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Django Django Interview: On Mythology, The Occult And New Album ‘Born Under Saturn’

Forget the ‘tortured second album’ archetype. With ‘Born Under Saturn’, Django Django are comfortably embracing the groove that took them from bedroom experimentalists to...

Rolling Stones: The Grisly Death-And-Drugs Filled Story Of ‘Sticky Fingers’

Barry Nicolson speaks to insiders about an album born from tragedy, addiction and the threat of financial ruin December 6th, 1969: the day the wave...

Palma Violets: How Paranoia, Doomed Love, Getting Old And “Our Mothers’ Menopauses” Inspired New Album ‘Danger In The Club’

As the rain lashes down in Austin, Texas, Sam Fryer and Chilli Jesson sit in a Mexican restaurant, crunching their way through a bowl...

Best Coast Interview: How Death, Defiance And Bart Simpson Philosophy Shaped New Album ‘California Nights’

During a two hour conversation in a restaurant in the sleepy Los Angeles neighbourhood of Eagle Rock, Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino uses more “dude”s,...

Mumford & Sons Interview: On Their New Album ‘Wilder Mind’, Ignoring The Haters And Headlining Reading & Leeds Festival 2015

With their third album, Mumford & Sons have run a country mile from their trademark banjos and embraced drivetime rock. Kevin EG Perry interrogates...

Super Furry Animals Interview: The Returning Welsh Legends On How Their Upcoming Comeback Tour Is “The Start Of The Revolution”

After six years away, Super Furry Animals are back to reissue and tour their landmark Welsh-language album ‘Mwng’. But there’s more than that at...

Record Store Day 2015: How Britain’s Most Rock ‘n’ Roll Street Is Thriving Against The Odds

Soho is dying, say the headlines. But while gentrification flattens the famed London district's bohemian side. The record shops left on collectors' paradise Berwick...

The Strokes Confirm Plans To Hit The Studio: Read A Classic NME Interview With The Band From 2011

Julian Casablancas confirmed this week that The Strokes are working on new material, with plans to hit the studio and follow up 2013's 'Comedown...

Montage Of Heck: How Sex, Shame And Courtney Love Fuelled New Kurt Cobain Documentary

February 2015. It’s just under an hour into the European premier of Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck at the Berlin International Film Festival and...

Everything Everything Interview: On New Album ‘Get To Heaven’, ISIS And Horrors Of The Modern World

In 2009, political documentarian Adam Curtis released a short film in which he explored the rise of “oh dear-ism”: the concept perpetuated by TV...
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