Issue 155

Teenage Kicks: Paranoid Park, Art Core: Javier Peres, Portland Rocks: Made In Oregon, Wu-Man Behaviour: On tour with the Wu-Tang Clan


 
 
 
 
Teenage Kicks: Paranoid Park
Teenage dreams, so hard to beat... but sometimes they come true. Dazed travels to Portland, Oregon, to meet the young stars of Gus Van Sant’s forthcoming tale of skateboarding and teen alienation.
 
 
Art Core: Javier Peres
Dazed travels to Berlin to chew the fat with Javier Peres, the hard-living gallerist responsible for the likes of Assume Vivid Astro Focus and Terence Koh.
 
 
Portland Rocks: Made In Oregon
In the second part of our Portland special, we profile the bands hoping to follow the success of The Gossip, including Yacht, Magick Daggers and Glass Candy.

 
 
Wu-Man Behaviour: On tour with the Wu-Tang Clan
Three years after the death of Ol’ Dirty Bastard, rap’s original dynasty travel from London to Denver to see if the world and its women still have love for the Wu.

 
 
Body Works: Donna Karan
The "Queen of 7th Avenue" talks about the evolution of female power-dressing and her love affair with NYC.

 




 

The Back

Cult VIP: Emory Douglas
As Minister of Culture for The Black Panthers, Emory Douglas’s revolutionary art helped pave the way for American black empowerment. In this exclusive interview Douglas talks about his legacy and why he decided to paint policemen as pigs.

Q&A: Jack Penate
He may look like a young George Michael and write simplistic three-chord pop songs, but in 2007 no musician summed up youthful optimism quite like the all-dancing, all-singing Mr Peñate. Here, he discusses why being nice is the new punk.

Art: Hung & Drawn
Steven Shearer uncovers hairy teenagers in rubbish bins; Keith Edmier rebuilds his childhood home; art zine Megawords; plus four hot upcoming art shows.

Books: Bound & Flogged
Jeneece Bernard gets serious about poetry; The Offbeats emerge out of the literary leftfield; hairspray goes over the top in Hair Wars; plus four new book reviews.

Film: Cut & Wrapped
Ridley Scott talks about heroin hustling in American Gangster; Princess puts porn under the spotlight; Buzz Aldrin and pals launch In the Shadow of the Moon; Ex Drummer exposes the underside of euro punk; Lost & Found tracks the life of an invisible man; plus five new reviews, including Cronenberg’s Eastern Promises.

Music: Agony & Ecstasy
Toystep jokers Partyshank dress up as cocktail sausages; Dan Deacon leaves Wham City; Prefuse 73 raves about Japanese noise trio Nisennenmondai; The Heliocentrics funk up LA; Lime Headed Dog turns schizo; Nikki Sixx rocks out in the graveyard; Adaadat press up psycho goulash; plus reviews of the month’s best music releases.

 
 



 

THE FASHION

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Photography MATT IRWIN
Styling NICOLA FORMICHETTI

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Photography NORBERT SCHOERNER
Styling SHUN WATANABE

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Photography JOSH OLINS
Styling JOANNA SCHLENZKA

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Photography MATT IRWIN
Styling KATIE SHILLINGFORD

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Photography RANKIN
Styling KATIE SHILLINGFORD

 
 



 
THE REST

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