Record Collector - Issue 540 Jan 2023

Issue 540 Jan 2023


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IGGY POP SPECIAL - Fifty years since Raw Power was first inflicted on a not-entirely-bothered world, it is now regarded as a landmark of garage rock. We tell the story of its chaotic creation and then speak to chief Stooge himself, Mr Iggy Pop                                                                                            
BEATLES ACETATES - Just when you thought every Beatles-related rarity had been unearthed, an early test pressing of a Tony Sheridan single was discovered recently. We delve into its murky but significant history
JOHN CARPENTER - The soundtrack maestro looks back over a celebrated career
FANZINES - With a new book documenting the history of the fanzine from 1976 to the present, the author highlights some of the publications featured
LINDA HOOVER - This US singer-songwriter’s debut album was written with future Steely Dan duo Walter Becker and Donald Fagen, then shelved. Fifty-two years later, it’s finally out – we tell the full story
LAIBACH - As Europe’s favourite industrial agit-rock mavericks return with plans to take their act to Iran (obviously), we look back at a career of punky, polemical mischief-making
FROM THE VAULTS - Humble Pie, Thin Lizzy and Arthur Russell are among the artists with reissues given a critical spin
NEW ALBUMS - Gaz Coombes, Iggy Pop and The Murder Capital are among many a new release that have reached our ears
BOOKS - Tomes about The Fall, Kiss and the Sex Pistols are scrutinised
SINGLES - New 45s from the likes of Special Interest and Mozart Estate
LIVES - Pavement, Natalie Imbruglia and Squeeze are the kind of acts our reviewers have been to see so you don’t have to