The 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
A 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
Record 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
Where’s the best place to make an album?
Kelis chose her kitchen and the results are delicious
What would happen if Bez ruled Britain?
He’d shake his maracas at ‘all the fucking fracka’s” for a start
ALSO INSIDE THIS WEEK
The chippy Nottingham duo giving music – and life – a good kicking
It’s Japanese punk psychos Bo Ningen!
- Peter Hook
- Chuck D
- Thurston Moore
- Albert Hammond Jr
- Mac DeMarco
- Thee Oh Sees
- Iggy Azalea
- Real Estate
- Danny Brown
- Arthur Beatrice
- School Of Language