Pavement are on the cover of Loud And Quiet 153 – order a copy now

You can never quarantine the past

Issue 153 of Loud And Quiet is currently with our printers and will be in stores and with our subscribers on June 17. Order a copy here.

Dreams do come true: our cover feature this month is with Pavement, conducted in LA and Barcelona ahead of and after the band’s big comeback show at Primavera Sound. It’s a hell of piece by Dominic Haley, as all five members discuss their relationships with their own cult band.

The rest of the issue is rammo too, and features more interviews than we’ve ever managed to squeeze in. They include conversations with real legend Neneh Cherry, our favourite Welsh artist Gwenno, Zambian-born Australia-based rapper Sampa the Great and Superorganism.

Oskar Jeff took Black Midi to an escape room (because why not), Matt Baty from Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs showed us around his home, and Anna B Savage told us about her actual favourite song for our new column Losing My Edge.

Lots of new artist interviews too, where we find out more about Shovel Dance Collective, Sniffany & The Nits, Yuné Pinku, Σtella, Lunch Money Life and former Priests singer Katie Alice Greer.

We also talk with David Keenan about his new book, review the month’s albums and more.

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