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Posted on Thursday, July 10, 2014

 
Should The Libertines Make A New Album? The Experts Have Their Say

It's been quite a few weeks for The Libertines, from their spectacular warm-up shows in Glasgow to their triumphant return at London's Hyde Park.

 

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Posted on Wednesday, July 9, 2014

 
Single Premiere - Grubs, 'Dec 15' and 'Gym Shame'

New trio Grubs feature Owen Williams from Joanna Gruesome and although they say they're based in Bristol, they live as far apart as Plymouth and Cardiff ("Bristol is just where we practice," they tell us), meaning there's been a lot of train travel involved just to get things off the ground. Live shows have seen them throw in a cover of The Muffs' 'Sayin

 

NME Blog

Posted on Wednesday, July 9, 2014

 
Track Premiere – Alvvays, 'Underneath Us'

Pick up this week's magazine and you'll read staffer David Renshaw chewing the fat with Toronto fivepiece Alvvays.

 

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Posted on Tuesday, July 8, 2014

 
Martyn Q&A: On Club Culture In An EDM World, Meditation And Melancholy

Martyn's new album is called 'The Air Between Words' but it could easily be called 'The Air Between Genres'. Though often billed as a techno or dubstep artist, the Dutch producer hovers between a myriad of styles, more so now than ever before. His drum 'n' bass DJing days have long since passed and recent work, including 2011's 'Ghost People', sees him engaging with sounds on a larger scale, without committing to one in particular. The result is impressive and consequently it's been a regularly played album on the NME stereo this year. It's unpredictable, too.

 

NME Blog

Posted on Tuesday, July 8, 2014

 
Should Festivals Ban Flares? Have Your Say In Our Poll

It's a festival tradition and an iconic sight - the Pyramid stage crowd at Worthy Farm all lit up in red. But should flares be allowed at Glastonbury and other major British festivals? That's the debate this week after reports of people throwing flares at other festival-goers at Libertines comeback show in London on Saturday.

 
 
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