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AJ Tracey Jeaniq Amihyia From: West London Sounds like: Club-orientated grime with US appeal For fans of: Skepta, Novelist, Section Boyz Grime has always been a very British sound, strongly…

For three decades, Primal Scream have raved, rocked and ranted in equal measure, but their emotional new album finds frontman Bobby Gillespie looking inward while aiming to make “classic, blockbuster…

For their first eight albums, up to and including 2009’s spectacular ‘Merriweather Post Pavilion’, Animal Collective honed new material at their effervescent live shows. That was where the Baltimore experimentalists…

Between their indecent rich-boy prettiness, huge female fan base and forays into high fashion, Orange Country twins Wyatt and Fletcher Shears are basically this year’s garage rock ‘It Band’. On…

‘Warmdüscher’ is a German word for a wimp, roughly translating as “you take warm showers” It seems like the sort of insult Saul Adamczewski and Jack Everett of Fat White…

You know about the big releases each week, but what about those smaller albums which may have passed underneath your radar. Don’t miss out on the smaller, lesser-known gems which…

The past three years have been tough for New York art-rock experimentalists TV On The Radio. In 2011, they lost their bassist Gerard Smith to lung cancer nine days after…

It’s not unusual for things to go wrong during concerts. I’m thinking of Paul McCartney’s grasshopper attack, the frontman of NY deathcore band Emmure getting electrocuted and rogue fans bum-rushing…

“Show me love, show me love, show me love,” pleads Hundred Waters singer Nicole Miglis through a thatch of echoes and Auto-Tune as the Gainsville, Florida experimentalists’ second album whirrs…

London experimentalists Gentle Friendly’s third album is named after a bird that’s probably extinct. The last female kaua’io’oa’a was lost to Hurricane Iwa in 1982, leaving the once-thriving Hawaiian species…

Welcome to Quiz This It – a new quiz appearing every week on NME.com challenging you to test your music knowledge. Each week, we’ll have 10 questions based on something…

FEATURES Cerebral Ballzy interview Julian Casablancas In this week’s NME Heroes special, 2014’s brightest young hopes shoot the breeze with the legends who helped shape their musical outlooks. First up:…

FEATURES Pixies New dates, new songs and a new line-up: Black Francis and co tell Tom Howard how Pixies were reborn Chvrches Jenny Stevens joins the trio on tour to…

“Creative differences.” Wanting to “explore new musical pastures.” When bands breakup, it’s typically announced to the world with a cliché-ridden statement hastily stuck up on their website. Which is why…