Issue 61/May 2011

Featured in this issue…

The Kills It takes two

Having truly pierced the cloak of anonymity in recent years, The Kills have returned to more attention than ever before. Not that they’ve compromised any. Clash braved the intense duo to find out more about their comeback.

Noah And The Whale Fate Attraction

Charlie Fink says folk off, as Clash gets to grip on the quartet’s surprisingly slick new sound...

Explosions In The Sky Human qualities

The Texan instrumentalists prove that you can do what you want and not just survive, but thrive.

TV On The Radio TV times

TV On The Radio are back. After a year-long self-imposed hiatus, Tunde Adebimpe tells Clash why now is the right time to return.

The Birth Of Jungle Hackney soldiers

The rise of East London’s sound systems and the birth of jungle, with Shut Up And Dance and The Ragga Twins.

SXSW 2011 6th street preachers

Clash reports live from the new music extravaganza that is Austin’s annual conference and festival with Mona, Beardyman and Huw Stephens.

Frankie And The Heartstrings Northern Uproar

These indie-poppers may be all smiles and fresh-faced cheek, but behind the front, as Clash reveals, is a band eager to emote.

Album Spotlight

The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers

“Besieged by sex, drugs and demons, ‘Sticky Fingers’ bridges the gap betwen ’60s optimism and ’70s nihilism.”

  • Write On The View's Kyle Falconer
  • In The Works Toddla T
  • Royal Academy Reviews April fools
  • Swan Song Phil Oakey
  • Stalker Iron Maiden
  • Electric Selection The road to wonk is paved with bass
Album Reviews
  • Foo Fighters
  • Guillemots
  • Lone Pigeon
  • Gorillaz
  • Panda Bear
  • Katy B
  • Autechre
  • Bibio
  • Cat's Eyes
  • Jamie Woon
  • Daedelus
  • Kode 9 And Space Ape

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