This week on NME Radio: 3-7 August 2009

With Wild Beasts in the studio and Stone Roses albums up for grabs

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

Monday
Claire Sturgess is in for Sarah Kerr all week this week (beginning August 3) from 8am (BST), and is bringing you the breakfast news at 8.50am each day instead of 9.30am.

Chris Martin spoke to Malcom Middleton at Saturday’s (August 1) Field Day festival. Hear the interview from 7pm tonight. He’s also got the first NME.COM/Radio play of Muse‘s new single ‘Uprising’.

Tuesday
Bleech join Samanthi live in the studio from 12pm today.

Hear Chris Martin talking to Plugs at last weekend’s Field Day from 7pm.

Wednesday
The NME Forum takes place from 4pm, with music from Kasms and Malcolm Middleton up for discussion by Fly Magazine‘s Harriet Gibsone and NME‘s James McMahon.

Chris Martin spoke to Mystery Jets at Field Day. Hear the interview from 7pm tonight.

Thursday
Chris Martin caught up with The Big Pink at the weekend. Hear the conversation on his show tonight, which starts at 7pm.

Friday
Today is Stone Roses Day on NME Radio. To celebrate the 20th anniversary re-release of their eponymous debut album, the station is giving away copies of the classic CD, as well as some very special limited edition artwork. Plus Iain Baker will be speaking to the band’s legendary bass player Mani from 4pm.

Also at 11.50 am, Samanthi is chatting to Wild Beasts about their second album ‘Two Dancers’.

Sunday
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. Plus they’ve got interviews with Dio, Bullet For My Valentine, Alien Ant Farm, Alice In Chains and Slipknot‘s Corey Taylor.

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.