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Black Mountain Set Out On Mammoth North American Tour

Black Mountain Set Out On Mammoth North American TourAnd they're bringing Howlin' Rain along, too!

Ike Turner's Death Caused By Cocaine Overdose

Ike Turner's Death Caused By Cocaine OverdoseThe medical report is in

Radiohead Bring Rainbows To The East End

Radiohead Bring Rainbows To The East EndThom and chums play their first, tiny gig of 2008

The Fiery Furnaces ask fans to choose their next album

The Fiery Furnaces ask fans to choose their next albumThe indie oddballs have eight different options for you

Les Savy Fav to play UK club date

Les Savy Fav to play UK club dateNew York avant-punks warm up for their NME show

My Morning Jacket announce new album

My Morning Jacket announce new albumThe Americana heroes also reveal 'An Evening With…' in New York

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood scoops BAFTA nomination

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood scoops BAFTA nominationThe guitarist could be up for an award for his soundtrack work

Amy Winehouse to record a Christmas/Hanukkah album

Amy Winehouse to record a Christmas/Hanukkah albumThe Mark Ronson-produced set could be ready for next Xmas

Rolling Stones premiere to open Berlin Film Festival

Rolling Stones premiere to open Berlin Film Festival'Shine A Light' will get its first viewing in February

Elbow reveal full details of their new album

Elbow reveal full details of their new albumYou can also check out our first review of ‘The Seldom Seen Kid’

Radiohead to play free London gig - tonight!

Radiohead to play free London gig - tonight!The band will play a short set at Rough Trade East

Gogol Bordello return for UK headline tour

Gogol Bordello return for UK headline tourEugene Hutz takes time out from film-making with Madonna

Duffy announces London headline date

Duffy announces London headline dateThe hotly-tipped soul singer will celebrate her new album release

The Verve 'threaten to withhold their album' from EMI

The Verve 'threaten to withhold their album' from EMIThe label also unveils plans to allow companies to sponsor musicians

The Clash's Jones and Headon reunite for first time in 25 years

The Clash's Jones and Headon reunite for first time in 25 yearsThe drummer joins Jones' new band Carbon/Silicon onstage

Bob Dylan live album set for release

Bob Dylan live album set for releaseSome of the star's best TV performances will soon be available

Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney set for BRIT Awards

Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney set for BRIT AwardsArcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys and Klaxons are also nominated at the event's launch

Ringo Starr To Head Up City Of Culture Launch Party

Ringo Starr To Head Up City Of Culture Launch PartyDave Stewart also to appear at Liverpool rooftop gig tonight

Win! The Wire On DVD!

Win! The Wire On DVD!Catch up with the first three seasons of the best crime drama ever made

Smashing Pumpkins To Release New EP

Smashing Pumpkins To Release New EPAmerican Gothic coincides with the band's UK Arena shows

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Editor's Letter

The 46th (And Last) Playlist Of 2014


Sorry I didn't manage to post a playlist last week; a combination of germs, deadlines and various other professional/seasonal distractions meant that I ran out of time.

Here, though, is our last office list of 2014, with lots of strong new entries. A few highlights...