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Posted on Friday, October 24, 2014

Superfood, 'Don't Say That' - Exclusive Album Stream

Superfood's debut 'Don't Say That' – awarded 8/10 in this week's magazine – is full of nods to Blur, Supergrass and The Charlatans, but there's enough going on in these 13 tracks to make it much more than pastiche. You'll have heard the singles 'Right On Satellite', 'Lily For Your Pad To Rest On' and 'Mood Bomb', but the rest of the album has plenty to offer too. Hear it for the first time exclusively below.


Andy Welch

Posted on Thursday, October 23, 2014

5 World-Class Music Videos That Were Made On A Shoestring

Skepta won Best Video at the MOBOs yesterday for 'That's Not Me'. If you've seen the video already, you won't be surprised to hear it only cost about £80 to make. Some of the special effects look they’ve come straight off a free iPhone app.


Hazel Sheffield

Posted on Thursday, October 23, 2014

How DIY Label Howling Owl Rewired Bristol's Entire Live Music Scene

Hazel Sheffield ventured to Bristol this July to witness the third anniversary of local indie + promoters Howling Owl. Label co-founder Joe Hatt offers an update on the interesting interim months. "The article certainly ruffled a few feathers in Bristol, but we knew it would and it comes with the territory; seeing our little world in print way, way, way outweighed any grumblings. The whole weekend Hazel was there for was a real culmination of all the work everyone has put in over the past three years, and we were proud to show outsiders the monster we've created.


Lucy Jones

Posted on Thursday, October 23, 2014

Steve Reich Interview: On Radiohead, Aphex Twin And 'The Rite Of Spring'

Steve Reich met Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood in Poland in 2011. He was impressed by his classical work and when he got home, looked up Radiohead's music online. He spent an hour on YouTube listening to songs by the Oxford band until he fixed on two - 'Everything In Its Right Place' and 'Jigsaw Falling Into Place' - which he would use as material for 'Radio Rewrite', his latest album.


NME Blog

Posted on Thursday, October 23, 2014

7 Things We Like This Week (22/10/2014)

Each week, NME chooses the best books, clothes, boxsets, DVDs and more that you need to get your hands on. It could be pretty much anything. This week, it's Belle And Sebastian's film God Help The Girl to Richard Hawley's reissues. T-shirt: Twin Peaks The Chicago reprobates recently conquered London for the first time with their riled up and raucous rock'n'roll. Prepare for their return to these shores next year with this T-shirt, repping the sports teams of their hometown and their love for getting stoned.

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