The new MOJO magazine is a bumper, bagged package, as an exclusive, super-candid interview with songwriting legend Elvis Costello is amplified by a bespoke, Costello-curated CD featuring the music that inspired him, and augmented by a 52-page book that explores Bob Dylan’s 12-volume Bootleg Series, looking beyond the official album releases to unveil Dylan’s secret history. Also in this issue: inside The Beatles’ new 50-track DVD; Jeff Lynne reboots ELO; Lou Reed’s doomed bid for pop stardom; Richard Hawley interviewed by Roddy Doyle. Plus: Morrissey, Jack White, Phil Collins, The Monkees, Guy Garvey, Gene Vincent, Fairport Convention, Foals, 140 Reviews and a chance to win the extraordinary 18-disc Collector’s Edition of Bob Dylan Bootleg Series Volume 12: The Cutting Edge!
On sale from Tuesday, June 24, a candid peek into the Wizard Of Oz world of Jack White – rock’n’roll icon, indie music magnate and vinyl fetishist. Meanwhile, MOJO 249 is also our Vinyl Issue – a celebration of the greatest music format and its recent resurgence, with a Good Vinyl Guide and more black plastic thrills. A free Best Of Third Man Records CD, hand-compiled by Jack exclusively for MOJO, plus features with Elbow, Jimmy Page, The Slits and Santana round out a cracking issue.