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Matt Wilkinson

Posted on Friday, November 28, 2014

NME Radar's Guest Blogger: 11 Top New Band Tips From BBC Radio 1's Huw Stephens

Each week in NME Radar, we feature a guest columnist tipping us their favourite new acts. This issue (Nov 29) sees BBC Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens fall for Fort Worth's Leon Bridges, and take a trip to Iceland.


Kevin EG Perry

Posted on Friday, November 28, 2014

Hoard The Hoarders: The Promise Of Kurt Cobain's Vault

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’.


Nick Levine

Posted on Friday, November 28, 2014

Why 'Portlandia' Is The Best TV Comedy Series You've Probably Never Seen

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.


Nick Levine

Posted on Friday, November 28, 2014

A 'Breaking Bad' Fan Has Turned Walt And Jesse Into Rappers - And They're Actually Not Bad

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...


NME Blog

Posted on Thursday, November 27, 2014

NME's Top Albums And Tracks Of 2014: NME Explain The Choices - Watch

You might've seen NME's Top 50 tracks and albums of 2014 are out.

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