This week's magazines: The Chap, Wire

This week we have the perfect magazines for the classic stylish gent and avant garde music aficionados thanks to fresh issues of both The Chap and Wire. 

Featuring a gentlemen popping a bottle of champagne in front of a Union Jack set the tone for this latest instalment of style and etiquette guide The Chap. Opening the issue is an article from The Chap co-founder Vic Darkwood discussing etiquette and Tom Cutler on bachelor pads. For fashion we have a look at belts, the decline of the cricket sweater and an indepth look at brogues. In this issues interview Michael Attree meets the Toast of London's Matt Berry. For music and film they have Patricia Hammond on 1930s sirens and a look at british actor Richard Massingham.

Over on the cover of the Wire: Julia Holter: the US songwriter-musician abandons the home studio and heads into the great wide open for her latest and most accomplished avant pop adventure. By Frances Morgan. Blurt: Ted Milton's jazz-punk renegades have remained discordant and defiant for four decades, as a new album and book of the ex-puppeteer's collected lyrics attest. By Daniel Spicer. Music With My Insane Friend: Melbourne duo James Wilson and Simon Bereux kick through the boundaries of rock, improv and electronic music. By Ben Watson. Plus: Arnold Dreyblatt's Invisible Jukebox, Canadian producer Ramzi, experimental composer Iain Chambers, Kink Gong aka field recordist Laurent Jeanneau, oud player Khyam Allami, the rhythmic engine of house and techno is celebrated in a new film 808, hundreds of albums, book and gigs reviewed, and much more. 

Pick up these magazines and many more in store and online at Fat Buddha. Also don't forget to pick up your free copies of the amazing magazines Vice, Sogo and Law.  

Founded in 1999 The Chap magazine looks back to the age of refined sophistication - the era of the gentleman - through a wry modern eye. Chap magazine acts as monthly guide to correct manners and sartorial elegance, the magazine should be considered the style bible for any dapper gentleman.

Wire magazine is a monthly British publication focusing on contemporary avant garde music from around the world.


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