Issue 45/January 2010

Featured in this issue…

Best of 2009: Top 40 Albums Whose album gave us the most pleasure?

With Animal Collective, Fuck Buttons, Yeah Yeah Yeahs...

Best of 2009: Top 10 Newcomers Our favourite talents to have emerged in 2009

With The xx, The Big Pink, GIRLS...

Best of 2009: Top 10 Dance The cream of the underground exposed

With Fake Blood, Harmonic 313, Martyn, Dj Hell...

Best of 2009: Top Woman of 2009 Girl power was the name of the game this year

With Speech Debelle, Florence Welch, Lily Allen...

Snoop Dogg Catching up with the President of rap

"Snooperman goes in the booth and gets it done. Clark Kent ain't got shit on me."

Martin Rev The Suicide man comes to life

For new solo album, 'Stigmata'

Sisters of Transistors Graham Massey likes to play his organ...

"To me, it's the sound of the space age."

Album Spotlight

The Clash 'London Calling'

It doesn't seem 30 years since that night at Wessex studios when The Clash were putting the finishing touches on 'London Calling'...

Personality Clash

Fever Ray Vs Bat For Lashes

The two drama queens caught up to pick each other's brains about music, make up and Midsummer's Eve...

  • Write On Dananananayroyd recall the year gone by
  • Rock and Rules Red Hot Chili Pepper's Chad Smith
  • Royal Academy Reviews It's not shoegaze, it's nu-gaze
  • Local Heroes The are 2manydjs in Ghent!
  • Stalker 12 things you never knew about David Bowie
  • Polls Apart This year's most memorable moments
Album Reviews
  • Them Crooked Vultures
  • Pomegranates
  • Underworld Vs The Misterons
  • I Am Kloot
  • Blakroc
  • Sleep Whale
  • Steve Conte
  • Nikolai
  • Spiritualized
  • Squid Ninjaz
  • Rough Trade: Indie Pop 2009
  • Phantom Limb

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