Mirra: Right. Uh, can you read music?
Graham: No, none of us can, if any of us has an idea, then we go 'di-dum-der-dir-dum etc'....till we can all play it, then we add bits on to it.
Right, so now we know...that's how Wire wrought that magical sound...... anyway, there's a nice 4 page encounter with the band in this fine issue of Sunday Mirra. Elsewhere there's Dose, Moped Mania, The Killjoys, Toots & The Maytals, 999 + 'Another Mirra Exclusive' with un-aired excerpts from Stuart Henry's, Sex Pistols interview. 'The Hayes Wave' featuring Dose, Tubeway Army, Transistor, and The Zo. Reviews: ATV, Jools Holland, Buzzcocks, Dirty Dog, The Adverts, Gen X, and The Patti Smith Band.
Single/double sided (near tissue thin!) A4 scanned at 400 dpi
DaveO over at Music&Stuff has pulled off a blinder in tracking down a copy of Sideburns #1 Stateside - S#1 is of course the originator the legend, 'this is a chord, this is another, this is a third...now form a band' - thanks to the lad for sharing the article.
By way of a late ee first birthday celebration the next post will feature another fabulous fanzine giveaway competition - yippee!