Music Interviews

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – James Ellis Ford

Which Swedish rock group covered your band Simian Mobile Disco’s track ‘I Believe’ for their ‘Popestar’ EP? “Ghost?” CORRECT. “It was interesting excursion. It’s not...

Sik-K and HAON: “This is not the endgame, this is the opening”

Speaking exclusively to NME, the South Korean rappers open up about leaving H1GHR Music, their new mixtape ‘ALBUM ON THE WAY!’ and plans for the future

Tove Lo on the “epic dance moment” in her new single ‘I like u’

The Swedish artist tells NME about her new rave-inspired track, performing live with Duran Duran and a possible Sia collaboration

Paris Paloma: “When people listen to ‘Labour’, I want them to feel like their anger is valid”

The 23-year-old's moving pop songs speak to the frustrations that young women are often shamed for expressing

Y.Q.S on empowering their fans: “If you’re different, be different”

Y.Q.S discuss their multilingual upcoming single, building their signature sound and being a part of the girl group renaissance

VERIVERY on ‘Liminality – EP.DREAM’: “Accept the inner pain and look at what’s in front”

The K-pop boyband also speak to NME about their groovy new single ‘Crazy Like That’ and how idol life has treated them so far

Empire State Bastard: “We’re going for extremity at all costs”

Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil and former Oceansize man Mike Vennart tell NME how they formed their new metal outfit, what it’s like to take Dave Lombardo to Gregg’s, and how the horror of the world can only be reflected in the most extreme terms

NMIXX talk touring the US and their first win for ‘Love Me Like This’

The group also spoke about their love for Taylor Swift and how they look up to labelmates ITZY

Nick Cave: “There’s no metric that says virtuousness makes good art”

NME meets the iconic singer-songwriter for a “good faith conversation” about his new book, cancel culture, the coronation and a new Bad Seeds record

Royal Blood drop ‘Mountains At Midnight’ and tell us about new album ‘Back To The Water Below’

Frontman Mike Kerr explains to NME how advice from Jack White and Rick Rubin inspired their "instinctive" new album, and what it means to be hitting the road with Muse