David Bowie: The Past, Present and Future of Music


  • NMEDavid Bowie: The Past, Present and Future of Music
    With new music out this week and a year of achievements to celebrate, James Murphy, St Vincent, Faris Badwan, Irvine Welsh, Trent Reznor and Black Francis discuss the genius behind pop’s greatest reinventor.
  • NMEAnalysing ‘The Next Day Extra’
    Producer Tony Visconti and NME‘s Matthew Horton dissect every new track on Bowie’s latest release.
  • NMEFrom The Vault: Sid Vicious 1978
    Marking 35 years this week since Nancy Spungen died, we dig out Nick Kent and Joe Stevens’ classic pieces following Sid Vicious’ arrest for her murder, the only interview he did in the aftermath of the incident


  • Details on Arctic Monkeys’ ‘AM’ follow-up unveiled
  • The Killers take on China
  • In the studio with Metronomy
  • Tinie Tempah reveals the soundtrack of his life
  • Interviews with:
    • Jake Bugg
    • MIA
    • Secretive new Radar band Jungle
  • Reviews:
    • Paul McCartney
    • Radkey
    • The Men
    • Fela Kuti
    • Jazz Summers’ book Big Life
  • Caught live:
    • Peace
    • Laura Marling
    • Katy B
    • Manic Street Preachers
    • Drenge