Steve Lamacq on ‘The Rise And Fall Of Britpop’: “Everyone was a character”

The 6 Music DJ and former NME journalist tells us about the new BBC podcast, the chemical reaction of the death of Kurt Cobain, and if a similar cultural explosion could happen today…

New docu-series ‘Britpop: The Music That Changed Britain’ celebrates genre’s 30th anniversary

Kicking off this weekend, the series will include “exclusive new interviews with the key players” and a “rare and unseen archive of all the era’s big names”

The story of NME in 70 (mostly) seminal songs

It's NME’s 70th anniversary! That's right: we've gone Platinum

The story of post-punk in 15 classic albums

Join us on a journey through the twisted genre