- 05 Mar 14
Cover stars Elbow on boozing it up at the Olympics, why Anna Calvi still gets embarrassed by her parents, Wild Beasts on Miley Cyrus, Andrew Scott on post-Moriarty fame and much, much more…
Guy Garvey graces the cover of Hot Press this fortnight, as the singer with the Kilmainham-bound band opens up about his gang's hard-living lifestyle. Also on the agenda? New album, The Take Off And Landing Of Everything, and facing up to middle age.
We also have interviews with hot pop property Katy B, the enchanting Anna Calvi and Britain's most exciting art-rockers, Wild Beasts. In Music World, Joan As Policewoman touchingly recalls her relationship with the late, great Lou Reed, we introduce the fast-rising Iceland native Asgeir and much, much more.
Our Hot Press Interview star is Andrew Scott, the Dublin actor who's come to worldwide acclaim for his devilish part in the BBC's adored Sherlock. Fame, homophobia and his new film The Stag are all on the agenda.
The 2014 Hotties have just been announced, and Craig Fitzpatrick gets reaction from two of the Readers' Poll winners, Danny O'Donoghue and Lisa Hannigan.
In Critical Mass, new albums from Paloma Faith, Joan As Policewoman, Blood Red Shoes and more get the Hot Press once over, whilst in the live section we relive the Choice Music Prize, St. Vincent, George Ezra and The 1975.
Elsewhere, Frontlines contains a deeply personal report on the situation in Venezuela. With Ireland now home to a sizeable Venezuelan community, Stuart Clark speaks to one ex-pat about their native land's descent into chaos.
Over in Movies, we have a chat with Under The Skin director Jonathan Glazer, whilst Your Tube assesses the small screen highlights of the fortnight and hears Diet Of Worms' experience collaborating with (former HP) scribe Graham Linehan. our regulars – it really is an issue to get lost in.
Add in a raft of other interviews, all our regulars and much, much more and you've an issue to savour.
So pick up the new Hot Press, available now!