Mae Stephens, Cordae, Venbee and more among 20 new names for Reading & Leeds 2023

The festival returns on the weekend of August 25-27

SXSW 2023: the most exciting artists we caught at the Austin festival

As SXSW returned to the Texan capital for another huge party, here are the most thrilling sets we caught at this year's event

Venbee live at SXSW: a high-energy drum ‘n’ bass phenomenon

With her viral tracks 'Low Down' and 'Messy In Heaven' in tow, the Kent-born singer and producer proves her staying power

SXSW 2023: 10 unmissable acts to catch at this year’s festival

As SXSW kicks off in Austin, Texas, here's who NME are looking forward to seeing at this year's festival

The NME 100: essential emerging artists for 2023

Meet the NME 100, the essential new artists set to conquer 2023. Find your new favourite artist in our list

“We’re taking over the scene”: meet Loud LDN, dance music’s most vibrant new collective

As the drum 'n' bass renaissance continues, this all-female and non-binary group is working towards a more inclusive future for the genre

N-Dubz announce Tion Wayne and Venbee as supports for Gunnersbury Park show

Their only hometown show of 2023 takes place August 11

Venbee: thrilling, cathartic drum ‘n’ bass from ‘Messy In Heaven’ hitmaker

Following years of health issues, the planets are finally aligning for Erin Doyle as her thoughtful and dynamic tunes race up the charts