Special Christmas Double Issue!


  • NMEOzzy Osbourne

    Barry Nicolson enters the Dark Prince’s tinsel-decked manor

  • NMEThe Waitresses

    Cian Traynor discovers the story of the ‘Christmas Wrapping’ new wavers

  • NMEJohn Cooper Clarke

    Jenny Stevens picks the brains of the punk poet and Arctic Monkeys idol

  • NMESky Ferreira

    Talking to Amy Rose Spiegel, the US popstar kicks back at her critics

  • NMEFrom The Vaults: Vic Reeves & Bob Mortimer, 1990

    Revisit Andrew Collins’ bizarre Christmas dinner with Vic & Bob


  • NMESingles Of The Year

    Who does Charlotte Church think is an arsehole? And do Sonic Youth agree? Our star-studded panel gather to mull over this year’s biggest singles

  • NMEWhat if Johnny Marr ruled Britannia?
    The Queen’s Speech would be about Grimes, Pussy Riot and Thom Yorke for a start…

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  • How many drinks does it take to break a man’s arm? The bars of London are run dry as our brave bands take on 2013’s Xmas pub challenge
  • Anatomy of an album: Various Artists – ‘A Christmas Gift For You’
  • In The Studio with Beck
  • Zooey Deschanel reveals the soundtrack of her Christmas
  • PLUS! Classic Christmas posters
  • Interviews with:
    • Andrew WK
    • Phoenix
    • Wolf Alice
    • Biffy Clyro
    • Black Lips
    • The Killers
    • Pixies
    • Cate Le Bon
    • Palma Violets
    • Nile Rodgers
    • Foals
    • Torres
    • Jon Hopkins
    • Bring Me The Horizon
    • Waxahatchee
    • Merchandise
    • The National
    • Albert Hammond Jr
    • Tegan And Sara
    • Hurts
    • Brody Dalle
    • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
    • The Cribs
    • Haim
    • Drenge
    • The Vaccines
    • Peace
    • Icona Pop
    • Jagwar Ma
    • and… East 17!
  • Album Reviews:
    • Bad Religion
    • For Folk’s Sake It’s Christmas 2013
    • Ilan Eshkeri & Andy Burrows
    • Psych-Out Christmas feat Iggy Pop
  • Caught live:
    • Loom
    • Eagulls
    • Braids
    • Wild Beasts