Issue 314 - January 2020
Issue 313 - December 2019
DEBBIE HARRY The Blondie singer has told her own story at last: adoption, acid, punk, Bowie’s junk, the secrets and lies. But why did it feel like pulling teeth?
THE ROLLING STONES From Olympic to Altamont via Hyde Park and Cotchford Farm, Ethan Russell’s peerless photographs tell the story of Let It Bleed, the Stones’ first masterpiece.
LOU REED As a book of his complete lyrics emerges, Reed’s partner Laurie Anderson offers blazing insight into his world – Rotten Rita, Newspaper Joe and all.
CATE LE BON Back to her West Wales hometown with Britain’s most unusual songwriter, fêted by John Cale, Deerhunter and more for her psychedelic spirit and studio suss.
MARK LANEGAN An elemental voice. A helluva life – from peak grunge to 8-day coma to solo salvation. The takeaway? “You don’t have to get shittier as you get older.”
R.E.M. Folk-rock gave way to glam, irony and volume when Athens’ finest unleashed their Monster. 25 years on, the band relive a divisive album and watershed tour.
BETTY WRIGHT How to survive and thrive in the rigged game of showbiz, with one of ’70s soul’s great unsung voices. “Don’t cry over spilt milk,” she advises.
Issue 312 - November 2019
COVERMOUNT CD: HEAVY NUGGETS VOL. V The latest in MOJO’S much-loved series of riffmungous connoisseur compilations features Hawkwind, Groundhogs, Acid Mothers Temple, The Heads, Fu Manchu, Crushed Butler and more.
PiL Braving tales of dope and danger, MOJO reopens the Metal Box with the men who sealed it, 40 years ago. “Chemical warfare was going on!” recalls John Lydon.
HAWKWIND As a new album looms, MOJO revisits the insanity of Space Ritual – the tour-cum-album that made their legend. “It was an idealistic thing,” learns Ian Harrison.
JUDY COLLINS In the mid-’50s, her passion for folk music derailed a promising career as a concert pianist. Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen had reason to thank their stars.
UNDERWORLD How rave’s art-rock wing tore each other apart, and how, miraculously, 2019 became their most productive year. It’s been emotional, they tell Andrew Male.
GENE CLARK The fragile founding Byrd had invented folk- and country-rock to little reward. Cue a lush pop makeover – in make-up! – and an ill-starred masterpiece...
BIG THIEF A Christian cult, a controlling father: Adrianne Lenker made her escape from both with the help of her songs, and her band of brothers. Mat Snow reports.
Drinking songs straight from the jukejoint - Part 2 - songs about booze, being drunk and bad hangovers. 14 classic songs that make you move your hips.
Hep cats and kool kittens dig this mighty fine mess of stone cold classic rhythm and blues tunes. We're riding the caboose to Boozeville. Have no fear, drink some beer, drink some wine, it ain't no crime, drink some gin, it ain't no sin. All "great shakes-no fakes" here, guaranteed to knock your socks off!
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