CONTENTS / MOJO 253
FREE CD! BRAIN DAMAGE Taking its name – and lysergic inspiration – from the classic Dark Side Of The Moon track, this 15-track compendium of heavy psych assaults, space jams and astral chants will detonate your mind into a totally new cosmic dimension. Really. Features Goat, Thee Oh Sees, Hookworms, Electric Wizard, Wytches, Foxygen and many more of our favourite 21st-century psychedelicists.
PINK FLOYD The Beginning & The End. David Gilmour and Nick Mason talk exclusively to MOJO's Jim Irvin about The Endless River: “Our last great hurrah.” Plus Mark Blake dissects Syd Barrett and co.’s weird Cambridge pre-history.
NIRVANA In July 1993, Kurt Cobain gave what would become his last-ever magazine interview. Journalist Jon Savage and photographer Jesse Frohman remember two strange days hanging out with the troubled grunge titans.
MICK FLEETWOOD Fleetwood Mac's perpetual motion machine gives the skinny to Dave DiMartino on his new autobiography and remarkable life.
BILLY IDOL Have a good time, all the time. MOJO marvels at the debaunched ’80s MTV lifestyle of Mr William Broad.
THOMPSON FAMILY Richard, Linda, Teddy, Kami and friends on the musical family reunion they all thought would never happen.
TY SEGALL Chris Ziegler boggles at the non-stop swirling psychedelic work ethic of the kosmic Kalifornia kid.
SANDIE SHAW The barefoot contessa of ’60s pop looks back on her 20th year and how Eurovision crap stymied her career.
REVIEWED The New Basement Tapes / Bob Dylan And The Band / Neil Young / Captain Beefheart / Bryan Ferry / Thom Yorke / Buzzcocks / Frazey Ford / The Coral / Antony And The Johnsons / Tindersticks / Melvins / TV On The Radio / Deptford Goth / Chick Corea Trio / Gemma Hayes / Naomi Bedford / Hookworms / Deerhoof / Thurston Moore / Swearing At Motorists / Rumer / Kathryn Tickell & The Side / Swans / Miles Davis / The Chills / Big Star
PLUS! All back to John Lydon’s to listen to Nico / Neil Diamond goes back to school / Jimmy Cauty on Smiley Riot Shields / Public Service Broadcasting revisit the Cold War space race / Bryan Adams portrays himself well / Tim Gane shares his mind-blowers / Herbie Hancock spills all / Mellencamp on Dylan / Alex G and Hookworms arise / Mark Nevin loves and leaves Morrissey / Lauryn Hill arrives late but it’s worth it / How To Buy Rory Gallagher / Edwyn Collins’ recovery in film brings a tear to the eye / Adieu, Kenny Wheeler, Joe Sample, Paul Revere