Hamish MacBain

Liam G Answers Your Questions – Inside This Week’s NME (Nov 12)

It’s been all Noel, Noel, Noel everywhere you look recently, but look! Little bro is back and he’s got a UK tour, but before...

10 Smiths B-sides You Need To Hear

To The Smiths, a classic singles band, a band who cared about every last, tiniest aspect of their wares, B-Sides mattered. The fact that...

On The Road With The Arctic Monkeys – Inside This Week’s NME (Nov 5)

Join us as we hook up once more with Arctic Monkeys, as they try to survive the madness that is touring the US of...

Listomania – The 10 Worst Boybands Ever

There was a brilliant moment on last Saturday’s X Factor where Louis Walsh, confronted with one of the groups having just sung Bruno Mars’...

George Harrison: Living In The Material World – Review

Martin Scorsese's portrait of 'the quiet Beatle' is a celebratory, star-studded affair - and a suitable tribute to a remarkable life It’s quite incredible, really,...

10 Of The Best Spoken Word Intros

Singing: It’s why you’re on this website; it’s why I’m on this website. Singers and songs and melodies that move you, both figuratively and...

Listomania – 10 Music Films That Should’ve Been Left On The Cutting Room Floor

Against the advice of NME’s own Tim Chester (who awarded it one out of ten), and every other review, I sought out the film...

First Listen – Red Hot Chili Peppers, ‘I’m With You’

A disclaimer: I am not a fan of Red Hot Chili Peppers. NME's pesky Reviews Editor caught me offguard this morning when she asked...

Listomania – 10 Songs That Prove Bowie Has Never Lost It

The clichéd stance of the casual observer is that Bowie has not released anything of value since the 80s, specifically ‘Let’s Dance’. And yes,...

This Week’s Singles Reviewed – 6th August

Hamish MacBain takes on this week's releases.Elbow - 'Lippy Kids' Good on Elbow and all that, but fuck me backwards, their Glasto set was nauseatingly...
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