In 12 Steps in the new edition of NME we explore the mystical connections that bind entrepreneurial indie tycoons Sub Pop Records to L7, The Shins and The Simpsons. Get the bizarre proof that everything is connected in the new issue of NME.
In NME this week we take a look at Justice’s controversial new music video, shot in the volatile outskirts of Paris. We investigate the ensuing media storm and offer the French electro duo the chance to fight their corner. "The video’s violent â
In News this week we take a first look at the artwork and tracklisting for Oasis’ new album. ‘Dig Out Your Soul’ will be released on October 6 in the UK. Pick up your copy of the new issue of NME, on sale across the UK from today, to find out more.
In News in the latest edition of NME we speak to ex-Libertines bassist John Hassall about the two lost Libertines tracks he has chosen to record with new band Yeti, and why Pete Doherty used to call him "Jesus" on tour. For the full story pick up your copy of the magazine today.
In Albums this week we take a look at the sophisticated second offering from Brazilian electro-architects CSS. Read the review of ‘Donkey’, which is set for release next week (July 21), in the new issue of NME – out to buy across the UK today.
The Verve’s Richard Ashcroft, onstage at T Festival 2008, graces the cover of the new issue of NME. This week’s magazine features an eight-page special covering the best bits from last weekend’s T In The Park and Oxegen Festivals, plus an interview with indie eccentrics Black Kids, reviews of the new CSS and Primal Scream albums and much more besides.
In Radar this week we take a look at ace Brooklyn prog-rockers Amazing Baby. "I used to be in a porn-band called Misogynistic Pineapple with the MGMT guys at college," reveals Amazing Baby guitarist Simon O’Connor. Read the full story in the NME out this week. Hear them now in the NME.COM Media Player. Pic: Pieter M Van Hatten
Guitar-fulled electro-dance quartet Errors are interviewed in Radar in NME this week. The Glasgow-based quartet state that theyâ
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REM’s Michael Stipe makes his return to the Main Stage at T In the Park 2008. We review their epic appearance in News in NME dated July 19. For a very exclusive interview with Michael from the Scottish festival, visit NME.COM/VIDEO
The Verve’s Richard Ashcroft soaks up the atmosphere at T In The Park. The kings of comeback gave an awe-inspiring performance from the Main Stage at last weekend’s Scottish bash. For the full review of their show, check out the new edition of NME. Plus get the highlights from the Scottish Festival in pictures, exclusive interviews, news, blogs and more at NME.COM/VIDEO and NME.COM/FESTIVALS. Pic: Andy Willsher
Rage Against The Machine’s Zack de la Rocha from the Main Stage of T In The Park Festival 2008, last weekend. Read the full review of their awesome headlining show in the new issue of NME. Plus, get the highlights from the Scottish Festival in pictures, exclusive interviews, news, blogs and more at NME.COM/VIDEO and NME.COM/FESTIVALS.
Noel Fielding onstage with The Mighty Boosh Band. NME’s reporter hot-footed it down to witness Kent’s Hop Farm get ‘booshed’ on July 5 – we have the full review of the day-long festival featuring Har Mar Superstar, Peaches, The Charlatans and ever-hilarious live skits from The Boosh clan, in Live! Check out the issue of NME out today. Pic: Jo McCaughey
Pop’s golden-haired boy, Beck, onstage at the Manchester Apollo on July 2. Read the review of the star’s no-nonsense performance in the issue of NME, out today. Pic: Tom Oxley
"Why didn’t anyone tell me we were playing Hogwarts?" quipped Black Kids’ Ali Youngblood about their gig at the Oxford University Ball. NME were on hand to witness the Jacksonville five’s live-showdown and to get an exclusive interview about their meteoric rise to indie stardom and, ahem, Baptist sex – in the new issue of NME. Pic: Andy Willsher
Amy Winehouse is pictured here at the launch party of her new club night, ‘Snakehips’ at The Monarch in London’s Camden on July 10. The starlet took to the decks, spinning The Cure’s ‘The Love Cats’, The Supremes’ ‘You Can’t Hurry Love’ and Millie’s ‘My Boy Lollipop’. For more music news check out the latest issue of NME, dated July 19. Pic: Richard Johnson