Their Time Is Now... Interpol Are On The Cover Of The New Issue
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In the new issue of Q, out now, we go inside the world's biggest cult band. Niall Doherty joins Interpol in Copenhagen, Barcelona and London to hear the story of how Paul BanksDaniel Kessler and Sam Fogarino became one of the most important bands to emerge from New York in modern times. The trio have amassed a diehard fanbase with their strand of intense, emotive rock music but at the heart of the group are three distinct personalities who grew up on different sides of the globe and whose unlikely bond has powered them to huge success.

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Also in the issue, Anna Calvi explains to Sylvia Patterson why now was the time to make Hunter, her excellent and emotionally-charged new album that celebrates gender fluidity. "You should do whatever you want with your body without any sense of shame," she says.

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Ahead of the release of his 26th studio album True Meanings, Paul Weller speaks to Chris Catchpole about his reflective new record and outlines his plans for LP number 27.


What happens to a band when they're left without their singer? Andrew Perry investigates the groups who've worked out how to replace the irreplaceable and carried on going. 


This month's Q Maverick is Marissa Nadler. The goth-folk singer-songwriter from Boston tells Eve Barlow about her raw new record, talking sadness, madness, the end of love and finally seeking her musical dues. 


In an exclusive interview, we speak to the four members of The Beta Band ahead of the re-release of their ground-breaking The Three EPs compilation. Steve Mason, John Maclean, Robin Jones and Richard Greentree tell Tom Doyle how it all went so right until it all went so wrong.

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Peter Robinson heads to Germany to hear the story of Zedd, who eight years ago was the ex-drummer of a deathcore band who'd started doing his own remixes. Now, he's a Grammy Award-winning DJ and producer responsible for some of the decade's biggest hits. "When you work so much, you forget what you achieved," he says.

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The subject of this month's Cash For Questions is drum'n'bass supremo Goldie. Chris Catchpole joins him in a North London yoga studio to pose fan questions and find out how to do the perfect Downward Dog. 

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Rachel Aroesti heads to Dublin to speak to Conor O'Brien as the Villagers leader takes her on a tour of his favourite local haunts and explains why he finally feels at home in his own city.

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Also in the issue, we join Nile Rodgers for lunch at Abbey Road studios, hear the 10 Commandments of Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry and speak to Elvis Costello in the studio. Over 25 pages of essential reviews in the Q Review, we run the rule over new albums from Paul McCartney, Suede, Blood Orange, Anna Calvi, Paul Weller and more. Jazz Monroe witnesses Drake's latest spectacular live show and we go backstage with George Ezra as he caps off a triumphant summer. All this and more in the new issue, out now. To buy a digital edition, download the app now on Apple or Android.