20 - May 07

Featured in this issue…

Arctic Monkeys Back Already!

It was hard work being an Arctic Monkey in 2006 – the glare of the world’s press reflected the skyrocketing fame of the fresh-faced foursome as they begrudgingly ascended into infamy as the purveyors of the fastest selling debut album in the known universe.

Arcade Fire The real salvation army

"It’s more counterculture to talk about religion than not to. We’d always rather go against the trend – and it’s also more fun that way!”

Dizzee Rascal The Mercury award winner

Dizzee Rascal, I am told, is not happy. His much-delayed third album ‘Maths & English’ is soon to be released and I am here, at his record label’s west London headquarters, to interview him.

Ryan Adams Goin' back to the country

Once the roguish alt.country pin-up boy, Ryan Adams transgressed the depths of his dark side in the midst of a creatively fertile spell that would read like fraught pleas for salvation.

UNKLE Waging war on your eardrums

That was then. This is now. Much has changed, but the relevance of UNKLE is ever constant. Perhaps now more than ever…

Wilco Jeff Tweedy has finally found himself.

Tweedy is calm and relaxed, sporting as clean a shaven face as he is ever likely to sport, and, considering it is 10am in the morning, rather chatty.

Andrea Parker The electro heroine

Since she was 18 and now for nearly two decades she has been climbing resolutely up the dance music ladder with a single-mindedness which simply screams integrity.

Album Spotlight

Sly And The Family Stone - There's A Riot Goin' On

They were everyday people. America loved them.

Personality Clash

Shuffle Vs X-Press2

2 artists taking part in the TT Remastered project

  • ROCK AND RULES Jah Wobble
  • FASHION Pamola Faith, Uffie, Mark Ronson...
  • ELECTRIC SELECTION Wooahh! Relax. Chill. Rest and Calm
  • ONES TO WATCH 15 essential new acts
  • THE LAST TIME Tangerine Dream
  • WRITE ON Phil Hartnoll
Album Reviews
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Certain General
  • Bjork
  • Wiley
  • 2 Lone Swordsmen
  • Cinematic Orchestra
  • Simian Mobile Disco
  • Andrew Bird
  • Biffy Clyro
  • James Yorkston
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
  • Joe Strummer

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