It’s our album and tracks of 2010 issue! Yes, it’s that time of year when we look back and assess who’s done the business in music. Then argue it out over and over again, endlessly. We’ve made our final lists, see if you agree with our rundown...but let us say now: it’s a flawless list.


As part of this special issue we’ve interviewed everyone from Mark E Smith to Pulled Apart By Horses to Sleigh Bells to These New Puritans to Arcade Fire to....well, we could go on. Elsewhere in the issue we speak to Mike Skinner about The Streets’ final album...

The Streets news

...we’re down the front as White Lies play their new album for the first time and Terry Hall from The Specials tells us why 30 years on Ghost Town is still resonating with people as a soundtrack to economic and social malaise...

Specials Talking Heads

...and much more including Frankie and the Heartstrings, Klaxons, Hurts, and our album reviews and gig guide section.

It’s a great issue – and to make things sweeter, why not imagine the proceeds from sales of the issue go to a charity (say, The Human Fund?), and buy two copies...

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