This week on NME Radio 10 – 14 August 2009

Win tickets to see Animal Collective live and Temper Trap albums

Tune in to NME Radio for the regular DJs and music, plus all this action.

NME Radio is the official radio partner of this Thursday’s Brick Lane Takeover, a one-day festival with The Chapman Family, Filthy Dukes and Frank Turner, which means Iain Baker has tickets up for grabs from Monday to Thursday from 3pm.

Plus, tune in to Chris Martin from 7pm for a chance to win tickets to see Animal Collective at the O2 Academy Brixton on August 20 and copies of The Temper Trap’s album ’Conditions’.

Julian Plenti, aka Interpol’s Paul Banks, speaks to Iain Baker from 4pm today and performs some tracks from his debut solo album ‘Julian Plenti… Is Skyscraper’.

The NME Forum takes place from 4pm, with music from Jay Reatard and Arctic Monkeys up for discussion by Columbia‘s head of press James Hopkins and NME‘s editor Conor McNicholas.

Thursday caught up with Frank Black recently. Hear the conversation on Chris Martin’s show tonight from 8pm.

NME Radio’s newest show, Metal Hammer Meltdown, continues tonight from 7pm with the magazine’s Gill and Beez playing the latest tracks in the world of metal alongside legends like Black Sabbath and Slipknot. Plus Beez speaks to Megadeath‘s Dave Mustaine.

To tune in, head to Sky Channel 0184, Virgin Media 975, Freesat 727, DAB in London or NME.COM/Radio.

Meanwhile an NME Radio iPhone application, which allows users to listen to the station at better then normal quality and text the studio direct, has been made available on iTunes.