NME Blogs

Happy birthday, Sony Walkman – here are the best, worst and most iconic portable music devices of all time

In the same week that it’s been reported that vinyl is set to outsell CDs for the first time since 1986, Sony have announced...

Green Day vs ‪Weezer vs Fall Out Boy – which band sits on the Hella Mega Tour’s iron throne?

The Hella Mega Tour might be eight months away but it’s never too soon to start getting hyped for the Monsters Of Pop Punk....

Are you watching ‘Succession’, the US drama from the creator of ‘Peep Show’? It has quietly become the best show on TV

Despite being given a prime Sunday night slot on HBO and Sky Atlantic, Succession hasn’t generated the buzz of network compatriots like Euphoria and...

The Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Ready To Die’ at 25: 9 surprising things about the era-defining album

The Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Ready To Die' – his only album released in his lifetime – is widely considered to be one of the greatest...

Mark, My Words: I give you crank wave, the start of the subculture revival

According to the best medical minds on the planet (well, I Googled it), my chronic infection of ‘advanced critic’ might have reached stage four:...

It’s not over yet! Here are some autumn and winter music festivals to beat the back-to-school-vibes blues

God, doesn't August Bank Holiday's glorious, sunny Reading & Leeds weekend seem a million miles away now? But the onset of September and it's...

Lo and behold! The mighty Tove Lo debuts new material and thrills fans at teeny tiny NME Girls To The Front gig

Last night (September 9), Tove Lo played a tiny gig for NME at London's Shacklewell Arms as part of our Girls To The Front...

The Beatles, Stones, and… Olivia Newton-John?: These are the 50 most valuable records in the world

Whether you’re an avid collector who spends their free time tracking down rarities or just a casual music fan, chances are you own at...

Tove Lo’s seven greatest songs

Tove Lo has taken the world by storm with five Platinum singles and has been nominated for many awards such as the Grammys, Critic's...

Say no to “vertical gigs”, an Instagram-fixated “innovation” that will only make our live music experience worse

If you’ve been to a gig of a certain size in the last few years, you’ve almost certainly witnessed a band deploying their very...
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