Reading & Leeds boss tells us about “groundbreaking” new stage The Chevron

Check out photos and videos as Melvin Benn tells NME what to expect from The Chevron, R&L's evolution far beyond "a rock festival", his picks of this year's line-up, and who he could see stepping up to headline in future

Reading Festival 2024 Saturday day tickets have sold out

The news of Reading festival's sold-out date comes within 24 hours after the announcement of more than 50 new names being added to the line-up

Bonobo, Skrillex and Four Tet announced for Kappa FuturFestival 2024

The first wave of artists for the Italian festival has been announced, also featuring Jeff Mills, Honey Dijon and more

The 50 best songs of 2023

As we approach the year's end, here’s a definitive list of the 50 best songs that truly made our 2023 at NME.

Ed Banger: the story of the electronic label in 10 songs – as told by label founder Busy P

Managing Daft Punk was just the beginning for Pedro Winter, AKA Busy P. In 2003, the French music biz mastermind – who had guided...

Primavera Sound Barcelona 2023 review: a comeback worth shouting about

Blur, Kendrick Lamar and Rosalía lead the charge as the always excellently-curated Barcelona festival returns to form

Fire breaks out on stage during Skrillex’s Primavera Sound set

The DJ's set in Barcelona was paused for ten minutes due to what the festival tannoy called a "technical error"

Here’s every song on the ‘Fast X’ soundtrack

Including tracks by Kodak Black and J Balvin

Fresh campaign launched to save Brixton Academy

"The loss of this venue would be catastrophic for the industry"