Issue 47/March 2010

Featured in this issue…

Courtney Love Rehab - Relationships - Redemption

Courtney tells Clash the truth behind those heady tales and the making of the new album that saved her.

Hot Chip Like all great experiments, started in the bedroom

We go behind the beats to discover the apprehensions, the problems, the insecurities and existentialism of life at the top.

Midlake Well, if you're Midlake, panic, fight, reconcile, struggle, strive and work, work, work. Find out the real story behind thier return.

How do you follow an internationally acclaimed and adored album?

Broken Bells Danger Mouse and The Shins' James Mercer

What do you get if put the leading light from America's indie scene into a studio with a World renowed shape-shifting producer?

Errors Come down with them

Combatting the second album syndrome with the Glaswegian adventurers.

Yeasayer New album, new sound, new death threats

"We wanted to make something with a little more clarity. A little more clear." In the carpeted foyer of a Kensington hotel, drummer Chris Keating is explaining the dramatic change in Yeasayer's sound.

Field Music The welcome return of the Brewis brothers.

"People say we are self-indulgent. We're not as musicians; we do it because we want to make what we are trying to listen to."

Album Spotlight

Janis Joplin - Pearl

The album would go on to become the defining symbol of Joplin's place as the greatest white female blues and soul singer of her generation.

Personality Clash

Biffy Clyro Vs Storm Thorgerson

Biffy's very own Simon Neil and James Johnston met up with Storm to discuss impending projects, Westerns, and giant flags...

  • Write On Tindersticks pen a love letter to...
  • Rock and Rules Motown diva Brenda Holloway
  • Royal Academy Reviews Songs about betrayal
  • Local Heroes Exploring Monteal with Chromeo
  • Stalker 12 things you never knew about Kate Bush
  • Polls Apart Ten fictional bands
Album Reviews
  • Massive Attack
  • Los Campesinos!
  • The Watson Twins
  • Two Door Cinema Club
  • Yeasayer
  • Marina and the Diamonds
  • Hot Chip
  • Field Music
  • Chew Lips
  • Midlake
  • Husky Rescue
  • Lightspeed Champion

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