NME

  1. Modular Recordings Expands Into U.K. & Europe

    August 12, 2013 6:46 AM EDT Steve “Pav” Pavlovic’s smoking hot Australian label Modular Recordings is expanding into the U.K. and Europe with the launch of a London office. The new office is managed by Adam Brooks, who joins Modular from Warp Records, where he helmed the U ...

  2. Mike Williams Named Editor of NME

    May 31, 2012 7:05 AM EDT Mike Williams has been named editor of NME, the British music weekly magazine, according to a report in Music Week . Williams will replace editor Krissi Murison who is stepping down in June. Williams, who became deputy editor of the music publicat ...

  3. Morrissey's Libel Lawsuit Against NME Over Anti-Immigrant Statements Heading to Trial

    October 26, 2011 12:17 PM EDT Former Smiths frontman Morrissey is never one to shy away from bold proclamations, but he won't stand for publications putting words in his mouth. Morrissey Talks Label Drama & Book, Gaga & Madonna In 2007, one of the most popular U.K ...

  4. Kings Of Leon Reject 'Glee' Request

    August 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With everybody from Paul McCartney to Madonna clamoring to get their music on "Glee," at least one act is refusing to license its music to the TV show. Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followill told U.K. music newspaper NME that he's r ...

  5. M.I.A. Blasts New York Times Writer, Racists in New Song

    June 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT M.I.A. takes aim at "journalists," "haters" and "racists" in a new song called "I'm a Singer," which she posted to her official website on Sunday (May 30) in response to a New York Times profile that br ...

  6. Muse, Kasabian Top NME Awards With Two Apiece

    February 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Muse and Kasabian tied for top spot at the NME music awards with two prizes apiece. There were also standout performances from godlike genius recipient Paul Weller, who played classic Jam songs at the O2 Academy Brixton, as well as the Specials, K ...

  7. Arctic Monkeys, Kasabian Head NME Noms

    January 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock bands Arctic Monkeys and Kasabian head the list of nominees for the Shockwaves NME Awards, due to be held Feb. 24 at London venue the O2 Academy Brixton. Both acts picked up six nominations apiece for the weekly U.K. music magazine' ...

  8. Blur, Oasis Steal The Show At NME Awards

    February 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Nearly 15 years after they first locked horns, British rock rivals Oasis and Blur once again stole the show at the 2009 Shockwaves NME Awards, held at London's O2 Academy Brixton in the U.K. Oasis was crowned best British band although the de ...

  9. RED, Virgin, NME Team For Giveaway

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Independent distributor RED has linked with Virgin stores and UK music magazine NME for a free offer. From Sept. 16 to Nov. 10, shoppers at Virgin stores will be able to pick up a free issue of NME with articles featuring bands from RED's cur ...

  10. Oasis Gives (Sheet) Music Away

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Oasis has hooked up with leading music magazine NME and a government organization in a move aimed at encouraging budding musicians to learn to play musical instruments. In an initiative backed by the U.K. government's Arts Counc ...

  11. Coldplay Track Hits 2 Million Downloads

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "Violet Hill" was downloaded more than 2 million times while available for free, according to EMI. The track was available from coldplay.com for one week from April 29. The track was commercially released yesterday (May 6 ...

  12. NME Plans U.S. Awards

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Two days prior to the launch of this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, British music magazine NME will hold its first U.S.-based awards ceremony at Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre on April 23. The announcement arrives on the ...

  13. Classic Rock Mag Fetes Jimmy Page

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Page is to receive the living legend accolade at the third annual awards Classic Rock Roll of Honour, to be held at London's Landmark Hotel on Nov. 5. Organizers Classic Rock magazine have recognized the artist for his work with Led Zep ...

  14. Arctics, Winehouse Make Mercury Prize Shortlist

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The shortlist for the Nationwide Mercury Prize has been unveiled in London, featuring a typically broad range of musical tastes dominated this year by new, alternative artists. The award, which highlights the best 12 British or Irish albums of the ...

  15. Spoon, Allen, The Pipettes Usher In SXSW

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Minimalist alt-rockers Spoon unveiled songs from its new album, ramshackle folk-pop collective Beirut flashed some accordion prowess and modern girl group the Pipettes set out to prove its old-fashioned pop transcended shtick status. So began the ...

  16. NME Launches Irish Version

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. weekly targeting 5,000 sales. The New Musical Express today (Oct. 18) launched a special edition in Ireland. The U.K. music weekly, which is owned by the London-based IPC publishing, is attempting to consolidate its position in the Irish mark ...