English Teacher

English Teacher recall overcoming imposter syndrome and “re-learning” how to be performers

“The moment you start second-guessing yourselves, that’s when you crumble”

English Teacher: a vital voice from the heart of UK guitar music

The Leeds band have swiftly become one of the most promising new British prospects of the last few years, with songs that find humour and relief in the strange world around us

Listen to English Teacher’s reflective new single ‘The World’s Biggest Paving Slab’

The Leeds-based indie band will embark on their biggest headline tour later this year

Listen to English Teacher’s soaring new track, ‘Song About Love’

The song has been released via cult indie label Speedy Wunderground

UK live music groups pen open letter to save BBC Introducing

“BBC Introducing has been essential in providing access routes into the industry"

Inside the fight to save the local BBC Introducing shows: “It’s so much bigger than just radio play”

As the future of BBC Introducing programming remains in limbo, NME hears why the network remains “invaluable" for new artists

The 20 best mixtapes and EPs of 2022

These bite-sized releases introduced a new legion of rising artists to get invested in

SXSW adds another 301 artists to 2023 line-up

The festival is due to return in March

The best EPs and mixtapes of 2022… so far!

With over half of the year now gone, let's take a look back at the banging non-album releases we've been playing on repeat these past six months

How English Teacher proved that Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent Competition is more urgent than ever

Making their Glastonbury debut on the John Peel Stage, the Leeds band attain lift-off with a set that thrills in its joy and discovery