Big Takeover: Issue 81 2017

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Interviews: Slowdive (cover) * The Pixies * Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders) pt. 2 * Flying Nun Records’ Roger Shepherd * Grizzly Bear * Art Bergmann (Young Canadians) * Wesley Stace (John Wesley Harding) * Procol Harum * Chad VanGaalen * Frankie Rose * Fazerdaze * Dead Leaf Echo * Honeyrude * Daniel Wylie (Cosmic Rough Riders) * Alison’s Halo * Bloody Knives * Ann Moses (’60s editor of Tiger Beat)

Editorials: Rabid: “Shouldering Responsibility” * Sommer: “What Price Eden?” * Kelson: “The Remarkable Staying Power of the Album Format”

Live Reviews: Bash and Pop * Cut Worms * The Damned * Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets * Paul McCartney * Martin Phillipps * Thee Sgt. Major III *  Sebadoh * Slowdive * Tobin Sprout * Matthew Sweet

CD/Vinyl Reviews: 13 Frightened Girls * Agent Bla Airiel * Arthur Alexander * Alvvays * American Darlings * Arcade Fire * Chris Bell * Big Star * Black Swan Lane * Broken Social Scene * Bye Bye Blackbirds * Glen Campbell * Ch3 * Dream Syndicate * Ducks Deluxe * Ella Atlas * Even Worse * Fake Laugh * Flamin' Groovies * Gospelbeach * Granite Shore * Guided By Voices * Michael Head * Holy Tunics * John Lee Hooker * Isley Brothers * Joecephus & the George Jonestown Massacre * Lake Ruth * Latvian Radio * Len Price 3 * Jason Loewenstein * M.I.A. * Van Morrison * Motörhead * Os Mutantes * National Honor Society * New Sincerity Works * Offa Rex * Buck Owens * Peter Perrett * Lee "Scratch" Perry * Persian Leaps * Popguns * Elvis Presley * Rancid * Red Cities *Replacements * Rolling Stones * Rogue & Jaye * Royal Panics * Secret Shine * Side Eyes * Paul Simon * Sisters of Mercy * Spectrums * Successful Failures * Sun Ra * Matthew Sweet * Richard Thompson * Tough Age * Triptides * Jane Weaver * Wedding Present * Brian Wilson * Link Wray * Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention