MOJO 256, featuring Madonna: the newsstand cover
Magazine

MOJO 256 / March 2015

ON SALE FROM Tuesday, January 27, the new issue of MOJO features a WORLD EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Madonna, who surveys her controversial and canonical four-decade career in a sizzling, combative and compelling 13-page feature. To get to the heart of her innovative and edgy musical twists and turns, we harvest the insights of her chief musical collaborators, from Nile Rodgers and Pat Leonard to Stuart Price and Diplo, while our expert team unpicks her glistening sonic élan via five key recordings. If this wasn’t enough, this month’s FREE covermounted CD, Change The Beat, celebrates the No Wave/electro/post-punk disco vibe from which Madge emerged, with 14 funk-edged tracks by 23 Skidoo, Bush Tetras, Arthur Russell, ESG, Curtis Mayfield, Funkadelic and more… PLUS: Bob Dylan’s 20 best covers of other people’s songs; Ronnie Spector spills out her heart and soul; the New York Dolls’ David Johansen undergoes the forensic MOJO Interview; Sleater-Kinney tell their remarkable tale; The Go-Betweens reveal their strange inner workings; Sleaford Mods unveil their next album; Songhoy Blues arise; and Joe Strummer loses his car in Madrid. So get into the groove!

MOJO-255-Bowie-1-770-crop
2014

MOJO 255 / FEBRUARY 2015

On sale from Tuesday, December 30, the new issue of MOJO features David Bowie’s 100 Greatest Songs – selected, analyzed and re-evaluated by our expert writers. It’s a cover story so big it required three collectable covers! [BUY YOUR FAVOURITE BELOW] And that’s just the beginning of our celebration of Bowie’s genius as we speak to his closest collaborators and reveal the secrets behind his great first album, The Man Who Sold The World. The Free CD provides more yet insight, with 15 songs from the artists whose influence paved the way for The Dame: David Bowie’s Heroes featuring music from Chuck Berry, Billy Fury, Frank Sinatra, The Pretty Things and more. Also in the issue: The Kinks in the ’70s, a tribute to Ian McLagan, plus R.E.M., FKA Twigs and bruising encounter with Black Flag legend Henry Rollins. Let’s dance…