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The 10 essential Glastonbury 2019 sets to catch on BBC iPlayer before they disappear

Fully rested from Glastonbury now? We're just about feeling human again and now, we're feeling very, very sad. The Glasto-Blues are incredibly real this year, considering this...

The Visual: the Jeff Buckley-loving duo who craft slow-burning pop

To listen to The Visual is to escape: from this world, from life, from yourself. “I’m really good at day-dreaming,” explains The Visual’s singer...

Welcome to my Neighbourhood: Spanish electronic band Delaporte give us an insider guide to Madrid ahead of Mad Cool Festival

In Welcome To My Neighbourhood, NME enlists the insider help of local artists from different countries to show us around their favourite haunts and...

‘Michael Jackson is innocent’ campaign organisers erect posters across Europe to mark 10th anniversary of his death

The organisers of the controversial 'Michael Jackson is innocent' posters have commemorated Jackson on the 10th anniversary of his death with billboards across Europe. ...

The best rap and hip-hop albums of 2019 (so far!)

AJ Tracey - 'AJ Tracey' The arrival of the vibrant 'AJ Tracey' back in February more than delivered on the hype that had been building around...

Toybox of terrors: the creepiest killer dolls in movie history

Words: Howard J.P. Gorman Chucky might only be a kid’s toy but he's as resilient as they come. Everyone's friend till the end has come a...

Lily Allen calls out audience members who interrupt her Grenfell Tower tribute during Isle of Wight Festival set

Lily Allen called out a small number of audience members who interrupted her tribute to the victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy during her performance...

Behind the mixing desk of ‘Unknown Pleasures’: Remembering Martin Hannett, the man who shaped Joy Division’s innovative sound

Even in their earliest incarnation, Joy Division wanted to push things forward. The very fact that they initially called themselves Warsaw in reference to...

Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ at 40: How they made the unimpeachable proto-goth masterpiece

There can’t be many people left in the civilised world who haven’t, at one time or another, sat down and discussed the influence of...

The 20 most heart-warming Father/Daughter Songs

Paul Simon – 'Father and Daughter' Written for the animated film The Wild Thornberrys Movie in 2002 about his daughter Lulu - Simon turned it into a...

The most stunning covers albums of all time: John Lennon, Rage Against The Machine, David Bowie and more

They say that nothing beats the original. But in the case of these cover albums, it's refreshing to hear ubiquitous songs turned upside down...

Finished ‘Chernobyl’? These nuclear fall-out shows explore similarly terrifying territory

Words: Jordan Bassett and Dan Stubbs Chernobyl, directed by Breaking Bad’s Johan Renck and created, written and executive-produced by Craig Mazin (The Huntsman: Winter’s War”), became...

CCTV footage shows bizarre Harry Potter ‘Dobby’ creature walking up driveway

Bizarre CCTV footage has captured the moment a bizarre creature which looked like Dobby the Elf from the Harry Potter films was spotted outside...

These are the acts you have to see at Madrid’s Mad Cool festival 2019

Well, would you look at that? It’s only one of the greatest festival line-ups imaginable. The acts at Mad Cool don’t start until around...

The best albums of 2019 (so far!)

Well, what a year it's been. Yes, you're right, we're only halfway through but we've been inundated with amazing albums, so let's bathe our...

Primavera Sound 2019: Charli XCX leads the way with a future-facing, bombastic set

By this point surely everyone’s seen the all-but blanked out festival posters, with the names of three female artists suspended in mid-air: most festivals...

Mineral create something holy at 25th anniversary reunion show

From the moment Mineral walk out on stage at The Dome in London, everyone in the room is hanging onto their every move. Long-awaited...

10 best 90s emo songs: killer tracks from the genre’s golden age

Words: Mia Hughes Before emo morphed into the drama and eyeliner of the 00s, it was a different scene altogether. Fans of the genre consider...

Hinds and Dream Wife share their top tips for any budding young musicians

In his new book Slacker Guide To The Music Industry, radio DJ, former musician and all-round music biz whizz Phil Taggart offers up an...
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