Issue 50/June 2010

Featured in this issue…

Julian Casablancas The rebirth of The Strokes

New York’s king of cool on going solo, the joys of fatherhood, and the power struggles that nearly killed The Strokes.

LDC Soundsystem As James Murphy drops their final album

LCD end with their new album - we ask James Murphy why, what and how.

Band Of Horses More than just a band...

Band of Horses are a real labour of love. We trot off to Texas to investigate.

David Byrne Inside the disco regime.

Inside the disco regime: the former Talking Head discusses his latest album, a concept piece on Philippines dictator Imelda Marcos.

The Rolling Stones Charlie Watts talks 'Exile On Main Street'

In exile, in pictures: original Stone Charlie Watts tells Clash of life in the south of France and the creation of their masterpiece.

The Fall Mark E Smith interviewed

The irascible Mark E Smith tackles Clash over a pint down the local.

Jamie Lidell The soul man rips it all up...

Jamie Lidell is about to air his laundry. His sheets are tarnished with life but his new album is set to wash away the stains.

Album Spotlight

Radiohead - The Bends

"An album of perfect contrasts - at one moment vitriolic, heavy and unrelenting, at another soft, sweet and melancholy."

Personality Clash

Edwyn Collins Vs The Drums

The one time Orange Juice frontman talks with New York's Jonathon Pierce of The Drums

  • Write On David Holmes
  • Rock And Rules Slash
  • Royal Academy Reviews Gold anniversary
  • Local Heroes Wild Beasts
  • Stalker Stevie Wonder
  • Polls Apart Booze!
Album Reviews
  • Foals
  • LCD Soundsystem
  • Sharon Jones And The Dap Kings
  • Holy Fuck
  • Acid Washed
  • Tracey Thorn
  • Flying Lotus
  • A Guy Called Gerald
  • The Futureheads
  • Broken Social Scene
  • The National

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