Daft Punk Exclusive – Inside This Week’s NME
They’re the world’s most famous human/robot duo and they’re on a mission to reinvigorate dance music and bring disco back to the fore. NME meets the Frenchmen in Bing Crosby’s former mansion in California to talk about the most anticipated electronic album of the year. ALSO INSIDE: Full album verdict.
The London all-female quartet have released an astonishingly accomplished record but as far as letting anybody in to find out more goes, they’ve played their cards close to their chest. Will they shed their cold exterior while on the road?
Last week Damon Albarn told the world on-stage that he and his Blur bandmates would be recording a new album. Could this be the moment they actually do it? Let’s hope so because it’d be absolutely amazing
Joining Mr Godlike Genius himself out on the open road in sunny California, NME discover all the deeply philosophical thoughts on mind, body and soul that are pre-occupying Johnny’s brain.
How is life in the new home of ex-Home Alone star and Babyshambles frontman? NME can only hazard a guess at the domestic bliss ensuing…
Cameron D’Ambrosio has been arrested and may be sent to prison for a rap he posted on Facebook. Why social media policing is totally insane and very bad news for the hip-hop community…
Interviews with Mac DeMarco, Charlie Boyer And The Voyeurs, Peace, Daughn Gibson, Hookworms, Andrew WK, Gary Powell, Charlie Fink of Noah And The Whale on finally growing up, Zooey Deschanel on her favourite things, Hollywood’s Penn Badgley on playing Jeff Buckley, and a theology expert picks apart the new Bowie video. PLUS! Do the problems of Hop Farm suggest festivals are screwed?
Albums by The National, Dirty Beaches, Majical Cloudz, Charlie Boyer & The Voyeurs, Har Mar Superstar, Tribes and MSMR. PLUS! Live reports from Miles Kane, Maximo Park, Neon Neon, Live At Leeds, Vampire Weekend, I’ll Be Your Mirror and Twin Peaks!
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