Jake Bugg

FEATURES Jake Bugg In his most revealing interview yet, Nottingham’s fast-rising star talks about being “homeless” and a secret metalhead – as well as dissecting his unique brand of stardom Royal Blood Mark Beaumont hitches a ride with the two-man blues-rock behemoth as they literally destroy venues across Europe Neutral Milk Hotel NMH frontman Jeff Mangum went AWOL for almost 10 years, but now he’s back with a reunion tour. Mark Beaumont finds out what happened to the 21st-century Syd Barrett From The Vaults: Husker Du It’s 30 years since ‘Zen Arcade’ came out. We revisit Andy Gill’s 1985 interview with the pop-hardcore kings ALSO INSIDE THIS WEEK What’s Damon up to next? A musical interpretation of a “beloved kids’ book”, but that’s not all… Which song drives Ice T berserk? Clue: a Pharrell smash that “they just drove through the back of my brain” What did the Games opener say about modern Scotland? Not a whole lot, argues Barry Nicolson PLUS In The Studio – Avi Buffalo Anatomy Of An Album – Jamie T, ‘Panic Prevention’ Soundtrack Of My Life – Ice T Interviews: Jimi Goodwin Steve Arrington Ought Kate Tempest Album Reviews: Spoon Adult Jazz Naomi Punk Charlie Simpson Hyde & Beast Devonte Hynes Craft Spells Angus & Julia Stone Nai Harvest / Playlounge Luluc Beck Summer Camp SEQUEL Mozart’s Sister Bear In Heaven FILM: Mood Indigo DVD: Scroobius Pip – Words: Live At The Edinburgh Fringe FILM: A Night At The Cinema 1914 Caught Live: Deap Vally Tyler, The Creator Honeyblood Cass McCombs Andrew WK Latitude Owen Pallett No Devotion

    FEATURES

  • NMEJake Bugg

    In his most revealing interview yet, Nottingham’s fast-rising star talks about being “homeless” and a secret metalhead – as well as dissecting his unique brand of stardom

  • NMERoyal Blood

    Mark Beaumont hitches a ride with the two-man blues-rock behemoth as they literally destroy venues across Europe

  • NMENeutral Milk Hotel

    NMH frontman Jeff Mangum went AWOL for almost 10 years, but now he’s back with a reunion tour. Mark Beaumont finds out what happened to the 21st-century Syd Barrett

  • NMEFrom The Vaults: Husker Du

    It’s 30 years since ‘Zen Arcade’ came out. We revisit Andy Gill’s 1985 interview with the pop-hardcore kings

  • ALSO INSIDE THIS WEEK

  • NMEWhat’s Damon up to next?

    A musical interpretation of a “beloved kids’ book”, but that’s not all…

  • NMEWhich song drives Ice T berserk?

    Clue: a Pharrell smash that “they just drove through the back of my brain”

  • NMEWhat did the Games opener say about modern Scotland?

    Not a whole lot, argues Barry Nicolson

PLUS

  • In The Studio – Avi Buffalo
  • Anatomy Of An Album – Jamie T, ‘Panic Prevention’
  • Soundtrack Of My Life – Ice T
  • Interviews:

    • Jimi Goodwin
    • Steve Arrington
    • Ought
    • Kate Tempest
  • Album Reviews:

    • Spoon
    • Adult Jazz
    • Naomi Punk
    • Charlie Simpson
    • Hyde & Beast
    • Devonte Hynes
    • Craft Spells
    • Angus & Julia Stone
    • Nai Harvest / Playlounge
    • Luluc
    • Beck
    • Summer Camp
    • SEQUEL
    • Mozart’s Sister
    • Bear In Heaven
    • FILM: Mood Indigo
    • DVD: Scroobius Pip – Words: Live At The Edinburgh Fringe
    • FILM: A Night At The Cinema 1914
  • Caught Live:

    • Deap Vally
    • Tyler, The Creator
    • Honeyblood
    • Cass McCombs
    • Andrew WK
    • Latitude
    • Owen Pallett
    • No Devotion