MOJO Issue 218 / January 2012

MOJO Issue 218 / January 2012

FREE CD! STICKY SOUL FINGERS: The Rolling Stones’ classic 1971 album re-grooved by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Aloe Blacc & Joel Van Dijk, Black Joe Lewis, The Bamboos, Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens, Alice Russell, The Sugarman 3, Ren Harvieu and more! THE ROLLING STONES: What was it like to be a Stone in the ‘70s? Mick, Keith, Charlie, Ron, Bill and Mick speak to MOJO about life in exile and on the run, from the new era of Sticky Fingers to the grand comeback of Some Girls.

TODD RUNDGREN: He was a ’70s powerpop wunderkind, the superproducer behind Bat Out Of Hell who went prog in an age of punk and is still refusing to make the right choices. Barney Hoskyns gets The Hermit Of Mink Hollow to fess up.

THIS MORTAL COIL: They were the 4AD studio supergroup, comprising members of Pixies and Cocteau Twins, who created a new ’80s psychedelia out of one man’s dreamlike vision. Martin Aston speaks to the sonic architects.

THE BEST OF 2011: Radiohead, Keith Richards, The Horrors and PJ Harvey join MOJO in saluting the musical highs of the last 365 days, we pick the albums of the year and Chris Martin, Laura Marling, Paul Weller, Kate Bush, Salman Rushdie and more reveal The Best Thing I’ve Heard All Year.

CAN: Children of the Nazi era, schooled in the European avant-garde, Can were the root source of a ’70s ritual groove that still resonates today. On the eve of new box set of unearthed tracks, Ian Harrison speaks to the magicians themselves about their mysterious, hypnotic sound.

REVIEWED: The Black Keys / Amy Winehouse / White Denim / Roy Wood / Darondo / Jimmy Cliff / Gorillaz / Ray Charles / Roy Harper / Paul Simon / King’s Daughters & Sons / Leonard Cohen / Barbara Lynn / Dan Michaelson / Sun Ra / Randy Newman and many more.

PLUS!: The La’s Lee Mavers speaks! His first magazine interview since 1995 / Charles Bradley / In the studio with Garbage, Siouxsie Sioux & Swans / DJ Shadow reveals his Self Portrait / Nile Rodgers / New MOJO Special Edition unveiled: The Smiths, The Stone Roses & The 100 Greatest UK Indie Records Of All Time.

AND FINALLY... we reveal the best unreleased tracks from the Stones in the ‘70s!