Tim Chester

The Strokes Uncovered – Their First NME Feature

NME HQ. January 2001, mid- winter, days have shrunk to the length of a depressive sigh. In a far flung corner, a sub editor...

Led Zeppelin – rank the albums

It’s a truth universally acknowledged* that Led Zeppelin’s second album is their greatest work ever. It may have been disputed in pubs across the...

10 Best Songs About The Devil

Please allow us to introduce him, a man of many names and songs. Satan, Lucifer, or El Diablo has been immortalised in music more...

Why I’m A Sucker For Cheesy Movie Soundtracks

Don’t get me wrong, great soundtracks have a time and a place - Daft Punk’s score for Tron: Legacy is a masterclass in android...

Who Are The Most Underrated Drummers In Rock?

It would be a bit of a waste of time to list the 10 greatest drummers ever, as the countdown is pretty much set...

The Beatles – Rank The Albums

How can you rank the output of the world’s greatest band? You can’t, and you perhaps shouldn’t, and it will change every time you...

Paul McCartney’s 10 Best Solo Tracks

Macca gets a bad rap. Old two thumbs up has always been derided as the slightly less visionary of the pair, the goofy yang...

Snowbombing 2012 – 10 Things We Learned

Snowbombing returned to the Alps last week as hundreds of bands, DJs, and club kids in fancy dress descended on the sleepy and always...

What Makes A Great Producer? An Interview With Nile Rodgers

What makes an amazing producer? Is it their technical know-how, or their innate musicianship? Is it an ear for a hit or a knack...

Barack Obama Sings LMFAO’s ‘Sexy And I Know It’

It's a bit of a step down from Al Green... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWgO9-AIROI
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