The Stone Roses

FEATURES The Stone Roses To celebrate 25 years since the greatest debut album ever, Kevin EG Perry explores how the UK was fertile ground for a cult classic A History Of Baggy/War Of The Roses Gavin Haynes follows the genre that exploded in the wake of ‘The Stone Roses’. Simon Jay Catling and John Robb debate the Roses’ influence on today’s Manchester Merge North Carolina indie label Merge hits its 25th birthday. Laura Snapes runs 25 kilometres to celebrate Kathleen Hanna & Lauren Mayberry The Chvrches star meets riot grrrl and The Julie Ruin singer Hanna to discuss feminism, DIY and death ALSO INSIDE THIS WEEK How does it feel to be Kurt Cobain? St Vincent, J Mascis and Deer Tick share their recent onstage experiences PLUS Is this the real Damon Albarn at last? The musical innovator’s new solo album ‘Everyday Robots’ yields clues about the man himself What’s so dangerous about New Yorkers Yvette? They’ll make your ears explode for a start Anatomy of an album: David Bowie – ‘Diamond Dogs’ In The Studio: Parquet Courts Soundtrack Of My Life: Matt Berry Interviews with: The Horrors Klaxons Ron Howard Marika Hackman Pulled Apart By Horses Bez Album Reviews: Damon Albarn Brody Dalle Wye Oak Pixies Sleaford Mods Caught Live: Coachella, featuring Outkast, Chance The Rapper, Nas and Jay Z and Haim PMR tour, featuring T Williams, Cyril Hahn and Javeon Kurt Vile Arthur Beatrice Protomartyr

    FEATURES

  • NMEThe Stone Roses

    To celebrate 25 years since the greatest debut album ever, Kevin EG Perry explores how the UK was fertile ground for a cult classic

  • NMEA History Of Baggy/War Of The Roses

    Gavin Haynes follows the genre that exploded in the wake of ‘The Stone Roses’. Simon Jay Catling and John Robb debate the Roses’ influence on today’s Manchester

  • NMEMerge

    North Carolina indie label Merge hits its 25th birthday. Laura Snapes runs 25 kilometres to celebrate

  • NMEKathleen Hanna & Lauren Mayberry

    The Chvrches star meets riot grrrl and The Julie Ruin singer Hanna to discuss feminism, DIY and death

  • ALSO INSIDE THIS WEEK

  • NMEHow does it feel to be Kurt Cobain?

    St Vincent, J Mascis and Deer Tick share their recent onstage experiences

PLUS

  • Is this the real Damon Albarn at last?
    The musical innovator’s new solo album ‘Everyday Robots’ yields clues about the man himself
  • What’s so dangerous about New Yorkers Yvette?
    They’ll make your ears explode for a start
  • Anatomy of an album: David Bowie – ‘Diamond Dogs’
  • In The Studio: Parquet Courts
  • Soundtrack Of My Life: Matt Berry
  • Interviews with:

    • The Horrors
    • Klaxons
    • Ron Howard
    • Marika Hackman
    • Pulled Apart By Horses
    • Bez
  • Album Reviews:

    • Damon Albarn
    • Brody Dalle
    • Wye Oak
    • Pixies
    • Sleaford Mods
  • Caught Live:

    • Coachella, featuring Outkast, Chance The Rapper, Nas and Jay Z and Haim
    • PMR tour, featuring T Williams, Cyril Hahn and Javeon
    • Kurt Vile
    • Arthur Beatrice
    • Protomartyr