcast Four.  Culled from live-to-air recordings from the New Weird Australia radio show on Sydney’s FBi Radio, the compilation features exclusive tracks from Wood & Wire artists Emily Grantham and Shisd – along with fourteen other tracks from artists like Oscar Key Sung, Scissor Lock, Thomas William, Secret Birds […]

BOK Darklord in Unwashed Territoires ‘Albums Of The Year’

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 in News
BOK Darklord in Unwashed Territoires ‘Albums Of The Year’

Our BOK Darklord release ‘Lulu’ has landed in Unwashed Territories‘ ‘Albums Of The Year’ list, coming in at #3 in a list that also includes Sun Araw and Godspeed You! Black Emperor. Blog author Mark Whitby championed the release on his UK-based Dandelion Radio show on its release, and the record clearly made an impression as he […]

Sonic Masala reviews first ten Wood & Wire releases

Posted by on Dec 1, 2012 in News
Sonic Masala reviews first ten Wood & Wire releases

We’re quite humbled by the commitment of Sonic Masala who’ve taken it upon themselves to review the first TEN releases on Wood & Wire – from Emily Grantham, Machine Death, BOK Darklord, Shisd, Regional Curse (Stacey Wilson / Rites Wild), Setec, Kučka, automating and Fm. An amazing effort, and a great way to catch up […]

Shisd Remixes FM

Posted by on Nov 6, 2012 in News
Shisd Remixes FM

Two Wood & Wire artists have come together on a new remix, with Shisd remixing FM‘s track Which House from his recent Buttons EP. DOWNLOAD MP3: ‘FM Which House (Shisd Remix)‘ You can download the original version of the track on FM’s Buttons EP, and check out Shisd’s debut EP for Wood & Wire, titled しsd […]

Tiny Mix Tapes on Automating’s ‘Somnambulist’

Posted by on Oct 6, 2012 in News
Tiny Mix Tapes on Automating’s ‘Somnambulist’

Tiny Mix Tapes has reviewed Automating’s ‘Somnambulist’ – referring to the experience as “like getting your brain picked by the most expert of audiophiles”. Here’s the full text of the review, online at tinymixtapes.com “Amazing Australian artist Automating (how’s that for alliteration) makes screechy industrial-tinged experimental music, mixed with murky strings and plenty of drone. […]

Reviews for Regional Curse – Natural Living

Posted by on Sep 8, 2012 in News
Reviews for Regional Curse – Natural Living

Our Regional Curse release ‘Natural Living’ has recently been reviewed in a number of titles – you can download the record for free on the ‘Natural Living’ release page. Crawlspace is a new site dedicated to “strange / weird / beautiful / repugnant Australian music”. Editor Shaun Prescott notes that “the mix here is very […]

Sydney & Melbourne shows for Kučka, Emily Grantham & Shisd

Posted by on Aug 7, 2012 in News
Sydney & Melbourne shows for Kučka, Emily Grantham & Shisd

Two Wood & Wire artists, Kučka and Emily Grantham team up for a Sydney show this weekend, also featuring renowned Sydney solo artist, Rainbow Chan and producer FM.  The show takes place at The Annandale Hotel on Sunday 12th August, doors are from 8pm, tickets $10.  Kučka will be launching her new video clip for ‘Rewind‘, taken from her Wood […]