Featured in this issue...
Beady Eye Speak Out!
Always outspoken, Liam Gallagher and his Beady Eye shocktroops are back. New album 'BE' is a defiant step forward, with renowned American producer (and TV On The Radio lynchpin) Dave Sitek manning the controls.
In a candid interview, each member takes it in turn to open up to Clash. As ever, the final word is left to Liam Gallagher: "Without sounding like a hippy cunt... it's just love, man. I've got a lot of love".
Elimination Blues: Primal Scream
Returning with their first blast of new material in five years, Primal Scream could be forgiven for taking it easy - yet new album 'More Light' is one of their angriest, most diverse offerings to date.
As Bobby Gillespie explains, "we just had a strong desire to make music".
Beginning Of Forever: John Legend
Hip hop's soul man, John Legend has returned to remind people that very very rarely, they still do make 'em like that.
"It's time to release something new..."
Right Noise: The Rise And Rise Of Disclosure
Still barely out of their teens, Guy and Howard Lawrence are responsible for one of the year's most striking success stories, yet Disclosure don't have anything resembling a game plan.
"We didn't really know it was an album while we were writing it for the most part..."
Ready For Battle: These New Puritans
"It's from the heart. The songs and the subjects are more human..."
The country's most ambitious group? These New Puritans are back, and they're in new mood to slow their frenetic creativity.
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Ones To Watch with xxyyxx, Young Fathers, Law, Arthur Beatrice, Phoria, Cloud Boat and Bipolar Sunshine
Swan Song: The Dandy Warhols' Courtney Taylor-Taylor wants to open his last day on Earth by having pizza for breakfast
Boards of Canada's new album 'Tomorrow's Harvest' gets reviewed
And all your favourite regulars: Electric Selection, Write On, Rock And Rules, Bowman's Blog...
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