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Happy birthday, Sony Walkman – here are the best, worst and most iconic portable music devices of all time

In the same week that it’s been reported that vinyl is set to outsell CDs for the first time since 1986, Sony have announced...

Today is A Level results day and things are going to change forever

If you've just left school, chances are you're picking up your A Level results tomorrow morning (August 17). To say it's a night of...

Girls To The Front: Arlo Day talks signing to Domino, her new EP and addressing the gender imbalance in the music industry

The south-east Londoner has just dropped 'Bad Timing', which she quite brilliantly recorded primarily in a shed in her back garden. "I self-produced all...

The NME guide to Malmö – the best eats, drinks, venues and shops in Sweden’s hip city

Malmö, Sweden’s third largest city and long the poor cousin to Stockholm’s studied chic and the laid back, cosmopolitan Gothenburg, has become something of...

What’s Your Band Called, Mate? Get to know Swimming Girls

Every week, we’re going to be introducing you to a brand new artist we’re going mad for here at NME Towers via our ego-busting...

The NME guide to Austin, Texas, Live Music Capital Of The World

South Congress Known for its independent shops, great food and neon signs, South Congress is dedicated to keeping Austin weird. Food Open 24/7, the Magnolia Café is...

MEP Julie Ward: “The Who’s frontman is wrong, Brexit WILL affect British music”

"The '60s were filled with music that defined political movements – in many cases responding to the growing cultural and generational divide between the...

‘Captain Marvel’ has an awesome 1990s soundtrack – here are some of the best songs

Over the past few years, superhero soundtracks have become art forms in their own right: whether featuring brand new music inspired by the movie...

If Alex Turner lyrics were Valentine’s Day cards…

Wait. You didn't forget did you? Not the most romantic day of the year! You wally, someone's going to be in trouble. Luckily for...

Against The Current, labelmates of Paramore, on how life’s troubles led to ace new album ‘Past Lives’

Words: Ali Shutler Against The Current’s 2016 debut album, ‘In Our Bones’, was a little bit of everything. A record that didn’t have time for ideas...
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