Big Takeover: Issue 77 2015

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Interviews: Ride (cover) * Dr. Demento * Royal Headache * The Damned pt. 2 * Mercury Rev * Sloan pt. 2 * Low * The Flesh Eaters’ Chris D. pt. 2 * Dar Williams * Paul Weller * Tamaryn * Hinds * Martin Newell (Cleaners From Venus) * Pugwash * Insect Ark * Shopping * Desert Stars * Sweet Madness

Editorials: Rabid: "Indie Music: From Dearth to Downpour to Deluge" * Sommer: "Re-Assessing The Legacy of The Clash…or Not." * Kelson: "Still Falling and Laughing—Tracing the Birth of Indie Pop”

Live Reviews: Bad Religion * Belle & Sebastian (+ Real Estate) * Buzzcocks * The Decemberists (+ Alvvays) * Ride * Royal Headache * The Spits * Swervedriver * The Thermals (+ La Luz) * The Weirdos (+ The Adolescents and Electric Frankenstein) * The Who

CD Reviews: Able Tasmans * Mike Adams at His Honest Weight * Ash * Lou Barlow * Courtney Barnett * Beach House * Jello Biafra & the New Orleans Raunch and Soul All-Stars * Black Watch * Cheatahs * The Chills * Leonard Cohen * Co-pilgrim * Day Ravies * D.O.A. * Donovan’s Brain * Duke Ellington * EZTV * Flyying Colours * Robert Forster * Robin Gibb * John Howard & the Night Mail * Jenny Hval * Idaho * Isley Brothers * Michael Head & the Strands * Killing Joke * Lilys * Motörhead * Nada Surf * Nap Eyes * Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard * Newtown Neurotics * The Nils * Only Ones * Elvis Presley * Roger Lion * Persian Leaps * Pins * Pointed Sticks * Miranda Lee Richards * Salad Boys * Secret Shine * Shifting Sands * Shondikes * Paul Smith & the Imitations * Staple Singers * Stay * Tame Impala * Three Hour Tour * Johnny Thunders’ Heartbreakers * Peter Tosh * Totally Mild * Triptides * Conway Twitty * Ultimate Painting * Muddy Waters * Astrid Williamson