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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/paste-the-wire-soundtrack-an-authentic-must-have
    November 13, 2007|0 comments

    Responding to the news that Nonesuch will soon release the first-ever soundtrack from HBO's The Wire, Paste magazine points to the album's inclusion of local Baltimore artists as a prime example of the show's making authenticity paramount. Paste calls the upcoming soundtrack a "must-have" for the show's legendary die-hard fans.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/thurston-moores-favorite-tv-show-the-wire
    November 13, 2007|0 comments

    As part of Pitchfork's Guest List feature, Sonic Youth founder Thurston Moore names The Wire as his Favorite TV Show at the Moment. He admits that he didn't own a TV for years and doesn't watch much these days, but he does make time to catch the show: "The writing on The Wire is pretty intense. The dialogue, the storylines—they're really involving."

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/the-new-yorker-on-the-role-of-music-on-the-wire
    November 12, 2007|0 comments

    Late last month, The New Yorker published an in-depth profile of the HBO series The Wire and its creator David Simon, covering everything from the inception of the show to a preview of its upcoming fifth season. Singer-songwriter Steve Earle, who has appeared on the show and is a friend of its creator, tells Talbot that Simon is "a music freak."

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/nonesuch-to-release-music-from-five-years-of-the-wire
    November 12, 2007|3 comments

    Nonesuch is pleased to announce the January 8, 2008, release of the first soundtrack from the critically acclaimed, Peabody Award–winning HBO series The Wire. That's two days after the series kicks off its fifth season. It also marks the first time music from the David Simon–created show has ever been collected and released as an album.

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