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The NME is dead. But its soul left its body long ago

Nick Hasted, Independent, The, 9 March 2018

The former bastion of counterculture captured the spirit of punk and in its heyday was uncompromising. Nick Hasted remembers the good times, and charts how the magazine eventually came to embody the sellouts it once excoriated.

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