AFTER A YEAR OF SILENCE on the issues of the day, Noel Gallagher returns to the fray with a classic in that classic genre: the Noel Gallagher Interview Has he gone Zen? Is he really digging Rimbaud? And what about "that p**is", Liam? Read up, while grooving to the glistening indie sounds of our covermount CD: Swoons, tipping a cap to this month's MOJO Interview incumbent, Prefab Sprout's Paddy McAloon Also inside: The Doors' 12 months of madness; the tragic tale of soul genius Donny Hathaway; Mick Jagger remembers Performance; Khruangbin's Texan Turkish Thai fusion; The Moody Blues' Brum trip Plus! 2019: Your Essential Preview brings soon come excitement from The Raconteurs, Nadia Reid, Nick Cave, Joy Division, Thom Yorke, David Bowie and more Adding to the fun: Bob Mould, Neil Young, Julia Jacklin, Emmylou Harris, Deerhunter, Terry Callier, Sharon Van Etten, Fleetwood Mac, Bruce on Broadway and that lesser known Ramone brother, Timmy!