The Main Stories
70 Disappear Here: Bloc Party A mere three years after sending us their bedroom demo, Bloc Party have become one of the world’s most popular bands. Here, Kele, Gordo, Matt and Russell talk exclusively about their rise to fame and why they chose to explore concepts of leisure, love and life on their second album, A Weekend In the City.
81 Special Section: Choose Your Own Future In a special 16-page section, Dazed takes a look at the bigger picture – the ideas that will be changing the world, from space hotels to levitating trains.
97 Smoking Gun: Uffie In just twelve months, former ballerina Anna Hartley has transformed herself into Uffie, a Paris-based rapper with an X-rated tongue and a huge online fan base. Dazed travelled to Dijon with the provocative performer and her Ed Banger Records crew to find out how she has made such an immediate impact.
102 Border Patrol: The DMZ Life in the DMZ, the demilitarized border between North and South Korea, has been on a constant state of alert since a ceasefire was called between the two countries in 1954. Photojournalist Damian Bird flew to the centre of the zone and found an eerie world of propaganda and anticipated violence.
108 Yoshiko Creation Photography LAURENCE PASSERA and BRUNA KAZINOTI Styling NICOLA FORMICHETTI and KATIE SHILLINGFORD
116 The Right Additions Photography OLA BERGENGREN Styling KAREN LANGLEY
124 Best Friends and Lookin’ Good Photography JAM Styling JOANNA SCHLENZKA
134 Fancy Photography CHRIS STRONG
138 Rock The Casbah Photography ESTHER TEICHMANN Styling JOANNA SCHLENZKA