Music Interviews

Get ready for the summer of Olivia Dean

With 'Messy', the London artist affirms herself as one of the UK's most emotionally astute – and underrated – young songwriters

Fall Out Boy: “A ‘whatever’ album from Fall Out Boy 20 years in is not worth making”

The long-running band discuss their new record 'So Much (For) Stardust', their forthcoming arena tour and their proudest accomplishments

Foals share Dan Carey ‘2AM’ remix and talk ‘Life Is Dub’: “It goes into space, via Streatham”

Yannis Philippakis talks to NME about the "sweaty and unclean" 'Life Is Yours' remix album, touring with Paramore, and plans for Reading & Leeds

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – The Breeders’ Kelley Deal

How many elephants adorn the cover of the Breeders’ 1992 ‘Safari’ EP? “Five?” WRONG. Eleven. “Vaughan Oliver, the 4AD artist, was always pushing the envelope and...

Tribes on new single ‘Hard Pill’ and their big return: “We felt that electricity again”

The new track – the first release in a wave of new music – marks the band’s first new material in a decade

Kai talks NME through his ‘Firsts’

The EXO member tells us about his musical first times, from the first time he was recognised to the first CD he bought

John Robb on his massive new goth book: “It’s simple: no Bowie, no scene”

The Membranes frontman and author tells NME about his new book which traces the genre via The Doors, Bauhaus, The Cure and Nick Cave through to Billie Eilish and The 1975

Ben Gibbard on landmark 20th anniversaries for Death Cab and The Postal Service

As Death Cab kick off their UK tour, Gibbard reflects on the classic 'Transatlanticism' and 'Give Up', if the joint tour with The Postal Service will happen in Europe, and the chances of new material from the synth-pop pioneers

Songer: a fearless new voice from UK rap’s underground scene

Through his captivating songs, the Reading artist exorcises his past with lyrics that span grief, love, and intimacy

Spoon announce one-off London show and talk touring with The Black Keys

Frontman Britt Daniel also tells NME about doing David Bowie proud and how he should have ended up in the 'Meet Me In The Bathroom' documentary