The new MOJO magazine celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Punk in the UK, with a 21-page month-by-month immersion in the seismic year of 1976, starring the Sex Pistols, Clash, Damned, Slits, Buzzcocks and more – augmented by a brilliant 15-track CD comprising proto-punk nuggets by The Stooges, MC5, New York Dolls, 101ers, Hawkwind and… Crushed Butler! Also in the issue: Neil Young’s mid-’70s cri de coeur; Michael Rother on the enduring power of Neu!; the strange world of Courtney Barnett; a fulsome tribute to Allen Toussaint. Plus: The Cult, Suede, Sinatra, NWA, Hanoi Rocks and seven pages of new music tips for 2016. It’s a riot of your own!
On sale on Tuesday, August 26, the new issue of MOJO celebrates the singular genius of Kate Bush, who returns to the stage this month for her first live shows in 35 years. In our 20-page bonanza, with the help of stellar fans including Tricky, Sparks, Anna Calvi and Vashti Bunyan we explore the strange, compelling magic of her 50 greatest songs, while Mark Blake unfolds the intense drama behind her extraordinary 1985 ‘comeback’ album Hounds Of Love. You’ll also find features on Bob Marley, Queen, Smokey Robinson, Dr John, Johnny Winter and The Beatles’ astonishing mono vinyl recordings – and a free CD of Kate Bush-inspired dream pop.