Special Christmas Double Issue!

FEATURES: Ozzy Osbourne Barry Nicolson enters the Dark Prince’s tinsel-decked manor The Waitresses Cian Traynor discovers the story of the ‘Christmas Wrapping’ new wavers John Cooper Clarke Jenny Stevens picks the brains of the punk poet and Arctic Monkeys idol Sky Ferreira Talking to Amy Rose Spiegel, the US popstar kicks back at her critics From The Vaults: Vic Reeves & Bob Mortimer, 1990 Revisit Andrew Collins’ bizarre Christmas dinner with Vic & Bob ALSO INSIDE THIS WEEK: Singles Of The Year Who does Charlotte Church think is an arsehole? And do Sonic Youth agree? Our star-studded panel gather to mull over this year’s biggest singles What if Johnny Marr ruled Britannia?The Queen’s Speech would be about Grimes, Pussy Riot and Thom Yorke for a start… SUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS Subscribe to the print edition here, or get this week’s digital edition. PLUS: How many drinks does it take to break a man’s arm? The bars of London are run dry as our brave bands take on 2013’s Xmas pub challenge Anatomy of an album: Various Artists – ‘A Christmas Gift For You’ In The Studio with Beck Zooey Deschanel reveals the soundtrack of her Christmas PLUS! Classic Christmas posters Interviews with: Andrew WK Phoenix Wolf Alice Biffy Clyro Black Lips The Killers Pixies Cate Le Bon Palma Violets Nile Rodgers Foals Torres Jon Hopkins Bring Me The Horizon Waxahatchee Merchandise The National Albert Hammond Jr Tegan And Sara Hurts Brody Dalle Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds The Cribs Haim Drenge The Vaccines Peace Icona Pop Jagwar Ma and… East 17! Album Reviews: Bad Religion For Folk’s Sake It’s Christmas 2013 Ilan Eshkeri & Andy Burrows Psych-Out Christmas feat Iggy Pop Caught live: Loom Eagulls Braids Wild Beasts

    FEATURES:

  • NMEOzzy Osbourne

    Barry Nicolson enters the Dark Prince’s tinsel-decked manor

  • NMEThe Waitresses

    Cian Traynor discovers the story of the ‘Christmas Wrapping’ new wavers

  • NMEJohn Cooper Clarke

    Jenny Stevens picks the brains of the punk poet and Arctic Monkeys idol

  • NMESky Ferreira

    Talking to Amy Rose Spiegel, the US popstar kicks back at her critics

  • NMEFrom The Vaults: Vic Reeves & Bob Mortimer, 1990

    Revisit Andrew Collins’ bizarre Christmas dinner with Vic & Bob

  • ALSO INSIDE THIS WEEK:

  • NMESingles Of The Year

    Who does Charlotte Church think is an arsehole? And do Sonic Youth agree? Our star-studded panel gather to mull over this year’s biggest singles

  • NMEWhat if Johnny Marr ruled Britannia?
    The Queen’s Speech would be about Grimes, Pussy Riot and Thom Yorke for a start…
  • NMESUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS

    Subscribe to the print edition here, or get this week’s digital edition.

    PLUS:

  • How many drinks does it take to break a man’s arm? The bars of London are run dry as our brave bands take on 2013’s Xmas pub challenge
  • Anatomy of an album: Various Artists – ‘A Christmas Gift For You’
  • In The Studio with Beck
  • Zooey Deschanel reveals the soundtrack of her Christmas
  • PLUS! Classic Christmas posters
  • Interviews with:

    • Andrew WK
    • Phoenix
    • Wolf Alice
    • Biffy Clyro
    • Black Lips
    • The Killers
    • Pixies
    • Cate Le Bon
    • Palma Violets
    • Nile Rodgers
    • Foals
    • Torres
    • Jon Hopkins
    • Bring Me The Horizon
    • Waxahatchee
    • Merchandise
    • The National
    • Albert Hammond Jr
    • Tegan And Sara
    • Hurts
    • Brody Dalle
    • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
    • The Cribs
    • Haim
    • Drenge
    • The Vaccines
    • Peace
    • Icona Pop
    • Jagwar Ma
    • and… East 17!
  • Album Reviews:

    • Bad Religion
    • For Folk’s Sake It’s Christmas 2013
    • Ilan Eshkeri & Andy Burrows
    • Psych-Out Christmas feat Iggy Pop
  • Caught live:

    • Loom
    • Eagulls
    • Braids
    • Wild Beasts