Fontaines DC

The term ‘landfill indie’ is pure snobbery from people who don’t know how to have fun

The term is so sneeringly reductive it’s like your Grandad listing the relative merits of each Pokémon

Fontaines D.C. talk to us about their new album – and speak the power of youth in Ireland

"My own personal politics aside, it's just great to see people so engaged." 

Meet the future headliners: these are the new artists that smashed it this festival season

Festival season was fun, wasn't it? Back in May we were stumbling the streets of Brighton for the next big thing at The Great...

Mark, My Words: I give you crank wave, the start of the subculture revival

According to the best medical minds on the planet (well, I Googled it), my chronic infection of ‘advanced critic’ might have reached stage four:...

Mark, My Words: Club NME is back, and I feel like a proud parent

The everyday heroism of music journalism so often goes under-appreciated. I’m not saying we’re exactly the same as doctors, fire-fighters, lifeguards and ambulance crews, but...

Mark, My Words: I don’t hate this year’s Mercury Prize shortlist and it’s making me question reality

Like Jeremy Hunt hearing a fox being ripped apart by dogs and instantly getting an erection as tiny yet firm as a thimble made...

Fontaines DC cancel festival dates due to health issues

Fontaines DC have cancelled a number of upcoming festival appearances due to health issues. Read more: Fontaines DC’s seething Glastonbury set was a healing balm...

Slaves herald a punk revolution at Glastonbury ’19

“Slowthai, Fontaines, Stormzy, the gates have opened,” Laurie Vincent tells a Sunday afternoon crowd who are just happy that the heavens haven’t and will...
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