MOJO Issue 238 / September 2013

On sale from Tuesday, July, 30, the latest issue of MOJO magazine commemorates the 20th Anniversary of In Utero, Nirvana’s final, splenetic studio album, with a free CD entitled Sub Pop Silver Jubilee, celebrating 25 years of Nirvana’s legendary original label, starring Mudhoney, The U-Men, Low, J Mascis, Daughn Gibson, Shabazz Palaces and Pissed Jeans – the cream of Seattle and beyond. Also in the issue: The Beatles Help! escapade; Elvis Costello’s collaboration with The Roots; Peter Gabriel’s designs on Dolly Parton; and albums from Goldfrapp, Franz Ferdinand, Devo, Chic and Nilsson.  SUBSCRIPTION OFFER! Get two years of MOJO for the price of one.

MOJO Issue 238 / September 2013


FREE CD! SUB POP SILVER JUBILEE: rock-hard nuggets from the entire 25-year history of Nirvana’s legendary original label. From Mudhoney and The U-Men through Low and J Mascis to Daughn Gibson and Shabazz Palaces – the cream of Seattle and beyond.

NIRVANA EXCLUSIVE! On the 20th anniversary of In Utero, writer Jon Savage and bandmates Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic revisit the last days and final act of Kurt Cobain.

PETER GABRIEL The former Genesis frontman guides Mark Blake through an ’80s pop reinvention on the road to So, fame, sadness, therapy and a kind of satisfaction.

THE BEATLES Misstep, disaster, or a game-changing landmark? Damon Wise and John Harris reassess the weird watershed of Help!

ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ROOTS Questlove and MacManus take Dorian Lynskey into the blue-black soul visions and friendship spawned by their new LP.

NINE INCH NAILS From drugs and detox to well-adjusted family man with a new NIN album to promote, Trent Reznor ’fesses all to Ben Mitchell.

JULIA HOLTER The Joni Mitchell of homespun avant-pop comes into focus and explains her peaceful world to Sonny Baker.

REVIEWED Goldfrapp / Franz Ferdinand / Kanye West / Devo / Chic / Nilsson / Mudhoney / Elton John / Laura Marling / The National / Cody Chesnutt

PLUS Jake Bugg and Jon Anderson invite us in / Bobby Bland and Slim Whitman ride into the sunset / Belinda Carlisle’s cocaine years / Bright Phoebus returns / Bat For Lashes draws herself / Denmark’s Pinkunoizu emerge / David Lynch blows our minds / Bob Geldof revives the Rats