Review: The Wire

by Philip Clark
Published August 2014

On Silent Spoke
Similarly, the two CD set offered by Splice feels marginally too aware that there is a tradition to be honoured, a syllabus of gestures waiting to be box ticked. The Miles Davis tones of Alex Bonney's trumpet are displayed too empathically, the juxtapositions between rockist grooves and free space too studied and contrived. […]