Apr 03, 2012 12:00AM

Oyster #98 Out Now!

Music Issue out now! Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg; Anais Pouliot; and Tyler, The Creator.

Oyster #98 stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anais Pouliot and Tyler, The Creator on a triple-cover lineup.

For our music issue, Nabil Elderkin shoots Odd Future's Tyler, The Creator for his cover, later interviewed by Alexi Wasser. Contributing Editor Stevie Dance styles Canadian model slash total spunk Anais Pouliot for her first ever Australian cover, shot by Benny Horne in New York. And Will Davidson shoots French icon of screen and song Charlotte Gainsbourg, alongside an interview by Editor Alice Cavanagh.

We also spend time with the crushworthy and massively talented Grimes; Melbourne band Twerps; New York-based Fatima Al Qadiri; epic DJ and producer Diplo (whose new book 128 Beats Per Minute is out now); French electro gods Justice; model/DJ Harley Viera Newton; Modular's latest UK signing Kindness; and a freshly Grammy-nominated Cut Copy, who tell us what is the what in the music of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

We also meet Ezra Miller and his band Sons of an Illustrious Father, who tell us about the "interesting" request they get from their pre-teen fans and getting arrested at Occupy Wall Street (unrelated incidents). Deputy Editor and the Official Boss of Music Ariane Halls speaks to Tim Blanks, whose musical knowledge is equal to his expertise in fashion journalism. And Zac Bayly meets Amanda Lear, the enigmatic performer who is rumoured to have inspired Ab Fab's 'Patsy Stone'.

Fashion this issue sings odes to techno-pop, rooftop hip-hop and sixties Beatlemania in stories by Bjarne Jonasson with Marihenny Pasible; Benny Horne with Tati Cotliar styled by Morgan Pilcher; and Benny also shot covergirl Anais Pouliot as styled by Stevie Dance.

All this, plus we grill a tonne of our friends and idols (including Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Wixson, Tommy Ton, Paul Smith, Karlie Kloss, Leigh Lezark, Susie Bubble, Emma Mulholland, Mark Fast and Jeremy Scott!) on their music heroes, favourite songs, and the first albums they ever bought.

So if you've ever listened to a song so loud you woke the neighbours or so often it is now permanently etched into the walls of your eardrums, then this one goes out to you.

Emily Royal