NME - a true decline


#201

I don’t need to


#202

when i worked at wh smith as a kid (16 - 18), if somebody bought NME i’d always comment how shit it was, god i was a dick


#203

Pet Sounds > Sgt Peppers. Every day of the week.

I’ve never been a regular NME reader, but the C86 tape is for me a milestone in alternative music. I’d have liked a 2016 equivalent, but from what I’ve seen on the website they just champion mainstream bollocks.

Noel Gallagher is a tosser. Even before he opens his mouth.


#204

next week stephen fry reads the lyrics to up all night


#205

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#206

I finally deleted the bookmark I had to the NME news page a few weeks ago, and I have to say I feel a lot better for it.


#207

Bastion of journalism.


#208

:woman_facepalming:


#209

didn’t you post on the old forums? i think people hated the main site even from there


#210

I did! Silver Jews thread veteran. :slight_smile:


#211

Ahh, The Cardigans. GBOL.

Felt like it was a bit beyone at the time, would love that thread now.


#212

I discovered so much new music and artists in that thread. It was amazing.


#213

I always viewed the DiS forum as a great extension/replacement of the Silver Jews thread. And probably a lot less clique-y.


#214

every page will be about the gallaghers


#215

It was a very cliquey thread :slight_smile: The whole board was full of decent music chat, miles departed from the nonsense the magazine was promoting.

The trolls were intense though. Sometimes wonder where Montag ended up.


#216

Christ. Montag. What a bellend.


#217

imagine ol’ monty just walks round horsham town centre in a t-shirt with a massive :roll_eyes: on it telling people how bad their opinions are


#218

For all I’ve contributed to this thread, I actually wish a current NME writer would come to this thread and give the case for the defense.


#219

a very ‘odious’ character indeed.


#220

I promise that I didn’t invent this one: