inside the new issue
On Wednesday 29 August, Q Magazine will host a special, one-off, strictly-limited capacity event at Terrace Bar at the Tate Modern, London, SE1 with Anna Calvi. The singer-songwriter will be talking through the creation of her excellent new album Hunter, discussing the genesis of the songs and the record’s themes, as well as fielding questions from the audience and treating the crowd to some stripped-down renditions of the tracks. Tickets for the intimate event will go on sale from Dice.FM on Wednesday 8 August, limited to two per person.
In the new issue of Q, we celebrate the return of Christine And The Queens as the French star comes back with a new identity – Chris – and a snappier sound built to swallow the globe. Singer Heloise Letissier, the artist behind the Christine And The Queens name, talks identity, sex, da funk and the meaning of life with Laura Snapes.
Have a look at what’s in the new issue, including Iggy Pop, Underworld, Johnny Marr, Let’s Eat Grandma, Years & Years, Bon Iver and much more.
In the new issue of Q, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Cure. We gather an army of famous fans and Q readers to tell us their favourite track and most cherished Cure memories as we salute the genius of Robert Smith and his group.
In the second of our Q Presents The Making Of... series, on Thursday 14 June we will host a special, strictly-limited capacity event at The Social in Little Portland Street, London, W1 with Gruff Rhys. Q writer Tom Doyle will join the Super Furry Animals frontman for an intimate evening of conversation about the making of Gruff’s brilliant new album, Babelsberg. What are the songs about? How did he design them? Accompanied by his acoustic guitar, Gruff will reveal all. He’ll also sign and sell copies too. Tickets are limited and on sale now.
In the new issue of Q, out Tuesday 8 May, we go around the world with Wolf Alice, Britain’s best young band. Over two albums and four years, the London quartet have grown into an act with global potential, the best of their generation. Laura Barton joins them on the road in Bangalore, Manchester and LA to witness a group balanced thrillingly on the very precipice of greatness. “It could still be taken away from us very easily,” they tell here, warily.
Join Liam for a three-day-long victory lap and a joyous look back at his triumphant 2017 in your free digital edition of Q. Plus, we meet up with Noel on his recent Argentinian tour, where he puts the world to rights in his own inimitable style. Accessing your free special edition couldn’t be easier, just install the Q app on your phone or tablet and you’ll be reading your issue in seconds.
On Thursday 24 May, Q Magazine will host a special, one-off, strictly-limited capacity live event at The Social in Little Portland Street, London W1 with Frank Turner. The folk-punk singer-songwriter will be interviewed on stage by Q’s Niall Doherty and the pair will discuss the genesis of his new album Be More Kind, discussing its creation, themes and recording, as well as fielding questions from the audience. Tickets for the intimate, 80-person event will go on sale from Dice.fm at 10am on Thursday 10 May, limited to two per person.
In the new issue of Q, out Tuesday 10 April, the end looks nigh for Manic Street Preachers as they prepare to release their magnificent 13th album. Sylvia Patterson travels back to the scene of their earliest triumph to discover Nicky Wire standing on the precipice of an almighty midlife crisis. “Nicky’s retreated before. After the mega success of Everything Must Go, he was happier in his garden. But he is quite fragile. This could be final. This could be final,” says James Dean Bradfield.
Here’s a picture of Jarvis Cocker attempting to eat a guitar. Send your caption entry – one per person, and the funnier the better – including your address, to captioncomp@Qthemusic.com or on a postcard to Q, Academic House, 24-28 Oval Road, Camden, London NW1 7DJ. The competition closes on 1 May 2018.
In the new issue of Q, out Tuesday, 13 March, we join Jack White at home in Nashville as he prepares to release his third solo album. We hear how with each new record, White has to find a new way to make things difficult for himself. “I’m too strange for mainstream, I’m too mainstream for underground,” the former White Stripes frontman tells Dorian Lynskey.
Simply coin an amusing picture caption to this photo of Mick Jagger and Ronnie Wood onstage, and you could be in with a chance of winning a fabulous Supro Westbury electric guitar and amp. Email your entry – one per person – to captioncomp@Qthemusic.com by 29 March 2018.