Issue 34

Featured in this issue…

Pete Doherty The secret anguish of a man on a mission

There’s only one thing to expect when dealing with Pete Doherty, and that is the unexpected. Arranging the exclusive Clash interview with Pete ahead of his eagerly awaited solo album, we were launched into a week-long hunt as the elusive enfant terrible slipped quietly off the radar...

Ones To Watch 2009 Clash's pick of the best new bands

This time last year we brought you a brace of young hopefuls. Twelve months later and the wheel has turned full-circle, allowing us to present a squadron of low-flying mavericks.

Animal Collective The definitive spaced oddities

You’d think that the oddness and wonder that is Animal Collective would make for some rather bizarre writing and recording practices.

David Axelrod Meet the man, the maestro, the legend

A meeting of minds. Susumu Yokota in conversation with David Axelrod.

Ben Kweller Get ready for the country!

Prolific Texan on dancing grannies, the perils of fame, and why, fifth time out, he’s made a country album.

Diplo Philly's finest goes retroactive

Producer, remixer, DJ and label boss with fingers in many a hip-hop pie.

Harmonic 313 a.k.a. Mark Pritchard a.k.a. Harmonic 33 a.k.a...

Mark Pritchard has twenty-three different aliases. That’s got to be confusing, surely?!

Album Spotlight

Gram Parsons – 'Grievous Angel'

Beautifully bruised and elegantly wasted, ‘Grievous Angel’ was the perfect swan song of a flawed but shining talent that burned too bright too soon.

Personality Clash

Yannis Philippakis Vs Irmin Schmidt

Foals’ Yannis Philippakis and Can’s Irmin Schmidt lock verbal horns.

  • Write On Neil Landstrumm on the Credit Krunk
  • Rock and Rules The very musical Youth gives us the benefit of his
  • Royal Academy Reviews This month, songs with colours in the titles.
  • Private Passions Mary-Ann Hobbs goes all Easy Rider.
  • Stalker Everything you never needed to know about The Boss
  • Polls Apart Don’t believe the hype!
Album Reviews
  • Mr Oizo
  • Mongrel
  • The Qemists
  • Ben Kweller
  • Micachu
  • The Factory Box Set
  • Animal Collective
  • Franz Ferdinand
  • Harmonic 313
  • Women
  • The View

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