Issue 74/June 2012

Featured in this issue…

Death Grips Hostile Takeover

Uncompromising and unpredictable, Sacramento’s ferocious Noise-rap trio Death Grips take no prisoners when it comes to getting their message across. Lining up for battle, they reveal to Clash exactly what their mission is.

Fifty Outsiders A departure point for your investigation

The names which follow can only scrape the surface of the legions of artists who didn’t or don’t play by any rules except their own; either on a mission to upset the applecart, truly self-obsessed or too far out to care.

Jimmy Cauty Back from the ashes

As Jimmy Cauty delivered us subversive posters, we wrestled him for an epitaph for The KLF.

MF Doom Doomed Visionz

Behind the mask, DOOM is still coughing up jewels.

Circles Of Influence The albums that shaped the outsiders

Andrew Weatherall, Micachu, Gravenhurst and Matthew Herbert share an 'outsider' album that remains significant to them.

Jeremy Deller Indebible Grace

He’s crap at painting, and shit at sculpting, yet Jeremy Deller won the Turner Prize in 2004 with just a map of thoughts.

Nicolas Jaar Ghosts and machines

How Nicolas Jaar changed the game by conquering his loneliness

Album Spotlight

The Mothers Of Invention - Absolutely Free

“This is challenging stuff, out there amidst the most precocious reaches of rock"

Personality Clash

Black Dice VS The Black Lips

Eric Copeland talks to Cole Alexander about bed buds, vomiting, Gracelands and Little Richard.

  • Private Passions 2:54
  • In The Works The Bug
  • Rock And Rules Dr John
  • Stalker Leonard Cohen
  • Royal Academy Reviews Captain Beefheart
  • Swan Song Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Album Reviews
  • Alt-J
  • Beach House
  • Richard Hawley
  • The Cribs
  • Damon Albarn
  • Death Grabs
  • My Bloody Valentine
  • Gossip
  • Amon Tobin
  • Mystery Jets
  • Best Coast
  • Lazer Sword

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