Blur on ‘The Magic Whip’

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  • NMEBLUR
    Graham Coxon gives us an exclusive guided tour of Blur’s surprise eighth album ‘The Magic Whip’, explaining the influence of Hong Kong and North Korea, themes of biological surveillance and how they made their “sci-fi Greensleeves”
  • NMECOURTNEY BARNETT
    Ahead of her hotly anticipated debut album, the Australian singer-songwriter discusses her daily crises and how she deals with being sure everyone hates her
  • NMETHE CHARLATANS
    Tim Burgess and co mark the release of their defiant return-to-form 12th album ‘Modern Nature’ by rocking Worthing Pier and talking drugs, Springsteen and going to the “soul gym”
  • NMEYOUNG FATHERS
    Riling the tabloids, trolling Nestle and nabbing the Mercury, the “global pop” trio set out to provoke debate and shake up the nation
  • PLUS…

  • NMEIn The Studio
    Django Django
  • NMEAnatomy Of An Album
    The Specials, ‘Specials’
  • NMESoundtrack Of My Life
    Ricky Wilson, Kaiser Chiefs

ALSO INSIDE THIS WEEK…

  • Interviews:
    • Shamir
    • Warpaint
    • Raekwon
    • Ad-Rock
    • Will Ferrell
    • Sheer Mag
    • Sunflower Bean
    • Seratones
    • Hippo Campus
    • Wand
    • Hinds
    • Drenge
  • Album Reviews:
    • Drenge
    • East India Youth
    • Comet Gain
    • JPNSGRLS
    • Toro Y Moi
    • Gallows
    • Wand
    • Shlomo
    • Marriages
    • This Is The Kit
    • Sufjan Stevens
    • Milky Wimpshake
    • Moonlandingz
    • Turbowolf
    • Jimmy Whispers
    • FILM: While We’re Young
    • FILM: Dior And I
    • FILM: Blind
    • FILM: Cinderella
    • FILM: Dead Man
  • Caught Live:
    • The Preatures
    • Royal Blood
    • Lucy Rose
    • Spectres
    • Tune-Yards
    • Paul Weller
    • Dean Blunt
    • Leon Bridges
    • Spector