Dan Stubbs

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,...

Never got over the post-Glasto blues? Here’s 11 ways to cure them at the Budapest’s brilliant Sziget Festival next week

There are, throughout the world, just a handful of festivals that manage to bottle a sense of the scale, ambition, fan-serving cheer and sheer...

The batshit ‘Banana Splits’ horror movie looks set to baffle and terrify British audiences in equal measure

Kids' TV programmes from the past might as well come from a different dimension. When I was a kid, there was a show about...

At 72, Iggy Pop is embarking on a late-period career high, and having all the fun, too – ‘James Bond’ track review

A few weeks ago, I, and a number of the NME team, caught Iggy Pop playing an early-evening set on one of the smaller...

The 1975 and Greta Thunberg call for ‘civil disobedience’ against climate change in shock first taste of new album – read the full lyrics here

The 1975 are masters of surprise, of change, and of timing. And with the latter in mind, by some miracle as Britain spends a sticky,...

There’s an interactive UNKLE album you can walk around in London – and it’s stunning

UPDATE! Beyond The Road has been extended until September 4. Don't miss it! We’ve had the album since 1948. We’ve had the visual album since...

Bluedot festival 2019 – nine great moments at last weekend’s science-and-music extravaganza

A damn-near perfect New Order set For so many years, New Order were one of those much-loved bands you might have warmly described as being...

Mad Cool 2019 – the homegrown Spanish talent at the Madrid mega-fest

Rosalía Easy description for us Brits: Spain’s biggest breakthrough pop star in years What went down: Wednesday’s Mad Cool Welcome Party was technically headlined by Bring Me...

“I’ve spent my life savings on blonde wigs” – Black Honey’s Izzy reveals syrup-based hint for future show at Mad Cool festival

You know when you’re backstage at a festival and the temperature is in the mid-30s and you just can’t resist sticking your feet in...

‘Annabelle Comes Home’ review: demon doll delivers the ultimate haunted house movie

Who’d love a doll like Annabelle, the godawful porcelain-faced monstrosity who first appeared in The Conjuring 2 (2016) terrorising a pair of student nurses? Well,...
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