2014 Awards Special
Alex Turner celebrates no less than five victories. Macca chats to John Cooper Clarke. Damon and Belle & Sebastian discuss their honours. Metronomy, Blondie, Drenge and The Horrors storm the stage. Plus Eagulls and Fat White Family bring the chaos. It’s the stone-cold rock’n’roll night of the year and this is your front row seat.
From CBGB house band to global new wave and disco megastars, our 2014 Godlike Geniuses relive their spectacular and groundbreaking career. Along the way they talk to NME about the death of the internet, the current stars with the talent to also last 40 years in the business and why they never wanted to be famous in the first place.
The Week in Music
Meet Interpol, Temples, Royal Blood and Circa Waves: the fab four who will taking the NME Awards Tour 2014 with Austin, Texas by storm this year, plus Tim Burgess on how his record label nearly killed him, in the studio with Future Islands and more.
You heard it here first. Delving into a wealth of new talent, including recommendations from exclusive guest columnists.
Definitive Album Verdicts
Metronomy take the lead in this week’s NME for album number four, plus album verdicts for Micah P Hudson, Elbow, Axxa/Abraxas and more.
Ultimate Live Reviews
Chicago hellraisers The Orwells storm London. Plus Drenge, Brody Dalle, St Vincent and more
On repeat – 20 essential new tracks, including Earl Sweatshirt, Slow Club, Temples, Fat White Family and more
Anatomy of an Album – Morrissey: Your Arsenal. Morrissey’s third solo album, reissued this week, found him in fighting form.
Soundtrack of My Life – Angel Haze