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Posted on Monday, December 15, 2014


2014 was the year the selfie went mainstream. Even though it was named 'word of the year' by the Oxford Dictionary in 2013, peak selfie was reached when pretty much every Hollywood star gathered together around Bradley Cooper's iPhone at the Oscars to say cheese:


Lisa Wright

Posted on Friday, December 12, 2014

The Libertines: 10 Unreleased Tracks That Could Make The Cut For Album Three

With the recent news that The Libertines have inked a new recording deal with Virgin EMI – their first move to a major after a career-long partnership with Rough Trade – it seems pretty much certain that after 10 long years, we’ll finally see a third studio instalment from the likely lads. The quartet have spent the summer proving they can still cut the mustard live.


NME Blog

Posted on Thursday, December 11, 2014

Albums Of The Year 2014 – One List To Rule Them All

Of course, there's only actually one albums of the year list you need to read – if you really want to know what the best records of the past 12 months have been, then feast your eyes upon NME's 100% correct, authoritative and fool-proof guide to the finest releases of 2014. It's here, and it's a belter. But there are other lists out there, too. And so it's time, once again, for us to round-up the results from other publication's and compile it into one giant mega-list.


Lucy Jones

Posted on Wednesday, December 10, 2014


How do you arrange the music on your MP3 player? There are certain albums on mine that are immovable. ‘Illmatic’, ‘Ready To Die’, ‘The Score’, most albums by Radiohead, Pixies, Tori Amos and Kate Bush are hallowed and will not get deleted; after years and years, I do not bore of them. You never know when you’re going to need to listen to ‘Cornflake Girl’ or ‘The What’.


Al Horner

Posted on Wednesday, December 10, 2014


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