MOJO Issue 196 / March 2010

MOJO Issue 196 / March 2010

FREE CD! THE MADCAP LAUGHS AGAIN! MOJO Presents Syd Barrett’s 1970 classic re-recorded by Hawkwind, Marc Almond, J Mascis, Field Music, R.E.M., Captain Sensible, Hope, Sandoval, Cate Le Bon, Robyn Hitchcock and many more! SYD BARRETT: Four decades after recording his dark solo masterpiece The Madcap Laughs, those who knew psychedelia’s lost boy best join MOJO to tell the inside story of his mythical descent into madness.

CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG: From growing up with her “scandalous” father Serge, to her journey through illness and Antichrist; CG talks manipulation, provocation and reputation.

SLY STONE: WORLD EXCLUSIVE! MOJO tracks down the lost legend of ‘60's funk’n’soul to talk money and guns, life and death, and most astonishingly, his new album.

DR. FEELGOOD: The only gangsters in Essex with a PHD in R&B discuss feeling good about killing off hippy and giving birth to punk.

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART: Witchcraft, UFOs, telekinesis, sabotage, starvation and career suicide, the Magic Band’s John ‘Drumbo’ French recalls the tormented genesis of the group’s classic debut, Safe As Milk.

REVIEWED! 125 albums reviewed and rated! Including – Peter Gabriel, Efterklang, Massive Attack, Holly Miranda, Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté,  Field Music, Richard Skelton, Maria Muldaur, Buddy Holly reissued / F.J. McMahon / James Brown live / Hank Williams / Queen: The Ultimate Illustrated History / Motown: The DVD and many, many more!

PLUS! All back to Beth Ditto’s place / Johnny Cash’s new album unveiled / Jimi Hendrix archive releases are go / Lightspeed Champion’s self-portrait / Kasabian’s Tom Meighan bows down before Cypress Hill’s Black Sunday / Readers’ Poll results unveiled / Mose Allison speaks / In Amsterdam with Wild Beasts.

AND FINALLY… See Syd’s Madcap London flat as it looks now!