The Naked & Famous - 'In Rolling Waves'

The Naked & Famous - 'In Rolling Waves'

Their debut saw The Naked And Famous widely compared to MGMT, but something about the way Thom Powers wore a leather jacket suggested he wanted to be New Zealand’s answer to U2. With its vast sonic horizons, throbbing electronics and chugging...

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Live Review: Wireless Festival

Live Review: Wireless Festival

In its seven years on earth, Wireless has emerged from a primordial soup of opportunistic corporate festivaldom to become one of the worthier causes on the circuit. Over the years, the inner-city sojourn has honed its line-ups from the nebulous,...

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This Week's Singles Reviewed - 7th March 2011

This Week's Singles Reviewed - 7th March 2011

The NME verdict on the singles released in the UK today , featuring The Naked & Famous, The View and Plan B R.E.M. - ‘Uberlin’ (Warners) How did we get to a place culturally where a new REM release feels so damned insignificant? REM...

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Album Review: The Naked and Famous - Passive Me, Aggressive You (Fiction)

The Naked and Famous - Passive Me, Aggressive...

If you were judging by the name, you’d be forgiven for thinking we’d given Katie Price’s first band the Philip Hall Radar Award, or that the BBC Sound Of 2011 poll had given a nod to a tongue-in-cheek Lady Gaga spin-off act. But no, The...

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