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David Renshaw

Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014

 
Protomartyr Q&A: 'The Only Reason I Threw Myself Into A Band At 37 Was Because I Made Terrible Life Decisions'

Protomartyr's second record 'Under Color of Official Right' was released earlier this year, and is already a strong contender for the title of album of the year. On it, the Detroit punk band tell tales of dodgy low-life's and the inner city turmoil that's rife in their poverty-stricken home, all with reference points that range from The Fall to James Joyce. I caught up with frontman Joe Casey recently, as he arrived in Baltimore for a live show on the band's last US tour.

 

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Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014

 

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Oasis' 'Definitely Maybe' was released 20 years ago this weekend - and what better way to celebrate the birthday of this great British debut? A cake, of course. Baker Adam Cox said: "Creating a cake to mark the anniversary of this album was a must.

 

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Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014

 
August 2014: NME Writers Pick Best New Music Of The Month

August is traditionally a quieter month for new music before the final quarter of the year with its traditionally big releases. Not 2014. From new music by way of Merchandise, FKA Twigs, Childhood, Falty DL, The Vines and Royal Blood, SOPHIE, Rustie, Cyril Hahn, Leonard Cohen, Ex Hex, Joey Bada$$, Trust Fund and Jessie Ware to Kate Bush's return, we've been pretty spoilt. What's the best thing you've heard this month? Let us know in the comments below.

 

Rhian Daly

Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014

 
Demob Happy, 'Suffer You' - Video Exclusive

Brighton-based boys Demob Happy have been making their case for being crowned the city's most exciting band for a while now with increasingly sweaty and raucous gigs both in their adopted hometown and further afield. They're backing that up with new single 'Suffer You', which has been rattling around our speakers for a while, and now comes backed with a slick new video.

 

Matt Wilkinson

Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014

 
Stream Twin Peaks' New Album 'Wild Onion': Exclusive

Ever since we heard Twin Peaks' early single 'Stand In The Sand' we've been on board with them.

 
 
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