The long-running British avant-garde music magazine The Wire has announced it has opened its online archives to the public for the next week. “We’re giving everyone one week’s FREE access to our online archive containing every issue of The Wire ever published,” a tweet reads. “That’s more than 430 issues to while away the time.” Wire began publishing in 1982; check out the archive here. You can also buy 3 months access to the archive for €7.99 ($8.60).
Wire is the latest music institution to announce new initiatives in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Yesterday, Bandcamp held a fundraiser, directly 100% of revenue from the site directly to bands and artists.
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