Each week, NME chooses the best books, clothes, boxsets, DVDs and more that you need to get your hands on. It could be pretty much anything. This week, it’s the BFI Film Festival to the Breaking Bad Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray.
Shoes: Dr Martens 1461
Dr Martens have long been donned by musicians, from the 2-Tone groups of the ’80s to Blur and Elastica in the ’90s. The brand’s 1461 shoe might not be as well-known as their stomping boots but they pack in just as much attitude. Mix things up with this cherry red pair – there’s also a women’s version available for the same price.
BUY £95, drmartens.com
Camera: Nikon D5300
Fancy being the next Pennie Smith or Chalkie Davies? This Nikon camera is perfect for getting you on your way, with a vari-angle screen and the ability to take good photos in low light. It’s even got built in Wi-Fi and GPS so you can share your snaps online instantly.
BUY £579, jessops.com
Book: What I Love About Movies
Over its eight-year existence, film mag //Little White Lies// has been collecting answers to the question “What do you love about movies?” This book compiles responses from the likes of Wes Anderson, Quentin Tarantino, Ryan Gosling, Kristen Stewart and more.
BUY £25, faber.co.uk
Tunbridge Wells duo Slaves have been winning over new fans up and down the country with their shouty and humour-filled take on punk. Now you can take that love to new levels with this branded mug, which comes with a free sachet of the band’s favourite green tea.
BUY £7, awesomedistro.com/slaves
DVD: Bates Motel
Imagined as a modern day prequel to Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, Bates Motel takes you into the dark and suspense-filled world of teenager Norman Bates. Catch up on the thrill-a-minute show’s first two series with this new boxset.
BUY £22, amazon.co.uk
Boxset: Fela Kuti Boxset #3 curated by Brian Eno
The latest in Knitting Factory Records’ Fela Kuti reissues, this vinyl boxset sees Brian Eno delving into the Afrobeat hero’s extensive catalogue. He’s chosen to bring together seven albums including ‘Fela’s London Scene’ and ‘Afrodisiac’.
BUY £99.99, roughtrade.com
Book: Heroes: David Bowie and Berlin by Tobias Rüther
Ahead of his new Greatest Hits release, this book explores the second part of Bowie’s Berlin triptych, ‘Heroes’. It features an in-depth look at the musician’s friends and collaborators at the time, as well as the city’s nightlife and artistic scene that inspired him.
BUY £14.95, waterstones.com