Mad Cool Festival 2022: five days of sun, sound and a special festival spirit

Here's five ways that the Madrid bash really made music shine again

Mad Cool Festival 2022 Day Three: Muse, Phoebe Bridgers, Alt-J and more are on sizzling form

The Madrid festivalgoers danced in the scorching sun to the sounds of Haim, Alt-J and Jamie Cullum (yes, really)

Cardi B and Stormzy join Rolling Loud Portugal 2021 line-up

The festival has now expanded to become a five-day event

IAMDDB shares new song about embracing love, ‘QUARANTINE’

"Right now is a time to embrace love instead of running from it"

IAMDDB releases new track ‘Famous’ and shares details of 2020 UK tour

The Manchester musician is going on a 23-date tour in 2020

Sziget festival 2019: Post Malone does the ultimate one-man-band act; Years & Years bring sheer star power

The trend among this year’s Sziget headliners is definitely one of going it alone – the sprawling, seven-day, semi-magical festival kicked off last Wednesday with...

IAMDDB on playing this week’s Sziget festival, her debut album and rebranding Manchester as ‘The 0161’

A cross-genre polymath with a grounding in what she calls "urban jazz", Manchester's IAMDDB is one of the UK's most ferociously creative new artists,...

Closing Serbia’s Exit festival, Desiigner danced on NME’s table and Skepta defied the storm

There’s a moment when Desiigner clambers over 10 grand’s worth of TV camera on the dolly in the middle of the arena, looks at...

Melt Festival Day 2: Fever Ray brings subversive and empowering rave-up to Germany

On stage, there are more pussies than Meow The Jewels.  “Melt Festival, are you ready for a shoooowwwwww?” enquires Pansy Parker  of the House...

The Field Day 2018 line-up just got even bigger

New acts have been just been announced for the already stellar Field Day 2018 line-up. Organisers just revealed IAMDDB, Young Marco, Objekt b2b Batu and...