NME Festival blog: Watch how John Lennon and George Harrison recorded ‘How Do You Sleep?’ in new footage

The footage has been released ahead of the ‘Imagine’ reissue on October 5 Never-before-seen footage of John Lennon and George Harrison recording ‘How Do You Sleep’ has been released. The footage is part of ‘Imagine: The Ultimate Collection’ reissue, which is due to be released by Universal Music on October 5 and features on a ‘Raw Studio Mixes’ disk which promises recordings with “no reverb or echo, no effects, no strings, just live, unvarnished and raw [performances].” You can watch the footage here: The official caption to accompany the clips says: “Imagine you are at the Lennon’s home, Tittenhurst Park in Ascot, England. It’s night. It’s the last week in May in 1971 and you are their special guest, sat in […]

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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: Watch Paul McCartney step back in time as he returns to perform at Liverpool’s Cavern Club

“This reminded me of where it all started” Watch above as Paul McCartney takes a step back in time to the rise of The Beatles for his comeback performance at Liverpool’s legendary Cavern Club. To launch his acclaimed new solo album ‘Egypt Station‘, Sir Paul made headlines earlier this summer when he returned to his hometown for an epic and intimate showcase gig for fans. “We nearly were packing up as a group, I’d got a job – thinking the group was finished,” McCartney said of The Beatles before they were first invited to The Cavern back in the ’60s. “John [Lennon] came into this place where I was working and said ‘We’ve got some gigs’, so I hopped over the […]

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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: 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: Watch Noel Gallagher and Paul Weller cover The Jam and The Beatles

This is special… Video footage has emerged of the moment that Noel Gallagher and Paul Weller joined forces at Bristol’s Downs Festival this weekend. Check it out below. As Gallagher headlined the event on Saturday night, he was joined onstage by Weller for a cover of The Jam‘s ‘Town Called Malice’. After performing the 1982 classic, they then delivered their own take on The Beatles ‘All You Need Is… READ MORE… Source link Straight from the NME UPCOMING FESTIVALS

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NME Festival blog: Watch Queen’s Roger Taylor join members of Foo Fighters for cover at LA pop-up shop show

The band’s Taylor Hawkins led covers band Chevy Metal before the Foos took to the stage Queen‘s Roger Taylor joined members of Foo Fighters onstage to perform a cover of one of his band’s classic songs at an LA pop-up shop show on Sunday (August 27). Foo Fighters held the event in the car park of Hollywood’s Palladium to promote their upcoming festival, CalJam. The two-day event will take place in San Bernardino… READ MORE… Source link Straight from the NME UPCOMING FESTIVALS

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NME Festival blog: Watch Brendon Urie walk up side of high-rise building in Panic! At The Disco’s ‘High Hopes’ video

It’s the latest track to be taken from new album ‘Pray For The Wicked’ Panic! At The Disco‘s new video for ‘High Hopes’ finds singer Brendon Urie scaling a high-rise building in a physics-defying act. The track is taken from the band’s latest album ‘Pray For The Wicked‘, which was released earlier this year. In a four-star review, NME said: “On ‘Pray…’, it sounds like [Urie] is having a total blast.” In a press release, the band said of the video, which was directed by Urie and Mel Soria: “No matter how hard your dreams seem, keep going. You might even have to climb up the side of a building in downtown LA, but it’ll all be worth it at […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Foo Fighters play rarities-filled set at LA pop-up shop show

The event was held to promote the band’s upcoming second edition of CalJam Foo Fighters surprised fans in Los Angeles yesterday (August 26) with a rarities-filled set at a pop-up shop. The band were running a pop-up shop in the car park of Hollywood’s Palladium to promote the upcoming second edition of CalJam. The festival is due to take place in San Bernardino between October 5 and 6, and will feature Foo Fighters… READ MORE… Source link Straight from the NME UPCOMING FESTIVALS

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NME Festival blog: Watch David Lynch team up with Stella McCartney to narrate new short film ‘Curtain’s Up’

The director gives a revealing insight into his love of cinema David Lynch has teamed up with Stella McCartney to create a new short film, Curtain’s Up.  Created by Tête-à-Tête, an LA based studio which Lynch’s son Austin and artist Case Simmons manage, the film features Lynch speaking about his love of cinema. The Twin Peaks director also reveals how meditation helped him when wiring and directing films. Stella McCartney, BØRNS, Lola Kirke, Moonlight star Ashton Sanders and electronic artist SKY H1 also appear in the short. You can watch the film here: In the opening moments of the film, Lynch can be seen sat smoking in a darkened cinema before he speaks about the “magic of cinema.” He says: “Cinema is a language. It […]

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