Issue 51/July 2010

Featured in this issue…

Foals "The best is yet to come!"

Oxford’s indie envelope-pushers have released what could possibly be the best British album of the year. What does this mean to them? Are they prepared for the attention? Will they finally crack a smile?

Paul Weller Gets morbid!

With a stunning, frenetic and innovative new album, the half-century Modfather proves that rock ‘n’ roll ain’t no young man’s game.

Chemical Brothers Gets moody!

Tom and Ed discuss the audio/visual adventure of their new album, 'Further'.

The Black Keys Gets shady!

The blues brothers return re-invigorated - Dan Auerbach opens up to Clash.

Brandon Flowers Gets homesick!

The Killers' frontman on the release his solo album, ‘Flamingo’.

Kele Okereke Gets vexed!

Breaking out from his band, Bloc Party main man Kele is changing his style.

Devo Gets hostile!

The surreal counter-culture pioneers on why they have finally done the unimaginable - fraternized with the Man!

Album Spotlight

Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music

“Four sides of coruscating, nerve-shredding sonic assault; ultimate provocation to many.”

Personality Clash

These New Puritans Vs Faust

Two artists, one conversation. Personality Clash: bringing like minds together since 2004.

  • Write On We Are Scientists
  • Rock And Rules Bettye Lavette
  • Royal Academy Reviews Sea Songs
  • Local Heroes Jahcoozi's Berlin
  • Stalker Grace Jones
  • Polls Apart Best and worst duets
Album Reviews
  • The Drums
  • Robyn
  • Scissor Sisters
  • Uffie
  • Kele Okereke
  • Stornoway
  • The Acorn
  • Detroit Social Club
  • Oasis
  • The Herbaliser
  • Ed Harcourt
  • James Yuill

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