Issue 49/May 2010

Featured in this issue…

Iggy Pop and the Stooges Death, drugs and David Bowie

The story of The Stooges is a classically dark tale of drink, drugs, fighting, excess, bad luck, and death. As their masterpiece swan song ‘Raw Power’ is re-released, we celebrate the Detroit debauchery with exclusive interviews from guitarist James Williamson and the irrepressible Iggy Pop.

Cypress Hill Stoned is the way of the walk...

The West Coast rap superstars are back and, as Clash finds out, it’s not just for the boys...

SXSW 2010 All the buzz from South By South West 2010

Five days of music. Thousands of bands. In this five-page special, Clash heads to Austin, Texas, to reveal the highlights of the world’s best new music showcase.

Festivals 2010: Access All Areas! Clash launches its festival channel

Giving you the chance to win tickets to sold out events. Get packing now!

Dr. Dog The loveliest fascist pop you’re likely to hear.

Caribou The psychedelic rediscovers the dancefoor...

You might be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but when they have a doctorate against their name you might learn a thing or two yourself.

Plan B After some searching, Ben Drew has found his soul.

A lot has happened to Plan B since 2006’s hardcore ‘Who Needs Actions When You’ve Got Words’ debut, a brilliantly raw album on which Drew outlined a world of gang violence, drug abuse and honour killings.

Album Spotlight

Miles Davis 'Bitches Brew'

The seminal jazz classic gets further deserved acclaim.

Personality Clash

Blood Red Shoes Vs Fugazi

The UK indie duo talk with hardcore legend Ian Mackaye

  • Write On The Maccabees
  • Rock And Rules Jeff Beck
  • Royal Academy Reviews 'Birth' songs
  • Local Heroes Super Furry Animals guide to Cardiff
  • Stalker Pet Shop Boys
  • Polls Apart Political Songs
Album Reviews
  • Paul Weller
  • Plan B
  • Lou Reed
  • Nice Nice
  • Jonsi
  • High Places
  • She & Him
  • Poirier
  • Caribou
  • The Tallest Man On Earth
  • The Golden Filter
  • Starkey

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