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Original speed freak Bobby Gil l espie gets his rocks off in Amsterdam and explains some of the more profound political hypotheses behind Primal Scream's blazing new a l bum, Xterminator. You know the score.
6 6 THORABIRCH
The former ch i l d star comes of age in Sam Mendes' American Beauty.
7 0 DONALDCAMMEL
The psychedelic master of black ceremony Donald Cammel engineered twisted tales of sex and violence in his f i lms Performance and Wildside. The tales became even more convoluted once the cameras stopped rolling.
7 6 TWISTEDNERVE
They came f rom nowhere (well, the Manchester underground) and w i t h stealth, imagination, or i g i nality and their own ant i - pop star, Badly Drawn Boy. Th i s independent north country record label looks set to take over.
1 0 4 PANAMARENKO
On a constant mission to explore the relationship between man and machine, Belgian artist and " t echnologist" , Panamarenko enjoys constructing "electronic chickens" and "flying rucksacks". Seeing is believing.
1 1 2 SYLVIAROBINSON
She set the US soul scene on fire in the '50s, she swung in the '60s and before the '70s were out, she had engineered the rap revolution, conceiving and releasing "Rappers Delight" on her label Sugar Hill.
1 2 6 MOBY
On Madonna, touring, his a f f i n i t y to Fatboy S l i m and why he keeps those hits coming after all these years with his latest a l bum Play.
1 3 6 DAVIDFOSTERWALLACE
Writer David Foster Wallace may l ive in Normal, I l l inois but his incisive., dissection of American l i fe is weird and w i l d on t op. We feature exclusive extracts f rom his new col l ection of short stories, Brief Interviews With Hideous Men published by Abacus.
f ashion LOOKBUTDON'TTOUCH Photography by Horst Diekgerdes and styl ing by Katy England.
GROUNDED Photography by Paulo Sutch and styl ing by Katy England.
LOOKSGOODONPAPER Photography by Johnathan West and styl ing by Cathy Edwards.
LEVI'SENGINEEREDJEANS Photography by Daniel Star and styling by Miranda Robson.
a l t e r nat i ve c o v e r VIDALSASSOON An exclusive interview with the man who invented modern hairdressing and Rankin's pictures from the new Vidal Sassoon Supernatural collection.
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EYESPY Pineal Eye buyer, Nicola Formichetti art directs and styles his personal fashion gu i de in the f i rst of a regular series.
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Warp wunderkind Broadcast discuss their much awaited a l bum and why the microwave had to go.
2 2 BOBBYTRAFALGAR
Ladies love Latin groover and producer Bobby Trafalgar.
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The new London l it mag that f loats l ike a...
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Photography by Va Va Riberio and s t y l i ng by Miranda Robson.
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Three g i r l s who know how to make some noise.
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T h e new shining l ight of Spanish c i nema tells us about his new f i lm Open Your Eyes.
3 4 MIXTAPE
Th i s month, we are mostly l istening to Steve " S o l e " Middleton's smooth blend of Glaswegian house music.
3 6 MOLLYPARKER
F i lm festival " i t g i r l " , Molly Parker stars in not one, not two, but three new f i lms, each with equally intr i guing performances.
3 8 TAKEIT.SHAPEIT.MAKEIT
Each month we swap places w i t h a new fashion designer who styles and art directs their own pages. Th i s month, it's over to London-based French designer, Roland Mouret.
4 0 JULIETELLIOT
Model, snowboarder... life is sweet when you're young, f i t and beautiful.
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On the 50th anniversary of communism, DJ Anu Pillai partied in Shanghai.
4 6 KELIS
She has big hair, an even bigger scream and she's here to rock your world.
4 8 EMILIEDEQUENNE
The mini - budget Belgian feature Rosetta was the least l ikely to walk away with the Palm D'Or at last year's Cannes. But it was its lead who won Best Actress and proved to be the brightest star.
5 0 JOEWRIGHT
T V drama might have been all cops and pets of late. But that was before Joe Wright's compelling Channel 4 drama, Nature Boy came along.
apology To A l an W> Morag Mck
To A l an Wylie for the missing credit in our last issue for his photos of Morag Mckinnon. Our sincere apologies A l an.
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