75 Moments That Defined 2012 – Inside This Week’s NME

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Well what a year we’ve had, right? To celebrate it all NME have collected all the finest – and strangest – memories together in one issue. Feast your eyes on the big photographic moments – the Olympics, the Stone Roses, Pussy Riot – and let us remind you of why we laughed, cried and read far too much about Lana Del Rey.


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NME Awards Voting Open!
And onto next year, and more specifically next February and the annual NME Awards ceremony! It’s your chance to have a say about who gets a gong and who doesn’t. But not before some of the stars tell us who they tip.


Have Wu Lyf Really Split Up?
News that Wu Lyf might have split up sent shockwaves through the NME offices last weekend. So we had to investigate to find out if the news was really true…

Radar: Doldrums!
Being best mates with Grimes can’t do much harm when you’re looking to break out into the scene. Read all about new rising star Doldrums and his warped music.

Iceage Live
The noise kings of Denmark bring their abrasive punk to these shores. Read the verdict. Also: live report from Crystal Castles.

NME Awards Gigs Announced
Every year NME bring you a quality roster of star power ahead of the NME Awards and 2013 will be no different. The first shows in the line-up are published this week including Fidlar, Tribes and Metz.

Christopher Owens – Out On His Own
Having left Girls behind him, Christopher Owens explains what he’s doing now and sheds more light on why everything had to end. Juicy.


  • The Buzz featuring Scoundrel, MT, Deafkid, Pink Dollaz, The Zolas
  • Green Day, Rachel Zeffira, Sa Cisco and Willy Mason’s album reviewed
  • Tom Howard reviews the week’s singles
  • Crystal Castles, Purity Ring, A*M*E and Hype Williams’ live shows reviewed
  • On Repeat featuring Bo Ningen & Savages, Jai Paul and Suuns
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