How Comets on Fire and Howlin' Rain singer-guitarist ETHAN MILLER got his cosmic California yawp. By Trinie Dalton, with photography by Eden Batki.
A History of ALL-AGES, Part 1: a chat with MC5 manager John Sinclair. By Jay Babcock, with artwork by Geoff McFetridge.
DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF: The propaganda state attempted in 1930s Europe has finally reached fruition here in the US.A. Now what do we do?
Making clothes for fall from new BUILT BY WENDY patterns. Photography by Glynnis McDaris, modeling by Nicole Lombardi.
Chris Ziegler meets Los Angeles' fabulous liberation rockers SHARP EASE, with photography by Molly Frances.
DAVE REEVES: Getting into it with Iran will be twice as fun as the party in Iraq! Just ask the British.
Scenes from a 1967 LOVE-IN AT LOS ANGELES' GRIFFITH PARK, photographed by Seymour Rosen. Text by Kristine McKenna.
COMICS: "Mulberry Season" by John Hankiewicz, "Strings" (now in full color) by Pshaw.
The Center for Tactical Magic on CELL PHONES, BLUETOOTHS AND MAGIC SPELLS.
New Herbalist Molly Frances goes cuckoo for the ultimate natural brain food: NUTS
Byron Coley & Thurston Moore on dozens of new excitements from the planetary underground, including work by Upset the Rhythm, Leopard Leg, T.I.T.S., Marcia Bassett & Matthew Bower, Michael Bowman, Hello Trudi, Garry Davis, Dinosaurs, Baseball & Hopscotch, Glen or Glenda, Kapital Ink, Dumb Angel, Dream, Genders, the Mall, Sonic Transmission: Television, Tom Verlaine, Richard Hell, Astral Blessing, Vanishing Voice, Outlaw Con Bandana, Eric Amling, Trash Ritual, Government Alpha, Genius Females, Circuit Wound, Emily Maguire, Impractical Cockpit, Fat Worm of Error, Ian Svenonius, Chris Kraus, Suicide, New York Dolls, Patter, Robert Amft, C.M. von Hasswolff, Aritoma Nishihara, Galaxie 500, Damon & Naomi, Lifespan, The Devil's Sword, So Wrong They're Right, Sonic Outlaws, Golden Digest and Trash Talking.
C & D think as hard as they can about records by Akron/Family, Beach House, Mick Barr & Zach Hill, The Horrors, Primal Scream, The USA Is a Monster, Wolf Eyes, The Thermals, Trainwreck Riders, The Black Keys, Buffalo Killers and Graham Coxon, as well as a new Blind Faith dvd, a new Byrds box set, the Numero Group's Good God!: A Gospel Funk Hymnal compilation and of course Ed Rosenthal's Big Buds Calendar. ...and much more