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Al Horner

Posted on Tuesday, October 21, 2014

 
Premiere - Brooklyn Newcomer Mitski's Spellbinding 'I Will'

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'.

 

Dan Brightmore

Posted on Tuesday, October 21, 2014

 
Brad Pitt Talks About The Psychological Trauma Of War And Braving Boot Camp For WWII Drama 'Fury' - Interview

Brad Pitt plays WWII Sherman tank captain Wardaddy in David Training Day Ayer's harrowing and brutal behind enemy lines adventure Fury.

 

NME Blog

Posted on Monday, October 20, 2014

 
Sleater-Kinney: Why You Should Be Hyped About Their Return - By REM, Eleanor Friedberger And Los Campesinos!

Today, folks, is a mighty fine day indeed: riot grrrl heroes Sleater-Kinney have returned. The punk-trio will [url=http://www.nme.com/news/sleater-kinney/80512]release their first studio album[/url] in 10 years next year, with 'No Cities To Love' set to arrive in January 2015. Even better: they'll also be heading out on the road for a series of live shows including a spate of UK shows. If you've never seen them live before, then this is your chance. Don't miss it.

 

Matt Wilkinson

Posted on Monday, October 20, 2014

 
16 Bands You Cannot Afford To Miss At CMJ 2014

Starting on Tuesday, CMJ Music Marathon is just that - a five-day endurance test of a festival where over 1,000 new bands play hundreds of venues throughout New York City. We've got our own NME showcase at Glasslands on Wednesday night, with Fat White Family just announced as the (not so) secret special guests. Read more about that below, along with all the other acts playing CMJ we think you need to take note of.

 

NME Blog

Posted on Monday, October 20, 2014

 
10 Life-Affirming Northern Soul Tracks - And The Stories Behind Them

A new film called Northern Soul (dir. Elaine Constantine) shines a spotlight on one of the most vital musical scenes in 20th Century Britain. Set in the industrial North in 1974, it portrays all the the adrenaline, fashion, sweat, speed and adolescent joy of the youth that adopted soul for their own nightclubs and lifestyles. Musicians Jonathan Scott Watson (known as Smoove) and John Turrell - together they are the band Smoove & Turrell - know their Northern Soul.

 
 
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