Musicians mock government website which offers alternative careers

"Sadly it just gave me 'creative', whatever that is"

Mogwai surprise release soundtrack for Italian crime drama series ‘ZeroZeroZero’

Half of the proceeds from the album will go towards Help Musicians and the NHS

Isolation albums: NME writers on their favourite records for getting shit done when working from home

From post-rock to banging dance, here are some booster shots for the mind

Mogwai announce three UK shows for 2021

The shows will take place 25 years on from the release of the band’s debut single

The story of Festival Beauregard 2019 in beautiful pictures

Set in the green, green heartland of Normandy, France's Festival Beauregard promised “the intensity of live music, the majesty of nature, comfort and celebration,” and one...

IDLES, Mac DeMarco and The Hives celebrate freedom at Festival Beauregard 2019

"What the fuck is this bullshit?," snarls IDLES frontman Joe Talbot as he glares and stomps down hard on the gangway plinth that leads...

World Book Day – 10 relaxing instrumental albums to listen to while reading

It's World Book Day – so we've compiled a list of ten calming instrumental albums to listen to while reading. So, breathe in, get...

Scottish Album of the Year 2018 nominees announced

The 20 nominees for the 2018 Scottish Album of the Year prize have been announced, with the longlist recognising the likes of Franz Ferdinand, Young...

Name and shame – six great bands who hate their own crappy name

What's in a name? Well, quite a lot, really. A band name is one of the first decisions any budding young group has to...