Issue 32

Featured in this issue…

The Killers Inside the dazzling pop world of...

First it was mascara and sparkly lapels. Then we got moustachioed men with dusty bits. So what sartorial punctuation have they alighted upon to accompany their third LP ‘Day And Age? “I wanted to become a neon tiger…” That’s right - a neon bloody tiger.

Snow Patrol "You don't like our music? Who cares!"

They divide opinion even more than Marmite but, a newly sober Gary Lightbody attests, there’s no stopping the global domination of Snow Patrol.

Ryan Adams The reluctant genius bares all

Once a man of many faces, Ryan Adams seems to have settled into the role of dedicated band leader. In fact, he admits, he has finally found himself. Unfortunately for him though, that’s come at the cost of some serious self-analysis...

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds The dark lord returns

The intense, brooding presence of Nick Cave - songwriter, author, screenwriter, occasional actor and iconic lead singer for The Birthday Party, Grinderman and The Bad Seeds - is about to hit the road with his trusted Bad Seeds on another round of glorious gigs at home and abroad.

Matthew Herbert Curates our Ones To Watch section

Where in the world are eighteen brass band players in fact a culturally incisive Trojan Horse? Well, the same acoustic world where McDonald’s meals collide with the noise of a Palestinian being shot. Welcome back to the world of Matthew Herbert.

Little Joy Fab Moretti tries out different strokes

Different Strokes for different folks - get ready for the new side-project from Fab Moretti and friends.

Eugene McGuinness Britain's best new troubadour grilled.

“I have friends with jobs, and I’m not as miserable as them.” Ladies and Gentlemen, meet Eugene McGuinness, the young, terribly well spoken and most un-miserable singer songwriter in Britain.

Album Spotlight

Happy Mondays - Bummed

As dance culture reached powder keg potential, the Mondays’ work with DJ Paul Oakenfold heralded the arrival of dance remix culture.

Personality Clash

Tom Jones vs The Zutons

The Zutons put a call into Mr Jones

  • Write On Justin Hawkins
  • Rock and Rules Andrew Loog Oldham
  • Royal Academy Reviews 'Light My Fire' covers
  • Private Passions Absentee go fishing
  • Stalker AC/DC
  • Polls Apart TV Themes
Album Reviews
  • Death of the Neighbourhood
  • Q-Tip
  • Chairlift
  • Buraka Som Sistema
  • South Central
  • Sebastian
  • Razorlight
  • The Fireman
  • The KIllers
  • of Montreal
  • The Walkmen
  • The Matthew Herbert Big Band

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