Saying A Fond, Personal Goodbye to 'NME''s Print Edition
Divisive and flawed it may have been, but it was also utterly inspirational for a generation of rock fans stuck between the traditional music press and the innovations of the internet.
The 'NME' Wasn't a Monolith
It had a reputation for endless Gallagher covers and creating "landfill indie". But that's only half the story, as former NME rebels remember how they snuck Aaliyah, So Solid Crew and the Cheeky Girls into the magazine.
Mash-Ups, Bad Haircuts, the New Rock Revolution: 2002 Was a Load of Shit
Let's be honest, the year was a dismal one for music in the UK – propagated by marketing execs who had discovered cocaine and Hoxton.
The Genius of Chris Bell, One of Rock's Greatest Tragedies
When he died aged 27, the local paper described him as "the son of a local restaurateur". But this story, of a talented Memphis kid who formed rock's first cult band, goes worlds beyond.
Vic Reeves VS The Pop Group
In 1979, a young Vic Reeves, pumped up on amphetamine, witnessed Mark Stewart's The Pop Group play Glastonbury and had a major epiphany. Now, we re-unite them for a special reflective chat about pills, curry, and punk.