Issue 64/August 2011

Featured in this issue…

New Order Cover feature

As the first ever compilation of Joy Division and New Order singles is released, the songs’ creators are ironically more splintered than ever. Thirty years after their inadvertent formation, Paul Morley made separate visits to the group to find out the truth behind the bitterness...

The Horrors

Taking DIY to its extreme, the Southend quintet have not only forged their own crushing career trajectory, which has led them to their third album, they even built their own studio in which to record it. By hand. Now that’s home work.

The Bug

Paying tribute to digital dancehall, Kevin Martin is here to lament the scene’s dwindling livelihood. As he angles for the next sonic revolution, we ask: where the hell’s it gonna come from?

Little Dragon

The indefinable Swedish experimentalists are picking up a coterie of famous friends with their uncompromising and chameleonic music. Singer Yukimi Nagano tells Clash they’re not about to start conforming yet...

Stevie Nicks

As Fleetwood Mac’s iconic singer returns with her first solo album in a decade, we discuss how it would never have happened if not for Dave Stewart, her current relations with Fleetwood Mac, and the regrets of her drug excess.


From New England to Korea via Kenya, the international flavours of Merrill Garbus are setting her apart from Western contemporaries - and we’re as glad as she is.


What’s behind the mask? Well, producer and DJ Aaron Jerome actually. But that’s not the point - SBTRKT is electronic soul cloaked in anonymity and mystery. Join us as we lurk in the shadows...

Album Spotlight

Isaac Hayes - Shaft

"Hugely influential to the subsequent direction of soul and critical to the emergence of disco."

Personality Clash

UK reggae legend Earl Gateshead speaks with Digital Mystikz’ Mala.

Ahead of their performance at september’s Outlook bass festival in Croatia, they discuss their analogue dreams: keeping sonic quality high, resisting the digital age and staying true to themselves.

  • Write On Incubus' Brandon Boyd
  • In The Works Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
  • Royal Academy Reviews Songs about... fish
  • Swan Song Rufus Wainwright
  • Stalker Tom Waits
  • Electric Selection Dance music is not dead
Album Reviews
  • Rufus Wainwright
  • Brian Eno
  • Little Dragon
  • Junior Boys
  • Washed Out
  • Zomby
  • The Bug And Stuart Baker
  • The Horrors
  • Lamb
  • Wolf Gang
  • Chilly Gonzales

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