He mightn’t be a founding father of space boogie, but Flying Lotus is a favourite son of sounds beamed in from distant stars. His music, a frenetic fusion of explorative jazz and excitable beats, has only ever been unique to him – so we’re diving into his new ‘You’re Dead!’ set, taken on a personal tour by one of 21st century music’s most creative souls.
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Two musical legends also take us onto a journey this issue: Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page and Motown sensation Smokey Robinson look back across their eminent careers in their exclusive and illuminating interviews.
The month in music is further represented by Kindness, Caribou, Ty Dolla $ign, Kwabs, Sivu, Marianne Faithfull, Suzi Quatro, Kele Okereke, Thurtson Moore, Viv Albertine, Ameriie, Years & Years, Little Simz, Rosie Lowe and many more.
In Clash Film, we meet Peaky Blinders’ Joe Cole and rising screen star Jack O’Connell, while 20 pages of Clash Fashion glues everything together in the middle.
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Photography: Janneke Van Der Hagen