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Clash is a popular music and fashion magazine and website based in the United Kingdom, and founded in 2004. The magazine is published 10 times a year.

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The Doors

Retrospective and Interview by Kris Needs, Clash, May 2007

IN EARLY 1967, John Peel started playing tracks from the debut album by a new Californian group called The Doors. With no knowledge of the ...

The Beastie Boys, Company Flow, De La Soul, Dizzee Rascal, MF DOOM, Kool Keith, Madlib, Nas, N.W.A, Public Enemy, Wu-Tang Clan: Clash's top ten hip-hop albums, EVER...

Guide by Mike Diver, Clash, 6 April 2009

WITH RADIO 1 presently celebrating 30 years of all things hip-hop – check out Trevor Nelson's page for more – we at Clash figured: why ...

Green Day: 21st Century Breakdown

Review by Mike Diver, Clash, 23 April 2009

SKIPPING TO THE conclusion before the qualifying: 21st Century Breakdown is an abject failure, a hollow-sounding shadow of the zeitgeist-riding, multi-platinum American Idiot. ...

Grizzly Bear: Brooklyn Foursome Talk Veckatimest

Profile and Interview by Mike Diver, Clash, 27 May 2009

GRIZZLY BEAR are about to take a step into the unknown. Again. "This is probably the biggest thing we've been asked to do here in ...

Mica Levi: An interview

Interview by Mike Diver, Clash, 28 May 2009

In a sea of monochrome indie acts, Micachu and the Shapes drift by like a neon-coloured piece of driftwood. ...

The Beastie Boys: Interview Preview

Retrospective and Interview by Mike Diver, Clash, 10 July 2009

Clash recently spent some quality face-to-face time with the three members of the Beastie Boys: Adam Yauch a.k.a. MCA, Michael Diamond a.k.a. Mike D, and ...

The Clash: Spotlight On The Clash — London Calling

Memoir by Kris Needs, Clash, December 2009

IT DOESN'T seem 30 years since that night at Wessex Studios when The Clash were putting the finishing touches on London Calling. We'd been sitting ...

Lou Reed: Metal Machine Music

Retrospective by Kris Needs, Clash, April 2010

IN 1975, LOU Reed was the most dangerously fascinating figure in rock 'n' roll. With his old associates Bowie and Iggy having turned respectively into ...

Foo Fighters: Wasting Light

Review by Mike Diver, Clash, 11 April 2011

WITH THE release of this seventh studio album from the Nicest Man In Rock and his sweat-flecked colleagues, there can be no doubt that Foo ...

John Coltrane: Classic Album: John Coltrane's Blue Train

Review by Mike Diver, Clash, 24 October 2012

JAZZ. The word alone is enough to set some listeners on edge. Honking, squawking, screeching horrors. Well, that's one assessment, at least, and sometimes accurate ...

Arcade Fire: Reflektor

Review by Mike Diver, Clash, 30 September 2013

ARCADE FIRE's penchant for an album-uniting concept is nothing new. 2010's multi-award-winning The Suburbs arrived informed by its makers' upbringing, at the fringes of bigger-city ...

Eminem: The Marshall Mathers LP 2

Review by Mike Diver, Clash, 12 November 2013

RAP WOULD BE poorer without Eminem in it. His voice is a colourful, powerful, persuasive one – and his career achievements have undeniably brought a greater ...

Lady Gaga: ARTPOP

Review by Mike Diver, Clash, 13 November 2013

THE FIRST FOUR minutes of Stefani Germanotta's third album proper are completely fascinating. 'Aura', this set's opener, manages to be a multitude of songs at ...

Beyoncé: Beyoncé

Review by Mike Diver, Clash, 9 January 2014

THE POP ALBUM'S taken a beating by technology. It used to be that progression in the field enabled the furthering of music, facilitated creative evolution ...

Katy B: In Conversation: Katy B

Interview by Mike Diver, Clash, 5 February 2014

BRITAIN MIGHT BE smitten, as much of the world is, by a Queen B from H-Town, but we've our own pop princess coming through the ...

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