Issue 52/August 2010

Featured in this issue…

M.I.A. Fight the power! M.I.A. and her quest for freedom

Maya Arulpragasam takes no prisoners. government cover-ups, consumerism and conformity all come under fire in Clash’s exclusive interview with the fiery one.

Kylie Minogue “Lady GaGa is a phenomenon!”

Pop’s pint-sized princess on reinvention, credibility and those hot pants!

Danger Mouse On the project that claimed two lives

Behind the tragic circumstances of the fated collaboration ‘dark Night of the Soul’.

The Coral Liverpool’s psychedelic warriors regroup...

With a collection of songs that retains The Coral’s distinctive melodiousness, but pushes it on into new, more impressive territory.

Mystery Jets Inside the new life of London’s second chancers

With their third album, ‘Serotonin’, out this month, the pressure is on, and it feels like make-or-break time for this closely bonded, band of young musicians.

Mount Kimbie The indefinable sound of electronic’s future

Quitting university isn’t always the wisest move, but for Dom Maker and Kai Campos, scrapping their student digs was the first step to becoming Mount Kimbie.

Mento Uncovering Jamaica’s forgotten history

In 1946 or early 1947, Ken Khouri strolled into a repair shop in Miami to get his car radio fixed. The Jamaican record industry started there.

Album Spotlight

AC/DC - Back In Black

“Ten songs of pure escapism, a middle finger to the mundane existence of everyday life.”

Personality Clash

Howard Marks Vs Norman Cook

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

  • Write On Bombay Bicycle Club
  • Rock And Rules Kris Kristofferson
  • Royal Academy Reviews Natural disasters
  • Local Heroes Daedelus' L.A.
  • Stalker Aerosmith
  • Polls Apart Historical figures
Album Reviews
  • The Gaslight Anthem
  • The Coral
  • Max Richter
  • Danger Mouse And Sparklehorse
  • Tokyo Police Club
  • Mystery Jets
  • Kylie Minogue
  • School Of Seven Bells
  • Grasscut
  • Bombay Bicycle Club
  • Tom Jones
  • Delays

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