Record Store Day 2014


  • NMEThe Record That Changed My Life

    Yannis Philippakis kicks off 9 pages of brilliant artists revealing the soundtracks to their youth, happiest memories and innermost turmoil. Greg Cochrane is invited to dive into the Foals’ frontman’s extensive and well-thumbed collection of black plastic

  • NMEA Day In The Life Of A Record Store

    Hazel Sheffield travels to Bristol’s record store Rise – also a coffee shop-cum-clothing emporium – ahead of Record Store Day 2014 to find out how traditional music shops strategise to survive in the current market

  • NMERecord Store Day Guide 2014

    NME staffers pick their 50 essential purchases to whet your appetite for this year’s shopping frenzy. Includes all the most sought-after gems from Bowie and LCD Soundsystem, to Bat For Lashes and Metronomy


  • NMEWhere’s the best place to make an album?

    Kelis chose her kitchen and the results are delicious

  • NMEWhat would happen if Bez ruled Britain?

    He’d shake his maracas at ‘all the fucking fracka’s” for a start


  • Radar Band Of The Week: Sleaford Mods

    The chippy Nottingham duo giving music – and life – a good kicking

  • What’s hairy, has eight legs and is louder than war?
    It’s Japanese punk psychos Bo Ningen!
  • Anatomy of an album: Nas – ‘Illmatic’
  • In The Studio: Bo Ningen
  • Soundtrack Of My Life: St Vincent
  • Interviews with:
    • Peter Hook
    • Chuck D
    • Metronomy
    • Thurston Moore
    • Albert Hammond Jr
  • Album Reviews:
    • Mac DeMarco
    • Eeles
    • Kelis
    • Thee Oh Sees
    • Iggy Azalea
  • Caught Live:
    • Diiv
    • Real Estate
    • Danny Brown
    • Arthur Beatrice
    • School Of Language