This year's first NME is a special issue devoted to the hottest new bands of 2009. The New Noise issue is on sale from Wednesday January 7 and features 60 pages of all the acts to watch in the coming year.
Featuring Florence And The Machine, White Lies, The Virgins and La Roux.
We celebrate 50 years of Motown.
The mad, drug-fueled fantasy world of Florence And The Machine.
Why do Teesside rockers The Chapman Family keep getting shot at by local kids?
It's all in the new issue of NME, on sale Wednesday January 7.
[Photo Gallery: the hottest new bands of 2009]