Emily Barker

50 songs to help you sleep – suggested by you

If you’re having trouble sleeping, music could be the cure – literally. Ask any science person worth their salt about barriers to sleep, and...

19 renowned lyricists who also do ‘proper’ poetry

Happy World Poetry Day! A whole load of your favourite songwriters profess to being poets as well as musicians. Here are 20 musicians who've...

Best final albums: 21 artists whose swansong records were the perfect goodbye

They say you have a lifetime to work on your debut, but what about your final album? Some bands split, others go on indefinite...

The Silver Tongue Of Dave Grohl – 50 Best Quotes

Pearls of wisdom from the Foo Fighters frontman

NSFW: 50 Of The Most Deliciously Filthy Lyrics Ever Written

We’ve rounded up the 50 filthiest lyrics of all time.

50 lesser-known facts about Prince

Prince would have been 60 today, so to celebrate the cultural icon here are some little-known facts about the legend.

32 of the best drummers to grace rock ‘n’ roll

As Red Hot Chili Peppers' mischievous sticksman turns 56 years old, we look at the other drummers that join Chad Smith in the percussion...

The Inside Stories Behind 18 Timeless Hip-Hop Album Covers

What's the coolest hip-hop album sleeve of all time? We peeled back the hidden meanings and stories behind 18 of the most iconic...

David Bowie’s 40 greatest songs – as decided by NME and friends

71 years ago today (January 8) the great David Bowie was born. Sadly he's not here to celebrate with the rest of us, but...