Issue 59/March 2011
Fashion Special-Hatsune Miku-Lykke Li-Clash Magazine

Featured in this issue…

Pixel Perfect Hatsune Miku and the synthetic pop phenomenon

Hatsune Miku is Japan’s biggest selling pop star, yet she doesn’t actually exist. Clash goes behind the phenomenon of the collaborative Vocaloid program, and meets her biggest fans.

Lykke Li Lykke Minded

The seductive narrative of the prostitute, twinned with the restless woe of the crestfallen. This is the musical schizophrenia of Lykke Li.

The Modern Fabric Of England Peter Saville

Former Factory Records designer Peter Saville on galvanising the nation via its football team.

Ultimate Independent Boutiques Fashion special

The very best in fashion finds from London, Tokyo, New York and Portland.

Off The Rails J Cole

Delving into the wardrobes of the rich and famous. This month, rising hip-hop star J Cole.

Fashion Mixtape Christopher Shannon

Designer Christopher Shannon lists the songs that inspire him in and out of the studio.

Ones To Watch Names to drop in the coming weeks

Five emerging musical talents in profile: Yasmin, Big Deal, Alpines, Fiction, and Cold In Berlin.

Album Spotlight

The Fugees - The Score

It showed Hip Hop that there was a way out of the mire it had led itself into.

  • Write On Princess Julia on Poly-Styrene
  • In The Works Guillemots
  • Royal Academy Reviews Songs about fashion
  • Swan Song Beardyman
  • Stalker Metallica
  • Electric Selection The last refuge of svelte electronic noisemakers
Album Reviews
  • Erland And The Carnival
  • Banjo Or Freakout
  • Gil Scott Heron and Jamie XX
  • Beardyman
  • Gruff Rhys
  • Lykke Li
  • Toro Y Moi
  • PJ Harvey
  • Beady Eye
  • Ghostpoet
  • Yuck
  • The Low Anthem

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