Gavin Haynes

Remembering the time we made The Prodigy’s Keith Flint respond to TripAdvisor reviews of his Essex pub

Keith Flint, vocalist in The Prodigy has died aged 49. In July 2015, we spoke to Flint about his pub and some of the reviews...

Arctic Monkeys – Who are the real life characters behind Alex Turner’s early lyrics?

From scummy street vagabonds to bullshitting indie bands, Arctic Monkeys’ lyrics are populated by a cast of colourful characters, bringing the music to vibrant...

Zayn Malik: House of Zayn – The Full NME Cover Interview

Exactly one year ago, Zayn Malik quit One Direction. Since then, he’s split up with his pop star fiancée, hooked up with Frank Ocean’s...

George Osborne’s Budget Is Preoccupied With Being ‘Down With The Kids’ – But Is It Any Good?

Ah, young people, yes, within his annual bag of goodies, George Osborne has even found a shiny new sixpence and a pat on the...

Kanye West – ‘The Life Of Pablo’ Review

Drug lord Escobar, pioneering artist Picasso or great poet Neruda? Kanye West’s seventh album ‘The Life Of Pablo’ sounds like all three. Dangerous, sparse,...

Read New York City’s Buzziest New Band WALL’s First Ever Interview

New York buzzbands are cockier, louder and more up against it than anybody else, and for every Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Diiv or Interpol...

Jeremy Corbyn – 20 Things You Need To Know About The Radical New Labour Leader

Jeremy Corbyn has been leader of the Labour party for more than a week now. There have been ups, downs and displays of mass...

Limp Bizkit In 2015 Could Be Tragic, Instead It’s A Whole Lot Of Fun

“Are you ready to party like it’s 1999?” Are we? Are we ever, Fred. It’s all we’ve been waiting to do all weekend. Now that...

Boy Better Know’s Packed-Out Set At Leeds Festival Suggests The Grime Revival Is Just Getting Going

Another year, another even bigger year for grime. Whether it was Boy Better Know ending up onstage with Kanye at the Brits for his...

Years & Years’ Festival Report Card: D For Originality, A For Emotion, A* For Crowd-Pleasing

“I’ve always dreamed of playing here,” Olly Alexander tells the Leeds Festival crowd on Friday, early evening. “Ever since all my friends got their...
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