NME Festival blog: You Me At Six are opening a pop-up vegan kebab shop called ‘You Me At Shish’

In association with Temple Of Setian You Me At Six will open a pop-up vegan kebab shop called ‘You Me At Shish’ to celebrate the release of their new album ‘VI’. Opening on October 5th at 6pm, the band are teaming up with Temple Of Setian to offer a special ‘VI’-themed menu, which will also include ‘VI’-themed cocktails. The pop-up will open its doors at 6pm at Temple Goods Cafe in Hackney Downs Studios. There’ll be an acoustic set from the band at 7pm, followed by DJ sets into the evening. Fans will be able to get their hands on the new album as well as exclusive merch. In July, the band announced a ‘Take Off Your Colours’ ten-year anniversary […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch the Ramones’ previously unseen video for their 1978 hit ‘She’s the One’

The four-piece perform in a garage A previously unseen video for the Ramones‘ 1978 hit ‘She’s the One’ has been released. The band recently released a deluxe reissue of their 1978 fourth album ‘Road to Ruin’, and to celebrate, they’ve shared this rare video. The video sees the punk icons dressed in their trademark leather jackets and jeans, performing in what looks to be a garage of some sort. The visual seems to have been shot on the same location as their video for ‘Don’t Come Close.’ The ‘Road to Ruin’ reissue features two mixes of the original album as well as previously unreleased studio and live recordings, a hardcover book, photos, and the unused original album art. Watch the […]

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NME Festival blog: Muse will play ‘Simulation Theory’ tracks live for the first time as surprise guests at Reeperbahn Festival tonight

The festival has previously staged surprise sets from the likes of Liam Gallagher and Biffy Clyro Muse will appear as surprise guests at Reeperbahn Festival tonight, performing tracks from their forthcoming album, ‘Simulation Theory’, for the first time. Reeperbahn Festival is known for staging surprise sets from massive artists, previously welcoming Liam Gallagher in 2017 and Biffy Clyro in 2016. Muse’s… READ MORE… Source link Straight from the NME UPCOMING FESTIVALS

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NME Festival blog: Joan Jett on replacing Cherie Currie in The Runaways: “I had to step up”

Jett was tasked with the lead vocals once Currie left the band Joan Jett has opened up about becoming the frontwoman of The Runaways after Cherie Currie left the band in 1977. Jett, who had previously shared vocal duties with Currie, took over lead vocals full time until the band’s split in 1979. Speaking to Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace in Billboard, Jett said that the group were ‘either going to completely break up as a band’ or she had to step up. “But there were a lot of things I knew,” she continued. “I knew I wasn’t Cherie. I knew I wasn’t a blonde bombshell. I knew I wasn’t the one people wanted to look at. And that’s a […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Beck cover ‘Cars’ with Gary Numan

The pair joined forces at Riot fest Beck covered Gary Numan‘s 1979 pop hit ‘Cars’ with the man himself during an appearance at Riot Fest last night (September 15). The festival, which is taking place in Chicago, has seen performances from the likes of Weezer, Incubus, Father John Misty and Cat Power. Beck has long been a fan of Numan’s track, incorporating it into his live shows since the beginning of his… READ MORE… Source link Straight from the NME UPCOMING FESTIVALS

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NME Festival blog: Paul McCartney on the advice he’d give himself the year The Beatles split: “You’re a good kid, I love you”

“Even though it was really sad, and really crazy times, we made bloody good albums,” he said Paul McCartney opened up about the end of The Beatles, saying that while it was “very sad” at the time, he can now ‘rationalise’ the decision. McCartney has just released his 18th solo studio album ‘Egypt Station’. In a 4 star review, NME described the LP as “a record that’s going to delight McCartney’s fans and – importantly – Beatles fans who might sniff at some of his solo work.” For this week’s Big Read, the former Beatle recently sat down with NME‘s Dan Stubbs to talk about the latest record, his career and the end of the Fab Four. “I had mixed […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Tom Waits and James Franco in the first trailer for the Coen Brothers’ new western movie ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’

Tim Blake Nelson stars as Buster Scruggs The Coen Brothers have released the first trailer for their forthcoming western movie The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Originally created as a six-part anthology series for Netflix, the brothers changed the project into a film – although the story will still retain the anthology structure. It stars Tim Blake Nelson as the sharply-dressed outlaw Buster Scruggs, who ties all the stories together. James Franco, Liam Neeson, Zoe Kazan, Harry Melling, and Tom Waits also appear in the movie. Watch the first trailer below. After debuting at the Venice Film Festival, the film snapped up a Best Screenplay award. It’s set to arrive on Netflix on November 18. In a statement, the Coen Brothers […]

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NME Festival blog: of Montreal pull out of Israeli festival Meteor

“Now is the time for activism and protests,” the band said of Montreal have pulled out of the Israeli Meteor Festival, which is set to take place in Tel Aviv this weekend. The band announced the news via a Facebook statement, citing that they had “exhausted all of the different possible ways of justifying playing an Israeli party festival while the political and military leaders of the country continue their… READ MORE… Source link Straight from the NME UPCOMING FESTIVALS

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NME Festival blog: Listen to Mac Demarco’s cover of ‘Honey Moon’ by Japanese artist Haruomi Hosono

Previously live streamed to his secret YouTube channel CAM TONY Mac Demarco has officially released his cover of Haruomi Hosono’s ‘Honey Moon’ after it was originally live streamed on his secret YouTube channel CAM TONY. Demarco has been working on new material for the past month or so, livestreaming his sessions from his studio. Most of it has been segments of songs or lackadaisical playing around, but occasionally a full song will emerge, including this recent cover. You can listen to Demarco’s version of ‘Honey Moon’ below and Haruomi Hosono’s original song below that. Honey Moon Honey Moon, a song by Mac DeMarco on Spotify Earlier this month, Demarco announced the launch of his own record label, titled ‘Mac’s Record […]

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NME Festival blog: A Marvel director wants Evangeline Lilly’s Wasp to lead an all-female Avengers movie

The Wasp is yet to appear in any Avengers films A Marvel director thinks Evangeline Lilly’s Wasp should be the one to lead an all-female Avengers movie in the future. Ant-Man and Ant-Man and the Wasp director Peyton Reed says it’s time for Lilly’s character to come to the forefront of the screen after her successful starring role in the recent film. Evangeline Lilly’s Hope Van Dyme became the ‘Wasp’ for the first time in Ant-Man and the Wasp, after Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang goes on the run after the events of Captain America: Civil War. “I’d like her running things,” Reed told the Huffington Post. “I’d like to see her as the head of the all-female Avengers. “I know […]

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