Issue68/December 2011

Featured in this issue…

Florence and The Machine We catch up with the flame-haired free spirit

Preoccupied with the idea of being able to leave her physical being, Florence is an artist with a unique way of seeing things, whose metaphysical and expansive visions translate into otherwordly musical adventures.

Oneohtrix Point Never Dancing With The Devil

considering how awful and insipid American informercials are, just how did one man use them to make such a compelling album?

Lana Del Rey Rey OF Sunshine

From Lizzie to Lana, clash meets Lake Placid’s greatest catch to reveal the story behind the sensation.

M83 Dreamweaver

Anthony Gonzalez grows up and starts to dream. but worry not, his spectral haze remains intact….

Dread Beat And Blood The DNA of Dub

As part of our tech special issue, we investigate dub’s studio wizards, whose pioneering recording skills shaped the future of bass. come with us as we meet Denis bovell, bunny Lee, and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry.

Inimitable Instruments The lopsided realm of unusual instruments

more techy mavericks! clash speaks with the visionaries who ditched traditional musical instruments to fashion their own melodic tools, from björk’s bespoke arsenal to micachu’s chopper and, um, a mechanical cave organ.

Tech Know Special Is technology dictated by shifting fashions in mus

clash drafts roots manuva to put to test the studio-threatening capabilities of the iPad, plus we review the latest in cameras, home audio, phones and headphones, while you can get your hands on a stunning bounty of electrical goods in our great competition.

Album Spotlight

My Bloody Valentine - Loveless

The magnum opus of the shoegazing genre and the band’s second full-length LP which, when it was released in 1991, raised the bar so high that it subsequently collapsed under its own weight.

Personality Clash

Zola Jesus Vs Anja Plaschg

Suitably connecting at night , the two enigmatic divas discuss Austrain film directors and the risk of losing one's self.

  • Private Passions Summer Camp
  • In The Works The Big Pink
  • Rock And Rules Roger McGuinn
  • Stalker Jarvis Cocker
  • Write On Los Campesinos!
  • Swan Song Nicola Roberts
Album Reviews
  • Florence And The Machine
  • Joker
  • Primal Scream & MC5
  • Coldplay
  • The Fall
  • The Who
  • Sigur Ros
  • David Lynch
  • Kate Bush
  • Throbbing Gristle
  • Los Campesinos!
  • Snow Patrol

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