NME's new band tips for 2010

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NME's new band tips for 2010

This week's NME is a new bands special. You can hear all the acts we're tipping by downloading our free Radar mixtape. First up, genre-busting experimentalists Egyptian Hip-Hop. Photo: Danny North

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NME's new band tips for 2010

Next up are New York's irresistible sunshine-pop pin-ups The Drums. Photo: Pamela Littky

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NME's new band tips for 2010

You've heard the hype, but is singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding worth all the attention? We interview her in the new issue. Photo: Tom Oxley

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NME's new band tips for 2010

Skream + Benga + Artwork = Magnetic Man, dubstep's first supergroup. Photo: Andy Fallon

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NME's new band tips for 2010

Giggs is UK rap's new don. James McMahon meets him in the new issue. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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NME's new band tips for 2010

And in the indie-dance corner, it's Manchester's Delphic. Photo: Andy Fallon

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NME's new band tips for 2010

London-based gloom-rock fivesome Chapel Club have gone from nobodies to starting 2010 as the UK's most garlanded newbies. Photo: Tom Oxley

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NME's new band tips for 2010

"Indie-rock with a side order of calisthenics" is how Williamsburg hipster Darwin Deez describes himself. Photo: Pieter M Van Hattem

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NME's new band tips for 2010

Manchester's boff-pop alchemists Everything Everything are a band we've been watching like perves in the bushes for yonks. Pic: Press

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NME's new band tips for 2010

Washed Out is the prolific project of elusive 27-year-old Ernest Greene, who hails from the deepest depths of America's South. Pic: Press

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NME's new band tips for 2010

Surfer Blood are quite possibly the perfect Prozac pop-punk band. Photo: Pieter M Van Hattem

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NME's new band tips for 2010

Theophilus London's plans for 2010 include working with Mark Ronson, but it's the Brooklyn-based rapper's debut album we're getting properly excited about. Photo: Pieter M Van Hattem

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NME's new band tips for 2010

South London's Joy Orbison creates a forward-thinking amalgamation of dubstep, Balearic bliss and UK garage that seems like a logical next step in dance music's evolution. Pic: Press

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NME's new band tips for 2010

We've been enchanted by California's hippy-disco mystics Music Go Music since they first emerged as the offshoot of showtune indie-gods Bodies Of Water. Photo: Pamela Littky

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NME's new band tips for 2010

Pick up the new issue for an in-depth piece on Tyneside's new poster-boys, Frankie And The Heartstrings.

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NME's new band tips for 2010

Also in the new issue, we go in search of Kindness, the mysterious dystopian duke who has caused a man-hunt throughout the musical world. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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NME's new band tips for 2010

North Carolina's The Avett Brothers cross-stitch folk traditions on to punk dynamics in the way that Mumford & Sons or Goldheart Assembly do in the UK. Pic: Press

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NME's new band tips for 2010

Dan Martin says of Leamington Spa's Sharks: "Their strain of punk is imbued with a blue-collar longing straight out of Shitsville USA."

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NME's new band tips for 2010

Peter Robinson interviews the outrageously talented Marina And The Diamonds in the new NME. Photo: Sam Jones

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NME's new band tips for 2010

And finally, it's Hurts, the tailored Manchester duo wiping music's slate clean with glacial synth-pop. Don't forget you can download tracks from all these bands via our free Radar mixtape. Photo: Tom Oxley

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