Abra – Autum/Winter 2016

Abra on positivity, self-producing & growing up an outsider

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‘Age is so irrelevant in art. Everyone has their own timeline’ – the Awful Records graduate crafting songs for outsiders reveals the epiphany that gave her a new assertive energy

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The cyber pastel artist creating visions of the future

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We talk to Pastelae about her cyber aesthetic, how we see ourselves in objects and how she tells love stories in her work

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Marilyn Manson is still bigger than Satan

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‘I have an incinerator in my back yard’ – the misfit among misfits talks New York club kids, first dates and why he can’t help getting a bloodlust

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How Sasha Lane shone her hippy light on Hollywood

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‘I know my manners, but I might fuck some shit up on the way’ – plucked from obscurity on spring break, Sasha Lane is the American Honey star defining her own journey

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FKA twigs on trusting her own magic

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‘I had a big awakening within my soul’ – fresh from her RadiantMe² shows, the pop pathfinder talks self-empowerment and storytelling with kindred spirit Damaris Lewis

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Pamela Anderson deconstructs the sex symbol

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‘My favourite times are when I completely lose the way I look’ – the postmodern artist better known as Pamela Anderson on entering the most radical stage of her career yet

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Meet the Lemonade graduates taking R&B by storm

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From YouTube-famous Beyoncé covers to opening her Formation tour, sister act Chloe and Halle are ready to usher us into a thrilling universe of their own making

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The Russian rapper from the UK suburbs who studied at Oxford

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Oxxxymiron grew up up in Slough, studied English Literature at Oxford and used to spit grime in Russian – he talks authenticity and overthrowing the country’s rap old guard

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Straight-talking with alt-rock idol Shirley Manson

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On a high following Garbage’s triumphant new album, the unapologetic frontwoman talks pricking pomposity, Rihanna and the insanity of sexual double standards

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Sean Nicholas Savage on the beauty of question marks

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As he explores all-new forbidden fruits on his new record, the prolific pop balladeer talks Prince, poetry, and why you should never stand in fate’s way

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sci-fi ‘it-boy’

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still bigger than Satan

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Tavi Gevinson on the theatre of growing up

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Fresh from bewitching on Broadway, the Rookie editor-in-chief and actress explains why performing on stage is as much about self-actualisation as it is about becoming a girl possessed

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Léa Seydoux on why fantasy and filmmaking are one

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As Hollywood’s favourite Gallic girl she has conquered the mainstream and embraced the bizarre – she talks taking her talent to the ends of the earth in Xavier Dolan’s latest