Note to all aspiring legendary rock gods: save everything. That means everything. That demo tape where you accidentally just recorded yourself trying to plug an amp in for twenty minutes. That selfie you took on the loo. That doodle you’re currently scrawling in the margins of Huysmans’ ‘À Rebours’.
Portlandia is probably the most indie TV series ever. One of its stars and co-creators is Carrie Brownstein from Sleater-Kinney; the other is Saturday Night Live alumnus Fred Armisen, who used to be drummer in a post-hardcore band called Trenchmouth. Carrie and Fred have crazy connections: Washed Out provides the show's theme tune, while Jack White, Josh Homme, St Vincent, Aimee Mann, Dirty Projectors, No Doubt, kd Lang, Guns N' Roses' Duff McKagan and Joanna Newsom have all made guest appearances over the first four seasons.
One Breaking Bad fan who's feeling bored while waiting for Better Call Saul has turned Bryan Cranston's Walt, Aaron Paul's Jesse and several other leading players from the show into rappers... yes, really. Obviously this clever clip video is just for lolz, but give it a watch below and try to tell us it's not, well, kind of catchy...
You might've seen NME's Top 50 Albums Of 2014 and Tracks, by now. Here's the Top 10 individual album picks from NME staff - and listen to a playlist of tracks below. Laura Snapes, Features Editor 1. St Vincent - 'St Vincent' 2. La Roux - 'Trouble In Paradise' 3. Iceage - 'Plowing Into The Field Of Love' 4. Makthaverskan - 'II' 5. Ex Hex - 'Rips' 6. Aphex Twin - 'Syro' 7.