NME Radar

49th & Main announce new ‘B.O.A.T.S.’ mixtape with single ‘Icy’

The new release also features recent singles 'Crash and Burn' and 'Said Nothing'

Sarah Kinsley – ‘Ascension’ EP review: effervescent songs bursting with joy and promise

The New York musician's potential ascends to new heights on her third EP

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

d4vd live in London: DIY star takes his crowd on an emotional rollercoaster

The week he stars on NME's The Cover, the rising star proves his potential with an assured step forward in the live arena

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

Lola Young – ‘My Mind Wanders And Sometimes Leaves Completely’ review: utterly compelling

On her first extended project, the 22-year-old's intensely introspective songs reveal a new emotional range

Towa Bird: showstopping rock’n’roll star for a new generation

Inspired by all your favourite rock heroes, the LA artist is on a mission to bring back the incendiary on-stage guitar solo

Hannah Jadagu – ‘Aperture’ review: a blossoming talent seizing her moment

The Texas-raised, New York-based artist may still be at college, but her debut album presents a songwriter beginning to find her feet in the world

Bar Italia – ‘Tracey Denim’ review: enigmatic post-punks step out from the shadows

The prolific London trio chart a promising and imaginative course with their first release on Matador Records

HotWax – ‘A Thousand Times’ EP review: a band primed to thrill the world

The buzzy Hastings trio serve up a roaring set of hugely promising takes on love, infatuation and the trials of teen life