MOJO 247 / June 2014

On sale from Tuesday, April 29, the latest issue of MOJO magazine enters the orbit of one of the world’s biggest and best bands, the mighty Black Keys. We travel to Nashville to discuss the joys of success and the perils of fame with Ohio "underdogs" Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney. The free CD, The Black Keys And Friends, features 15 tracks by Dr. John, Bo Diddley, Pete Molinari, R.L. Burnside, The Sheepdogs and many more alongside the Keys’ new single, Fever, and a super rare version of Gold On The Ceiling. Also in the issue: Jeff Beck talks new sounds, old friends and going it alone; Chrissie Hynde looks back on 40 years of The Pretenders; we present the “odd, fantastic and ridiculous” saga of Wreckless Eric; Pixies discuss their plans for a post-Kim Deal future; Linda Ronstadt looks back on her remarkable life in music and we travel back to the winter of 1967 with Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson.  CLICK TO BUY THIS ISSUE ONLINE

MOJO 247 / June 2014


FREE CD! THE BLACK KEYS AND FRIENDS Featuring tracks by Dr. John, Bo Diddley, Black Lips, R.L. Burnside, Pete Molinari and many more. Includes The Black Keys single Fever and a super rare version of Gold On The Ceiling.

COVER STORY: THE BLACK KEYS Dorian Lynskey meets Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney in Nashville. Even with a new album to promote, the Ohio rock misfits want to talk failure, rock etiquette, and the inevitability of f**king-up.

EXCLUSIVE Johnny Depp and Tom Waits interview Chuck E. Weiss.

JEFF BECK Pete Makowski hears about new sounds, first memories, Page, Paul and Rod, and going it alone.

LINDA RONSTADT Recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s, the silky voice tells Sylvie Simmons about “icky” Jim Morrison and “devoted” Emmylou Harris.

PIXIES Roy Wilkinson travels to Chile to see how Black Francis, Joey Santiago and Dave Lovering are coping in their post-Kim Deal incarnation.

WRECKLESS ERIC Now happy and sober, Eric Goulden tells Phil Alexander how an art-school lad out to make a racket became a mess of misery.

CHRISSIE HYNDE The former Pretender on her new album and surviving over 40 years of highs and lows in music.

MOJO 20! IAN ANDERSON Jethro Tull’s hippy-hating freak flautist looks back to that dog food-eating winter of 1967.

REVIEWED: Oasis / Sleaford Mods / Sharon Van Etten / Little Dragon / Blondie / Brian Eno / Swans / Echo & The Bunnymen / The Horrors / Charlie Brown / Little Feat / John & Yoko / Roger McGuinn / Grace Jones / Grant Hart / ABBA / Nirvana / Neil Finn / Gregory Porter and more.

PLUS! In the studio with Johnny Marr / Introducing Melanie De Biasio / Gruff Rhys’ Mind Blowers / Donald Fagen talks Steely Dan, tap-dancing and paranoid delusion / Long hair on men goes overground in 1964 / Neil Young talks Pono and Archives 2.