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You know about the big releases each week, but what about those smaller albums which may have passed underneath your radar. Don’t miss out on the smaller, lesser-known gems which…

Surreal Album Covers: 20 Of The Best

For when ‘The White Album’s stark simplicity just doesn’t cut it, here are 20 gloriously surreal album covers to twist your melon. 20 Crosby, Stills & Nash – ‘Live It…

The Stone Roses’ comeback gig at Warrington Parr Hall – full live report and setlist So news has just broken that The Stone Roses are playing their first gig in…

How do you rate The Thing of bands? A chameleonic, shape-shifting force in rock and dance music that have never released two albums the same? It’s like ranking nine entirely…

There are so many amazing album covers out there that choosing favourites seems like an unachievable task. Like the albums themselves, the way I feel about the artwork they’re wrapped…

Spotify Shame is a weekly series in which NME writers and musicians air their dirty musical laundry in public. It’s really quite impossible to think of Bananarama without calling to…

Ah, the good ol’ indie crossover albatross. [b]‘Young Folks’[/b], [b]‘Kids’[/b], [b]‘Paris’[/b], [b]‘Paper Planes’[/b]… you can surely add [a]Foster The People[a/]’s [b]‘Pumped Up Kicks’[/b] to that list now. You know the…

Christmas Gift Guide

Stuck for ideas this Christmas? Got loads of people to buy for but lacking inspiration? Then let NME guide you through the Top 100 essential Christmas gifts 2010. From CDs…

One of the most cutting Little Britain sketches has to be their send up of actor Dennis Waterman. For those of you unfamiliar with the 80s heartthrob’s work, he was…

The 10 Biggest Buzzes At SXSW

There’s no festival quite like South By Southwest. For four days a year, anyone with even the slightest feigned work-ties to Planet Pop descends upon the Live Music Capital Of…

Snowbombing is a five day festival in the Austrian alps that revolves around winter sports, getting wasted on Jaegerbombs, fancy dress and loads of bands and DJs (that included Fatboy…

The sounds rattling round the skulls of the NME staff this week 1. Crystal Castles ft Robert Smith – ‘Not In Love’ When Crystal Castles’ Ethan Kath met John Lydon,…

Classifying Grizzly Bear alongside American folksters Fleet Foxes and Bon Iver is a common error – it’s like comparing the real-life Ursus arctos horribilis (that’s grizzly bear to you) with…