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Unpicking the brilliance of The Stone Roses’ classic debut album, 30 years since its glorious release

An album's greatness can be measured by the number of generations it influences, and The Stone Roses' debut has enjoyed multiple resurgences since its...

Noel Gallagher announces new EP ‘Black Star Dancing’ and shares title track

Noel Gallagher has announced his return with new EP 'Black Star Dancing' and unveiled the title track. You can listen to it in full...

Pete Doherty hails the NHS after infected hedgehog spike lands him in hospital

Pete Doherty has hailed the NHS after he sought treatment when a hedgehog spike became lodged in his finger. The Libertines singer was reportedly walking his...

Girl In Red is the lo-fi pop icon changing lives: “Music needs more queer representation”

“It’s not until you go on tour that you realise how big this thing is,” Marie Ulven, aka Girl In Red, tells NME during...

‘Game of Thrones’ season 8, episode 3 review: The night is dark and full of terrible visibility

Game of Thrones' recurring motifs of night and winter came back to bite it in season 8's highly anticipated third episode. Admittedly, the ‘Day...

Pete Doherty, interviewed: “I’m not that messed up arsehole”

Last month over a boozy dinner in Margate, Peter Doherty celebrated his 40th birthday. The artist who spent much of the century as a...

‘Parklife’ at 25: the full story of Blur’s classic album, as told by the people who were there

Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention. And she does a good babysitting job on reinvention too, if the example of Blur is...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ review: is it the best comic book movie ever?

Mere minutes into Avengers: Endgame there is a terrible loss; a warning that no matter how much the fans may cherish it, nothing is...

Meet Rebounder, the indie hero reviving New York’s rock’n’roll credentials

Some bands just seem to have it all together. From the first second of music they release to the accomplished videos, it all just works. Rebounder...

Brexpop now! Seven apposite songs for Saint George’s Day 2019

STOP THE PRESSES! Since we published this piece, the Church Of England have decided that St George's Day is actually next week, not today....
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