T H E MA I N S T O R I E S 76 WHATEVER YOU WANT US TO BE: FRANZ FERDINAND As they gear up for the release of their second album, the post-millennial Fab Four decamp to Iceland to reflect on their unexpected success and discuss why intellectualising rock music is futile,
8 8 FIREFOX: BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD Ron Howard's little girl welcomes the opportunity to fill Nicole Kidman's shoes in Lars von Trier's latest conscientious contentious instalment on American life.
9 4 AFTER THE APOCALYPSE: BANDA ACEH Ten months after the most destructive tsunami in living memory, the photojournalist Damian Bird travelled to the northern tip of Sumatra, Indonesia, to find out how survivors in the city of Banda Aceh are piecing together a new existence and why internal conflict is threatening the country's future stability.
104 FULL CIRCLE: PIERRE CARDIN Pierre Cardin, one of the world's most influential living fashion designers, looks back on his legacy.
110 THE H TOWN SOUND: HOUSTON HIP HOP After years of playing second fiddle to New York and LA, Houston hip hop has started to become commercially viable. In this exclusive feature, Dazed talks to the pioneers and young hotshots that are making the "City of Syrup" sizzle with success.
T H E F A S H I O N 118 KILL YOUR TELEVISION
Photography ALEX SALINAS
Styling TYLER UDALL
130 TELL NOBODY, NOT EVEN HER
Photography ALESSANDRO DAL BUONI
Styling KAREN LANGLEY
142 UNDER THE PAVING STONES,
THE BEACH! Photography GIASCO BERTOLI Styling DAMIEN BLOTTIERE
150 I 'M FINE, YOU'RE FINE,
EVERYONE'S FINE Photography MARTIN TIG and VIVIANNE SASSEN
Styling EMMELINE DE MOOIJ