Big Takeover issue 83 2018

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Interviews: Alvvays (cover) * Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever * D.O.A. (40th Anniversary) * Gaz Coombes (ex-Supergrass) * Posies * Tony Molina * Walter Lure of Johnny Thunders’ Heartbreakers/Waldos * Buffalo Tom pt. 2 * Felt’s Lawrence pt. 2 * Sunflower Bean * Mass Gothic * Goon Sax * Warm Drag * Brother JT * Chatham Rise * Seasurfer * Smokescreens * Ava Luna * Dentist * and more

Editorials: “The President’s Orwellian War on Truth” * Sommer: “The Utter Emptiness of Elvis Costello and What This Tells Us About Our Life and Times” * Kelson: “How YouTube and Spotify Changed Music Listening”

Live Reviews: Alvvays * Avengers * Belle & Sebastian * The Damned (and Giuda) * The Decemberists, Jeff Tweedy, Parquet Courts * Jeremy Enigk * Murphy’s Law, H.R., Jesse Malin Band * Posies * Radiohead * Red Elvises * Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever * Sloan * Superchunk, Aimee Mann, Trashcan Sinatras * The Byrds’ Sweetheart of the Rodeo at 50

CD/Vinyl/Cassette/Digital Reviews: Aints! * Airstream Futures * Ash * Alice Bag * The Band * Beach House * Beremy Jets * Beths * Bevis Frond * Big Black * Black Watch * Terry Callier * Ralph Carney & Chris Butler * Cat Power * Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds * Chills * Gene Clark * Cloud Nothings * Paul Collins * Alice Coltrane * Death Cab for Cutie * Dot Dash * Dropkick * Bob Dylan * Alejandro Escovedo * Ex-Optimists * Feeders (Sam Vicari) * Neil & Liam Finn * Ella Fitzgerald * For Against * Gang of Four * Goon Sax * Gorillaz * Gospelbeach * Groundhogs * Ted Hawkins * Hawkwind * Lee Hazlewood’s Woodchucks * Holiday Flyer * Interpol *Shooter Jennings * Jet Black * Joy Formidable * Kinks * Lemon Twigs * Lords of the New Church * Lost Patrol * Love-Birds * Low * Walter Lure & the Waldos * Johnny Marr * Paul McCartney * Joni Mitchell * The National * Willie Nelson * A.M. Nice * 999 * Persian Leaps * Sam Phillips * Pink Fairies * Elvis Presley * Sun Ra Arkestra * The Residents * Reverend Horton Heat * Greg Sage * Sha La Das * Shoes * Paul Simon * Sleaford Mods * Paul Smith * TV Smith * Smokescreens * Spectrums * Stimulators * Frankie Stubbs * Swervedriver * Deniz Tek * Richard Thompson * Tower of Power * Tracyanne & Danny * Kurt Vile * James Williamson * and so much more!