The new issue of Dork, featuring Declan McKenna, CMAT, Poppy and more, is out now

CMAT, Declan McKenna and Poppy are the cover stars for November 2023’s edition of Dork, out now.

By our measure, CMAT is nothing less than the world’s greatest pop star – but with her new album ‘CrazyMad, For Me’, she’s created her masterpiece. A five-star classic in its own time, it’s a big swing that hits a home run.

Undoubtedly Dork’s anointed prince of indie pop, Dec is back with a brand new album, ‘What Happened To The Beach?’, on the way, and a whole new vibe. “The end of making this album is almost like the end of an era for me and the start of a new one,” he explains. “It’s a really exciting place to be at.”

Exploring uncharted sonic territories, infusing dance beats with a fearless exploration of identity and empowerment, new album ‘Zig!’ is POPPY at her very best. With pulsating rhythms and candid, empowering lyrics that celebrate authenticity and self-discovery, we’re delighted to welcome her to the cover of Dork for the first time.

You’ll find in-depth interviews and photoshoots will all three in our new issue.

Elsewhere this month, we’re packed more than ever before. There’s indie titans Bombay Bicycle Club, the always inventive Sundara Karma, the brilliant Priya Ragu and the titanic WargasmCode Orange prove why they’re one of the most essential acts in heavy music today, plus interviews with Creeper, ††† (CROSSES), L’objectif, The Menzingers, Kamile, Knuckle Puck, Girl In Red, Hemlocke Springs, Scowl, Matt Maltese, Lime Garden, Folly Group, The Vaccines, Yeule, Joey Maxwell, Walt Disco, Citizen and loads more.

In Hype, we’re introducing you to Deyaz, SIPHO., Koyo and Peter Xan, and we’re live on the Home & Away bandwagon with HotWax and The Rills, plus down the front with Dominic Fike, aespa, 5 Seconds of Summer, Gracie Abrams, Muse and more.

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