In this issue
FREE CD! ACTION! 15 CULT MOVIE CLASSICS: A bespoke collection of big screen nuggets by Rodriguez, Ennio Morricone, Daniel Johnston, Bobby Womack, Arthur Russell, The John Barry Orchestra, Brian Jonestown Massacre and more.
THE 100 GREATEST MUSIC FILMS EVER: From The Girl Can’t Help It to Searching For Sugar Man, via The Beatles, The Blues Brothers and Brian Jonestown Massacre – and with close-ups on Bowie’s barmy Cracked Actor, Dylan’s cranked-up Dont Look Back, and more – MOJO celebrates 100 mind-blowing melds of music and moving image. It’s a print!
WAYNE COYNE: Behind the freaky-deaky mask, The Flaming Lips’ frontman waxes wise on a life on the ledge and “going off the cliff”. Lost lovers, psychic interventions, drug lapses, musical epiphanies…
SHUGGIE OTIS: Stymied by labels, derailed by drink, the R&B scion who wigged out into sly-spattered psych-funk was the cratediggers’ best-kept secret. Now, post-booze, he’s back to claim his due.
JOHN MARTYN: Marking the 40th anniversary of the late folk alchemist’s annus mirabilis, Martyn’s inner circle reveal the two-fisted turmoil beneath the bliss of Solid Air and Inside Out.
ULSTER PUNK: As a new film relives their musical rebellion, we learn how The Undertones, Stiff Little Fingers and their peers found solidarity across Northern Ireland’s sectarian divide: “Wherever you came from, people hated punks.”
132 REVIEWS INCLUDING: David Bowie / Phosphorescent / Wire / Eric Clapton / John Grant / Emmylou Harris / Billy Bragg / Thurston Moore / Blue Oyster Cult / Stephen Stills / Swamp Dogg / Jimi Hendrix / Muddy Waters / The Cribs / Chet Baker / Duke Ellington / Woody Guthrie / Bee Gees / Miles Davis / Richard Hell / British Sea Power / Kraftwerk / Marianne Faithfull.
PLUS!: My Bloody Valentine return / Jeff Buckley movies galore / In the studio with Black Sabbath / Introducing Mud Morganfield and Christopher Owens / Top Dollar’s Mind Blowers / Justin Hayward talks Nights In White Satin / Back on The Rollercoaster Tour ’92 / Farewell, Reg Presley.