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It’s official: going to gigs can improve your mood. In a global survey conducted by ticketing marketplace StubHub and consumer insights firm Trendera, 62% of respondents said attending a live…

These New Puritans, 'Hidden'

Albums Of The Year 1These New PuritansHidden 2Arcade FireThe Suburbs 3Beach HouseTeen Dream 4LCD SoundsystemThis Is Happening 5Laura MarlingI Speak Because I Can 6FoalsTotal Life Forever 7Zola JesusStridulum II 8SalemKing…

Although Glastonbury types, if there is such a thing, may not be your typical Skrillex fan, Sonny Moore has made Worthy Farm something of a second home. This weekend he…

20 Tracks To Ease The Harshest Of Hangovers

We’ve all had those mornings (well, late afternoons) when we’ve woken up, bleary eyed and with a four-hour window of the night before completely erased from our memories. These are…

Bloc Party aren’t very good at dealing with pressure. When the London band are up against it, they do silly things like follow up their seminal debut album, 2005’s ‘Silent…

With the Mayan calendar drawing to its abrupt end on December 21, The Prodigy have decided that one last party to end all parties is in order. And not just…

While it’d be a stretch to herald ‘Someone Purer’ as the almighty comedown to the giddy electro-pop of MJ’s last album, ‘Serotonin’, it certainly finds Eel Pie Island’s rag-tag gang…

A subverted American flag (lovingly crafted by Blaine’s mum) hangs above the stage, with ‘Radlands’ emblazoned across it. Mystery Jets are teetering on the advent of a new era; a…

The latest offering of synth-mangled brainfuckery from the French Crystal Castles (Crystal Chateaux?) is certainly not for the weak of eardrum. Caroline Martial squeaks like Blade Runner Barbie…

Growing up hasn’t been easy for Eel Pie Island’s Mystery Jets, you suspect. The south London crew went from the ragged promise of 2006 debut ‘Making Dens’ to the shiny…

It’s all change in Mystery Jets world, and not just because of the departure of Kai Fish. Even with the dreamy textures of third record ‘Serotonin’, the Eel Pie Men…

Friendly Fires’ forthcoming second album ‘Pala’ is released on May 16. Here’s our track-by-track response upon hearing it for the first time Everywhere they go, they take the weather with…

As introductions go, [a]Mystery Jets[/a] knew how to make a good impression back in 2005. What a joyfully bizarre romp of a first meeting it was: impromptu gigs in an…

Sacred Cows is an occasional series in which NME writers question the critical consensus around revered albums. Here, Emily Mackay wonders if Sigur Ros’ untitled third album, released in 2002,…

Mystery Jets’ new album ‘Serotonin’ is out on July 5 – here’s a track-by-track guide to Blaine and co’s third effort. Alice Springs “I stand in the line of fire…

50 Best Albums Of 2010

50 The Winter Of Mixed Drinks You know when you’re carrying a really heavy bag for what seems like forever and you reach wherever you’re going, finally dump it down…