MOJO 256 / March 2015
ON SALE FROM Tuesday, January 27, the new issue of MOJO features a WORLD EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Madonna, who surveys her controversial and canonical four-decade career in a sizzling, combative and compelling 13-page feature. To get to the heart of her innovative and edgy musical twists and turns, we harvest the insights of her chief musical collaborators, from Nile Rodgers and Pat Leonard to Stuart Price and Diplo, while our expert team unpicks her glistening sonic élan via five key recordings. If this wasn’t enough, this month’s FREE covermounted CD, Change The Beat, celebrates the No Wave/electro/post-punk disco vibe from which Madge emerged, with 14 funk-edged tracks by 23 Skidoo, Bush Tetras, Arthur Russell, ESG, Curtis Mayfield, Funkadelic and more… PLUS: Bob Dylan’s 20 best covers of other people’s songs; Ronnie Spector spills out her heart and soul; the New York Dolls’ David Johansen undergoes the forensic MOJO Interview; Sleater-Kinney tell their remarkable tale; The Go-Betweens reveal their strange inner workings; Sleaford Mods unveil their next album; Songhoy Blues arise; and Joe Strummer loses his car in Madrid. So get into the groove!