This week's NME looks at 11 of the UK's thriving DIY scenes. But why is DIY important? How do you get involved? What challenges does it face in 2014?
This could well be the cleverest music of the video of the year so far. Ever wanted to see you favourite album covers come to life? Roy Kafri, a visual effects artist, singer and beatboxer from Israel, at your service. Michael Jackson, Madonna, Beastie Boys, Lou Reed, Run DMC, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Françoise Hardy, Lionel Richie, Aretha Franklin, and more.
23-year-old Brooklyn newcomer Mitski Miyawaki releases her new album 'Bury Me At Make Out Creek' on November 11, an album that doesn't flinch once detailing the maddening brutalities of love and the far-flung fringes of insanity it pushes us towards. "One word from you and I would jump off this ledge, baby," she pledges sternly over melancholy keyboards on woozy, last-dance-at-prom slow grind 'First Love / Late Spring', after yearning for "a love that falls as fast as a body from a balcony' over noise-pop guitars on 'Townie'.
In 1997, Dave Grohl went wandering through a nightmarish fantasy land, fending off mysterious Elvis-dressed foes with giant mutated hands. I was nine at the time, and remember catching it flicking between channels on TV, probably looking for cartoons: Foo Fighters' video to 'Everlong', a reality-bending five-minute free-fall down a dimly-lit rabbit hole, to a place where all the confusion, noise and lurking menace of the world outside manifested itself in monster-sized ringing telephones and looney villains swinging massive axes.
Brad Pitt plays WWII Sherman tank captain Wardaddy in David Training Day Ayer's harrowing and brutal behind enemy lines adventure Fury.